Vietnam is poised to emerge strongly from the COVID-19 pandemic and place itself firmly on the radar of foreign investors, buoyed by rapid industrialisation and a fast-growing middle-class, experts told AsianInvestor which focuses on the region’s investment industry.
Despite living and working far from their families in difficult circumstances and harsh African weather conditions, female Vietnamese soldiers in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan have performed their assigned tasks well and at the same time demonstrated the merits of Vietnamese women in the minds of local people and international friends.
Vietnam has become an increasingly attractive place for businesses of all types, given the country’s growing consumer class and dynamic workforce, according to the newswire Vietnam Briefing.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son delivered a statement at the High-level Segment of the 49th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on March 2.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Hanoi on February 23, asking his guest to work for continued support of the US Government for Vietnam in this important regard.
Vietnam will push ahead with the settlement of wartime unexploded ordnance (UXO) consequences and also expects continued assistance from international partners in this work, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told a conference in Hanoi on February 17.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on February 14 received Alok Kumar Sharma, British Cabinet Minister and President for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), who is on a working visit to Vietnam to promote the implementation of the conference’s outcomes.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the newly-appointed ambassadors of Mexico and the US, who came to present their credentials to the Vietnamese leader in Hanoi on February 11.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong attended and delivered a speech at the National Cultural Conference to implement the 13th National Party Congress’ Resolution held by the Politburo and Party Central Committee’s Secretariat on November 24 via videoconference.
Vietnam's successes and imprints at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as its non-permanent member in the 2020-2021 term have contributed to affirming that the Party and State's policy of upholding multilateral diplomacy is absolutely sound, thus strengthening the foundation for the country to continue pushing forward the implementation of this policy in the new period, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has said.
The best possible conditions will be created for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) to return to the homeland with safety from the pandemic ensured, especially now that the Lunar New Year festival is just around the corner, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has said.
The adoption of some unprecedented measures supporting the COVID-19 fight, the commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, and new records in the stock market are among the 10 most outstanding economic events of Vietnam in 2021. The following is the list selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
A national-level ceremony was held in Dong Hoi city, the central province of Quang Binh, on December 22 to mark the 110th birth anniversary of General Vo Nguyen Giap (August 25, 1911 - 2021), the “Eldest Brother” of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA).
The Vietnam Economic Forum 2021, themed “Recovery and Sustainable Development”, took place in Hanoi on December 5 under the chair of National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and delivered remarks at the launch of the Global Methane Pledge under the co-chair of US President Joe Biden and President of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen in Glasgow, the UK, on November 2.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with President of the US Joe Biden, President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in, Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha, and the Chairperson and CEO of the Global Environment Fund (GEF) in Glasgow, the UK, on late November 1 (UK time).
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on October 27 evening attended the 16th East Asia Summit (EAS), which gathered leaders of 10 ASEAN member states and their partners, including China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, India, Russia and the US, and the ASEAN Secretary General.
Vietnam’s trade turnover in the first nine months of this year reached 483.17 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 24.4 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc landed at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi on September 25 evening, concluding his official visit to Cuba and his attending of the high-level general debate of the UN General Assembly, as well as bilateral activities in New York from September 18-24.
The visit to Cuba from September 18-21 and working trip to New York, the US, from September 21-24 of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking delegation bear great significance and meet all set targets, according to Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.