Deputy PM Dam, who is also head of the national steering committee, told the meeting of the need for continued vigilance because while Vietnam’s level of control over the pandemic is good news, there are more than 50,000 new infections and 5,000 deaths around the world every day, and the disease has broken out again in many places previously thought to have controlled it thoroughly. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 25
Vietnam lifts mask exports restriction
Meanwhile, results of a 12-country opinion poll by Ipsos Business Consulting showed that "Vietnam people have a general positive sentiment towards Vietnam state measures", its country head, Mr Phong Quach, told The Straits Times. In its March 12-14 survey, well over 80 per cent of Vietnamese respondents expected things to return to normal by June, making them more optimistic than respondents in the United States, Italy, France, Russia, Japan and India. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 26
Experience from around the world has demonstrated that the risks and incidences of gender-based violence are likely to increase, and the ability for women to access support services is more difficult during social isolation. There is also evidence from within Vietnam that addressing women’s livelihoods can also exacerbate gender-based violence if gender equality is not addressed with both men and women. … [Read more...] about Australia helps Vietnam’s northwestern communities recover from Covid-19
In the short-term, if we look at the statistics of Vietnamese goods exported to the US in the first quarter of this year, it’s not very positive because only a few groups of goods have positive growth. The rest have seen negative growth. When the COVID-19 pandemic is over, exports won’t be the same as before. … [Read more...] about New momentum for US-Viêt Nam trade relations
Last night I had the honor to host four former Vietnamese Ambassadors to have dinner at my home. They said when we better understand each other, we will respect each other more. I think that education exchanges would help promote that friendship for mutual understanding. … [Read more...] about What would the US Ambassador to VN wish for if he had a magic lamp?