At the class (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) - Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Duc Hai and Vice President of the Lao NA Sommad Pholsena on May 16 visited a Vietnamese language class for staff at the Lao NA Office, on the occasion of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue’s visit to Laos. Vietnam appreciates Laos’ idea to open the first ever Vietnamese language class at the Lao NA Office , regarding it as a necessary cooperation programme between the countries’ legislative bodies, Hai affirmed. He expressed his belief that students of the class will obtain good results and hope to welcome them to do internships in Vietnam. The Lao side suggested the Vietnamese NA Office arrange a Laotian class for its staff in the time to come. Upon completing their study, the learners will receive certificates issued by the Embassy of Vietnam in Laos./. VNA … [Read more...] about NA Vice Chairman visits Vietnamese language class in Laos
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The capital city and its neighboring provinces introduce attractive tourist destinations, products, and services to international visitors. Themed “Hanoi - Den de yeu” (Hanoi- Visit It to Love It), Hanoi Tourism Festival 2022 is an opportunity to promote the image of a safe and friendly capital on the occasion of the 31st SEA Games. That is the affirmation of Nguyen Manh Quyen - Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee at the festival’s opening ceremony last weekend. Leaders of Hanoi city and delegates visited the tourist booth at the opening ceremony of Hanoi Tourism Festival 2022. Photo: Le Nam Admiring the “technological wall” showing Hanoi’s scenic spots The festival was organized with various new and impressive features. Besides advertising through booths and miniature models of landscapes such as Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Temple of Literature - Imperial Academy, Hoa Lo Prison, and Hanoi’s Old Quarter, among others, the festival also showcases … [Read more...] about Hanoi promotes tourism among visitors attending SEA Games 31
Multinationals get health PPP fever-illustration photo, source: freepik British science-led healthcare company GSK on May 11 launched its new legal entity in Vietnam, GSK Pharma Vietnam Co., Ltd., establishing $200 million capital into the country (see page 22). Luis Arosemena, senior vice president of GSK Emerging Markets, said this was an important milestone in the continued development of GSK in Vietnam, one of the top focus markets in the region. According to Oliver Todd, consul general and director for trade and investment at the British Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is witnessing strong investment in healthcare and pharmaceuticals. “This investment and a focus on its impact is the reason why Vietnam has successfully developed its health system, improving the quality of treatment, expanding immunisation coverage and helping as many people as possible access basic medical care.” GSK is one of several multinational pharmaceutical companies with high investment … [Read more...] about Multinationals get health PPP fever
The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.
At the talks, the Vietnamese defense minister expressed his delight at meeting with Tea Banh, Cambodian Deputy PM, Defense Minister and co-chairing the first aforementioned exchange. General Giang emphasized the special significance of the first Vietnam-Cambodia Border Defense Friendship Exchange since the first time the two defense ministries hold a border defense friendship exchange at the defense minister level. More significantly, the exchange is held in this year which is selected to be the Vietnam - Cambodia and Cambodia - Vietnam Friendship Year and marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (June 24, 1967 - 2022), and the 45th anniversary of Cambodian PM Hun Sen’s “Journey to the fall of the Pol Pot genocidal regime” (June 20, 1977 - 2022). The Vietnamese defense chief expressed his emotion when receiving sincere, warm and friendly welcome of the local people and the Cambodian Ministry of National Defense during the activities … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Cambodian defense ministers hold talks
The Japanese retailer plans to build 16 more shopping malls in Vietnam by 2025. AEON Mall Vietnam, the Japanese retailer, wants to invest in three or four more projects in Hanoi by 2025. AEON Mall shopping mall in Long Bien District. Photo: AEON Mall This plan was proposed by General Director of AEON Mall Vietnam Nakagawa Tetsuyuki at a recent meeting with Hanoi Party Secretary Dinh Tien Dung on May 13. By 2025, the Japanese retailer wants to build 16 more shopping malls in Vietnam. It is currently operating six department stores in Vietnam, including two commercial centers in Hanoi’s Long Bien and Ha Dong districts. As investment procedures for its project in Hoang Mai District is being finalized, the General Director of Aeon Mall Vietnam hoped Hanoi will continue to support and remove obstacles so that the execution of the project could kick off in the third quarter of this year. The Japanese business also asked the city to support the research and … [Read more...] about AEON Mall wants to invest in four more projects in Hanoi