A 50 per cent cash dividend is set for 2020, divided into three separate tranches. Two advance tranches will be made in October 2020 and February 2021, with corresponding pay-out ratios of 20 per cent and 10 per cent. The schedule and pay-out ratio for the third tranche will be decided in the 2021 annual general meeting of shareholders. … [Read more...] about Vinamilk sees revenue and profit both up despite COVID-19
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I was fortunate to meet Senator McCain in the early days of the normalising process between the two countries. During his more than 20 visits to Viet Nam, I accompanied Senator McCain for more than 10 trips, including his last visit in June 2017. During this trip, he was very grateful for the decision of the National Assembly and the Government of Việt Nam to have arranged for him to visit the destroyer USS John S. McCain, which was named after his father and grandfather. What I deeply feel about Senator Mccain is his outspokenness and great political determination in promoting relations with Việt Nam. For me, the senator is a symbol, a monument of Việt Nam-US relations, of the spirit of reconciliation, who had overcome the past to come to normalisation and continue to promote relations with a partner who was a former enemy. With his positive contributions, he had a very special position in the history of Việt Nam-US relations. … [Read more...] about Looking back on 25 years of Vietnam-US relations: The role of US Senators
The pronunciation is the most difficult thing for me when learning Vietnamese. Sometimes the staff at the embassy often suggest that I speak Vietnamese, but when I say it aloud, they say ‘no, wrong’. Sometimes when I am out, I try to speak Vietnamese, but people don’t understand. I hope my Vietnamese skills will be better as I stay longer in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about What would the US Ambassador to VN wish for if he had a magic lamp?
Lam said, “The cake is made from thorn leaves. The black thorn leaves are dried, then boiled in water. The tough fibers are removed, and the thorn leaves are repeatedly squeezed to lessen their pungent smell. Then they are placed in a mortar and thoroughly mixed with glutinous rice flour”. … [Read more...] about Banh Gai – a speciality of Mia village, Thanh Hoa province
Moreover, when it is difficult for investors to transfer, it is difficult to identify whether the transfer is due to the COVID-19 pandemic or their new business strategies. However, regardless of the situation, the shift of investment wave to Việt Nam will still benefit the country and businesses here. Therefore, Vietnamese enterprises need to improve their competitiveness and create new forces to seize opportunities. VNS … [Read more...] about New momentum for US-Viêt Nam trade relations