The 26-year-old earned a wild card entry to the 18th edition of the event after Vietnam failed to win a berth through the official qualification regime. She will compete in the 400 m hurdles qualification round on July 19. If she qualifies, she will head to the semi-finals on July 20 and the finals two days later. Lan will go up against the fastest runners in the world, including Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin who crossed the finish line in 51.41 seconds and broke her own world record of 51.46 seconds in 400 m hurdles at the U.S. track and field championships last week. Lan won the 400 m hurdles race at the 2018 Asian Games and the Asian championships in 2019. She also claimed two SEA Games gold medals in the 400 m hurdles and 4x400 m relay, and a bronze in the 400 m last month. She had reached the semifinals of the 400 m hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics last year but could not manage a podium finish. At the 2019 championship in Qatar, Vietnam's Ngan Ngoc Nghia competed in the … [Read more...] about Lan to represent Vietnam at world athletics championships
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By fighting in World War I, Do Huu Vi (1883-1916) was the first Vietnamese aviator to serve in the French Army more than 100 years ago. Late in June, a ceremony took place to name a small square in the center of the 16th arrondissement of Paris after Do Huu Vi, in the presence of Paris Deputy Mayor Laurence Patrice, Mayor of the 16th arrondissement Francis Szpiner, representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in France, along with Do Huu Vi's relatives, local officials and residents. The naming ceremony of Do Huu Vi Square. Photo: C'est le Temps de l'amour Group Do Huu Vi Square is located at the intersection of Versailles Avenue and Quai Louis Blériot, 16th arrondissement, overlooking the Radio France headquarters and the Grenelle Bridge. A hero of Cholon, Saigon Do Huu Vi was born in Cholon as the youngest son of Governor Do Huu Phuong, a landowner in Cochinchina at that time, who was allegedly the second wealthiest man in the old Saigon. According to … [Read more...] about Who is the Vietnamese for whom a Paris square has just been named?
The Japanese retailer sells Vietnamese agricultural products in some 350 of the group's stores and supermarkets across Japan and on its websites from July 1 to 3. AEON Group, the Japanese retailer, expected to sell about 30 tons of fresh lychee and 2.5 tons of fresh bananas from Vietnam during the three-day Vietnamese Goods Week in Japan. The Japanese retailer sells Vietnamese agricultural products in some 350 of the group's stores and supermarkets across Japan and on its websites from July 1 to 3. A number of Vietnamese fresh lychee are sold at AEON supermarket. Photo: congthuong.vn "Last year, we imported five tons of fresh lychee from Vietnam and sold it only in large supermarkets. However, this year, we imported up to 22 tons of lychee and sold them in all AEON supermarkets throughout Japan," Soichi Okazaki, Executive Director of ASEAN Business at AEON, told the Vietnam News Agency . Okazaki added that Vietnamese lychee is very fragrant and … [Read more...] about Some 30 tons of fresh lychee sold at Vietnamese Goods Week in Japan
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the meeting in Hanoi on July 3. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Central Emulation and Commendation Council held the third session in the 2021 - 2026 tenure under the chair of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on July 3. The PM, who is also Chairman of the council, requested that emulation and commendation must be carried out in a precise, objective, transparent, democratic and open manner so as to creative motivation for deserving individuals and collectives and help prevent wrongdoings in evaluation and commendation activities. At the meeting, officials discussed proposing competent agencies bestow the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title upon some collectives and individuals of the Ministry of National Defence and the Ministry of Public Security. PM Chinh said the granting of this title aim to not only honour contributions by and create momentum for recipients but also help inspire others in the armed forces and the … [Read more...] about Central emulation, commendation council holds third meeting
In an article about Vietnam’s trade and investment links with Italy and Europe, the La Città Futura newspaper said Vietnam is effectively implementing the commitments in the free trade agreements with the E.U. (EVFTA) and the U.K. (UKVFTA). So far, key farm produce of Vietnam like peppercorn, cashew nut, vegetables, fruit, tea, and rubber have benefited from preferential tariffs in the E.U., which is one of the five largest markets of Vietnam’s fishery products. La Città Futura noted Vietnam is a leading partner of Italy in Southeast Asia and also a helpful bridge linking the E.U., including Italy, with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Citing the phone talks on April 22 between Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi, it emphasised the Italian Government’s pledge to promote the Italian parliament’s ratification of the E.U. - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) amid many enterprises of the country wishing … [Read more...] about Italian media spotlight Vietnam’s economic ties with Europe, human rights achievements
In his remarks, Ambassador Le Viet Duyen said the course will contribute to advancing the traditional friendship between people of the two countries to a new height. Similar classes will be held in the time ahead, both online and offline, to help Venezuelans understand more about the culture, land and people of Vietnam, and enhance the friendship and people-to-people exchanges, he noted. President of the Venezuela-Vietnam Friendship Association Carolus Wimmer expressed his hope that apart from such courses, the embassy will open classes on Vietnamese culture and cuisine to help bring the beautiful country of Vietnam closer to Venezuelans. Jointly held by the embassy and the association, the three-month course brought together more than 30 trainees from Venezuelan ministries, agencies, universities and press agencies. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about First Vietnamese language course for Venezuelans concludes