Meeting with CEO of Warburg Pincus Charles Kaye, PM Chinh noted that in the time ahead, it is necessary to improve the effectiveness of funding and focus on the key areas that can boost other fields. He stressed Vietnam is investing efforts in developing strategic infrastructure, including digital and transport infrastructure, digital transformation, climate change fight, the capital market, and digital transition, calling on the private equity firm to promote sources of investment into Vietnam in these areas. Clarifying the issues of Warburg Pincus’s concern like the cooperation capability of Vietnamese companies, macro-economic stability, infrastructure, and logistics, the PM affirmed that the Vietnamese Government is ready to hold dialogue with enterprises so as to field their questions and help them operate successfully in the country, which shows the mutual trust, sincerity, sense of responsibility, and win-win cooperation. He also asked enterprises, including Warburg … [Read more...] about Vietnamese PM receives leaders of U.S. companies in New York
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Nitin Kapoor-Chairman and general director AstraZeneca Vietnam At AstraZeneca, our scientists, lab researchers, medical, regulatory and corporate affairs teams, amongst others, have worked tirelessly to see this day. We told ourselves that this is probably the only chance in our lifetime to play such an important role in fighting a pandemic of this scale. It was our duty to offer our best to protect the people. We worked closely with the Vietnamese government, the Ministry of Health, VNVC, and other partners to deliver and support the bilateral donations of more than 70 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. Our motivation was to ensure that Vietnam would be one of the first countries in Asia to have access to vaccines to save lives. Vietnam now possesses one of the highest vaccination rates in the world, and we cannot be prouder of what we have accomplished together. But as a healthcare company, our responsibility does not stop there. While the hardest part of the … [Read more...] about AstraZeneca: three healthcare priorities in the new normal
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
The Nha Trang - Saigon railway section. (Photo: SGGP) According to the proposal, the project has a total investment of more than VND1.098 trillion (US$47.9 million) funded from the State budget in the medium-term public investment plan for the 2021-2025 period. The project is expected to be implemented in three years, from 2022 to 2025. The project scope is in the Nha Trang - Saigon section of the North-South railway line, with the starting point at Nha Trang Station (Km1314+930) and the ending point at Saigon Station (Km1726+200), with a total length of about 411 kilometers. Specifically, the project will renovate and upgrade five weak bridges on the route; renovate and upgrade the upper layer architecture of nine degraded sections, with a total length of more than 87 kilometers. At the same time, the project will repair and upgrade Song Than Station (cargo station); build a new station combined with renovating the railway and synchronous works of Di An Station. Along with … [Read more...] about VND1.098 trillion to upgrade Nha Trang – Saigon railway section
He made the request during a working meeting visit with the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the United Nations (U.N.) as part of his trip to the U.S. These above-mentioned issues require a global approach, calling for the cooperation of countries and multilateralism, of which the most important mechanism is the U.N., the PM said. At the same time, the mission should strictly follow the foreign policy of independence, for peace, friendship, cooperation and development, multilateralization and diversification of external relations. According to the PM, it is essential to have deep knowledge on the role of the U.N. and the role of Vietnam in the U.N.. He asked the delegation to continue to further review the country’s experience during the two tenures serving as a non-permanent member in the U.N. Security Council. He also required the mission to pay more attention to strategic research in order to timely make policy recommendations to the Party and State when there are new … [Read more...] about PM meets Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the U.N.
In video footage circulating on social media, about 10 kindergartners were to take a nap at noon. When one boy refuses to go to sleep, a kindergarten teacher goes out and returns with a black plastic bag that she puts over the little boy’s head and beats his buttocks. After realizing that there’s a camera in the classroom, she takes the bag off and takes the boy outside. Tran Yen District officials said the incident happened Saturday at the Bong Sen Kindergarten in Bao Dap Commune. The kindergarten is a new one that opened May 5, they added. An initial investigation has revealed that the boy, over two years old, peed, cried and refused to take a nap. The teacher said she covered the boy’s head with a black plastic bag so he could "fall asleep more easily". The police have been asked to verify the incident for follow-up action against the teacher. … [Read more...] about Teacher covers child’s head with plastic bag for not napping