Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue, head of the Steering Committee for international economic integration, will pay official visits to the U.S., Brazil and Chile from June 25-July 6. Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue He will be accompanied by Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The, deputy head of the Central Economic Commission Tran Sy Thanh, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ha Kim Ngoc, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Finance Huynh Quang Hai, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam Nguyen Thi Hong and Vice Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Sy Hiep. The Deputy PM’s official visit to the U.S. from June 25-27 aims to maintain and enhance the two countries’ diplomatic relations, affirming Viet Nam’s wish to accelerate cooperation with the U.S. within the Comprehensive Partnership, and seeking ways … [Read more...] about DPM Hue to visit U.S., Brazil, Chile next week
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Vietnam's emerging startup scene is proving to be a case of right place, right time for local and international venture capital funds. Eleven “rising star” startups in Southeast Asia in September converged at the “500 Startups Demo Day” in Ho Chi Minh City to spotlight the dynamic technology landscape in Vietnam and broader Southeast Asia. “There’s more hype about Vietnam’s tech scene now than ever before, as this is an exciting time for Vietnam overall,” said Mr. Eddie Thai, General Partner at 500 Startups Vietnam. “Vietnam is fast becoming an attractive destination for local and international venture capital funds, who are hoping to capture the growing consumer opportunities and leverage the Vietnamese entrepreneurial spirit.” Rising appetite Vietnam’s startup sector is growing at a rapid clip despite the global economic slump and is closing the gap with regional leaders. In only two years, it has made a big leap … [Read more...] about Startups catching the eye
The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has published 32 textbooks for eight subjects and experience activities, but these do not include textbooks for English. According to Tien Phong, at the workshop titled ‘Vietnam Education Publishing House and the task of renovating general education program and textbooks’, in the North, the publisher introduced four sets of sample textbooks which have been approved by the Appraisal Council. Article 5 of Circular No 33 on standards, process of compiling and editing textbooks, says that textbooks must properly and fully present the content of learning subject curricula or educational activities; and they must be basic, scientific, practical and consistent with the reality of Vietnam. Therefore, there must be specific regulations and standards on using foreign textbooks for Vietnam’s schools. If using foreign books, publishing houses only cooperate with foreign publishers to make a profit. Meanwhile, the textbook … [Read more...] about English textbooks not yet approved by Education Ministry, why?
Home Anh Vien takes two more gold medals in SEA Games By Vu Duc Friday, Dec 6, 2019,19:41 (GMT+7) Anh Vien takes two more gold medals in SEA GamesBy Vu Duc Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Anh Vien receives the gold medal in the women’s 200m freestyle category in the swimming event at the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines today, December 6 - PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Nguyen Thi Anh Vien clinched two more gold medals on day six of competition today, December 6, in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which is taking place in Manila. As predicted, Nguyen Thi Anh Vien finished first in the women’s 200m freestyle event in two minutes and 0.75 seconds. Natthanan Junkrangjang of Thailand came second in two minutes and 0.93 seconds and Remedy Alexis Rule from the Philippines ranked third in two minutes and 1.64 seconds. Defending champion and Games record holder Anh Vien also took home her second gold in the … [Read more...] about Anh Vien takes two more gold medals in SEA Games
The Standing Board of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) held a briefing on July 31 in Hanoi under the chair of VFF President Tran Thanh Man. The briefing aimed to discuss the organization of the awarding ceremony. At the briefing. Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn The second edition of the awards was launched on January 1, 2018 and last to June 21, 2019 by the VFF Central Committee, the Vietnam Journalists’ Association and the Vietnam Television. The organizing panel received 1,046 entries from over 100 press agencies nationwide. All entries followed the awards’ regulations and criteria, reflecting corruption cases, administrative reforms and fight against corruption and wastefulness. Among them, the jury has selected 35 items for awards, including four A, nine B, ten C, and 12 consolation prizes. Addressing the event, VFF President Tran Thanh Man spoke highly of the close coordination among the VFF Central Committee, the Vietnam … [Read more...] about Outstanding anti-corruption press works to be honored