* Vo Tri Thanh is a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council. The holder of a doctorate in economics from the Australian National University, Thanh mainly undertakes research and provides consultation on issues related to macroeconomic policies, trade liberalisation and international economic integration. Other areas of interest include institutional reforms and financial systems. VNS … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
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Hanoi (VNA) - Top leaders of Vietnam have extended congratulations to leaders of Singapore on the country’s 55th National Day (August 9). Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong sent a letter of congratulations to Singaporean President Halimah Yacob. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc extended congratulations to his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. On the occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh congratulated Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan. Vietnam and Singapore officially set up diplomatic ties on August 1, 1973. Singapore has emerged as the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 with 5.07 billion USD, accounting for 41 percent of the total./. … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Singapore on National Day
Nearly half of the number are students in central city of Đà Nẵng, the country's current COVID-19 epicentre, with nearly 11,000. More than 9,000 of the students are in the neighbouring province of Quảng Nam and nearly 5,400 are in Đắk Lắk Province in Central Highlands. … [Read more...] about National high school exam held nationwide on Sunday amidst COVID-19 concerns
Hanoi (VNA) – Learning of the August 4 explosion in Beirut, the Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 9 issued a statement on the incident, at a proposal of Vietnam. In the statement, the ministers expressed sympathies and condolences to the government and people of Lebanon, as well as the families of the victims. They also affirmed solidarity with Lebanon and hope the country’s government and people will soon overcome and settle the consequences of the incident. The minister reaffirmed the commitment of providing consular support to the citizens of the ASEAN member states in Lebanon, in line with the existing agreements of the bloc./. … [Read more...] about ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on Lebanon explosion
Bùi Trung Thiện, head of the gymnastics section of the National Sports Administration, said the quality of this year's events is better than previous years thanks to the participation of many young athletes with outstanding achievements like Nguyễn Văn Khánh Phong, Nguyễn Văn Mười and Trương Ngọc Dung. — VNS … [Read more...] about Young athletes compete in National Junior Gymnastic and Aerobic Championships