Daily Archives: June 9, 2020

SweeGen’s Sugar Reduction Solutions Expand with Singapore Approval for Next Generation Bestevia Stevia Sweeteners Rebs D and E

Food and beverage manufacturers now have more creative options for developing sugar reduced products to satisfy Asia-Pacific consumer tastes and sweetness expectations. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., June 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Asia-Pacific brands now have access to an expanded

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens brought home from US

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens in the US were brought home safely from San Francisco airport on June 7 and 8.   The flight was arranged by competent Vietnamese agencies, Vietnamese representative offices in the US, national flag carrier Vietnam

Recruitment demand in IT industry quadruples

The recruitment demand of the IT industry has quadrupled after a decade, according to the report “Information Technology Human Resources of the 2010s and 2020″ released by VietnamWorks, a leading online recruitment website, belonging to the Navigos Group.   The

Unemployment rate in urban areas almost doubles that in countryside

The unemployment rate among those aged 15 and above in Vietnam stood at 2.05 percent last year and the figure in urban areas is almost double that of rural areas, the 2019 population and housing census reveals.   Results of

UNICEF in Vietnam presents daily supplies to NinhThuan

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam presented daily supplies to residents in the south central province of NinhThuan on June 9, in a bid to assist them in COVID-19 prevention and control.   The activity was a joint

Broken section of AAE-1 undersea cable fixed

Repairs to the Asia Africa Europe 1 (AAE-1) undersea cable have been completed, domestic internet service providers said on June 8.   The cable suffered a rupture on June 3 in the S1H section linking Vietnam with Hong Kong (China).

Lawmakers to vote on NA’s Supervision Programme for 2021

National Assembly (NA) deputies will vote on a resolution on the legislature’s Supervision Programme in 2021 at its on-going ninth session in Hanoi on June 9.   At a plenary session in the morning, the legislature will hear the Government’s

Vietnam lauds progress made by UN Security Council’s Residual Mechanism

Vietnam spoke highly of progress made by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)’s International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), said a Vietnamese official at a periodical meeting of the council to review the mechanism on June 8.   Ambassador

Lawmakers discuss special financial, budget mechanism for Hanoi

Many lawmakers on June 9 agreed that a resolution piloting some special financial and budget mechanisms and policies should be promulgated for Hanoi to enable its stronger development, while discussing in groups at the ongoing ninth session of the 14th

New ambassadors tasked to tighten Vietnam’s relations with partners

  Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh handed over the appointment decisions to 12 new ambassadors for the 2020-2023 tenure on June 9, and requested they be pioneers in boosting Vietnam’s relations with partners and carrying out economic diplomacy to