In September’s rankings, the Vietnamese women’s football team are ranked sixth in Asia. This represents a rise of one place to 34th place in the world with 1659 points. At present, the women’s team are behind only five other teams from Asia, including Australia, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea. Thailand are the seventh best team in Asia, at 39th in the world. The Asian teams ranked as the eighth and ninth best teams in the continent were Taiwan (China), at 40th, and Uzbekistan, at 43rd. For the first time, Myanmar were listed among the top 10 in Asia by moving to 45th in the world. India were ranked as the 11th best team in Asia and 58th globally. The Philippines were ranked at 69th in the world while Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore were placed 89th, 93rd, and 125th, respectively. The United States retained their spot in first position, followed by Germany, the Netherlands, France, Sweden, the UK, Canada, and … [Read more...] about National football teams ranked first in Southeast Asia
Phan Dang Nhat Minh, the winner of the 17th competition “Duong len dinh Olympia” (Road to Olympia) is the longest running game show on Vietnam National Television. This is a competition held annually for high school students and the award for the winners of the competition is the full scholarship for studying at university in Australia. “Road to Olympia’ has many other unofficial names – ‘Duong len dinh Australia’ (Road to Australia), or ‘Noi tuyen chon nhan tai cho Australia’ (Competition that selects talents for Australia). This is because most of the winners, the best students, now live and work and Australia. On an education forum, people wrote sarcastic remarks, saying that ‘Road to Olympia’ needs to be removed, because it provides Vietnamese talents to Australia, and causes a brain drain in Vietnam. The first champion of the Road to Olympia Tran Ngoc Minh, graduated from Swinburne University of … [Read more...] about Does Vietnam’s TV show “Road to Olympia” help provide talents for Australia?
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (R) and Governor of Australia’s Victoria state Linda Dessau (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam always treasures the strategic partnership and all-round cooperation with Australia, including people-to-people exchange and collaboration at local level, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on October 2. Receiving Governor of Australia’s Victoria state Linda Dessau, the Vice President said that the two foreign ministries are building a plan of action for the 2020-2023 period to concretise their strategic partnership, with priority given to cooperation between localities. Victoria state has fruitful cooperative ties with Vietnamese localities, particularly Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, in the fields of education, culture and tourism, she said. Vice President Thinh believed that following the Australian Governor’s visit to Vietnam, cooperation between Victoria, which is home to many famous and high-quality education … [Read more...] about Vietnam values strategic partnership with Australia: Vice President
During the reception, Thinh applauded fruitful cooperative ties between Victoria state and Vietnamese localities, particularly Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, in the areas of education, culture and tourism, adding that her nation is appreciative of people-to-people exchange and collaboration at local level with the Southeast Asian nation. Both foreign ministries are mapping out a plan of action for the 2020-2023 period to concretise their strategic partnership, with priority given to cooperation between localities, Thinh told her guest. The Vietnamese Vice President said she believes that following the Australian Governor’s visit to Vietnam, cooperation between Victoria, which is home to many famed and high-quality education institutes like the University of Melbourne and RMIT University, and Vietnamese localities as well as between universities will be further flourishing. Dessau, in turn, stated that the sound bilateral relations have provided a good basis for Victoria state and … [Read more...] about Vietnam treasures strategic partnership with Australia
Participants at the forum (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade co-organised a forum in Hanoi on October 3 to promote women’s empowerment in the foreign service in the digital age. This is the first activity of the two sides to implement a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on June 12, 2019, on increasing the role and contributions of women in the foreign service to serve deep-and-wide international integration in the digital era. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Robyn Mudie said the forum created an excellent opportunity for the two countries to enhance cooperation and strengthen friendship between diplomats. He shared Australia’s women leadership strategy 2015 and practical policies of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to support female diplomats to assume managerial roles. Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Australia cooperate in empowering women in foreign service