If I had a magic lamp, I’d love to see Vietnam develop more capability for hosting international exchanges in education. There are 30,000 Vietnamese students in the US, but there are fewer than 2,000 American students studying in Vietnam, Though the figure is growing, it still is modest and I want to increase it further. And I’d love to see Vietnam receive 30,000 US students every year, who act as US ambassadors to Vietnam. … [Read more...] about What would the US Ambassador to VN wish for if he had a magic lamp?
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The GREAT program is supporting ethnic minority women in Son La and Lao Cai provinces, who are bearing much of the economic and social burden of Covid-19 – PHOTO: COURTESY OF AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY IN VIETNAM HCMC – The Australian Government-funded Aus4Equality GREAT program is supporting Vietnam’s northwestern communities such as businesses and ethnic minority groups, particularly in Son La and Lao Cai provinces, to respond to and recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Australia helps Vietnam’s northwestern communities recover from Covid-19
“We are encouraging health services to reach out, and parents to prioritise securing vaccination to protect their children. It is time to setup a plan for routine immunisation to return to normal while ensuring social distancing and the safety of health workers and communities. It is also time to work jointly to ensure that those children who missed essential vaccines in the last months are brought up to date with their immunisation. As we have learnt in other crisis, when health workers reach families to immunise children it is also a prime opportunity to attend to other key health interventions. UNICEF and WHO stand ready to continue our support to the Government of Vietnam in this effort,” the statement said. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 25
Starting on April 23, Vietnam allowed residents across the country to resume small gatherings and restarted buses, taxis and regular domestic flights for the first time in three weeks. But with much of Southeast Asia still under lockdown, people must continue wearing masks in public, gatherings of more than 20 remain off-limits, schools will stay closed for several more weeks and international flights are still grounded. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 26
PPP projects undertaken in the past include the Sai Gon Bridge and Phu My Bridge, expansion of the Ha Noi Expressway and construction of the Tan Son Nhat – Binh Loi belt road, works that have helped smooth traffic and fostered socio-economic development. … [Read more...] about HCM City seeks developers for nearly 300 PPP projects