At the reception, Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister highlighted the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Azerbaijan. He emphasized that Vietnam always bears in mind the valuable material and spiritual support of Azerbaijan and its people to the country’s struggle for national independence in the past and present national construction and defense. On the occasion, Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien thanked Azerbaijan for supporting Vietnam’s role as non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure. For his part, Ambassador Anar Imanov agreed with the Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister’s evaluation of the Vietnam - Azerbaijan bilateral relations, including the bilateral defense cooperation. Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien and Ambassador Anar Imanov agreed that in the coming time the two sides should accelerate exchanges of delegations, meetings between senior leaders, as well as training, contributing to strengthening … [Read more...] about Deputy Defense Minister receives Azerbaijan Ambassador
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Việt Nam received COVID-19 vaccine doses from the COVAX Facility. Photos courtesy of UNICEF in Việt Nam Vân Nguyễn Việt Nam’s openness to international aid, its transparency in COVID-19 data along with vaccination capacity have contributed to its success in acquiring COVID-19 vaccine doses amid global shortages and inequitable vaccine distribution, according to experts in international affairs and health. The shipment of nearly 75 million doses to Việt Nam from various sources accounts for about 40 per cent of all vaccines in the country. This has helped the country ramp up its largest ever vaccination drive that later enables economic recovery from the pandemic. “Việt Nam has been quite open in terms of receiving aid from many countries," Senior Associate Professor Stephen R. Nagy at the International Christian University in Japan told Việt Nam News . "As a result, it's been able to acquire more vaccines for its people. “That is really important. It has demonstrated an … [Read more...] about Việt Nam successful with vaccination drive, what’s next?
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính (standing) gives instructions at the online meeting. — VNA/VNS Photo Dương Giang HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính and experts on Thursday discussed tasks and solutions to prevent and control COVID-19, especially during the Lunar New Year ( Tết ) holidays, as well as preparations to reopen schools and the tourism sector. In an online working session with leaders of the 63 provinces and cities, PM Chính, who is head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, stressed the need to make plans for COVID-19 control, thus ensuring a safe and healthy Tết festival for all people. He ordered the speeding up of the vaccination campaign. The campaign targets the completion of COVID-19 vaccinations among all children from 12-17 years old by the end of January, and all adults are also expected to receive the full three shots by the end of the first quarter. Further research and preparations will be made to vaccinate … [Read more...] about PM works with localities on COVID-19 control measures during Tết holidays
Lazada hit impressive milestones in 2021, with remarkable profits, site traffic and record number of orders and new sellers on the platform, and step-by-step attracted consumers and partners across the country. Looking back on a breakthrough year, Lazada Vietnam’s leaders shared their experiences in surviving the pandemic, thereby continuously creating more value for customers, users as well as business partners. An amazing digital migration The pandemic has posed many challenges, but it has also pushed businesses to adapt the digital transformation. Ladaza Vietnam's CEO described this amazing "digital migration" of Vietnamese businesses as an "astonishing wave". Since October 2021, the number of new sellers joining the platform has increased by about 30 percent per month. According to the recent report: "E-commerce in 2021: Adapting and quickly overcoming obstacles from Covid-19", in the first 11 months of the year, sellers from non-urban areas accounted for 40 percent of … [Read more...] about Behind e-commerce giant Lazada’s success in pandemic-hit year
Transport Minister Nguyen Van The chairs the meeting (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - There is just one week left until the deadline for project management boards to step up disbursement to reach 96 percent at the Ministry of Transport, Minister Nguyen Van The said on January 25. The said the disbursement was moving at below-average on several projects. Many agencies spend just four in every five dollars that are pledged for spending. They keep one dollar on hold, bide their time and request project adjustment when deadlines are close, unnecessarily dragging out projects. Lang Son province’s Department of Transport has registered an investment scheme of 83 billion VND (3.67 million USD) but has disbursed just 32 percent of the registered money. They are requesting an adjustment for the National Highway 4A Project. In such cases, the ministry is going to reject their request and urge local authorities to reprimand agencies that have prolonged disbursement to the detriment of … [Read more...] about Disbursement must be sped up: Minister of Transport
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh addresses the event. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on January 27 held an online working session with leaders of the 63 provinces and cities to discuss tasks and solutions to prevent and control the COVID-19 , especially during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays, and preparations to reopen schools and the tourism sector. Addressing the session, PM Chinh, who is head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control , stressed the need to make plans to respond to possible problems in the COVID-19 control, thus ensuring a safe and healthy Tet festival for all people. He ordered the speeding up of the vaccination campaign in 2022 Spring. The campaign targets the completion of COVID-19 vaccination among all children from 12-17 years old by the end of January, and all adults are also expected to receive full three shots by the end of the first quarter of the year. Further research and … [Read more...] about PM works with localities on COVID-19 control measures during Tet holidays