Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

Over 5,100 cyber-attacks hit Vietnam in 2020

As many as 5,168 cyber-attacks were recorded on information systems in Vietnam in 2020, a year-on-year decline of 0.15 percent, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications’ National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).In December alone, the co...

Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture

Vietnam’s diplomatic sector overcame numerous challenges throughout 2020 to create, grasp and optimise new cooperation opportunities, thus contributing to the country’s progress towards development, stated Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pha...

Top 10 events of the Vietnamese securities market in 2020

The following are the top 10 events of the Vietnamese securities market in 2020, selected by the Securities Journalist Club of Vietnam.1. Spectacular recovery amid COVID-19 pandemicWorries about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global econom...

UKVFTA takes effect temporarily from 6am of January 1

Vietnam and the UK concluded necessary procedures for the temporary application of the bilateral free trade agreement from 6am of January 1, 2021 (Vietnam time) following the signing of the deal on December 29, 2020.According to the Ministry of Industr...

Vietnam to see 3,000 babies born on first day of 2021

About 3,000 babies are to be born in Vietnam on the first day of 2021, accounting for 0.8 percent of the more than 370,000 babies given birth in the day around the world, according to the United Nations Children

HCM City celebrates New Year with special art performances

HCM City has hosted a series of cultural activities to celebrate the New Year 2021.A music gala titled HCM City welcomes New Year 2021 took place at the Nguyen Hue Pedestrian in District 1 on New Year's Eve.The event, organised

Boris Johnson claims new year ‘an amazing moment’ for UK

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday said the UK would be an “open, generous, outward-looking, internationalist and free trading” country once it quits all EU rules at 23:00 GMT on Thursday. In his New Year broadcast message, Johnson said,

US President-elect calls for Americans to unite, heal and rebuild in 2021

US President-elect Joe Biden shared a New Year's Eve message on Thursday calling for the US to "unite, heal and rebuild in 2021." He wrote on Twitter that the challenges the US has been facing will not disappear overnight, but

2020 slinks into history as fireworks light deserted streets

Fireworks soared into the sky above the Sydney Opera House, but the harbour below was a deserted ghost town, a fittingly creepy send-off for a year that will not be missed. Fireworks soared into the sky above the Sydney Opera

World leaders share messages of hope in New Year Eve’s speeches

World leaders took to social media and the airwaves on New Year’s Eve to wish their citizens a brighter future. Many affirmed their commitments and determination to bring their countries to prosperity in 2021. In his New Year's speech