Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy th , Deputy Minister Bui The Duy said that in 2020, Vietnam stood at the 42th with a statistical confidence interval between ranks 41 and 50. This year, it stays at the 44 th with a statistical confidence interval between ranks 42 and 47. That means Vietnam remains nearly the same position in these two years and still belongs to the list of top 45 nations in the world. Remarkably, our country is the first among the lower middle-income nations. This, according to WIPO experts, is a significant achievement of Vietnam since the Covid-19 pandemic is creating various negative unexpected impacts on socio-economic, scientific-technological aspects of most countries. Being a reliable tool to evaluate the innovation capacity of a nation, GII has been considered by the Government as one of the key administration tool since 2017, showing the high appreciation of Vietnam towards innovation in national development. Ministries and … [Read more...] about VN’s GII remains leader among lower middle-income nations
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HCM City to receive 56,555 tonnes of rice from national reserve The General Department of State Reserves under the Ministry of Finance has issued a document on the provision of over 56,555 tonnes of rice from national reserve to Ho Chi Minh City to support pandemic-hit residents. The department has signed contracts with the Phat Tai Company Limited in Dong Thap province, Thuan Minh Import-Export JSC in HCM City and Trung An High-Tech Agriculture JSC in Can Tho city to buy enough rice to supply to HCM City. The HCM City State Reserve Department is tasked to work with local authorities to distribute fee rice to people in need. Earlier, the General Department has given 14,500 tonnes of rice to the city. The distribution was completed on September 9./. Local students win ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021 Vietnamese students Nguyen Nhat Vi and Pham Quang Vinh, both of whom are studying at RMIT University, have won third prize at the ASEAN Youth Social … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 25
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese delegation visit National September 11 Memorial in NewYork (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in New York on September 24 (local time), during which the two leaders shared delight at the strong growth of the close and trustful relationship between the two countries over the past 45 years. President Phuc thanked the German Government for providing COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam both directly and through the COVAX Facility , along with medical supplies to help Vietnam fight the pandemic. The two sides agreed to continue to promote the Vietnam-Germany partnership by increasing the exchange of delegations at all levels, bolstering economic, trade and investment cooperation and expanding collaboration to promising fields, especially renewable energy, supporting industry, machinery manufacturing, and logistics. President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his … [Read more...] about President meets German counterpart, concludes US trip
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn spoke during the meeting with Vietnamese embassy, business leaders and community representatives in Russia on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hiếu MOSCOW — Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn on Saturday visited the Embassy of Việt Nam in Russia where he met with the embassy staff, Vietnamese business leaders and representatives in the European country. It formed part of his official visit to Russia from September 25-28 at the invitation of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. Ambassador Đặng Minh Khôi briefed Sơn on the embassy’s recent activities and the situation of the Vietnamese people living in Russia at the time of COVID-19. Minister Sơn informed the Vietnamese expats in Russia of Việt Nam’s socio-economic development and COVID-19 response efforts, saying the State and Party are taking “vaccine diplomacy” very seriously and his ministry is making all possible efforts to have as many as possible … [Read more...] about Foreign minister Bùi Thanh Sơn meets Vietnamese community during trip to Russia
It formed part of his official visit to Russia from September 25-28 at the invitation of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi briefed Son on the embassy’s recent activities and the situation of the Vietnamese people living in Russia at the time of COVID-19. Minister Son informed the Vietnamese expats in Russia of Vietnam’s socio-economic development and COVID-19 response efforts, saying the State and Party are taking the “vaccine diplomacy” very seriously and his ministry is making all possible efforts to have as many as possible COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered to Vietnam. He also briefed them on the outcomes of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Cuba and his trip to New York for the General Debate of the U.N. General Assembly’s 76th session and sideline activities. The minister emphasized that the Party and State attach great importance to the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia characterized by … [Read more...] about FM Bui Thanh Son meets Vietnamese community in Russia
According to BaoViet Securities Company (BVSC), corporate bonds worth a total of VND190.66 trillion ($8.3 billion) were issued in the first half of this year, up 6.18 per cent year-on-year. — Photo tapchinganhang Data recently released by the State Bank of Viet Nam shows that deposits by corporate customers at banks have been increasing since the beginning of this year. By May enterprises had deposits of VND5,036,953 billion, or 3.26 per cent higher than at the beginning of the year. Individual customers had deposits of nearly VND5,275,730 billion. Corporates thus accounted for 49 per cent of total deposits, up from the average 40 per cent in past years. The figure has surprised market analysts. The COVID-19 pandemic is considered to be one of the key reasons for the surge in deposits by companies. Analysts said the pandemic has severely affected some key economic hubs, especially HCM City, forcing many companies to suspend their operations for a long time. Since their … [Read more...] about Businesses’deposits at banks surge : Is it good or bad ?