Daily Archives: December 10, 2020

Vietnam promotes women’s role in building peace: conference

  International delegates lauded Vietnam’s contributions to affirming women’s roles in building and sustaining peace while attending the International Conference on Women, Peace and Security held by the Foreign Ministry in partnership with the United Nations on December 7-9. UN

10th National Patriotic Emulation Congress opens

   The 10th National Patriotic Emulation Congress opened in Hanoi on Thursday, attended by 2,300 delegates including Party and State leaders, war veterans, heroic mothers, and outstanding individuals.  In his opening remarks, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said patriotic emulation

UNHCR says forced displacement had exceeded 80 million by mid-2020

   The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that forced displacement as a result of violence and abuse had surpassed 80 million by mid-year, despite appeals for a global ceasefire and the world fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The world is now

US reiterates commitment to dialogue with North Korea

Deputy US Secretary of State Stephen Biegun has urged North Korean leaders to return to talks on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, the US State Department said Wednesday. A State Department spokesperson said Biegun reaffirmed the US’s commitment to the

US Secretary of State slams China for stealing US’s academic research, intellectual property

  – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday slammed China for stealing academic research and intellectual property, using Chinese students studying in American colleges, The Hill reported During a speech at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, Pompeo called

ADB: Vietnam to grow strongly in late 2020, early 2021

  Asia’s economic growth is expected to shrink 0.4% this year and increase 6.8% next year, the Asian Development Bank said on Thursday Vietnam’s economy is expected to grow quickly in the 4th quarter this year and grow 6.1% next year.

Forum of ASEAN Community Statistical System held

   A high-level of the ASEAN Community Statistical System and Vietnam’s National Statistical System opened on Thursday. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong highlighted ASEAN and global efforts to overcome unpredicted challenges due to COVID-19: “Statistics agencies cohesiveness

ABU Prize 2020 Award Ceremony: VOV receives Commendation Prize

  The ABU Prizes 2020 Award Ceremony was held virtually on Thursday.  The Voice of Vietnam’s radio program called “Happiness of a great tiny man” received a Commendation Prize in the category of ABU Perspective Prize for the theme of

Vietnam hands over ADMM, ADMM+ Chairmanship to Brunei

  – Vietnam has officially handed over the chairmanship of the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting ADMM and ADMM+ to Brunei, which holds the ASEAN Chairmanship next year. Vietnamese Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich pledged Vietnam and ASEAN’s support to Brunei

Covid-19 pandemic impacts reviewed in Vietnam

 – The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences has held a dialogue to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in various areas, including labor, employment, healthcare and education. During the event on Thursday, delegates hailed the government’s rapid response in line with