Covid-19 response and diplomatic influence: The Lowy Institute’s Asia Power Index published last month found that Vietnam’s international image was one of the Asia-Pacific’s best improvers this year, with its score on diplomatic influence gaining six percentage points, according to Asia Times Financial. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
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At the beginning of the event, the Under Secretary for Development of the HKSAR Government, Mr LIU Chun-san, JP, spoke at the conference on behalf of the Secretary for Development of the HKSAR Government, Mr Michael WONG, JP, as the Guest of Honour to deliver the opening remarks. "Hong Kong has ranked 11th place globally and 3rd place in Asia in the 2020 Global Innovation Index released in September. We have improved by two places internationally and scored the highest ranking since 2016. There is however no place for complacency. The Government's efforts alone are surely grossly inadequate. Let's join hands and make Hong Kong not only a strong contender in the competition of innovation of technology, but through these make Hong Kong a world-class smart city where over seven million call home", Mr LIU Chun-san commented. … [Read more...] about The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Annual Conference 2020 Steps Forward on Application of New Technologies in Surveying Industry
The Department of Transport is working to diversify fuels, develop infrastructure for clean and renewable energy and promote the use of vehicles that use clean and environment-friendly fuels such as CNG, LPG and electricity. … [Read more...] about HCM City to improve solutions to climate change response
Vietnam’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on Friday requested the aforementioned localities to make preparations for evacuation, rescue tasks and examine the operation of reservoirs, especially those of small hydropower plants. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s central region forecast to experience medium to heavy rain
Hanoi (VNA) – The 2021 Lunar New Year holiday in Vietnam will last from February 10 to 16, according to the Prime Minister’s decision. That means the holiday, also called Tet – the biggest traditional festival of Vietnamese people, will be from the 29th day in the 12th lunar month of the Year of the Rat to the fifth day of the Year of the Ox. Meanwhile, the National Day holiday next year will be from September 2 to 5. These are proposals submitted by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and they have been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc./. … [Read more...] about 2021 Lunar New Year holiday to last for seven days