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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HCM City reaps positive results in poverty reduction

Ho Chi Minh City reaped positive results in poverty reduction in the 2016-2020 period and 2021, heard a conference in the city on September 27 to review the work.   According to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc, the results have contributed to the progress of the new-style rural area building […]

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AEON supermarket chain promotes Vietnamese goods

The Vietnamese Product Exhibition Week opened at AEON shopping mall in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27 to introduce more Vietnamese goods to AEON supermarket chain.   The annual event is co-organised by the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC) and the AEON Vietnam Co. Ltd.   ITPC Deputy […]

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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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