An “Ao dai” traditional dress show was held in the framework of the programme. (Photo: VNA) Brussels (VNA) – The General Association of Vietnamese in Belgium joined the Vietnamese Embassy in the country to hold a Vietnamese family festival on September 25, gathering large crowds of Vietnamese families living across the European country. An “Ao dai” traditional dress show was held in the framework of the programme. Meanwhile, lion dance performance was also one of the most anticipated activities in the festival. A series of other culture activities were also organised in the framework of the event, including exhibitions introducing handicraft products of Vietnam; books for children in Vietnamese language, and Vietnamese literature books./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnamese family festival held in Belgium
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President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) and Japan ese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio at the talks in Tokyo on September 26 (Photo: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had talks with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio in Tokyo on September 26 as part of his stay in Japan to attend the state funeral for former PM Abe Shinzo. On behalf of the Party, State, and people of Vietnam, President Phuc offered his deepest condolences to the Liberal Democratic Party, parliament, Government, and people of Japan, along with the family of Abe, who he described as a “close friend” of the Vietnamese leaders and people. He affirmed that Vietnam’s leaders and people cherish former PM Abe’s sentiment towards and significant contributions to the two countries’ friendship and cooperation. Vietnam always treasures the extensive strategic partnership with Japan, views Japan as an important and long-term strategic partner, and supports the latter in actively contributing to … [Read more...] about Vietnamese President, Japanese PM hold talks in Tokyo
The Vietnamese national futsal team arrive in Kuwait for the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2022. (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese national futsal team has arrived in Kuwait for the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2022 to be held from September 27 to October 8. Prominent among the players are Van Vu, Van Y, Doan Phat, Minh Tri, Duc Hoa and Quoc Nam. Placed in Group D, the Vietnamese squad will face the Republic of Korea on September 28, Saudi Arabia on September 30, and Japan on October 2 during the group stage. There will be 16 national teams, divided in four groups, competing in this year’s tournament./. VNA … [Read more...] about Futsal players arrive in Kuwait for Asian cup 2022
Apart from the 20 participating organizations and associations, the event also brought together Vietnamese people working and studying in France, and foreign friends. In his remarks, Ambassador Dinh Toan Thang highlighted the role of the friendship and solidarity associations in the past struggle for national liberation as well as the present cause of national development. He urged them to participate in major events in the bilateral relations in the time ahead, including the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam - France diplomatic ties, and 10 years of the signing of their strategic partnership. Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Van Doanh affirmed that Vietnamese always bears in mind the support of French people. He also lauded contribution of French organizations and associations, especially the France - Vietnam Friendship Association, to the solidarity and friendship between the two countries. On this occasion, … [Read more...] about Organizations, associations contribute to Vietnam – France relationship
During the meeting, the Vietnamese leader expressed his deep sympathy over the passing of the late PM. He spoke highly of Abe’s special contributions to Vietnam-Japan relationship, and to promoting parliamentary cooperation between the two countries in recent years. He affirmed that Vietnam attaches great importance to and wishes to work with Japan to strengthen their extensive strategic partnership. President Phuc suggested the two sides continue to deepen multifaceted cooperation in accordance with the will of late PM Abe, including strengthening exchanges of delegations at all levels, and cooperation between the legislative bodies. He called on the House of Representatives of Japan to support the Japanese government’s assistance for Vietnam in building an independent, self-reliant economy that is extensively and intensively integrated into the world through the provision of official development assistance (ODA); and promote trade and investment cooperation, and cultural and … [Read more...] about President meets with Speaker of Japanese House of Representatives
Along with attending the Transforming Education Summit, Son had meetings with the U.S. Secretary of Education and representatives from the World Bank, Microsoft and New York University. He also had a working session with President of the U.S. Educational Testing Service (ETS) Amit Sevak, and held a Vietnam - U.S. education cooperation forum that drew leading U.S. educational organizations. Participants at the event discussed major cooperation issues in education-training between the two sides. On the sidelines of the forum, the minister had a meeting with leaders of College Board - a global non-profit organization connecting students to universities and career opportunities. College Board Vice President Rushi Sheth said that the number of Vietnamese students joining the advanced placement program has increased 219% since 2018, while those taking SAT tests rose 45%, showing the increasing demand for international education programs. He said that online SAT tests are likely to be … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks stronger education partnership with U.S.