During a reception for Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.K. Nguyen Hoang Long on January 18, Hoyle expressed his delight at Vietnam's impressive development achievements, as well as the fruitful development of the bilateral relations in recent years, stressing that the two countries are promoting the implementation of the U.K.-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA). He highly valued the role of the National Assembly of Vietnam as well as the Southeast Asian nation’s contribution at multilateral forums such as the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). He congratulated Vietnam on the successful completion of its term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) in 2020-202, while praising Vietnam’s role in ASEAN. The speaker also affirmed that his country always supports Vietnam's position on solving disputes in the East Sea (South China Sea) on the basis of respect for law. For his part, Ambassador Long emphasised that the bilateral relations is in the best stage of … [Read more...] about Vietnam important partner of U.K.: British legislative leader
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Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan (fourth from left) presents gifts to workers of the CyVina company, based in Long Duc Industrial Park of Tra Vinh province, on January 19 (Photo: VNA) Tra Vinh (VNA) – Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan visited and offered Lunar New Year ( Tet ) greetings to the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on January 19. Visiting two Heroic Vietnamese Mothers in Tra Vinh city, the Vice President affirmed the Party and State always keep in mind revolution contributors’ dedication to the national development and defence, noting that caring for their families is the responsibility of leaders from central to local levels. At the meeting with the provincial executive board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Xuan spoke highly of contributions by local religious dignitaries last year, especially to the COVID-19 combat. She also voiced her delight that Buddhist followers in Tra Vinh have stayed united, complied with the Party’s guidelines and the State’s laws, … [Read more...] about Senior officials pay pre-Tet visits to Tra Vinh, HCM City
Vingroup Vice Chairwoman Le Mai Lan speaks at the opening ceremony of the VinFuture Award Week in Ha Noi on January 18. — Photo the organiser VinFuture Prize is going far beyond expectation by honouring outstanding research that makes a positive change to the lives of millions of people, not only in Viet Nam but also all over the world, according to an exchange event with members of the VinFuture Prize Council and Pre-screening Committee as part of the VinFuture Award Week in Ha Noi on January 18-21. The events were attended by two Nobel Laureates and many world-known scientists, drawing the attention of thousands of scientists, policymakers and entrepreneurs around the world. At the event, they shared their passion and discussed the achievements and sacrifices made throughout their scientific journey. They also inspired a love for research and opened up possibilities for Vietnamese scientists to approach international projects around the world. Speakers said that the … [Read more...] about VinFuture Prize honours research making positive changes to the lives of millions
Vietnam targets ecological, sustainable agriculture Vietnam is striving to become a transparent, responsible and sustainable producer and supplier of food and foodstuff under a draft strategy on agricultural and rural development for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050. The strategy, which was sketched out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), targets ecological and sustainable agriculture. Vietnam’s commitments at the United Nations Food Systems Summit and the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) have been integrated into the strategy. The agricultural sector is facing challenges presented by the rapid industrialisation and urbanisation, intensive and extensive international integration, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, natural disasters, diseases, climate change, and great changes in consumption markets. Dragon fruit business seek to penetrate deep into Indian market Dragon fruit businesses of Binh … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JANUARY 19
Instead of just providing an ordinary overnight stay, many hotels and resorts in Vietnam introduce the “wellness holiday” concept to better serve the rising demand of travelers. In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, environmental pollution, and diseases, people need to take care of their health and relieve stress. Thus, tourism activities associated with wellness and healthcare are being given more and more attention in the world, according to holiday-makers. The "yoga class by the sea" is a dispensable part of travelers' wellness holiday in Da Nang city. Photo: TIA Wellness Resort They forecast that the wellness holiday will take the throne in 2022. “The long trips of tourists will not only be for sightseeing, but also for healthcare,” they stated. According to the results of a recent survey by American Express, 76% of respondents said they would like to spend more on travel to improve their health and 55% said they would be willing to … [Read more...] about Wellness holiday takes the throne after Covid-19 pandemic
'Great things often come from the simplest things'. This might be the best description for the tech world in 2022. The key technologies of the future come from the research and development labs. Self-driving cars will appear on the streets, augmented reality glasses will become more popular, governments around the world will control Big Tech more strictly… 2022 may be the pivotal year for many new technologies to take off. Emerging technologies Rodney Zemmel, an official at McKinsey Digital, said quantum computing is still at a relatively early stage of development. However, we've already seen the real advancements of this technology, and it's time for technology leaders to consider its impact on business. In 2022, the world will see the ecosystem grow faster, investments increase more strongly, and breakthrough research accelerated. In 2021, investments in quantum computing startups surpassed US$1.7 billion, doubling that in 2020. The momentum is expected to be … [Read more...] about What should we expect in the world of technology in 2022?