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Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year

Vietnam and the United Kingdom are speeding up negotiations on a new-generation free trade agreement between the two sides, which is expected to be completed at the end of this year.

Protecting at-risk groups with timely fiscal policies

The Vietnamese government has been urgently deploying sturdy solutions to assist enterprises and investors, and those hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Vietnam expects smooth Brexit process: spokeswoman

Vietnam has been keeping a close watch on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) and hopes that this process will take place smoothly.

Missing Vietnamese girl found safe in UK

UK police in North Yorkshire country said on August 13 that Vietnamese teenager Le Thi Dieu Linh, 15, who went missing during a visit to York on August 6, has been found safe and well.

British Council project focuses on cultural heritage growth

The British Council has announced three recipients who will enjoy financial support from the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth project.

Young Vietnamese tourist missing in UK

British police are investigating the case of a Vietnamese girl who reportedly went missing in the shopping district of York city, the UK, on August 6.

VN investment promotion conference held in London

More than 200 foreign firms attended a conference to promote investment in Vietnam in London on July 4, which was chaired by Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung.

Hanoi officials visit Ireland, United Kingdom

A delegation from Hanoi led by Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and Chairwoman of the People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc is paying a working visit to Ireland and the United Kingdom from May 2-12.


Man charged with people smuggling after Vietnamese nationals found in lorry

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty one Vietnamese nationals were discovered hiding in the back of a lorry attempting to smuggle into the United Kingdom.

UK closed UFO desk after 50yrs and no 'potential threat'

 The British government finally shut down a special unit investigating UFO sightings after more than 50 years as it was a drain on resources and not a single report ever revealed " a potential threat to the United Kingdom,"

Foreign travel agencies promote Vietnam’s sea tourism

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many travel agencies in Europe are promoting Vietnam as a destination for tourists rather than a stopover of tours to Southeast Asian countries, said local tour operators after a recent road show abroad.