Daily Archives: August 30, 2019

HCM City steps up cooperation with Australia in high-tech agriculture

Ho Chi Minh City hopes to receive support and cooperation from Australia in developing high-tech agriculture, especially in processing farm produce.Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong made the statement at a reception for vi...

National ceremony marks 50 years of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament

A national ceremony was held in Hanoi on Friday to mark 50 years implementing President Ho Chi Minh's testament and the 50th death anniversary of the President. Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong, Prime Minister Nguyen

UK, Germany, France warn on East Sea tensions

Britain, Germany and France say are concerned about the situation in the East Sea which could lead to insecurity and instability in the region. In a joint statement issued on Thursday, they called on all coastal states of the East

UN chief proposes summit to tackle Amazon fires

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday proposed a meeting of key countries to drum up support to tackle the devastating Amazon forest fires, which he called a very serious situation."World leaders are expected to gather in New York for the

German Chancellor insists on two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Thursday for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, even if the goal is increasingly difficult to achieve. Speaking alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin, Merkel said that Pale...

Vietnam to host Formula 1 race on April 5, 2020

Formula One has released its schedule for 2020 in which the first ever Vietnam Grand Prix will be the third of 22 races, the most ever held in a single year.Vietnam will become the 34th F1 host nation when its

Netflix buys rights to Vietnamese series

Descendants of the Sun Vietnam will be the first Vietnamese series to be screened on Netflix from Sunday. Netflix and the series' producer, BHD, began negotiations for the rights in 2018 and the deal was completed in June this year.

Prime Minister hosts reception celebrating National Day

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc says 2020 will be a proud year for Vietnam when it take on dual international responsibilities - the ASEAN Chairmanship and a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure.He made the

Da Nang wins smart city award

Da Nang city has won an Asia-Oceania Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) Smart City Award for its outstanding smart city initiatives at the Smart City Summit in Bangkok on Thursday.Tran Ngoc Thach, Deputy Director of Da Nang's Information and Comm...

Google to move Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam

Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year as it builds a cheap supply chain in Southeast Asia, the Nikkei business daily has reported. The move comes as labor costs are rising in China