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Vietnam is the fifth largest tea supplier to the United States, with the share of tea imports from the nation as part of total US tea imports increasing by 0.5 percentage points compared to January, 2021.

Belgian group wants to cooperate with Vietnam to produce activated carbon from coir

John Cockerill, a leading Belgian group in developing large-scale technological solutions, said it wants to transfer the technology of activated carbon production from coconut shells and coir to Vietnam.

Vietnam, Japan to augment military medicine cooperation in COVID-19 combat

Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang talked via videoconference with his Japanese counterpart Kishi Nobuo on June 3, agreeing to further intensify cooperation in military medicine to combat COVID-19 and other disease outbreaks.

Success as UNSC President the result of careful preparation: diplomat

Vietnam assumed the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in April. Recently, Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Hoang Giang gave the press details on what was achieved during Vietnam’s Presidency of the UNSC.

Foreign partners help to lay foundations for Vietnam’s rise

In the 46 years since national reunification, Vietnam’s development has witnessed great strides with major contributions from foreign investment, which has been targeted to continue being an important driver of the domestic economy.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Boao Forum for Asia

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised achievements of the Boao Forum for Asia over the past two decades in his video speech at the opening ceremony of the event held in Boao city of China’s Hainan province on April 20.

ASEAN to hold foreign ministers’ meeting on Myanmar

ASEAN members are arranging to hold a special foreign ministers meeting next week to discuss the political crisis in Myanmar in the wake of the coup there early this month, according to ASEAN diplomatic sources.

Innovation identified as strongest growth engine for Vietnam: Expert

The Vietnamese government would continue to put up efforts in revising and improving regulatory framework in order to accommodate fast changes in the field of technology.

Vietnam actively contributes to ASEAN environmental cooperation

Vietnam will actively join activities of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC), as well as continue its coordinating role in performing relevant activities in 2021,

Top leaders welcomes Chinese Minister of Public Security

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception in Hanoi on February 19 for Chinese State Councillor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi, 

Murals aim to protect environment

In Duc Thang ward in Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district there is a special mural depicting the Old Quarter and other important sites in the capital, created by members of the district’s Youth Union. 

Vietnam’s first AI Robot excites techies

Tri Nhan, the first robot built in Vietnam with artificial intelligence (AI), is expected to be the future of teaching. 

Vietnam, Israel begin negotiation over labour cooperation

Vietnam and Israel kicked off negotiation over a labour cooperation agreement with an online meeting on January 21.

Int’l friends set high expectations for Vietnam’s 13th Party Congress

The 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam will take place from Jan. 25 to Feb. 2 in Hanoi. 

Vietnam banks promote loans with low interest rates by year-end

Given abundant liquidity and low demand for credit, banks are offering attractive loans during the year-end period.

Vietnam plays a key role in Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy, Japanese PM Suga says

Vietnam is an important partner of Japan and plays a key role in realising the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy, said Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

Sending grass-based bags to the world

With a desire to make use of traditional materials combined with modern leather to create environmentally-friendly products, Tran Van Hung in Thanh Hoa province has been making bags from grass for over two years.

Large growth potential for Vietnam banking services in long-term

Many listed banks witnessed weak performance of fee income growth in the first six months of the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnam to increase rice exports to EU under EVFTA

Rice quotas for Vietnam under the EVFTA are expected to push Vietnam’s rice exports up from the second half of this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

 

InterNations names Vietnam as one of the friendliest places on earth

The InterNations’ Expat Insider survey has ranked Vietnam as fifth among the leading 10 friendliest destinations for expats worldwide to live.