Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report Business

Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report

The year 2020 marks a major turning point in the energy industry of Vietnam, with clean energy strengthening its solid position and establishing itself as a profitable sector with significant potential for development, while coal-fired thermal power no longer holding the position as a favoured energy source in the country.
EU, Indonesia commit to green economic development World

EU, Indonesia commit to green economic development

Indonesian Minister for National Development Planning Suharso Monoarfa and European Union (EU) Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Vincent Piket launched the publication EU-Indonesia Cooperation 2020: “Building Capacity for Green Growth” during an online event on September 17.
Vietnamese PM, German Chancellor hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese PM, German Chancellor hold phone talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc engaged in a talk on the phone with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel on September 15 on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Germany diplomatic ties (September 23, 1975, 2020).
ASEAN - China trade turnover surges in first eight months World

ASEAN - China trade turnover surges in first eight months

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has maintained its position as China’s leading trade partner with two-way trade hitting 416.6 billion USD in the January-August period, according to the General Administration of Customs of China.
Facilitation Council of ACT-A important to fight COVID-19: Vietnamese diplomat World

Facilitation Council of ACT-A important to fight COVID-19: Vietnamese diplomat

Vietnam hailed the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s initiative to set up the Facilitation Council of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) as it will help step up the development and equitable distribution of vaccines and technologies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, said Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva.
75th National Day marked in Switzerland Politics

75th National Day marked in Switzerland

The Embassy of Vietnam to Switzerland on September 9 held a ceremony to celebrate the 75th National Day (September 2), featuring music performances about the fatherland and late President Ho Chi Minh.