This year’s leading three researchers are Dr. Akira Chiba of the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, Dr. Dishant Mayurbhai Pancholi of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in India, and Dr. Yang Tong of the City University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong (China). … [Read more...] about Three Vietnamese female scientists make list of Top 100 Asian researchers
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Once the agreement comes into force scheduled for August 2020, a total of 71% of exports from the country to the EU will become duty-free, so will 65% of EU shipments to Vietnam. Furthermore, up to 99% of tariffs will be phased out by Hanoi over the course of the subsequent 10 years, and by Brussels over the next seven years. … [Read more...] about EVFTA could turn Vietnam into new destination for manufacturers: Nikkei
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam exported goods with an estimated value of 99.36 billion USD in the first five months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 1.7 percent. Export turnover of domestic businesses maintained double-digit growth, however, of 10.4 percent, reaching 33.3 billion USD. The outcome is considered a highlight of goods exports since early in the year, especially given that the export turnover of the FDI sector fell 6.9 percent year-on-year due to the impact of COVID-19, according to trade experts. The US remained Vietnam’s largest market in the first five months, with turnover of 24.6 billion USD, up 8.2 percent, followed by China, the EU, ASEAN, Japan, and the Republic of Korea. From January to May, Vietnam posted a trade surplus of nearly 1.9 billion USD - a much better result than the trade deficit of 256 million USD in the same period last year. The figure is encouraging amid the pandemic, which has seen restrictions placed on a number of trade activities at border … [Read more...] about Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020
According to him, the difference in time zone is the biggest challenge in holding video conferences with ASEAN partners, such as the upcoming meetings within the East-Asia Summit (EAS) and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) with the participation of 27 countries, including those from North America and Australia. … [Read more...] about ASEAN 2020: online meetings save travel, organisations costs
Unlike her rivals, Abrams has actively campaigned to be Biden's vice-presidential pick - a move that has elicited cringes from some, while others see it as refreshing honesty. Abrams is a rising star within the party, the face of a demographic segment of the Democratic Party that has traditionally been underrepresented in leadership positions. Even if she doesn't become the pick, the early buzz around her has helped advance the prospects of all the black women under Biden's consideration. … [Read more...] about Who could be Joe Biden’s vice-presidential candidate?