Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the opening ceremony of FPT Software's new office in New York City Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed the importance of the event in the context of Vietnam’s rapid recovery after the pandemic, showing the country’s sustainable socioeconomic development with a focus on technology and innovation. The PM believed that FPT would develop faster and stronger, contributing to the development of science and technology among Vietnam’s businesses. Dang Tran Phuong, CEO of FPT Americas said, “This is a milestone asserting our rapid and strong growth in the world's largest economy. In the next three years, we expect the new office to contribute 20 per cent of FPT Software's total revenue in the US, with the number of employees working directly with US reaching 5,000 people." This is FPT Software's 10 th office in the US and the company's 58 th worldwide. The new office is located at 295 Madison Avenue in New York … [Read more...] about FPT Software opens 10th office in the US
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The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.
The Mat Ngot project is a library for children in mountainous areas With the efforts and determination of the student group, as well as the organising committee, INSEE Vietnam successfully organised the ceremony to realise the Mat Ngot project – a library for children in the mountainous areas. In addition to guidance given by the INSEE Vietnam project's advisory board, the local authority, the Phuoc Tan A primary school administrators, the instructors, and the students of the University of Technology (VNU Ho Chi Minh City) supported the initiative. Eamon John Ginley, general director of INSEE Vietnam, expressed his appreciation at the event At the event, Eamon John Ginley, general director of INSEE Vietnam, expressed his appreciation for the cooperation with all sponsors and partners to actualise the students’ first meaningful project, thus helping pupils’ healthy growth and contributing to the enhancement of educational quality in these areas in a better, more … [Read more...] about INSEE launches Mat Ngot library project with wealth of support
Vietnam continues to benefit from its broad re-opening strategy, which saw a huge crowd flocking to tourist hotspots in the country and household spending rebound. Vietnam’s economic recovery is gaining momentum despite heightened global uncertainty related to the protracted war in Ukraine, higher commodity prices, and tightening global financial conditions, according to the World Bank. Cargo handling at Dinh Vu port, Haiphong. Photo: Cong Hung In its latest report, the World Bank pointed out the robust growth of industrial production by 9.4% in April, comparable to pre-pandemic rates. Manufactures of apparel, footwear, electronics, electrical equipment, and metal products were the most dynamic sub-sectors, registering double-digit growth rates, it added. However, machinery manufacturing slowed from 26.6% year-on-year in March to only 5.1% in April. This deceleration was related to supply chain disruptions caused by lockdowns in China, which led to a … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s economic recovery gaining momentum
The capital city and its neighboring provinces introduce attractive tourist destinations, products, and services to international visitors. Themed “Hanoi - Den de yeu” (Hanoi- Visit It to Love It), Hanoi Tourism Festival 2022 is an opportunity to promote the image of a safe and friendly capital on the occasion of the 31st SEA Games. That is the affirmation of Nguyen Manh Quyen - Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee at the festival’s opening ceremony last weekend. Leaders of Hanoi city and delegates visited the tourist booth at the opening ceremony of Hanoi Tourism Festival 2022. Photo: Le Nam Admiring the “technological wall” showing Hanoi’s scenic spots The festival was organized with various new and impressive features. Besides advertising through booths and miniature models of landscapes such as Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Temple of Literature - Imperial Academy, Hoa Lo Prison, and Hanoi’s Old Quarter, among others, the festival also showcases … [Read more...] about Hanoi promotes tourism among visitors attending SEA Games 31
In video footage circulating on social media, about 10 kindergartners were to take a nap at noon. When one boy refuses to go to sleep, a kindergarten teacher goes out and returns with a black plastic bag that she puts over the little boy’s head and beats his buttocks. After realizing that there’s a camera in the classroom, she takes the bag off and takes the boy outside. Tran Yen District officials said the incident happened Saturday at the Bong Sen Kindergarten in Bao Dap Commune. The kindergarten is a new one that opened May 5, they added. An initial investigation has revealed that the boy, over two years old, peed, cried and refused to take a nap. The teacher said she covered the boy’s head with a black plastic bag so he could "fall asleep more easily". The police have been asked to verify the incident for follow-up action against the teacher. … [Read more...] about Teacher covers child’s head with plastic bag for not napping