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With positive Covid control and prevention developments across the country, businesses are accelerating production to meet the new orders in the last leg of 2021. In a meeting with the Industrial Agency, the Minister of Industry and Trade encouraged the formation of industrial support centers in localities with potential for industrial and service development.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Argentina held the ceremony to commemorate the renovation of the Vietnam square and the inauguration of the bronze plate capturing President Ho Chi Minh’s biography on Oct. 27 in Buenos Aires.
In his working visit to the Cambodian border provinces of Kampot and Kep on Oct. 26, the Vietnamese Consul General in Preah Sihanouk Vu Ngoc Ly had a discussion with local authorities on the protection of Vietnamese citizens and support for Vietnamese Cambodians.
Vietnamese companies in the seaport industry have been recording positive business results. The total output of goods through domestic seaport is expected to increase 15% in 2021 and 14% in 2022, respectively
2021 – 2023 is the decisive period for Vietnam’s textile businesses, according to experts
The film festival “Ici Vietnam Festival 2021 - Spécial Cinéma” took place from Oct. 22 – 24 in Paris. This is the fourth year the festival is held, aiming to introduce moves by professional and amateur filmmakers of Vietnamese origin.
Swedish Vietnamese entrepreneur Denise Sandquist received support from thousands of people when she looked for her biological mother in Vietnam. Today, she is doing everything in her capacity to show her gratitude.
To maintain and strengthen the traditional friendship amongst Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, especially amongst the youth, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union held a virtual and in-person exchange program for Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian youths from Oct. 22 – 24.
Trinh Cong once thought of giving on his Ph.D. program as his research projects came to a dead end. Then innovations came to him in the most unpredicted way.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs signed an agreement on an ODA project worth over CHF 5.6 million to enhance the trade activities and global competitiveness of the SMEs in Vietnam
The discussion forum on renewable energy and sustainable development in ASEAN was held on Oct. 20 by the Embassy of Vietnam in Italy and the Italian nonprofit organization Festival Della Diplomazia. At the event, Trade Counselor at the Embassy of Vietnam in Italy Nguyen Duc Thanh stressed that Italian businesses have great potential to realize cooperation opportunities with Vietnam in the renewable energy sector.
Pham Thi Kim Hang, a young entrepreneur from Ho Chi Minh City, turns used plastic bags into handbags, pen boxes, and other products with the hope to reduce plastic waste and change public behavior of using single-use plastics.
François Bibonne, a young French documentary filmmaker, spent 15 months exploring his connection with Vietnam via music
The Vietnam-Korea Business and Investment Association and the Vietnam Business Association in the United Kingdom recently held a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony on cooperation to promote, attract investment for and support the consumption of Vietnamese products abroad.
At the 20th ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting, Vietnam actively gave comments on the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 and the development of the ASEAN vision post-2025
The Association of Vietnamese in Hungary recently held an event to honor members of the Hungarian delegation who joined the international mission to monitor the implementation of the Paris Accord on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Viet Nam.
The get-together to support victims of Agent Orange in Vietnam, held by the Belgium-Vietnam Association in Brussels, attracted the participation of the overseas Vietnamese and Belgian friends with fond feelings for Vietnam.
The establishment of the Vietnam Innovation Network in Europe will bring together Vietnamese experts and intellectuals
The teaching of Vietnamese abroad continues to be strengthened despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
By the end of September, investments in Vietnam from major European corporations reached over US$ 22 billion, up almost US$ 500 million compared to the same period in 2020
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