Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son pays visit to Germany

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son paid an official visit to Germany from September 26-27 at the invitation of his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock.   During the visit, Son held talks with Baerbock, paid courtesy calls to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Council Bodo Ramelow, Minister-President of Hessen state Boris Rhein, […]

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US presents 10 more liquid oxygen systems to Vietnam’s hospitals

The US Mission to Vietnam, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), recently announced the provision of liquid oxygen systems for 10 additional Vietnamese hospitals, bringing the total number to 23.   USAID/Vietnam Mission Director Aler Grubbs made the announcement on September 26 afternoon alongside leaders from the Ministry of Health and numerous provincial […]

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2,500 children suffer from cancer in Vietnam every year

About 2,500 children in Vietnam suffer from cancer every year, said doctor Bui Ngoc Lan.   Lan, Director of the Cancer Centre under the National Paediatrics Hospital, revealed the information in the programme “Con thuyen mo uoc” (Ship of Dreams), organised last weekend in Hanoi.   The programme aims to improve people’s awareness of children’s […]

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Vietnam seeks stronger parliamentary partnership with South Africa

A delegation from the National Assembly (NA) Committee for External Relations led by its deputy head Le Anh Tuan made a working trip to South Africa from September 22-28.   At a working session in Cape Town with Chairman of the International Relations Committee at the parliament of South Africa Madala Louis David Ntombel, Tuan […]

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#Run4WildlifeHN to return in November

The annual race #Run4WildlifeHN will return to Hanoi on November 6 after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), the country’s first non-governmental organisation focusing on wildlife conservation.   The race is organised by the Hanoi Half Marathon and Sporting Republic with the support of the ENV to […]

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Processing – manufacturing, real estate top FDI attraction in nine months

Processing – manufacturing and real estate are the biggest magnets for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first nine months of 2022, statistics showed.   As of September 20, registered FDI totalled 18.7 billion USD, down 15.3% year on year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).   […]

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Vietnam, Laos attach importance to people-to-people diplomacy: official

Standing Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Tran Thanh Man highly appreciated the positive developments in people-to-people exchanges between the two countries during a reception held on September 27 for delegates who are attending the fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri.   Man, who is also chairman of the […]

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