From November 28, Vietnam Airlines regularly operates two flights per week between Ho Chi Minh City and San Francisco. The airline plans to increase the number to seven flights per week after the COVID-19 pandemic is controlled and the Vietnamese Government allows the reopening of regular international routes. Vietnam Airlines also considers opening more routes between Los Angeles of the U.S. and Hanoi or HCM City. All flights between Vietnam and the U.S. will use the most modern wide-body aircraft, such as Boeing 787 and Airbus A350. According to Vietnam Airlines General Director Le Hong Ha, more than a year ago, Vietnam Airlines became the first Vietnamese airline flying directly to the U.S. to bring home Vietnamese citizens. Its direct flight to the U.S. marked a big step forward for the firm and a historic milestone for Vietnam’s aviation industry, he said. It took the direct flight 13 hours and 45 minutes to reach the U.S. The flight used Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, one of … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines successfully operates first direct flight to U.S.
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President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in May 2019 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Russian scholars in Vladivostok highlighted the significance of the Russia visit from November 29 to December 2 by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in an interview recently granted to a Moscow-based Vietnam News Agency reporter. Dr. Alexander Sokolovsky, Chairman of the Russia – Vietnam Friendship Association of Primorye province, stressed that the visit is necessary. He commented that the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership is solid and promising and needs to be maintained regularly. As the two countries are striving to develop their relations practically for mutual benefits, he suggested further promoting economic and trade ties which remain modest compared to their potential. Asso. Prof. Dr. Artem Lukin, Deputy Director for Research at the School of Regional and International Studies under the Far Eastern Federal University of Russia (DVFU), said it is … [Read more...] about Russian scholars underscore President’s upcoming Russia visit
Hanoi’s authorities said once infections reported, classes would be closed for the safety of schoolchildren. Students at high schools and vocational training centers in Hanoi are expected to head back to class on December 6 if the places have no new Covid-19 infections for two weeks. 9th graders in Tam Dong Secondary School, Me Linh District, Hanoi return to school on Nov 22. Photo: Khanh Huy/ The Hanoi Times The return to school plan would be carried out in any area of all 30 districts which are labeled free-of-Covid or low-risk areas, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung told media today [November 29]. Given the complicated pandemic evolution, Dung stressed the importance of safety guidelines released by both education and health sectors, noting that teachers of in-person classes must be double dosed while no half-boarding services are available. “Bringing students back to school in the context of high community infections must be well … [Read more...] about High school students in Hanoi might back to class next week
At the places that the exchange and other external activities with Laos such as the Border Post of Lao Bao International Border Gate, Lao Bao International Border Gate, Lao Bao Primary School No.2 will be hosted, General Chien and his entourage commented on the protocol, logistic services, decoration, guarantee of security, safety, communication, healthcare, and disease prevention measures. They also gave conclusion on proposals made by relevant agencies and units. General Chien applauded and highly appreciated the Ministry of National Defense’s affiliates for their active and proactive preparation for the aforementioned events. He also thanked local departments and authorities for their close collaboration. Saying that the border defense friendship exchange is an important defense diplomacy activity that contributes to building up friendship, solidarity and building a borderline of peace, stability, cooperation and development between Vietnam and neighboring countries with the … [Read more...] about Preparation for the first Vietnam – Laos border defense friendship exchange checked
Pressure on to develop feed materials, photo: freepik.com Since 2020, the animal feed price in the country has already been adjusted nine times, significantly affecting the production of farmers, especially while the selling prices of poultry and live hogs are falling. In the context of accelerating the recovery of production and livestock, relying too much on imported raw materials will keep the price of animal feed high. In the government’s Resolution No.128/NQ-CP on interim regulations on safe and flexible adaption to the pandemic released last month, the government highlighted that the agricultural industry should seek local material resources for the production of animal feed and mitigate the dependence on imports. Instead of using industrial feed, Doai Phuong Cooperative in Hanoi’s Son Tay town has fed 80,000 chickens with feed cooked in the cooperative. This not only reduces livestock costs but also improves quality. “Proactively controlling the supply of animal feed, … [Read more...] about Pressure on to develop feed materials
The Vietnamese stock market experienced a historic week with many new records broken. November 25 witnessed bustling trading sessions when the VN Index surpassed the 1,500 point benchmark. The cash flowed poured into blue-chips and overwhelmed the profit-taking selling trend in the groups of shares which have seen strong rises over many months. The sharp increases in bank and realty shares helped the VN Index increase sharply and climb to new peaks. The strong rise of bank shares was the factor that helped balance the market when the profit-taking pressure soared. According to SSI (Saigon Securities Incorporated) Research, most commercial banks had used up the credit growth rate quotas of 2021 allocated to them by the end of Q3. Therefore, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) may lift the credit growth rate limits of some commercial banks which have high asset quality and good safety indexes. Prior to that, the stock market witnessed an unprecedented profit-taking campaign. The … [Read more...] about VN Index sees historic peaks, new risks appear