The Hanoitimes - Recently, Kazakhstan has been going through major political changes, on this occasion, Kazakhstan Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumakhanov shared with Hanoitimes his view on the matter and the cooperation prospects with Vietnam in the future. Kazakhstan – Vietnam ties developing in all spheres: Ambassador Cooperation between Hanoi and Kazakhstan capital of Astana promoted Hanoi has vast potential to become a modernized city: Kazakhstan Ambassador Strengthening Vietnam-Kazakhstan bilateral trade relationship Kazakhstan Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumakhanov. Photo courtesy: Kazakhstan embassy in Hanoi. Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned after three decades in power, while the capital city's name has also been changed from Astana to Nur-Sultan. What is your view of these significant changes, and how do they impact Kazakhstan's diplomatic policies in the future, especially with Vietnam? On March 19, … [Read more...] about Large room remains for Kazakhstan-Vietnam trade and economic cooperation: Amb.
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Mekong delta promotes Agritourism with farmer participation The travel industry in the Mekong delta has lately taken off with more holiday-makers, increased revenue and more farmer participation. Dong Thap province at the heart of the Mekong Delta is one of provinces with most farmer participating in agri-tourism. Nguyen Be Tu, owner of Tu ca Linh a 3-hectare agritourism farm in Tam Nong District said in these days, many holiday-makers phoned to experience flood season in Dong Thap Muoi when they can enjoy fishing linh fish and other species of animals. Before, Tu family just work on paddy fields and lotus field. After he was sent to visit agritourism farm models in other places, he decided to invest in 3 hectare lotus field into homestay tourism farm. Visitors can live in thatched houses next to lotus fields to breath fresh air and enjoy nature and landscape. Visitors can drain ditches for fish, pick up vegetables and live with kind inhabitants. Owner Tu engaged in agritourism for … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 14/10
This handout picture taken on September 30, 2018 and released by Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency shows rescuers retrieving a body from the rubble of a building in Palu, Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi, following the September 28 earthquake and tsunami. — AFP/VNA Photo Viet Nam News PALU, Indonesia — Indonesian volunteers dug mass graves for more than 1,000 bodies on Monday after a quake and tsunami devastated swathes of Sulawesi, as authorities -- struggling to deal with the sheer scale of the disaster -- appealed for international help. Indonesia is no stranger to natural calamities and Jakarta wanted to show that it was able to deal with a catastrophe that has killed at least 832 people so far according to the official toll. But four days on some remote areas have yet to be contacted, medicines are running out and rescuers are struggling with a shortage of heavy equipment to reach desperate victims calling out from the ruins of collapsed … [Read more...] about Quake-hit Indonesia asks for help, graves dug for 1,000-plus
Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site The Saigon Times Daily Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 27, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday described what he said was a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran and accused Europe of appeasing Iran as he sought to rally support for U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. He argued this showed Iran still sought to obtain nuclear weapons, despite its 2015 agreement with world powers to curb its programme in exchange for loosening of sanctions. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President … [Read more...] about Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site
E-commerce key for farm exportersVietnamese enterprises should take advantage of e-commerce development to boost exports of farm produce to China, experts said at a meeting on Sunday in HCM City.Wen Xi Chen, economic counselor at the Chinese Consulate General in the city, said Vietnamese enterprises should cooperate with well-known Chinese e-commerce enterprises to open online stores of high-quality farm produce for export to China.While e-commerce has narrowed the production and consumption gap, and extended consumer markets, traditional sale channels have not updated market information regularly, he said.To develop e-commerce for agricultural products, logistics service, traceability and human resources should ensure product quality, he added.Nguyen Hoang Anh, member of the Advisory Council for Reform, who is also vice president of the Digital Agriculture Association (DAA) Viet Nam, said China remained a major market for agricultural products exported from Viet Nam due to similarity … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 30/8