At the meeting (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The National Assembly Standing Committee ’s 17th meeting completed all set agenda after one day of sitting on November 28 under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue . National Master Plan and the revised draft Law on Medical Examination and Treatment, discussions on clause 3 of Resolution 30/2021/QH15 of the NA on special solutions to COVID-19 prevention and control as well as the Government’s health-related proposals. They are also scheduled to consider piloting several special mechanisms and policies for Ho Chi Minh City, and other financial-budget issues. At the meeting, legislators reached high consensus on the signing of an agreement between the Vietnamese and US Governments to build, upgrade and maintain their buildings of diplomatic and consular offices. The NA Committee for External Relations was assigned to complete documents and procedures in the regard. They also looked into the allocation of development … [Read more...] about NA Standing Committee’s 17th meeting closes
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With this major transformation, it all comes down to Highlands Coffee’s desire to enrich human connections and social togetherness, becoming a hub of the community while staying loyal to the brand’s identity. The brand’s transformation after more than two decades highlights Highlands Coffee’s expectation in enhancing the connection between the brand and the customers, while maintaining the traditions as well as integrating with contemporary cultures. “Coffee has always been at the core of our business strategy since establishment. Despite having more than 500 stores across Vietnam currently, we do not limit ourselves to only serving coffee. We seek out growing together with a growing Vietnam in the future as well as being a companion in Vietnamese people’s daily lives. As Highlands Coffee’s upcoming target is to become a community-oriented brand, serving as the nexus that ties everyone in the community together is essential,” said Mr. David Thai, founder of Highlands Coffee. … [Read more...] about Highlands Coffee refreshes logo with its community-driven message
Hoang Ngoc Nhuy, Director of the Hung Yen Customs Department Accordingly, the department pays proper attention to the opinions from the business community to reform, accompany, develop, and bring the customs-enterprise partnership into substantial reality. Following the guidance of the leaders of Hung Yen Province, the Hung Yen Customs Department has maintained effective coordination with other departments and agencies in attracting investment, increasing budget revenue, improving the competitiveness index, and promoting socioeconomic development of the province, considering this a very important political task. Accordingly, the department closely follows the guidance of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial People's Committee to coordinate with various sectors to promote local economic development, ensure state budget revenue, accompany businesses, and especially supervise professional performance of customs officers according to the … [Read more...] about Hung Yen Customs supports business development
Hanoi needs to develop green belt through urban agriculture solutions. The importance of green space, one of the models to ensure sustainable urban development, has been clearly stated in the Master Plan for the Capital Construction to 2030, with a vision to 2050. Experts stressed that Hanoi should expand green space for sustainable urban development. The Master Plan was approved by the Vietnamese Government in 2011 in Decision No. 1259/QD-TTg which set the orientation for Hanoi's urban development. Accordingly, the metropolitan areas are separated from towns in the suburbs by a green belt. A worker is watering lawns at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung District. Photo: Do Tam Architect Vu Hoai Duc from Vietnam National University- Hanoi, told Hanoimoi that a green belt will be built along the Nhue River in Ha Dong District. After more than 10 years of implementing the above-mentioned decision, the central urban area has developed rather … [Read more...] about Hanoi should expand green space for sustainable urban development: Experts
Hanoi is among the few cities and provinces with the fastest tourism growth in Vietnam. Director of the Hanoi Tourism Department, Dang Huong Giang, shares with The Hanoi Times her plans to promote the image of Vietnam and its capital city via new tourism packages. Director of the Hanoi Tourism Department Dang Huong Giang. Hanoi is the heart of Vietnam, playing an essential role in connecting provinces and cities across the country. Please tell readers about the capital city's specific plans to promote the image of Vietnam to international friends. As the heart of the country, Hanoi continually defines a leading role in tourism with special activities to connect localities nationwide, especially those with relics and heritage sites. We have recently collaborated with the northern provinces of Quang Ninh and Ninh Binh to open a tour passing ancient cities of Vietnam. We will continue to join hands with the northern mountain provinces of Son La and Lao … [Read more...] about Hanoi rebuilds tourism for future
After over five years of negotiations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture officially licensed the import of the fruit earlier this year, making it the seventh fresh fruit of Vietnam permitted to enter the market, following mango, longan, lychee, dragon fruit, rambutan, and star apple. The Chanh Thu Fruit Import - Export Group Joint Stock Company in Ben Tre's Cho Lach district is the one behind the shipment of the first pomelo batch. Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam said the U.S. is a fastidious market, but its demand for fresh fruits remains tremendous. He noted that for the coming into being of this first batch, growing and packing facilities had to prepare themselves and undergo many stages of inspection by specialised agencies of both countries, so that their production meets the requirements of quarantine and harmful organisms control, and safety and hygiene; complies with packaging regulations; and ensures accurate … [Read more...] about Vietnam to export first batch of fresh pomelo to U.S.