Famous specialist on Southeast Asia Carl Thayer said Vietnam was entirely justified under international law in exercising self-defense against the Khmer Rouge who first attacked Vietnamese island territories in 1975. Vietnam and Cambodia celebrated the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations on June 24, 2022. On this occasion, Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Canberra Carl Thayer wrote to The Hanoi Times his insights into the relations between the two neighboring countries. The 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Cambodia celebrated in Hanoi on June 24. Photo: Baoquocte In 1967 the war in Vietnam was escalating as the United States poured more ground troops into South Vietnam and sought to interdict the Ho Chi Minh Trail. At the same time, the U.S. continued its air war over North Vietnam. Prince Norodom Sihanouk consistently followed the path of neutrality and non-alignment since independence … [Read more...] about Vietnam entirely justified in exercising self-defense against Khmer Rouge: Carl Thayer
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So far this year, authorities in Vietnam and Cambodia have worked together to verify cases in which Vietnamese people had been taken to Cambodia by human traffickers. The collaboration resulted in nearly 400 Vietnamese being rescued and brought home, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told press Sunday. In recent times, it has been increasingly reported that many Vietnamese had been tricked to work in Cambodia. In most cases, trafficking rings advertised their services on Facebook and Zalo, a Vietnamese texting and calling app, targeting people of working age but without stable jobs, promising a career with a monthly salary of up to thousands of dollars. The victims were typically smuggled into Cambodia via unofficial routes and sent to work at foreign-owned companies. Owners of such companies would request their Vietnamese staff to set up different social media accounts disguised as commercial sites or financial investment platforms to rob unsuspecting … [Read more...] about Vietnam rescues 400 citizens tricked to work illegally in Cambodia
Vietnam has greatly improved its living standards as it jumped 39 places to become the 62nd-best country worldwide for quality of life in 2021, according to a report by CEOWORLD . The Southeast Asian nation earned 78.49 points, ranking 62nd out of 165 countries and territories, registering a sharp improvement from its 101st position among 171 countries in 2020. It ranked seventh in the region, while Singapore took the lead with 87.64 points, followed by Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia. Singapore also held the 19th position in the global rankings. Finland was named the world’s best country for quality of life last year with 99.06 points, while Denmark and Norway ranked second and third, respectively. “Being safe, politically stable, and having a well-developed public health system drove Finland’s quality of life ranking to the top of the Best Countries 2021 list,” said CEOWORLD, a business and trade magazine. Belgium came in fourth in the rankings, over Sweden, … [Read more...] about Vietnam up 39 notches in global quality of life index: CEOWORLD
Hungary was the first European Union state to approve the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA). Vietnam and Hungary are expected to sign an agreement on cooperation between the two parliaments in replacement of the one inked in 2008. Chairman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue and István Jakab, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary, in Budapest on June 26 (local time). Photos: VNA The agreement would be signed during the visit to Budapest by Chairman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue on June 26-28 at the invitation of Speaker of Hungary’s National Assembly László Kövér. The parliamentary cooperation is evidence of the Comprehensive Partnership agreed in 2018 during the visit paid by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong to the European country. The cooperation agreement is believed to cover three main fields namely the exchange of visits of high-profile officials and … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Hungary to sign new parliamentary cooperation agreement
International School Ho Chi Minh City featured in Queen’s Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album Dan Truong set to excite audiences at Sun Fest concert Schneider Electric launches inaugural Global Partner Recognition Program Dettol joins hands with HCMC University Medical Center to celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day Capella Hanoi Hotel ranked among top 100 in the world Marc-Antoine Lucchini, Head of Foundation and General Medicines at Sanofi , recently had a business trip to several Asian countries. Among those countries, Viet Nam was highly evaluated for its potential market for healthcare development. The effort of digital transformation and sustainability commitment from Sanofi Like many countries, Viet Nam is facing heavy burdens of morbidity and mortality caused by non-communicable diseases. Being able to control risk factors, improve disease prevention, make early diagnoses and manage treatments of such … [Read more...] about “Viet Nam is a promising market for healthcare,” Senior global leader of Sanofi shared of his business travel to Asia.
Saravoot Yoovidhya, CEO of TCP Group, announced the new corporate purpose in Vietnam From 2022 to 2024, TCP Group is further driving the organisation towards sustainable business growth and creating a positive impact on society and the environment, locally and globally. "Five years ago, we announced the synergy of our various businesses into TCP Group, and we have been working towards sustainable development goals ever since. Up to now, events like COVID-19 and digital transformation have tremendously affected business, society, and the environment. We, therefore, are revisiting our purpose and strategies in every aspect to prepare for the volatile future and to create growth for the organisation while energising the sustainability of the world with a new purpose, called Energising A Better World For All,” said Saravoot Yoovidhya, CEO of TCP Group. Throughout its over 60 years of operation, TCP Group's priority has been to ensure the development of the economy, society, and … [Read more...] about TCP Group’s CEO announced a new corporate plan