Lumitel, Viettel Group's mobile operator in Burundi. Viettel is among a number of Vietnamese pioneering companies investing in Africa. (Photo courtesy of Viettel) Hanoi (VNA) - Bilateral trade between Vietnam and African economies has made significant growth in the past decade, however, there is still room for improvement. Two-way trade jumped 250 percent to 6.6 billion USD in 2018 from 2.52 billion USD in 2010, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dang Minh Khoi told a seminar on December 6. During that time, Africa became a favourite destination for Vietnamese companies that operate in telecommunications, agriculture and education such as the military-backed telecom group Viettel, he said. The two sides had also made improvements in political, social and diplomatic relations. Those facts prove the potential of bilateral co-operation between Vietnam and African nations is huge, Khoi added. Secretary General of the International Organisation … [Read more...] about Experts call for risk management to boost Vietnam-Africa trade
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With a coastline of more than 3,200 km and thousands of islands including the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, Vietnam has benefited much from the sea. Vietnam participated in building the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and was one of the first countries to sign and approve the Convention. The 1994 adoption reflects Vietnam’s determination to work with other countries to build an equal order to promote development and cooperation at sea. National maritime policies Its Sea and islands are part of Vietnam’s sovereignty, sovereign rights, and jurisdiction, and are a living space and a gateway to other countries. Being aware of the importance of sea and islands in national construction and defense, Vietnam has managed fishery exploitation in parallel with defending national sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction at sea in order to build a strong, prosperous country. The Communist Party of Vietnam has created a vision and issued … [Read more...] about Vietnam fine-tunes maritime laws
A Vietnamese taxi driver accused an American woman of Vietnamese descendant of sexually harassing him on May 4 but oddly the latter had reported to local police that she was raped by another cabbie just a couple of days earlier. The accuser-turned-accused Pham Thi Thanh Ngoc, 40, is also the one who had lodged complaints to local police against a Vietnamese tabloid for what she called ostensible made-up stories last year that she raped many taxi drivers, one of whom was said to be forced to have sex with her over 30 times in two days. However, all of her accusations have been disproved by Vietnamese authorities eventually. Ngoc: I’m a rape victim The American woman told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on May 1 that she returned to Vietnam to meet a 31-year-old young man named N.Đ.T. living in the southern city of Vung Tau who proclaimed himself as a “poor kept man.” Ngoc said after having a vacation in Hanoi, she and the man in question flew to Ho Chi Minh City … [Read more...] about Vietnamese American’s rape accusation: Raping? Being raped? Or lies?
A SIM card store on Hà Nội’s Giải Phóng Street. All SIM card stores in the city will be checked and not allowed to sell unregistered SIM cards. – Photo vietnamplus.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội Department of Information and Communications has set up inter-sector inspection teams to supervise the management of pre-paid SIM cards in the city from November 29 to December 31, department chief inspector Nguyễn Văn Minh said. The city’s Department of Industry and Trade, police, market surveillance force and people’s committees at the district level joined the inspection. The move came following a request by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to retrieve pre-activated SIM cards across the country. It is aimed at strengthening information security of mobile phone service users and cracking down on the illegal purchase of SIM cards and promotional programmes. The … [Read more...] about Hà Nội set to inspect SIM card retailers
Former CEO of AhaMove, Nguyen Xuan Truong The information was shared by Truong himself at the seminar titled “From Zero to Hero then back again – Story of Former AhaMove CEO” organised by UP Co-working Space Vietnam and Startup Grind Vietnam on April 21. “I want to challenge myself by entering a fresh field like financial technology (fintech) and joining MoMo would be a great challenge,” said Truong. A representative of MoMo stated that Truong will be the company’s director of the money transfer department from April 22. Right after the announcement of leaving AhaMove, there were rumours that Truong departed because the company was not able to compete with Grab and Go-Viet. Answering the issue, Tran Duc Huy, AhaMove’s former marketing manager, who also stopped working at the firm since the middle of April, posted on Facebook, “I left AhaMove because I no longer suit the company’s development strategies. I and Truong did not stop … [Read more...] about Former CEO of AhaMove Nguyen Xuan Truong officially enter e-wallet MoMo