Vietnam – Canada Cooperation: Continuing to Be Progressive and Mutually Beneficial

As of this year, Vietnam and Canada have enjoyed 40 years of diplomatic relations (1973-2013). This occasion calls for celebration, which Canada has welcomed through events like the 40th anniversary piano concert featuring world-renowned Canadian pianist Alain Lefevre and the 40th anniversary delegation visits to Can Tho City and Tra Vinh Province. Mr Audri Mukhopadhyay, Consul … [Read more...]

Vietnam, Canada mark 40 years of diplomatic ties

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee hosted a meeting on July 2 to mark the 40 th anniversary of Vietnam-Canada diplomatic ties and the 146th Canada Day.Addressing the celebration, Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan stressed that over the past 40 years, the long-lasting, stable and comprehensive partnership between the two countries has been … [Read more...]

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 3/7

Viet Nam values broad co-operation with Japan: PM Viet Nam attaches special importance to co-operation with Japan and wishes to promote ties with the country in politics, economics, science-technology, education and labour. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made the statement while receiving Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Motegi Toshimitsu in Ha Noi on Monday. PM … [Read more...]

Viet Nam, Canada mark 40 years of diplomatic ties

HCM CITY (VNS)— HCM City People's Committee hosted a meeting yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of Vietnamese-Canadian diplomatic ties and Canada's 146th National Day. Addressing the celebrations, the vice chairman of the Municipal People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan stated that over the past 40 years, the stable partnership between both countries has been considerably … [Read more...]

Meeting marking 40th anniversary of Vietnam-Canada diplomatic ties

(VOVworld) - A meeting to mark the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-Canada diplomatic relations and the 146th Canada Day was held in Ho Chi Minh city on Tuesday. Vice Chairman of the Municipal People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan praised Canada's achievements in recent years and its powerful role in the global economy. He said that over the last 4 decades the Vietnam-Canada … [Read more...]

Vietnam, Canada mark 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties

(crossed-flag-pins.com) Nhan Dan Online - A ceremony was held by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee on July 2 to mark the 40th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Canada and Canada's 146th birthday. The comprehensive, stable and time-honoured partnership between the two countries have been unceasingly consolidated and … [Read more...]

HCM City meeting marks Vietnam-Canada ties

(VOV) - A meeting was held in HCM City on July 2 to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Canada and 146 years of Canada Day (July 1).At the function, Vice Mayor Hua Ngoc Thuan noted that the long-term, stable and comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Canada has constantly developed during the past 40 years through regular visit exchanges at all levels. … [Read more...]

Expectations for economic cooperation between Vietnam and countries

(VEN) - On the occasion of the Lunar New Year, Vietnam Economic News' reporters My Phung and Le Anh noted the comments of foreign representatives in Vietnam on their expectations for economic cooperation between Vietnam and countries. Mr. Audri Mukhopadhyay, Canadian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City:  Vietnam is a promising market that is well situated both geographically … [Read more...]

Canadian Food Festival kicks off Thursday in town

Minh Nhat The event will feature Canadian delights such as premium beef, a wide range of seafood including lobster, oysters, scallops, snow crabs, black cod and mussels and Ambrosia apples. The festival launch will be held at Lion City Exclusive restaurant at Unit 5, Kumho Link, 39 Le Duan Street, District 1 on Thursday with Cameron Stauch as guest chef. Specialty dishes … [Read more...]

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 3/12

My Tam wins Best Asian Artist at MAMA 2012 Singer My Tam has become the first and only Vietnamese artist to receive the Best Asian Artist title at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2012. Singer My Tam. The award ceremony was held in Hong Kong on November 30. My Tam could not attend the award ceremony in person because of her Vietnam Idol 2012 responsibilities. In a … [Read more...]

Canadian food-fest opens Thursday

HCM CITY (VNS)- The Canadian Food Festival, which opens on Thursday will offer HCM City residents a wide range of choice selections from the north American nation. These include premium beef, ambrosia apples as well many seafood items such as lobster, oysters, scallops, snow crabs, black cod and mussels. Audri Mukhopadhyay, consul general of Canada in HCM City, said that the … [Read more...]

Blood Donation Day honors good hearts

Trung Chau Rick Yvanovich, CEO of TRG International, and the company's staff at the 2011 Blood Donation Day of the Saigon Times - Photo: Kinh Luan Since its inception in 2005, the Blood Donation Day held by the Saigon Times in coordination with Vietnam Red Cross HCMC Chapter has proudly attracted thousands of donors who have joined the event with a good heart. They are … [Read more...]

A land of diverse delights

by Audri Mukhopadhyay* I have had the pleasure of representing the Government of Canada in HCM City for almost three years now. My experience in this warm and welcoming country has been filled with lasting memories that will hopefully contribute to the many links between Vietnamese and Canadian communities abroad. Full steam ahead: Canada's Consul General in HCM City Audri … [Read more...]

Canada minister urges enterprises to boost investment

Hoang Phi Canadian Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia Pacifi c Gateway Edward Fast (L) speaks with local media yesterday while Audri Mukhopadhyay, Canadian consul general in HCMC, looks on - Photo: Phi Tuan Fast, who arrived in Vietnam a day earlier in a bid to boost trade and investment cooperation between the nations, told his fellow investors at a … [Read more...]

Canada, VN relations stronger than ever

In the field: Governor General of Canada David Johnston during his visit to a CIDA funded project in Soc Trang Province in November 2011. — VNS Photos MCpl Dany Veillette, Rideau Hall Day of celebration: Parliament Hill in Ottawa during a Canada Day celebration. On the occasion of Canada's National Day on Sunday, Viet Nam News presents an article written by Canadian … [Read more...]

Canada pushes investment, trade with Vietnam

Canada 's bilateral merchandise trade with Vietnam has increased steadily over the past decade, standing more than four times greater than in 2000. According to Audri Mukhopadhyay, Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City , bilateral trade reached an all-time high of nearly 1.4 billion USD in 2010. Merchandise imports from Vietnam were valued at 1.2 billion USD, while … [Read more...]

Canada boosts investment, trade with Vietnam

Canada's bilateral merchandise trade with Vietnam over the past decade has increased steadily by more than four fold over 2000. It reached an all-time high of nearly US$1.4 billion in 2010, according to Audri Mukhopadhyay, Consul General of Canada in HCM City. Merchandise imports from Vietnam were valued at US$1.2 billion, while exports were worth US$264.7 million. … [Read more...]

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 17/9

HCM City hosts Canadian food fair A Canadian culinary programme for HCM City connoisseurs was launched at the Caravelle Hotel in HCM City on Wednesday. The Great Taste of Canada gourmet food promotion offers a variety of items like lobsters, clams, oysters, Geoduck mussels and scallops, as well as Alberta beef and wines. Donald Berger, Canad-ian master chef and renowned … [Read more...]

Canadian officials say Vietnam remains a magnet

HCMC - Vietnam still remains a destination for the Canadian and international companies which wanted to capitalize on this growing market to enhance their advantages through the partnerships with Vietnamese counterparts, according to Canadian officials. "Vietnam continues to be a magnet for Canadian and international firms building their global supply chains through Asia," … [Read more...]