The 2019 International Food Festival will be held on December 8 at the Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound. (Photo vietnamnet.vn) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - A festival featuring food from all over the world will be held in Hanoi on December 8. The International Food Festival is an annual cultural and charity fundraising event hosted by the Service Department for Diplomatic Corps, featuring around 120 pavilions representing embassies, foreign relations departments, non-governmental organisations and foreign cultural centres in Vietnam. The event is sponsored by Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga, spouse of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh. According to the organisers, the 2019 International Food Festival aimed to enhance cultural exchanges and mutual understanding among countries. It would also introduce Vietnam to international friends via embassies and foreign cultural centres, and help local enterprises and provinces … [Read more...] about International Food Festival to kick off in Hanoi
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Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng (r) welcomes Mongolian Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ulaan Chultem in Hà Nội on Friday. — Photo baochinhphu.vn HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng held a reception in Hà Nội on Friday for Mongolian Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ulaan Chultem, who is in Hà Nội to attend the 17th meeting of the Việt Nam-Mongolia Inter-Governmental Committee for Economic, Scientific, and Technical Cooperation. Dũng noted that the traditional relationship between Việt Nam and Mongolia was growing in all fields including politics, economy, trade and culture, reflected through people-to-people diplomacy and regular meetings at all levels. He welcomed the Mongolian minister’s visit which takes place at a time when the two countries are celebrating the 65th founding anniversary of diplomatic … [Read more...] about Việt Nam, Mongolia seek stronger economic ties
A Vietnamese taxi driver accused an American woman of Vietnamese descendant of sexually harassing him on May 4 but oddly the latter had reported to local police that she was raped by another cabbie just a couple of days earlier. The accuser-turned-accused Pham Thi Thanh Ngoc, 40, is also the one who had lodged complaints to local police against a Vietnamese tabloid for what she called ostensible made-up stories last year that she raped many taxi drivers, one of whom was said to be forced to have sex with her over 30 times in two days. However, all of her accusations have been disproved by Vietnamese authorities eventually. Ngoc: I’m a rape victim The American woman told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on May 1 that she returned to Vietnam to meet a 31-year-old young man named N.Đ.T. living in the southern city of Vung Tau who proclaimed himself as a “poor kept man.” Ngoc said after having a vacation in Hanoi, she and the man in question flew to Ho Chi Minh City … [Read more...] about Vietnamese American’s rape accusation: Raping? Being raped? Or lies?
The large-scale political and cultural event was attended by Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. Hoa Binh Cultural and Tourism Week is considered as an important cultural event in order to introduce the beautiful land, culture, people and nature of Hoa Binh province, promote the provincial tourism potential to domestic and foreign tourists. On the same day, Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan led a delegation to work with leaders of Tay Phong Commune, Cao Phong District, Hoa Binh province; visit orange orchards under VietGAP standards in Cao Phong town, Cao Phong District; offer special gifts to invalid families Bui Van Bon, poor households in Bam Hamlet in Tay Phong Commune. Within the event framework, exhibitions featuring food, art programs and photos will be displayed. The event will last until December 10. BY MINH TAM– Translated by Huyen Huong Tags: Hoa Binh Cultural and Tourism Week political and cultural event Hoa Binh province … [Read more...] about Hoa Binh opens Cultural and Tourism Week 2019
News Digest (13-12-2008) VN, Mongolia agree to boost trade to US$10m by 2010 HA NOI — Viet Nam and Mongolia have agreed to boost two-way trade from US$3.5 million to $10 million by 2010. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ho Xuan Hung and Mongolian Minister for Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Tunjin Badoamjunai, agreed on this at the 13th session of the Viet Nam-Mongolia Inter-governmental Commission for Economic and Scientific and Technological Co-operation. At the four-day session, which opened in HCM City on Wednesday, the two sides also discussed measures to foster economic, scientific and technological co-operation for the next two years. They also agreed to create favourable conditions for business, saying that co-operation between the two banking sectors had created a trustworthy and fast payment mechanism. Nation lauds forum to promote democracy held in Indonesia HA NOI – The Vietnamese Government highly appreciated Indonesia’s … [Read more...] about VN, Mongolia agree to boost trade to US$10m by 2010