Approximately 100 tonnes of Vietnam’s ST25 rice has hit the shelves of Japanese supermarket chain in order to serve both Japanese consumers and Vietnamese nationals residing and studying in the Far East country. Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam (left) and President of Tokyo Financial Group at the event to promote Vietnam's ST25 rice The presence of ST25 rice in the Japanese market is part of trade promotion activities aimed at boosting the export of high-quality Vietnamese rice to demanding markets throughout the world. Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam pointed out that, despite the nation being the world’s largest rice producer, Vietnamese rice exporters are required to meet the 600 stringent technical standards to penetrate the Japanese market. The Vietnamese diplomat assessed that the introduction of Vietnamese rice in the fasdious market has been a great success for both local manufacturers and businesses. Watanabe Hisanobu, … [Read more...] about High-quality Vietnamese rice ST25 goes on sale in Japanese market
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The bright spot in the latest PMI survey was employment, which increased at the fastest pace in three and a half years. The Vietnam's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) posted 54.0 in June, down slightly from 54.7 in May but still signaling a solid monthly improvement in the health of the sector. Electronics production at Katolec Vietnam, Quang Minh Industrial Park, Hanoi. Photo: Pham Hung A reading below the 50 neutral marks indicates no change from the previous month or even contractions, and above 50 points means an expansion, according to S&P Global. “The Vietnamese manufacturing sector ends the first half of 2022 in good health, with firms feeling that they've seen the back of the pandemic cane to generate new business at a solid rate,” said Andrew Harker, economics director at S&P Global. "The main positive from the latest PMI survey was around employment, which increased at the fastest pace in three-and-a-half years. This shows … [Read more...] about Vietnamese manufacturing continues solid improvements
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.
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
Illustrative photo At the seminar, experts said that although the global Covid-19 pandemic has been basically controlled so far, the epidemic situation is still very complicated and unpredictable. SARS-CoV-2 is still constantly changing with new sub-variants that are more contagious and difficult to identify; therefore, experts predicted an increase in severe cases as well as mortality. Omicron is a popular variant in the world today, but it is not the final variant yet. According to the experts’ assessment, it is still possible for a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 to appear, causing an increase in cases of severe symptoms or deaths, especially in vulnerable groups. In order to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccines are still considered as one of the most effective and important strategic weapons to protect the health and lives of people and communities. In reality, over the past time, vaccines have proven to be effective in disease prevention in the country in particular and in … [Read more...] about Experts advise people to get booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine