Daily Archives: January 17, 2021

Party Central Committee plenum approves candidates for key positions of Party, State

  – The 15th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee reached high consensus in approving  “special” nominees to the Committee of the coming 13th term and nominees to the key leading positions of the Party and the State, said Party General

Russia to resume flights to Vietnam on January 27

 Russia is all set to resume flights to India, Vietnam, Qatar and Finland on January 27, 2021, with a number of flights per week, according to Russian News Agency TASS. The Russian anti-coronavirus crisis center informed reporters on Saturday that after discussing

Vietnam’s exports to Israel see continued recovery

– Last year saw Vietnam’s export turnover to Israel reach roughly 700 million USD and imports hit estimated 850 million USD, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in the Middle East nation. Notably, Vietnam’s export value in November last year increased

UN says breakthrough achieved in Libya transition talks

  The top UN official for Libya said Saturday that an advisory committee for representatives of Libya’s different regions has proposed a way forward for choosing a transitional government that would lead the war-torn country to elections late this year. The

Joe Biden plans dozens of executive orders for early days of presidency

  US President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team outlined dozens of executive actions the incoming administration is set to take in its first 10 days as it faces down some of the most serious crises in the nation’s modern history. Ron

4,200 ha of forests certificated by FSC

– Nearly 4,200 hectares of forest owned by Quy Nhon Forestry Co., Ltd in the central province of Binh Dinh have been granted the sustainable forest management certificate in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards. This is the first State-owned

Ho Chi Minh City Open University launches free online courses for everyone

– Ho Chi Minh City Open University on Saturday launched VMOOCs system to provide massive open online courses. Dr. Phan Thi Ngoc Thanh, Director of eLearning Center of Ho Chi Minh Open University, said VMOOCs offers free online courses for those

NA Chairwoman calls the public to spread love for disadvantaged compatriots

-National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on the community to continue upholding and expanding the fine tradition of mutual support of the Vietnamese community so as to ease the difficulties facing the poor and victims of calamities.

German Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee hosts seminar on East Sea

  The German Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Saturday hosted an online seminar on the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) with representatives of Vietnamese associations and experts in Germany.  The event was chaired by Dr. Daniela

Protection measures urged to cope with extreme cold weather, coastal erosion

  The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has ordered subordinate authorities to implement measures to deal with the extreme cold weather and coastal erosion in northern and central Vietnam. The Committee asked localities of Thanh Hoa, Quang