Road users are stuck in a heavy traffic jam in HCMC. The low budget retention rate has led to the city suffering from a lack of resources to overcome challenges, including the underdeveloped transport infrastructure - PHOTO: THANH HOA HCMC - At a meeting with the city’s leaders on July 10, Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Central Economic Commission, underscored the need to raise HCMC's budget retention rate. … [Read more...] about Raising budget retention rate for HCMC necessary: Central Economic Commission
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Grigory Trofimchuk, chairman of the Expert Council of the Eurasian Ideas Foundation (EIF), made the comment following recent statements made by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo regarding moving parts of American companies’ production facilities to Vietnam in the near future. The Russian expert outlined how the US Secretary of State's statement had provoked widespread reaction globally and among the Russian media, adding that the move will ultimately create a new era that will produce changes to the global market’s entire structure due to the negative impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Russian expert: Vietnam to become leading economic hub
During those two decades, many other Americans were working to end these attacks on Viet Nam and to begin - for the very first time - diplomatic relations between our two nations. In his 1993 essay U.S.-Vietnam Relations: The Past, the Present, and the Future, Professor David W. P. Elliott wrote: “Human rights and democratization may be the next incarnation of the POW/MIA issue, a symptom of an underlying refusal on the part of many Americans to accept the historical verdict of the Vietnam War.” Well, the POW/MIA flags still fly (by state law) in all fifty states and on federal buildings nationwide (by federal law, recently sponsored by a unanimous vote of the US Senate). Professor Elliott’s prediction has also come true. Ever since the beginning of diplomatic relations in 1995, the US has continued to demand and insist that Viet Nam conform to American definitions of human right and democracy. As many tens of millions of Americans … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
One day is enough to explore all the attractions of Na Ka plum valley. Trinh Hoang Duong of Hanoi told VOV “I’m digging this place with its old plum trees, delicious fruits, and fresh air. There are several orchards here, making it a really vast plum region. I like it a lot. I will definitely return to Na Ka.” … [Read more...] about Na Ka plum valley on Moc Chau plateau, Son La province
Follow its promise “Passion for Better”, SCG has always contributed to the development of community where it operates. In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted seriously both local economy and the lives of people across the country. Therefore, SCG and its subsidiaries have taken initiatives to support various communities during the difficult time, such as donating cash; medical equipment including medical masks, face shields, hand sanitizers, disinfectant spray; and food for medical staffs with values up to seven billion dong. … [Read more...] about SCG Three decades for quality of life in Vietnam