(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met with the Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy of the United Kingdom, Lord David Terence Puttnam, in London on Wednesday. Mr. Ninh said Vietnam hopes to further boost ties with the UK in trade, investment, tourism, education, culture, finance and services, he said, while pledging to create preferential policies for British investors in Vietnam. He also expressed hope that the "Vietnam Discovery Festival" to be held in London this weekend will bring Vietnam’s landscapes and people closer to British people. For his part, Puttnam said the UK will work hard towards the goal of becoming one of the top 10 foreign investors in Vietnam in the next two years. The UK is the first stop of Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh’s trip to Europe from September 8-18. … [Read more...] about Deputy Prime Minister meets UK trade envoy during Europe visit
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UK study-abroad alumni hold reunion (26-10-2006) HA NOI — More than 800 Vietnamese students, those who have studied in the UK and who will travel to the UK for study, gathered in Ha Noi last week at an annual get-together to share experiences and cultural activities. UK Alumni Viet Nam (UKAV), an association formed with hopes of being the sole choice for all Vietnamese UK alumni, hosted the function. The annual gathering creates a considerable networking environment with opportunities for alumni to make both professional and social contacts. Moreover, UKAV members joining this year's gathering have an opportunity to admire the newest collections of Ton Hieu Anh and Bui Minh Trang, two celebrated designers who have studied in the UK. There were also many interesting game shows as well as musical offerings. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to students of Da Nang, who were the most adversely affected by storm Xangsane. This year's gathering of UKAV is among the … [Read more...] about UK study-abroad alumni hold reunion
CPV: The 2006 Education UK Exhibition inaugurated in Hanoi on October 21 with the participation of representatives from some 60 British universities and colleges. The exhibition was said to represent the best of what British universities, schools and colleges could offer to foreign students. The exhibition, which was held by the British Council in Vietnam, will also provide Vietnamese students, teachers and education researchers with good opportunities to study more about the UK education. Specifically, through seminars and academic lectures, Vietnamese participants will have a chance to get information on the UK internationally recognized tests degrees, a valuable learning experience in UK institutions, and even visa application. According to Ambassador to Vietnam, Mr Robert Gordon, the exhibition is also aimed at developing collaborative ventures with UK international partner. "We are starting to see a surge in UK - Vietnam education links. We want to see more and more," he said. … [Read more...] about 2006 Education UK Exhibition opens
Britain helps raise education levels (17-10-2009) HA NOI - More than 200 policymakers and lecturers from Britain and Viet Nam exchanged experiences at a conference on the Inter-nationalisation of Higher Education held here yesterday. The conference was organised by the British Council in co-ordination with the Ministry of Education and Training. It follows a memorandum of co-operation in education signed in 2008 between the two governments. "Higher education reform aimed at raising standards to regional and international levels is a big concern of the Government and universities and colleges nationwide,"said Deputy Director of the ministry's Department of Higher Education Nguyen Thi Le Huong. The conference covered trans-national education, best practice in institutional partnerships, research collaboration and quality assurance. It was seen as an opportunity to share conversations that will lead to new and deeper links between professionals in both countries. Director of the British … [Read more...] about Britain helps raise education levels
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s temptation must have been to counterpunch after receiving Donald Trump’s advice to concentrate her mind on the Islamist threat to Britain rather than reacting to his retweeting of British far-right anti-Islam videos. “@theresamay, don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom,” the U.S. president tweeted to his 40 million-plus followers. “We are doing just fine.” “Two of America’s worst mass shootings (Las Vegas concert/ Texas church) have happened on your watch,” she might have tweeted back. “Shouldn’t POTUS focus on gun laws?” She didn’t do that, of course. Her actual response was brusque. “It is wrong for the president to have done this,” she concluded – a comment within the bounds of diplomatic protocol. What one frank friend might say to another. The question which arises … [Read more...] about Will Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets destroy US-UK special relationship?