The week-long event, which started on June 26, is hosted by the Vietnam Trade Office under the Vietnamese Embassy in the U.K. in collaboration with the Vietnam Business Association in the U.K. (VBUK), and Longdan and EUTEK groups. As part of activities in the trade promotion program of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), the event aims to promote Vietnamese high-quality products which are benefiting from the U.K.-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), to British retailers and consumers. Handicraft products, coffee, fresh and dried fruits, canned fruit juice, vermicelli, dried noodle, rice papers, cashew nuts, and fragrant rice of reputable export enterprises of Vietnam are being displayed at the supermarket and Vietnamese markets in Nottingham city. At the event, Sao Thai Duong JSC became the first Vietnamese enterprise to set up a showroom in the U.K. to introduce its herbal healthcare and beauty products. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Ambassador Nguyen … [Read more...] about Vietnamese goods, foods introduced in U.K.
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The Asia Pacific Property Awards celebrate the highest levels of achievement in the architecture, interior design, real estate and property development sectors in the region. LIXIL also reaffirmed its support for the IPA through the signing of a new three-year sponsorship. The Asia Pacific Property Awards are one of the biggest and most recognized awards in the industry with over 1,200 entries received from countries across the region. Sponsored by LIXIL Asia through its power brands GROHE and American Standard for the fourth year, the Asia Pacific Property Awards is the largest branch of the International Property Awards (IPA). The IPA winners are judged rigorously by over 100 of their peers and industry experts on design, quality, service, innovation, originality, and commitment to sustainability. IPA winners are held up as industry role models for their commitment to excellence and hard work. The live IPA event was greeted with enthuasism from winners and participants … [Read more...] about LIXIL announces continuing support for the Asia Pacific Property Awards
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (L) and his Hungarian counterpart László Kövér at the press meeting on June 27. (Photo: VNA) Budapest (VNA) – Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue's official visit to Hungary has attracted attention from the media in Eastern Europe. In Hungary, Magyar Nemzet (Hungarian Nation) newspaper ran an article saying the two countries’ traditional friendship has recorded great strides, especially since the visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Orban Viktor and a trip to the European nation by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong. Hue's visit from June 25-28 would create a stepping stone for the two countries’ comprehensive partnership to enter a new chapter in the time ahead, particularly after Vietnam and the European Union (EU) completed the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) and a free trade agreement (EVFTA), according to Magyar Nemzet. In its writing, Magyar … [Read more...] about NA leader’s Hungary visit grabs headlines on Eastern European media
Ho Chi Minh City Urban Traffic Management and Operation Centre (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will exert efforts to create a modern and safe national digital infrastructure , and a new space for digital economic growth, and developing e-government towards the building of a digital government. The goal is set in the ministry’s action plan for the implementation of the National Strategy on the fourth Industrial Revolution by 2030. Under the plan, by 2025, Vietnam's e-government index according to the United Nations' ranking will be in the group of four leading countries in Southeast Asia. Vietnam will rank among the top 40 countries in terms of the Global Cybersecurity Index of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The proportion of the digital economy will reach 20% of GDP, and the proportion of the digital economy in each industry or field will reach at least 10%. By the year, over 50% of the population … [Read more...] about Ministry works to create modern national digital infrastructure
The adaptation of circular economic models would help Vietnam realize its commitment to net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) today [June 28] held a conference to kickstart the formulation of a national action plan to promote a circular economy in Vietnam. Minister of MONRE Tran Hong Ha at the event. Photos: UNDP At the event, Minister of MONRE Tran Hong Ha said climate change, environmental pollution, and the degradation of the natural ecosystem are posing threats to the world. He referred to the sixth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-AR6) which stated that if global warming gradually increases 1.5 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level, some impacts may be lasting or irreversible, such as the loss of some ecosystems. The IPCC also estimated since 2008, around 20 million people annually have been forced to leave their homes behind due to extreme … [Read more...] about Vietnam to draft national action plan for circular economy adaptation