Daily Archives: June 2, 2020

Vietnam goes 47 days with no new COVID-19 transmissions

 Vietnam has gone 47 days with no new community transmissions of COVID-19, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Of 328 patients, 293 have fully recovered and the remaining 35 are being treated at central and

Workshop introduces technology transfer and investment program

   The Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) and the World Bank held a workshop on Monday to introduce a technology transfer and investment program known as VCIC Connect. Workshop speakers said that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam still has opportunities

World tourism industry hit hard by COVID-19

   Korean intermediary companies on Monday forecast that the revenue of leading travel agencies in the second quarter of 2020 will drop sharply due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The number of Korean tourists traveling abroad was more than 31,000 in

Vietnam, RoK strengthen defense cooperation

   Defense relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea have flourished in recent years, through the exchange of high-level delegations, defense policy dialogues, personnel training, and clearing post-war unexploded ordnances, said Defense Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich at a

India-ASEAN connectivity discussed

 Scholars from ASEAN and India discussed trade and geopolitical connectivity between ASEAN and India at a recent videoconference, during which they said that the two sides have remained closed in numerous fields. The scholars from ASEAN insisted that India is

China denounces US’s termination of ties with WHO

   China has denounced the US after President Donald Trump said he will terminate the US’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a regular press briefing on Monday that the international community

White House calls for tough law and order all over US

   The White House on Monday issued a statement calling for restoration of civil order throughout the US, and criticized the protestors who have roiled US cities for 6 consecutive nights.  In an interview with Fox News, White House spokesperson

Vietnam repatriates 344 citizens from Australia, New Zealand

 344 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Australia and New Zealand on Monday and Tuesday thanks to Vietnamese authorities, Vietnam Airlines, and Australian and New Zealand agencies.  After arriving at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City,

UK hopes new round of negotiations with EU will be on track

   The UK is looking forward to progress in the next round of Brexit negotiations with the EU, scheduled to take place on Tuesday.  In a statement on Monday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hopes the next round

Post-pandemic economic opportunities and lessons learned from Vietnam

   The newspaper Egypt Today this week highlighted Vietnam’s strategy for exploiting post-pandemic economic opportunities. According to the paper, Egypt and other Arab countries can learn from Vietnam’s short- and long-term economic recovery experience. Vietnam is focused on agricultural production