The dialogue was part of U.K. Home Office Permanent Under-Secretary Matthew Rycroft's two-day visit to Vietnam. The dialogue aimed to improve migration cooperation, deliver on the potential of the existing migration partnership and discuss key issues, including four pillars: communication on immigration and safe migration, migrant returns, fraudulent documents and updated policies on immigration and migration management, and addressing human trafficking. Rycroft and Luong Tam Quang, Vietnam's Deputy Minister of Public Security, discussed collaboration in tackling serious organized crimes with a focus on human trafficking and supporting and protecting victims, the British Embassy in Hanoi said in a statement. "Tackling illegal migration and human trafficking is hugely important and mutually beneficial to both countries," Rycroft said. "We are committed to working together on ensuring safe and legal routes to the U.K. as well as protecting victims of human trafficking, and … [Read more...] about Vietnam, UK cooperate in fighting illegal immigration
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The Strategic Framework for Sustainable Development Cooperation 2022-2026 (CF) guides and steers the government of Vietnam and the UN in Vietnam’s collaboration on accelerating progress to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals. It highlights the joint commitment to deliver sustainable development for all. Speaking at the signing ceremony on August 11, MPI Minister Nguyen Chi Dung emphasised that the CF will be implemented at a time when Vietnam has been synchronously implementing solutions to strengthen economic recovery after the pandemic, respond to climate change, and transition to a green, circular economy. "The government has been working to improve institutions and policies in order to mobilise resources from all economic sectors to develop the country. Together with other development partners, the UN plays an important role in supporting Vietnam in its development, integration, and strong participation in global development through policy advice, sharing Vietnam’s … [Read more...] about Strategic framework for sustainable development between UN and Vietnam
Double digit export growth According to the Hanoi People’s Committee, the export turnover of goods in June 2022 reached about US$1.517 billion, up 6.8 percent from May 2022 and 17.5 percent from June 2021. In the first half of this year, the commodity exports turnover reached US$8.3 billion, up 17.1 percent over the first half of 2021. Some key items with increased export turnover in this period included textile and garment, reaching US$1.22 billion, up 29.6 percent; computer components and peripherals, US$1.072 billion, up 20.2 percent. The total import turnover of goods hit US$3.675 billion in June and US$20.5 billion in the first six months of 2022, the latter of which is 24.5 percent higher than the same period in 2021. Among the items of highest value were machinery, equipment and spare parts reaching US$2.996 billion, down 5.6 percent; petroleum US$2.934 billion, 2.8 times higher than the same period in 2021; computers, electronic goods and components at US$1.535 … [Read more...] about Hanoi helps firms implement trade deals
The Association of Vietnamese in Malta will contribute to developing friendship and cooperation between the two countries. The Association of Vietnamese in Malta was established on August 14, debuting its executive committee. Vietnamese in Malta. Photo: Vietnamese community in Malta Speaking at the ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Duong Hai Hung expressed his pleasure to join and witness the establishment of the Association of Vietnamese in Malta, an important event in the life of the Vietnamese community in that country. The ambassador affirmed the policy of the Vietnamese Party and State to pay attention to Vietnamese abroad. Guidelines and policies aimed at Vietnamese abroad have been increasingly improved, especially Politburo Conclusion No. 12 on work related to Vietnamese expatriates in the new situation. Ambassador Hung said the association will gather the Vietnamese community in Malta, and protect their legitimate rights and interests. It … [Read more...] about The Association of Vietnamese in Malta established
Hanoi would continue to foster cooperation with Palestine, especially in economic, cultural, education and tourism activities. Palestine highly regards solidarity and friendship with Vietnam and sees it as a motivation to move forward. Delegates at the Congress. Photo: The Hanoi Times Palestine’s Ambassador to Vietnam Saadi Salama gave the remarks at the 3 rd Congress of the Vietnam-Palestine Friendship Association – Hanoi chapter for tenure 2022-2027. On this occasion, Salama expressed his appreciation to the Hanoi Association of Friendship Organization (HAUFO) and the Vietnam-Palestine Friendship Association – Hanoi chapter for their efforts in bolstering the affection and understanding between the two peoples. A report from the Vietnam-Palestine Friendship Association for the 2017-2022 tenure noted despite the severe Covid-19 impacts over the past two years, the association has been working closely with the HAUFO, the Vietnam Committee for Solidarity … [Read more...] about Solidarity with Vietnamese people motivates Palestine moving forward: Amb.
Cooperation between Hanoi and Vientiane remains an example of the long-standing and special relations Vietnam-Laos. Hanoi and Vientiane have been taking steps to bolster economic ties during the Vietnam-Laos 2022 Solidarity and Friendship Year. Overview of the “Hanoi-Vientiane Cooperation for Development” investment, trade, and tourism conference. Photo: The Hanoi Times At the investment, trade, and tourism conference titled “Hanoi-Vientiane Cooperation for Development” on August 10, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen noted the cooperation between Hanoi and Laos’ provinces in general, and with Vientiane in particular, have been progressing in all spheres, including priority fields of economy, healthcare, education, agriculture, military, and people-to-people exchange. Echoing Quyen’s view, Vice Director of the Hanoi’s Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Ngoc Tu added since 2004, Hanoi has been funding several projects to … [Read more...] about Hanoi – Vientiane bolster economic ties