Vietnam, as an active member of the UN, has been pushing for global integration and promote its status on the global stage. Vietnam’s State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has arrived in New York to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, set to take place from September 21-24. State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived at J. F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on September 20 evening (local time). Photos: VNA Phuc's attendance at this event also marked the 44th anniversary of Vietnam joining the UN on September 20, 1977. For the past 40 years, Vietnam-UN relations have contributed to protecting national interests, while ensuring a peaceful and favorable environment for development. Vietnam, as an active member of the UN, has been pushing for global integration and promote its status on the global stage. To date, the country has sent 243 officers to UN peacekeeping missions in South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Department of … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s State President arrives in New York for 76th UN General Assembly
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“Vaccination is just half the challenge amid the current surge of the Delta variant.” An enhanced and comprehensive approach to reconfiguring critical care in hospitals and at home will be important to Viet Nam’s re-opening roadmap and plan for life with Covid-19, stated Gareth Ward, British ambassador to Vietnam in a webinar held yesterday. The workshop, jointly organized by the British Embassy in Vietnam and the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Consortium for Global Health, was an opportunity for health experts to exchange knowledge on reconfiguring critical care in the hospitals and community in response to the Covid-19 surge. Health experts of the UK and Vietnam attended the webinar . From the UK perspective, ambassador Gareth said, a comprehensive strategy would help to reduce the pressure on hospitals, protect the health system and support economic resilience amid the pandemic. “Vaccination is just half the challenge,” affirmed the diplomat. … [Read more...] about Covid home treatment – a solution for Vietnam to safely live with Covid-19: UK experts
Director of the municipal Department of Foreign Affairs Huynh Duc Truong said over 4,800 foreigners and overseas Vietnamese with different nationalities living in the city. According to the official, many of them, including those work at foreign consulates general, industrial parks, and non-governmental organizations, among others, have received their first jabs. As of August 30, the department’s hotlines received 180 calls, emails, and texts from foreigners, mostly asking for assistance in purchasing food, necessities, and medicines; in traveling to vaccination sites; and in making appointments related to health checkups and visa extension, among others. Prompt support was delivered to them. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about Da Nang ensures COVID-19 vaccination for overseas Vietnamese, foreigners
Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long (second from right) and British guests at the ceremony. (Photo: VNA) London (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK held a ceremony on September 20 to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the National Day, gathering more than 500 guests from the host country's parliament, ministries, sectors, localities, international organisations in the UK and the Vietnamese community in the country. Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Lindsay Hoyle ; Minister of State at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Amanda Milling, Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace; and Communist Party of Britain (CPB) General Secretary Robert Griffiths were among guests. Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long underlined that the event also aims to celebrate the friendship between Vietnam and partners and all countries in the world. Highlighting the achievements that Vietnam has made after 35 years of “Doi … [Read more...] about National Day celebration held in London
After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam? On September 21, The Sherpa, a subsidiary of Masan Group Corporation, announced an investment of $13 million to acquire a 70-per-cent stake in mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Mobicast and officially expand to the telecommunications sector. This is Masan's first step into the digital services sector. Mobicast's services target tech-savvy customers with great demand for data usage and digital lifestyle. As a result, the startup can help Masan to complete its offline-to-online offerings of necessities and financial services. An MVNO offers a fast and cost-efficient system to build transmission and reception network infrastructure. Besides this, an MVNO is considered a catalyst for competition in the mobile telecommunications market. MVNO players will develop value-added services on mobile devices, helping to improve quality and diversify experiences. It is estimated that necessities … [Read more...] about After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam?
Vietsovpetro's Bach Ho oil field. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam – Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro is likely to complete all of its yearly targets in revenue, profit and State budget payment right in September thanks to comprehensive and effective measures to promote production. A representative from the firm said that the fourth wave of COVID-19 that broke out in early May has posed adverse impacts on the health of all workers of Vietsovpetro as well as the operations of the firm as well as the entire oil and gas sector. In order to maintain safe operations amid the pandemic, Vietsovpetro leaders have given drastic and flexible directions on the implementation of solutions to ensure the health of workers and maintain production at the same time. Particularly, the firm has strengthened measures to cut cost and speed up digital transformation to maximise its performance in all conditions and circumstances. By giving proper assessments and … [Read more...] about Vietsovpetro to complete all goals for 2021 in September