The competition, part of the Taste of Australia event, was organised by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and supported by Vietnam’s Graduates from Australia Club (VGAC). It had two rounds – an online one held from May 12-June 4; and a final round held on June 25 in Ho Chi Minh City. All contestants registered for the online round submitted video clips with two cups with two different patterns from four subjects - Heart, Tulip, Rosetta and Swan. Sixteen submissions competed in the final round and the top three winners were chosen by a panel of judges featuring: Dang The Lan (Alumnus of Central Queensland University; Founder and Managing Director, The Lovely Cup O’ Coffee; 3rd Place Winner of the Southern Region Latte Art Championship in 2013 Australia); and Pham Minh Luan (Alumnus of RMIT Vietnam; Founder, Hyper Coffee). The three guest judges for the competition were: Rebecall Ball, Senior Commissioner of Austrade; MasterChef Ngo Thanh Hoa; and Art … [Read more...] about Australian barista contest found the winner
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Nation Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the forum (Photo: VNA) London (VNA) - The National Assembly always supports the development of the Vietnam-UK strategic partnership, which was established in 2010, particularly in education, stated Chairman of the Nation Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue at the Vietnam-UK Education Collaboration Forum in London on June 30 (local time). Addressing the forum, Hue stated education is a leading national policy in Vietnam, identified as one of the three breakthroughs to implement the nation’s socio-economic development strategy. Every year, Vietnam spends 20% of its national budget on education and training. He said to create a strong transition in human resource development, Vietnam has determined that it is necessary to actively carry out international integration and promote foreign investment attraction in education for quality improvement. With the country’s law made to facilitate businesses in the sector, Vietnam has … [Read more...] about Legislature backs Vietnam-UK education cooperation: top legislator
At a meeting in London on June 30 with Kenneth Atkinson, head of the British Business Group in Vietnam (Britcham), and representatives of British groups and investment funds operating in Vietnam, Hue affirmed that the relationship between Vietnam and the U.K. is at an all-time high. He believed the U.K. will continue to elevate its role and position in terms of economy, trade and investment in Asia-Pacific, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam. The N.A. Chairman said two-way trade has reached 6-7 billion USD per year, but there remains huge room for the countries to boost trade. Hue expressed his hope that Britcham will further affirm its role in attracting and guiding British businesses in Vietnam, while intensifying its consultation and policy support for these firms. The Vietnamese legislature, government, ministries, agencies and localities are willing to work to improve the investment and business environment for both domestic and … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks stronger trade, education ties with U.K.
Hue held talks with top legislators, met with government leaders and ministers of Hungary and the U.K. and witnessed the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding on cooperation between ministries and localities. He took the occasion to thank Hungarian and British leaders and people for donating COVID-19 vaccines and test kits to help Vietnam combat the pandemic. The N.A. Chairman also met with heads of friendship parliamentary groups, friendship associations, corporations and universities in the two countries; attended high-level forums on trade, economy, investment and education; and visited Vietnamese communities there. The visits aimed to deepen bilateral cooperation with the two European countries and showed the Party's and State's care for Vietnamese expatriates. The signing of an agreement between the Vietnamese and Hungarian National Assemblies marked a new milestone in the two sides’ relations, lifting the bilateral parliamentary ties to a new height. Hue’s … [Read more...] about Top legislator arrives in Hanoi, concluding visits to Hungary, U.K.
