Workers at a shrimp processing factory in Vietnam (Photo: VNA) Pretoria (VNA) - South Africa remains a promising market for Vietnam’s fishery products and serves as an important gateway for them to enter the regional market, an official has said. fishery exports to the African market organised by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). South Africa cooperation has flourished with achievements in major fields of politics, diplomacy, national defence, security and trade, among others. Statistics from the MoIT indicated that the African nation mainly imported shrimp worth 3.17 million USD and frozen fish of 1.03 million USD from Vietnam last year. Bilateral trade remained stable despite negative impacts of COVID-19, showing that Vietnamese items and fishery products in particular have gained a foothold at the market. VNA … [Read more...] about South Africa a potential market for Vietnam’s fishery products: official
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Moscow (VNA) – A virtual roundtable was held among representatives of scientific organisations in Russia’s Kuzbass region and Vietnam on May 26. The event formed part of the ASEAN-Russia Year of Scientific and Technical Cooperation (ARYSTC) 2022. In her opening speech, Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of Kuzbass Elena Malkina said the ARYSTC 2022 will help delegates find common interests and define promising cooperation fields for mutual benefits, pledging that Kuzbass authorities will facilitate the partnership. Several cooperation agreements between Vietnam’s universities and institutes and Kuzbass’ scientific universities and centres were signed during the roundtable. Dr Nguyen Quoc Hung, Director of the Russian-Vietnamese Cooperation Development Fund "Tradition and Friendship" and an expert at the Institute of Economics under the Russian Academy of Sciences, affirmed that there is huge cooperation prospect between Vietnamese and Russian localities, … [Read more...] about Vietnam fosters scientific cooperation with Russian locality
Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham receives HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Van Nen (Photo: SGGP) This is the third meeting between HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Van Nen and the high-ranking delegation from Ho Chi Minh City and Lao sides during the working visit to Laos from May 25 to 29. Previously, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen held talks with Mr. Anouphap Tounalom, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the City Party Committee, and Chairman of the People's Council of Vientiane Capital. He also had a meeting with Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Governor of Savannakhet Province Santiphap Phomvihane. At the meeting with Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham, Secretary Nguyen Van Nen expressed his gratitude to Laos and Champasak Province for supporting Vietnam, as well as Ho Chi Minh City in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. He said that the visit and work of the high-ranking … [Read more...] about HCMC strengthens cooperation with Laos’ Champasak Province
The ACMC delegation joins a session with Governor of Guanajuato Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo. (Photo: VNA) Mexico City (VNA) - A delegation of the ASEAN Committee in Mexico City (ACMC) paid a working visit to Guanajuato state , aiming to bolster trade and investment. The delegation, comprising representatives from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, joined working sessions with leaders of Guanajuato and Irapuato cities regarding economic development, foreign trade, tourism and education. Governor of Guanajuato Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo and local leaders spoke highly of cooperation possibilities across all fields with ASEAN, particularly economic development, trade, investment and tourism, which are expected to help the state in particular and Mexico in general diversify export markets and attract foreign investment. Malaysian Ambassador to Mexico Muzafar Shah Mustafar, who is rotating chair of the ACMC, underlined bilateral cooperation … [Read more...] about ASEAN keen on bolstering trade, investment with Mexico
According to Minister of Home Affairs Pham Thi Thanh Tra, the bill comprises seven chapters and 74 articles, adding many new contents to existing regulations in the field, including those on the implementation of democracy in agencies. Tra said that in the compilation of the bill, there have been different opinions on regulations on the realization of democracy in enterprises that need further discussion at the N.A. Following the Government’s opinion, the bill gives one chapter on the implementation of democracy in companies, she added. Delivering a verification report on the bill, Chairman of the N.A. Law Committee Hoang Thanh Tung underlined that the committee agrees with the necessity of the law. Tung said the committee proposed that the Government continue to specify the implementation of democracy inside agencies of the Party, N.A., people’s committee at all levels, the Vietnam Fatherland Front and socio-political organizations, the People’s Courts, People’s Procuracy, … [Read more...] about N.A. deputies debate draft Law on Implementation of Democracy at Grassroots Level
The two inventions included "Spherical mirror optics for medium-wave thermal imaging equipment" invented in 2017 and "Method for making high-temperature synthetic materials." The former helps self-research, design and manufacture camera-core and minimize the dependence on imports from abroad. Meanwhile, the latter helps produce materials able to meet harsh-working conditions in the military field. Viettel has so far been granted 56 patents in Vietnam and 11 patents in the U.S. by USPTO. Each year, the number of patents granted to Viettel increases by 142%, nearly 8 times higher than the average increase of 18% of domestic applicants. The group is currently a pioneer and key unit in implementing the Prime Minister’s intellectual property strategy to 2030, with the goal of increasing the number of patent applications and patent protection titles by an average of 16 - 18% per year. Translated by Mai Huong … [Read more...] about Viettel has two more exclusively-protected patents in the U.S.