Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang hosted a reception on April 16 for outgoing US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink, who came to bid farewell at the end of his term.
The 2020 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index - PAPI Report on Vietnam was released on April 14, reflecting an incremental improvement in national governance and public administration performance during the 2016-2021 government term.
To raise the rate of female deputies to the National Assembly (NA) and all-level People’s Councils requires strong, synchronous, and effective solutions as well as political resolve and efforts from female candidates, a meeting in central Da Nang city on April 12 heard.
Among rivers in Vietnam, Han River in the central coastal city of Da Nang has the largest numbers of bridges over it. Each bridge has its own charm.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the central city of Da Nang and the neighbouring province of Quang Nam for their achievements over the past years during a working session with their leaders on April 10.
Vietnam is one of the countries suffering from heavy consequences of post-war bombs, mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO). The country has implemented measures to clear bombs, mines and explosives. International donors and non-governmental organisations have supported Vietnam in UXO clearance and assisted bomb and mine victims.
According to Da Nang’s adjusted planning by 2030 and a vision to 2045, a number of large-scale projects are to be built in the central coastal city. These are expected to turn it into a coastal urban area that plays a role as a growth driver in the central region.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked authorities of central Da Nang city to seize opportunities and make the best use of local potential and advantages to grow rapidly and sustainably.
Becoming a centrally governed city in 1997, after 24 years, Da Nang has strongly developed, becoming a central hub of central Vietnam. The city has also strived to become one of Asia’s metropolises in the near future.
Foreigners living in Vietnam have paid attention to the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and expect a more thriving Vietnam after the congress.
Vietnam has shown that there is indeed an effective way to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, even in the absence of a vaccine that can allow an economy to recover, according to Helge Berger, Assistant Director of the Asia & Pacific Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Though COVID-19 has sent the global economy into one of its worst recessions ever, Vietnam posted GDP growth of 2.91 percent in 2020 thanks to its solid control of outbreaks and timely support to both enterprises and local people.
Vietnam was a bright spot in 2020 for its success in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting people’s health and maintaining stable economic development in the context of the world struggling to cope with the crisis.
Winning works of “Resilient Vietnam” – a photo contest to capture the country’s memorable moments during the Covid-19 pandemic - appeared solemnly on the big screen at the centre of Times Square (USA) – the heart of worldwide media activity on October 15.
To develop tourism quickly and in a sustainable manner, Vietnam has defined island and sea tourism as a breakthrough measure in the development of the marine economy. Island and sea tourism now accounts for 70% of tourism activities in the country and has become a driving force for Vietnam’s tourism development, contributing significantly to turning it into a spearhead economic sector.
The Vietnamese Party and State’s policies consistently define human rights as a common value of humanity and human development as the goal and the driving force of the cause of national construction and defense. Over the past years, Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring human rights have been acknowledged by the international community.
In 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic is causing serious impacts on all countries around the world, Vietnam’s patriotic emulation movements on COVID-19 prevention and control have proved effective, contributing to putting the pandemic under control.
Vietnam’s southern regions have been praised as being among the world’s top 21 best places to visit in 2021, according to New York-based travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.
After being severely affected by COVID-19, Da Nang city’s tourism sector now targets a strong recovery with several promotional campaigns having been launched.
As of the end of August, 2020, 16 Party organisations under the Party Committee of the central city of Da Nang had completed the organisation of their congresses for the 2020-2025 tenure, through which many valuable lessons have been taken.