An investment promotion conference on the occasion of the 30th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and RoK (Photo: VNA) Seoul (VNA) – An international academic workshop in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Vietnam – the Republic of Korea (RoK) diplomatic ties took place in Busan on June 30. The event was jointly hosted by the Association of Vietnamese Studies (AVS) in the RoK and the Busan University of Foreign Studies. In his opening speech, Chairman of AVS Prof. Bae Yang-soo spotlighted the strong development of the RoK – Vietnam cooperative relations across fields over the last 30 years. He stressed the need to enhance academic exchanges between scholars and researchers, especially those working on Vietnamese studies, of the two countries in the coming time. Vietnamese Ambassador to the RoK Nguyen Vu Tung highlighted the significance of the workshop for the development of the Vietnam – RoK relations. As many as 12 reports were … [Read more...] about Workshop spotlights Vietnam – RoK diplomatic ties
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have proposed the construction of a US$6 billion international transshipment port in outlying Can Gio District. The proposal was made by chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Phan Van Mai in his document sent to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Thursday. The investment into the port was originally suggested by MSC Group – the world's largest shipping group, Vietnam Maritime Corporation, and Saigon Port. The project is expected to have about 7.2 kilometers of wharves and cost approximately $6 billion. The port will be able to receive the world's largest container ship, which can carry 24,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers, while its capacity will be around 10-15 million TEUs. The implementation of the project will be divided into seven phases, with the developers hoping that the first phase will be initiated in 2024 and put into operation in 2027. The final phase is expected to be put to use in 2040. The existing Can … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City proposes construction of $6bn int’l transshipment port
Through Bach Mai Hospital's recent gene sequencing results, three people in Hanoi are detected to be infected with the sub-variant BA.5 of Omicron At a today press conference about the economic and social situation of Vietnam's capital city informed by the Hanoi People's Committee, a representative of the Hanoi Department of Health said that although the number of new cases of Covid-19 daily is decreasing sharply Hanoi has recorded three cases caused by the BA.5 sub-strain of Omicron coronavirus variant. Talking to the press, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Health Vu Cao Cuong said that currently, Hanoi recorded 180 Covid-19 cases a day, much lower than a few months ago. Now, the city has more than 1.6 million cases of Covid-19 including 292 foreigners. In particular, the recent gene sequencing results of Bach Mai Hospital have detected three people in Hanoi infected with the sub-variant BA.5 of Omicron, which can spread faster than other circulating variants such as … [Read more...] about Three SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant BA.5 cases detected in Hanoi
The dialogue was part of the ongoing official visit to the U.K. of Great Britain and North Ireland of Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Vuong Dinh Hue. At the event, the two senior officials expressed their delight at the positive and dynamic development of the Vietnam-U.K. strategic partnership, especially the effective maintenance of the bilateral defense cooperation. They wished to turn defense ties into a pillar of the two countries’ overall relations. Speaking highly of the outcomes of the implementation of the bilateral defense cooperation on the basis of the memorandum of understanding on defense cooperation signed in 2017, the two sides hoped to continuously boost existing cooperation contents, including delegation exchange, training, U.N. peacekeeping operations. They confirmed that defense policy dialogue is an important cooperation mechanism for the two ministries of defense to review achievements gained and put forth future cooperation orientations. Also … [Read more...] about Vietnam-U.K.’s fourth defense policy dialogue held
In particular, while practicing crossing river with inflatable lifeboats near Phu Cuong bridge on the Saigon River, which borders Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong province, cadres and cadets from the Department of Engineering and River-crossing Tactics of the school heard calls for help. Spotting a person struggling against the waters after falling down from the bridge, engineering cadres and cadets promptly rowed the lifeboats to reach the victim. They later succeeded in saving victim named T.V.P. born in 1992, a resident in Thoi Binh district, Ca Mau province and taking him ashore safely. The victim was then handed over to the police of Binh My commune in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh City. Translated by Mai Huong … [Read more...] about Engineering cadets save person’s lives
In detail, decision No.760/QĐ-CTN signed by State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc noted that Colonel Bui Van Nhien, a non-commissioned officer of the Political Department of Factory Z195 under the General Department of Defense Industry, was posthumously conferred with the Bravery Order for his self-sacrificing act to save a drowning child. Previously, on June 26, while on vacation in Phu Quoc, Kien Giang province, Colonel Nhien heard a call for help as a child was drowning in the waters near the Restaurant Sonasea. Without hesitation, he promptly jumped into the sea to save the victim with the support of rescue staff. Unfortunately, after taking the victim ashore safely, Colonel Nhien showed signs of exhaustion. Although being given first aid, he died on the same day. On June 27, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a letter of sympathy to the family of Colonel Bui Van Nhien, underlining that his bravery and self-sacrifice have contributed to beautifying the images of Uncle Ho’s … [Read more...] about Non-commissioned Col. Bui Van Nhien posthumously honored with Bravery Order