PM Pham Minh Chinh meets the American friends who support Vietnam's victims of Agent Orange /dioxin in New York on May 15. (Photo: VNA) New York (VNA) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 15 (US time) had meetings with American friends who have stood by Vietnam and its people as part of his working visit to the US. In the meeting with John McAuliff and group of US who have helped support Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange/ dioxin , PM Chinh said other than future-looking items of bilateral cooperation, the Vietnamese delegation has also discussed with the US side on the handling of war consequences that still haunt Vietnam to this day. There are still three million people suffering from the impacts of Agent Orange, not to even mention the risks of continuing diseases and deformities afflicting future generations, the millions of hectares of contaminated lands, he said. As many as 200,000 Vietnamese martyrs have still not been found, while unexploded bombs and … [Read more...] about PM has meetings with friends of Vietnam in US
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In the meeting with John McAuliff and group of U.S. who have helped support Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange/dioxin, PM Chinh said other than future-looking items of bilateral cooperation, the Vietnamese delegation has also discussed with the U.S. side on the handling of war consequences that still haunt Vietnam to this day. There are still three million people suffering from the impacts of Agent Orange, not to even mention the risks of continuing diseases and deformities afflicting future generations, the millions of hectares of contaminated lands, he said. As many as 200,000 Vietnamese martyrs have still not been found, while unexploded bombs and mines continue to threaten the safety and livelihoods of many Vietnamese people. The Vietnamese Government leader expressed gratitude for McAuliff and American friends who have supported Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange and assisted Vietnam in handling war consequences. For his part, McAuliff thanked PM Pham Minh Chinh in … [Read more...] about PM had meetings with friends of Vietnam in U.S.
Strong impression at Seafood Expo Vietnam’s clam products recently drew international attention at the 2022 Global Seafood Expo from April 26 to 28 in Barcelona (Spain), the center of the EU’s fisheries industry. The boldly designed pavilion showcasing Vietnamese clams drew some 100 importers from Spain, Italy, France, the United States, Portugal, the UK, Turkey, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Korea, Egypt, Israel, the Czech Republic, and Denmark. Clam products are introduced to buyers at the 2022 Global Seafood Expo On display were clam meat, steamed white/brown clams, processed products steamed clams with garlic and butter, and clams cooked with tom-yum sauce. Three of Vietnam's leading seafood companies, Go Dang Joint Stock Company (GODACO), Ben Tre Seafood Joint Stock Company (BESEACO), and Ben Tre Aquaproduct Import-Export Joint Stock Company (AQUATEX), were selected to participate in the exhibition due to their deep involvement in … [Read more...] about No need to clam up about Vietnam’s bivalve exports to EU
The welcoming ceremony for the Cambodian delegation, led by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, was held at Hoa Lu International Border Gate under the chair of Vietnamese Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang. After the welcoming ceremony, Cambodian Defense Minister Tea Banh witnessed his Vietnamese counterpart saluting the national marker at Hoa Lu International Border Gate. The two defense ministers then planted trees and observed joint patrol of the border defense forces of the two countries. After that, the two delegations visited and presented gifts to Loc Tan A Primary School. Speaking at the gift presentation ceremony, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh complimented the school’s teachers on their teaching efforts, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. He strongly believed that in the coming time, with the care and support of the Party, Government, and people as well as teachers’ high … [Read more...] about First Vietnam – Cambodia border defense friendship exchange held in Binh Phuoc
The Vietnamese delegation was led by its Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang, while the Cambodian delegation was headed by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh. Accordingly, General Giang witnessed Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh conducting a sovereignty landmark saluting ceremony at Trapeang Sre Border Gate. After planting a tree of friendship, the two defense leaders visited Hun Sen 2 Thnou Primary School. Speaking at the event, General Giang expressed his delight at the school’s achievements in education and training work. Especially amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the teachers and students overcame difficulties to continue their curriculum as scheduled. In addition, the Vietnamese defense minister hoped that in the coming time, the students will be nurtured and grow up through lessons about motherland love, and soon become ambassadors of Vietnam-Cambodia friendship. General Giang emphasized that, … [Read more...] about First Vietnam-Cambodia border defense friendship exchange activities in Kratie province
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Vietnamese President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc during the press conference. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất HÀ NỘI — President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday emphasised the importance of enhancing relations between the two countries. This is the Greek President's first official visit to Việt Nam. Vietnamese President Phúc praised the hard work carried out between the two countries to make progress with existing relations and revealed plans are in place to strengthen ties in the future. He told the press conference: "The relations between the two countries have seen significant progress recently, and we have set out specific directions and strategies to further deepen our cooperation in all aspects. "We also discussed a number of regional and international issues of mutual concern.” President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that this visit will enhance relations between the two countries, the first time … [Read more...] about Plans in place to strengthen Greece – Việt Nam ties
Female scientists honoured at the Kovalevskaya award ceremony on Monday. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Professors Nguyễn Thị Thanh Mai and Nguyễn Minh Thủy have won the 2021 Kovalevskaya awards for female Vietnamese scientists. The award ceremony was held on Monday. Thanh Mai, deputy principal of Việt Nam National University, HCM City, chaired and completed 14 scientific research projects at all levels, of which there were 10 ministerial-level projects and four provincial-level projects. She also published 135 scientific articles, of which 75 were published in international journals and 66 in national journals. One of Thanh Mai's notable works was a study titled "Building high standard extraction process from wormwood root and evaluating pharmacological effects in the direction of supportive use treatment of stomach ulcers”. The results of this study have oriented the production of herbal drugs to treat stomach ulcers. Minh Thủy's achievements include a "repository" of rigorous … [Read more...] about Female Vietnamese scientists honoured at the 2021 Kovalevskaya awards
Japfa policy change irks chicken farmers-illustration photo, source: freepik At the end of April, some affiliated farms in Buon Ma Thuot city in Dak Lak province were quietly closed, and a lot of equipment for livestock has now become useless. Some of them have even had to sell their homes or suffer billions of VND in losses with chicken breeding. Hoang Thi Cuc, a farmer in Hoa Thang ward, poured in over $108,000 into lodging and began to work with Japfa in 2019 to feed 15,000 chickens, but he has now abandoned the farm. “At the time, Japfa said that we could recoup capital within the next three years. So we decided to borrow money and rent land to build the farm. However, after the first year and gaining some profit, we have suffered losses since then. To cut the losses, we stopped receiving chickens from the company for the last six months and have decided to abandon the farm,” said Cuc. Cuc said the farm was losing $8,700 and land rent for every farrow of chicken. While … [Read more...] about Japfa policy change irks chicken farmers
The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.