Post-pandemic cooperation prospect of Vietnam, Hong Kong The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (China) jointly held a teleconference on post-pandemic economic recovery – Vietnam-Hong Kong partnership on September 20. Speaking to Vietnam News Agency's correspondents, Anthony Lam, Executive Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI) and CEO and Vice Chairman of the Golden Resources Development International Ltd., said a number of Hong Kong manufacturers have recently expanded production out of Hong Kong and to ASEAN, including Vietnam, for different reasons. About the potential of cooperation between Vietnamese and Hong Kong firms, Lam said Hong Kong is focusing resources on health care and pharmaceuticals so its businesses could consider investment in those fields in Vietnam. He stressed that Vietnam boasts a young, hardworking, … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS SEPTEMBER 20
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At the event (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – A webinar entitled “Revival under the ‘New Normalcy’: Hong Kong-Vietnam Partnership” was held recently to seek ways to bolster trade cooperation and investment between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China). The event, jointly held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam and the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) of Hong Kong, was to help businesses of the two sides connect, find cooperation chances and ease negative impacts of COVID-19. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh underlined that the holding of the webinar amid the COVID-19 pandemic is necessary to share difficulties and seek solutions and orientations to support trade and investment activities of Vietnamese and Hong Kong firms. Hong Kong is an important partner of Vietnam and the two sides have ample room to step up cooperation and tap on advantages of each economy in the coming time, especially advantages Vietnam has … [Read more...] about Webinar looks to bolster Hong Kong-Vietnam partnership amid COVID-19
Flautist Lê Thư Hương. Photo cand.com.vn Flautist Lê Thư Hương has returned to Việt Nam after spending six years studying at the University of North Texas with a full scholarship by the Vietnamese government for her doctorate. She released her first album entitled Le Parys Fantasies in the US in July with famed pianist Marcin Parys. It is now available on music apps including Spotify, iTunes and Amazon Music. Online Công An Nhân Dân (Public Security) reporter Việt Hà spoke with Hương about her career. How do you feel on returning home during the COVID-19 pandemic? I am very moved and happy to return to Việt Nam. Looking back on my journey over the years in the US, I feel like playing the next chapters in the symphony of my life. Each note has its own meaning with high and low notes. On a positive note, this journey has also been my happiest and most fulfilling time with priceless experiences. First of all, I see the pandemic as bringing a lot of … [Read more...] about Flautist makes her first album in the US
“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
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?
The government is promoting vaccine diplomacy to increase vaccination coverage. Do you see any similarities between the vaccine strategy in Vietnam and other countries? Dr. Kidong Park, the World Health Organization’s representative in Vietnam Lessons from the COVID-19 response in many parts of the world have shown that solidarity and equity are the best approach to ending the pandemic. This global emergency will not be over until transmission is controlled in every last community. This makes it imperative for all countries to work together towards equitable access to vaccines. The World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledges the government’s high level of commitment regarding vaccinations. It is commendable how the government takes the extra mile and extends the long arm of diplomacy to increase vaccine supply in order to protect its own people and save lives. As of early September, Vietnam has received over 12.5 million doses of vaccines through the COVAX … [Read more...] about Ensuring accessible vaccines for all