The Russian economist also highlighted the political stability that Vietnam enjoys, a factor which can be considered as a prerequisite for attracting investment, along with initiating a shift of production facilities by many of the world’s largest corporations. … [Read more...] about Russian expert: Vietnam to become leading economic hub
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The Northern Key Economic Region would focus on attracting hi-tech, processing, manufacturing, electronics, service, banking, finance and logistics projects to form research and development centres which would promote the application of science and technologies as well as innovation. … [Read more...] about Government to develop policies to promote key economic regions
In 1999, I was one of the dozen scholars of American studies chosen to meet with a dozen Viet Nam scholars of American studies in a conference in Ha Noi. One of the sponsors of the conference was Ambassador Pete Peterson, the first US ambassador to Viet Nam. Peterson, himself a former POW, declared the whole POW/MIA issue was a “hoax". At the conference, an elderly Vietnamese professor asked us Americans if we knew who was the first Vietnamese scholar of American studies. Several of us immediately shouted out “Ho Chi Minh.". This led to a discussion of great relevance today, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two nations. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
She also commended trade and investment ties between Vietnam and Switzerland, with two-way trade hitting 3.61 billion CHF (3.84 billion USD) last year, saying Switzerland is Vietnam’s sixth largest European investor with a total capital amounting to 2 billion CHF. … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks to forge trade ties with Switzerland
When the UN Security Council election is held in 2020, it will have been more than 20 years since Canada’s last term. Much has changed since then. The world is more interconnected than ever before. The opportunities are immense, and most often the challenges are systemic and linked. No single state, no matter how big or how strong, can succeed by acting in isolation. We all need to work together to be able to respond to the 21st-century challenges. Canada will continue to leverage its membership in many international institutions and will unite forces, leaving no one behind, to support a post-COVID-19 global system that is better prepared to serve all countries. … [Read more...] about Stronger together, say Canadian diplomats