The first Unshu tangerines from Japan are on shelves at AEON supermarkets nationwide The first Unshu tangerines from Japan are now on the shelves of AEON Supermarkets nationwide. The press conference was attended by Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Okabe Daisuke, deputy director of the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Quy Duong, and director of Jetro Hanoi Representative Office Keisuke Kobayashi, as well as representatives from AEON Vietnam. Nguyen Quy Duong, deputy director of Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development shared: “Bringing Unshu tangerines to Vietnam is the result of the efforts of the governments, organisations as well as businesses, demonstrating the close relationship between the two countries and the development of Vietnam’s economy.” The representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam, and … [Read more...] about The first batch of Japanese Unshu tangerines arrive to AEON Vietnam
Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training issued a circular indicating Russian, Japanese, French and Chinese the foreign languages to be taught in Vietnamese schools. Russia is keen on expanding cultural and people to people interaction with Vietnam and welcomes the decision on making Russian the compulsory subject in Vietnamese schools again. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin made his statement during a meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc this week. Vietnamese State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin in Moscow on December 1, 2021. Photo: VNA "We hope to hold the rest of the events under the program celebrating the Russia year in Vietnam and the Vietnam year in Russia after the pandemic restrictions are lifted, and we very much welcome the decision of the Vietnamese administration to make Russian a the subject in Vietnamese schools again," said Mikhail Mishustin. He added … [Read more...] about Russian PM hails Vietnam’s decision on making Russian compulsory subject in schools
VinaCapital is allegedly considering listing in Singapore next year According to Bloomberg , the fund is working with an adviser on a prospective initial public offering (IPO) that may generate up to $183 million. According to the neswire's sources, the business has conducted negotiations with regulators about the potential IPO. VinaCapital would be among those vying to be the first to list a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in Singapore’s major bourse. VinaCapital is broadly viewed as one of Vietnam’s most experienced asset management and real estate development firms. Its assets under management reach over $3.7 billion as of November 2021. The fund boasts 18 years of experience in Vietnam, and currently manages funds across multiple asset classes, including public and private equity, fixed income, real estate, venture capital, and managed accounts. Don Lam, co-founder and CEO at VinaCapital, emphasised that for listed equity and private equity investments, … [Read more...] about VinaCapital to file for IPO in Singapore next year?
Nitazoxanide has been successfully synthesized by the Institute of Chemistry, under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, to produce drugs to treat COVID-19 patients with mild and medium symptoms. Nitazoxanide compound synthesized at the Hanoi-based Institute of Chemistry under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. Photo Courtesy of the institute The compound was synthesized on a pilot scale, which is larger than on a laboratory scale but smaller than the production scale. Professor and PhD Nguyen Van Tuyen, Director of the Institute of Chemistry, said that the institute’s scientists studied and succeeded in perfecting the process of synthesizing Nitazoxanide during the pilot phase. The institute previously announced its success in synthesizing Favipiravir, while the Institute of Marine Biochemistry successfully synthesized Molnupiravir - an antiviral medication that inhibits the replication of certain RNA viruses, and is used to treat those … [Read more...] about Vietnam successfully synthesises compounds to produce COVID-19 drugs
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Hoa Binh (VNA) – The Kim Boi Joint Stock Company in the northern province of Hoa Binh on December 2 export ed 28 tonnes of processed fresh bamboo shoots to the Netherlands - a new and promising market in Europe. Products of the company such as bud shoot, pre-sliced bamboo shoot, sour bamboo shoot, Quan Tu bamboo shoot, dried-sliced bamboo shoot and dried bamboo shoot have been sold in many countries, including the Netherlands, Czech, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, and Angola, and almost supermarkets and e-commerce floors across Vietnam. These are positive signals for the province’s agricultural sector, contributing to affirming Vietnamese food brands in international markets. Ngo Duc Sinh, Director of Kim Boi JSC, said that the company has worked to promote sustainable development, and maintain its growth in the next years. The company has proposed the local authorities and relevant sectors and agencies to … [Read more...] about 28 tonnes of fresh bamboo shoots exported to Netherlands
Visitors at the HCM City Travel Fair last year. (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) - The annual Ho Chi Minh City Travel Fair will be held virtually for the first time from December 4 to 25, according to the city Department of Tourism . It will be held on websites of the fair, the department at www.visithcmc.vn, e-commerce site Shopee, and Traveloka app, Le Truong Hien Hoa, deputy director of the department, said. The festival, with the theme ‘Safe destinations- Fantastic itineraries’ this year and organised jointly with the HCM City Tourism Association, is aimed at reviving tourism as the country seeks to safely adapt to COVID. It will have more than 100 stalls put up by travel and tourism businesses and the tourism sectors of 27 cities and provinces, offering local travel products at discounted prices. Nguyen Thi Khanh, chairwoman of the HCM City Tourism Association, said travel firms will offer attractive discounts to revive demand after the COVID-related travel … [Read more...] about HCM City Travel Fair to take place virtually this month