Daily Archives: October 16, 2020

Vietnam orders COVID-19 vaccines from foreign partners

   Vietnam has ordered COVID-19 vaccines from partners in Russia and the UK, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters on Thursday. Hang said the Government has directed domestic health agencies to quickly research and produce a vaccine and

Hanoi Gift Show 2020 opens

   The Hanoi Gift Show 2020 opened in the capital on Thursday, featuring up to 400 pavilions showcasing items from domestic and foreign handicraft businesses and producers. The previous eight shows attracted nearly 2,000 enterprises and production establishments across Vietnam, along with 5,000

Vietnam’s anti-hunger performance continues to improve

Vietnam’s position on the 2020 Global Hunger Index, 61st among 107 economies, showcases consistent improvement over the last two decades, VnExpress reported.  The index, released this week by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organization Welthungerhilfe, gives Vietnam a

Formula One grand prix officially cancelled in Vietnam

Vietnam’s first ever Formula One (F1) grand prix is officially cancelled due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according the event’s organisers. The decision followed talks by the Hanoi People’s Committee, Vietnam Motorsports Association Co. Ltd. (VMA) and Vietnam

Nutifood becomes first Vietnamese milk brand available at Walmart

 The Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (NutiFood) announced yesterday that its soymilk products are now available in 450 Walmart supermarkets across China, making it the first Vietnamese milk brand to be accepted by the US-based multinational retail chain. According to Nutifood CEO Tran Thi Le, the

Japan announces Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s visit to Vietnam

-The Japanese Government said on Friday that Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide will visit Vietnam and Indonesia from Sunday to Tuesday to discuss measures to strengthen relations with the two key Southeast Asian countries.  Speaking at a press conference, Japan’s Chief

Vietnamese midfielder among stars Australian recommended for A-League

 Australian sports website The World Game has named Vietnamese midfielder Luong Xuan Truong among the stars that A-League clubs should sign up next season. Truong joined South Korean club Incheon United in 2015 on a two-year loan deal, becoming the

Netflix stops offering free trials to US viewers

Netflix, the world’s largest streaming service, said this week it has stopped offering free trials in the United States.  A Netflix spokesperson said they’re looking at different marketing promotions in the US to attract new members and give them a great experience. The company has

Tool to have a safe trip in Vietnam launched

– An application named ‘Du lich Viet Nam an toan’ (A safe trip in Vietnam) has been launched to provide a useful tool for tourists in the country. The app is available on both Android and iOS with the image of a lotus,

UNIQLO opens third store in Hanoi

– Japanese global apparel retailer UNIQLO opened its third store in Hanoi on Friday.  UNIQLO AEON Mall Long Bien debuted only three weeks after the opening of the UNIQLO Vincom Metropolis store. Situated at one of Hanoi’s busiest commercial zones, AEON Mall Long Bien