The article on Hungary Today (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Local media of Hungary have highlighted the visit by National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue , which was made from June 26-28 at the invitation of Speaker of the Hungarian NA László Kövér. The Hungary Today newspaper on June 28 ran a story entitled “House Speaker Kövér: Vietnam Is a Key Partner”, quoting the Hungarian top legislator as saying after his talks with NA Chairman Hue that Vietnam is Hungary ’s key partner in Southeast Asia. While agricultural exports to Vietnam surpass imports, Hungary has “much to do” in developing bilateral economic ties, Kövér said in a joint statement after the talks. Noting that Hue led a delegation of various experts, Kövér said the visit was “promising” regarding inter-governmental, scientific, and educational cooperation, the article reported. The article on the Vietnamese NA leader's visit on Budapester Zeitung (Photo: VNA) After the talks, the speakers signed … [Read more...] about Hungarian media spotlight Vietnamese top legislator’s visit
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The UK and the European Commission (EC) have agreed to sign a proposal to Vietnamese government for setting up a partnership for energy transition between the group of seven developed economies (G7) and Vietnam, British Cabinet Office Minister Alok Sharma has stated. The UK minister released the information at his meeting in London on Thursday with visiting Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, who arrived on Tuesday for a three-day visit at the invitations of Speaker of the UK House of Lords John McFall and Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Lindsay Hoyle, the Vietnam News Agency reported. Minister Sharma told Hue that Britain PM Boris Johnson and EC President Ursula von der Leyen had agreed to sign a letter to Vietnamese PM Pham Minh Chinh proposing the establishment of a Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) between G7 and the Southeast Asian country. Sharma, who is also the President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference … [Read more...] about UK, EC propose setting up G7-Vietnam energy transition partnership: British minister
The competition, part of the Taste of Australia event, was organised by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and supported by Vietnam’s Graduates from Australia Club (VGAC). It had two rounds – an online one held from May 12-June 4; and a final round held on June 25 in Ho Chi Minh City. All contestants registered for the online round submitted video clips with two cups with two different patterns from four subjects - Heart, Tulip, Rosetta and Swan. Sixteen submissions competed in the final round and the top three winners were chosen by a panel of judges featuring: Dang The Lan (Alumnus of Central Queensland University; Founder and Managing Director, The Lovely Cup O’ Coffee; 3rd Place Winner of the Southern Region Latte Art Championship in 2013 Australia); and Pham Minh Luan (Alumnus of RMIT Vietnam; Founder, Hyper Coffee). The three guest judges for the competition were: Rebecall Ball, Senior Commissioner of Austrade; MasterChef Ngo Thanh Hoa; and Art … [Read more...] about Australian barista contest found the winner
At a meeting in London on June 30 with Kenneth Atkinson, head of the British Business Group in Vietnam (Britcham), and representatives of British groups and investment funds operating in Vietnam, Hue affirmed that the relationship between Vietnam and the U.K. is at an all-time high. He believed the U.K. will continue to elevate its role and position in terms of economy, trade and investment in Asia-Pacific, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam. The N.A. Chairman said two-way trade has reached 6-7 billion USD per year, but there remains huge room for the countries to boost trade. Hue expressed his hope that Britcham will further affirm its role in attracting and guiding British businesses in Vietnam, while intensifying its consultation and policy support for these firms. The Vietnamese legislature, government, ministries, agencies and localities are willing to work to improve the investment and business environment for both domestic and … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks stronger trade, education ties with U.K.
President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang (L) and Secretary General of CTC Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento (Photo: VNA) Havana (VNA) – President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang held talks with representatives of the Central Union of Cuban Workers (CTC) on June 30, as part of the VGCL delegation’s official visit to the Latin American country. Cuba and Secretary General of CTC Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento briefed the guests on economic difficulties facing Cuba due to various factors, as well as new tasks of the country's trade union CTC in in ensuring the interests of workers in the non-state economic sectors. Vietnam ese delegation laid flowers at the José Martí monument in Hanna in memory of the Cuban national hero, and visited the Fidel Centre in the capital city./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Cuban trade unions promote traditional relations
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (R) meetsUK Cabinet Office Minister and President for 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) Alok Sharma (Photo: VNA) London (VNA) – National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue had a meeting in London on June 30 (local time) with UK Cabinet Office Minister and President for 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) Alok Sharma who expressed impression at Vietnam’s determination in transition to green and renewable energy. Sharma said he hopes Vietnam will make political commitments on the thresholds of the COP27, along with government ones at the highest level in the work. The official showed interest in bilateral cooperation in finance, regulation reform and experience sharing in power transition as well as measures to promote the partnership in the future. He revealed that Britain PM Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen had agreed to sign a letter to Vietnamese PM … [Read more...] about COP26 President hails Vietnam’s determination in transition to green, renewable energy