It is also an opportunity for Vietnam to contribute more to world peace, stability and development. Vietnam was a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council 10 years ago and is the only Asian candidate for the position this time. Challenges in the changing world Since joining the UN in 1977, Vietnam has proved to be an active and responsible member of the largest global organization. It has contributed to UN activities and become part of the vanguards in promoting peace, progress, cooperation and development around the world. As a non-permanent member of the UN in the 2008-2009 tenure Vietnam joined efforts to settle conflicts in some areas, strengthened the UN peacekeeping mission, and put forth initiatives to enhance the role of women in maintaining peace and security. Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung said Vietnam needs to strengthen its capability in the face of current challenges. “The world situation is changing dramatically. Though peace and development … [Read more...] about Vietnam desires to contribute more to world peace
The changing world
At the event (Source: qdnd) HCM City (VNA) – A seminar on international cooperation in a changing world wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on February 26 after two days of sitting. Co-organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV)’s Institute for Foreign Policies and Strategic Studies and the Russian-based Valdai Discussion Club, the event attracted political researchers, experts from universities and research institutes, and representatives from Vietnamese ministries and agencies. Their discussions focused on challenges and opportunities in matters of security in Asia, multilateral cooperation in Asia and Asia-Europe, and the prospects of Vietnam-Russia ties after 2019. Speaking at the event, DAV Director Nguyen Vu Tung said Vietnam-Russia ties are founded on the back of sentiment and mutual trust, looking likely to thrive in the near future. He suggested that both sides share their concerns; discuss their relations with third parties like ASEAN, US, and … [Read more...] about Seminar on int’l cooperation in changing world closes
1. Bear hugs After swallowing markets from Germany to China, the bears reached U.S. shores in December. Markets there are fighting back but the outlook is not great. For one, growing numbers of global indices have notched up the 20 percent peak-to-trough drop denoting a bear market. U.S. stocks, which seemed invincible until mid-year, have posted the worst December performance since the Great Depression. Second, the world economic outlook is steadily darkening and upcoming PMI data should confirm that. Sure, the U.S. economy is still expanding nicely. But when high-growth, investor-darling tech stocks fall prey, it shows optimism about growth is fizzling. And segments such as the Russell 2000 small-cap benchmark are stuck deep in the bears’ lair. Small firms often carry higher debt loads than larger peers so falling share prices highlight credit risks. In Europe, Germany’s DAX fell to the bears in early December and the euro zone bank and auto sectors are down a whopping 40 … [Read more...] about Take Five: The Year of the Bear! World markets themes for the week ahead
Established in 2007, the Renaissance school aims to provide high-quality, accredited international education for students from two to 18 years of age. Its Pre-school curriculum is based on the British Early Years Foundation Stage; at the Primary level, the National Curriculum of England complemented by the International Primary Curriculum. At Secondary, the curriculum is based on the National Curriculum of England with IGCSE’s and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma for years 12 and 13. Not only does Renaissance boast excellent facilities, qualified teachers recruited mainly from the U.K. and a highly supportive board, it also has a strong and growing parent community, making it a worthy first choice for families wanting quality international education. Renaissance understands the importance of a well-rounded education and aims to equip students with the necessary foundation for thriving in the ever-changing world of the 21st century. It does this by … [Read more...] about An international school guides students to navigate a constantly changing world
The organic food market is getting more and more vibrantTa Duy, artist “hunting” beauty from simple lifeSwisstouches La Luna Resort Nha Trang condotel investment offers overseas study opportunitiesConsumer Trust - the glue between business win customersSBT to sell $60m worth of convertible preferred shares to foreign investors What made the life work of Bill Bensley on Sơn Trà Peninsula - InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort - conquering travelers and global experts, to be honoured “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018”? Let’s listen to answers from the birth parents of the World Travel Awards, Graham E.Cooke. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the World Travel Awards (WTA). Could you tell us how WTA was born? I started World Travel Awards in 1993, aiming to recognise, award and honour outstanding brands across the hospitality industry. This year, we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the WTA, with a … [Read more...] about Why did Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort win the prize “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018″?