Three Vietnamese female scientists make list of Top 100 Asian researchers, photo: Vietnamnet The recognition of the trio comes after they received the 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship, an award which honours the excellence of women who are on the cutting edge of scientific research. … [Read more...] about Three Vietnamese female scientists make list of Top 100 Asian researchers
In addition, the country is also part of a free trade partnership known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which includes all of Southeast Asia, as well as Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, and the Republic of Korea. Elsewhere, the nation is also seeking a trade deal with Israel, whilst local companies are urging it to begin negotiating an FTA with the US as soon as possible. … [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
Mentioning the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Dung stressed that the deal is a priority of ASEAN and its negotiation partners. He said except for India that has temporarily withdrawn from the negotiations, the remaining participants are resolved to sign the deal this year. … [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?