In its article, Agrarheute noted that the ASF epidemic is causing great concern to pig farmers globally. However, Vietnam has recently announced that it has achieved a breakthrough as it had successfully produced an effective vaccine which is the first commercial one globally to prevent the ASF epidemic, it said. The newspaper cited the confirmation given by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in an official letter sent to the Department of Animal Health of Vietnam that emphasised the safety and effectiveness of the NAVET-ASFVAC vaccine against ASF developed by Vietnam. Previously, the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a press conference to announce the successful production of a vaccine against ASF. The NAVET-ASFVAC vaccine produced by the National Veterinary JSC (NAVETCO) is the world's first commercial vaccine against this disease. The newspaper quoted Deputy Minister of MARD Phung Duc Tien … [Read more...] about Vietnam develops world’s first effective vaccine against ASF: German newspaper
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Illustrative photo At the seminar, experts said that although the global Covid-19 pandemic has been basically controlled so far, the epidemic situation is still very complicated and unpredictable. SARS-CoV-2 is still constantly changing with new sub-variants that are more contagious and difficult to identify; therefore, experts predicted an increase in severe cases as well as mortality. Omicron is a popular variant in the world today, but it is not the final variant yet. According to the experts’ assessment, it is still possible for a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 to appear, causing an increase in cases of severe symptoms or deaths, especially in vulnerable groups. In order to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccines are still considered as one of the most effective and important strategic weapons to protect the health and lives of people and communities. In reality, over the past time, vaccines have proven to be effective in disease prevention in the country in particular and in … [Read more...] about Experts advise people to get booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine
The competition, part of the Taste of Australia event, was organised by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and supported by Vietnam’s Graduates from Australia Club (VGAC). It had two rounds – an online one held from May 12-June 4; and a final round held on June 25 in Ho Chi Minh City. All contestants registered for the online round submitted video clips with two cups with two different patterns from four subjects - Heart, Tulip, Rosetta and Swan. Sixteen submissions competed in the final round and the top three winners were chosen by a panel of judges featuring: Dang The Lan (Alumnus of Central Queensland University; Founder and Managing Director, The Lovely Cup O’ Coffee; 3rd Place Winner of the Southern Region Latte Art Championship in 2013 Australia); and Pham Minh Luan (Alumnus of RMIT Vietnam; Founder, Hyper Coffee). The three guest judges for the competition were: Rebecall Ball, Senior Commissioner of Austrade; MasterChef Ngo Thanh Hoa; and Art … [Read more...] about Australian barista contest found the winner
At a meeting in London on June 30 with Kenneth Atkinson, head of the British Business Group in Vietnam (Britcham), and representatives of British groups and investment funds operating in Vietnam, Hue affirmed that the relationship between Vietnam and the U.K. is at an all-time high. He believed the U.K. will continue to elevate its role and position in terms of economy, trade and investment in Asia-Pacific, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam. The N.A. Chairman said two-way trade has reached 6-7 billion USD per year, but there remains huge room for the countries to boost trade. Hue expressed his hope that Britcham will further affirm its role in attracting and guiding British businesses in Vietnam, while intensifying its consultation and policy support for these firms. The Vietnamese legislature, government, ministries, agencies and localities are willing to work to improve the investment and business environment for both domestic and … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks stronger trade, education ties with U.K.
Vietnam wants to learn from the experience of developed countries, including the U.K., in developing a financial center, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue told the Acting Mayor of the City of London Peter Estlin. He noted that the city of London was one of the biggest financial centers in the world. Hue met Estlin during his June 28-30 official visit to the U.K. Estlin said the U.K. was willing to partner with Vietnam at different levels, including developing a financial market and improving its business credit rating to grow the bond market. He also expressed support for a partnership between U.K. banks and Vietnamese counterparts to help Ho Chi Minh City become a financial center. In a draft plan published last February, HCMC seeks to establish an international financial center by 2030 with three main components: a monetary and banking market; a capital market; and a derivatives market. … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks UK assistance for HCMC financial center
Always an alluring event for the engineering and manufacturing community On its 18 th return, MTA Vietnam 2022 - a prestigious international exhibition on machine tools, precision mechanics, and metalworking - will take place over four days from July 6 to 9 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre, 799 Nguyen Van Linh Road, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City. This exhibition is expected to provide value and interesting experiences for individuals and enterprises in the engineering and manufacturing industry. MTA Vietnam allures many enterprises and groups During their visit to the MTA Vietnam 2022 exhibition, attendees will have the opportunity to meet more than 250 prestigious exhibitors from within the country and 12 other nations and territories around the world that are considered the powerhouses of advanced technology such as Germany, the US, the UK, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Hong Kong, among … [Read more...] about MTA Vietnam: An exhibition of interest to the engineering and manufacturing community