As of May 14, Hanoi has delivered aids to 385,390 people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, reaching 99.9% of the people entitled to receive such support, local media reported, citing the municipal Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs’ report at a May 27 meeting. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
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Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Regarding collaboration in the UN Security Council, Deputy PM Minh appreciated the role, position and contributions of Russia in the international arena, particularly as a permanent member of the council. He thanked Russia for the valuable support that the country had given to Vietnam during the time the latter ran for a non-permanent seat in the UNSC and participated in the UNSC’s activities, especially when Vietnam served as President of the council in January. … [Read more...] about Top diplomats of Vietnam, Russia talk strengthening bilateral cooperation
There are around 6,800 textile businesses in Vietnam. Last year they exported goods worth $32.8 billion, up 7.8 percent year-on-year, with the U.S., the E.U. and Japan being the largest buyers. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to lift mask export restrictions
Tokyo (VNA) – Sakai, a leading prestigious newspaper in Japan’s Kansai region, recently carried an article expressing trust in Vietnam’s success in its ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020. The article pointed to challenges facing Vietnam this year, including the widespread impacts of the COVID-19, protectionism, competition between powerhouses, and complicated developments in the East Sea. However, it said that Vietnam will overcome all difficulties to fulfil its role, given its experience of working as the ASEAN Chair in 2010 and the successful organisation of the East Asia Summit. The article suggested Vietnam share its experience in disease response with other countries. An expanded conference with the participation of big countries will not only benefit Vietnam, but also contribute to stabilising security in Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region at large. The article said that 2020 is the year for ASEAN member states to reaffirm the central role of ASEAN. It … [Read more...] about Japan newspaper weighs Vietnam’s opportunities, challenges in 2020