A participant speaks at the event (Source: VNA) Binh Dinh (VNA) - The scientific conference “EDS Blois 2019 on elastic and diffractive scattering” kicked off on June 24 at the International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, attracting 54 scientists from 17 countries and territories around the world. EDS is elastic and diffractive scattering is a specialized field in particle physics research, which not many scientists in the world study. Initiated in 1985 in Blois town of France, the event of this kind is organised every two years in many parts of the world with the official name of EDS Blois. This is the second time the conference has been held in Quy Nhon - a city that is striving to become the first scientific city of Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Research topics at EDS Blois 2019 focus on elastic scattering and total scattering cross section; regional and central diffraction; heavy … [Read more...] about Quy Nhon hosts scientific conference on elastic, diffractive scattering
The winning team of the 2019 Practical Money Skills programme On September 10, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Student Association (CCVSA) and Visa held the grand finale of their 2019 Practical Money Skills programme at Hanoi University, concluding a programme in which five teams of students from across the country developed plans to help promote financial literacy among their peers. Team MTU (Mien Tay Universities) from Mien Tay Construction University and Vinh Long University of Technology Education was awarded the grand prize of a Visa prepaid card loaded with VND20 million for its campaign “MTU – 15 days of saving” which impressed the judging panel with its creativity, reach, and clarity in conveying a strong financial education message. Nguyen Minh Triet, permanent vice president of the CCVSA, said, “After eight years of co-operating with Visa on this programme, we continue to be impressed by the creativity and hard work of students across the … [Read more...] about Visa & CCVSA’s 2019 Practical Money Skills programme draws to a close
Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) — Green tourism will be the main theme of the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2019, which is scheduled for March 27 – 30 in Hanoi. Organised by Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), the annual expo has so far received registration from businesses and travel management agencies across 39 provinces and cities nationwide as well as 22 countries and territories worldwide. Participating booths are expected to offer more than 18,000 tour packages and 40,000 air tickets with special discounts at the event. The mart also covers forums, including one on green tourism, which will attract some 1,000 participants from public agencies, businesses and universities. A forum on Vietnam’s outbound tourism will discuss hot topics in sending tourists overseas, in the context of the number of Vietnamese travelling to foreign countries increasing by 15-20 percent annually. A forum on tourism jobs will also take place, with … [Read more...] about Vietnam International Travel Tourism Mart 2019 spotlights green trend
Scene at the conference (Photo: VNA) Tel Aviv (VNA) – Close to 30 leading Israeli companies joined a roundtable conference on business and investment opportunities in Vietnam, which took place in Tel Aviv on May 22. In her opening speech, Sabine Segal, Deputy Director General for International Business Affairs at the Israel Export Institute, said the conference, an initiative of the Vietnamese Embassy and trade office, helps Israeli firms study the Vietnamese market and its opportunities. Highlighting the growth of the two countries’ economic-trade-investment cooperation, she said extensive potential for bilateral multifaceted collaboration should be capitalised on. She unveiled that many Israeli companies operating in the high-tech sector are interested in running businesses and forming partnerships in Vietnam. Vietnamese Ambassador to Israel Do Minh Hung delivered an overview on Vietnam’s economic development and integration, as well as foreign investment … [Read more...] about Israeli companies study investment opportunities in Vietnam
Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR! 28 years of deep and dynamic journalism Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!