Daily Archives: February 14, 2021

Foreign leaders extend Tet greetings in Vietnamese language

  Leaders of several foreign countries have extended their greetings in the Vietnamese language on the occasion of the 2021 Tet (Lunar New Year) festival. On February 12, or the first day of the Year of the Buffalo, President of the Republic of Korea

No new COVID-19 cases recorded on February 14 morning

Vietnam has detected no new cases of COVID-19 in the past 12 hours to 6:00am on February 14, keeping the national count of local infections at 1,297, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. More than

Large paintings depicting Vietnam on display in Hungary

    The Vietnamese Embassy in Hungary and the Association of Culture for Hungary have jointly opened an exhibition of large paintings in Budapest to introduce Vietnam, its land and people. Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Nguyen Tien Thuc and local

E-commerce raises businesses’ revenue

 Vietnam’s digital economy is expected to reach 43 billion USD by 2025, according to the e-Conomy Southeast Asia report from Google, Temasek and new partner Bain & Company. Nguyen Thien Phuc, CEO of Innovative Hub Vietnam said that businesses need to utilize digitization

Japan earthquake injures 100, causes power outrages

  A powerful earthquake struck off Japan’s east coastal province of Fukushima on Saturday, causing buildings to shake violently in Tokyo and causing widespread power outages.  More than 100 people suffered injuries, the Kyodo news agency reported. Japan’s meteorological agency

Vietnam targets modernity-oriented agriculture: Minister

Vietnam will continue with the building of a modernity-oriented agriculture sector with complete value chains in 2021, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.Cuong told the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s reporter tha...

Digital economy predicted to reach 43 billion USD by 2025

Vietnam’s digital economy is expected to reach 43 billion USD by 2025, according to the e-Conomy Southeast Asia report from Google, Temasek and new partner Bain & Company.Nguyen Quang Dong, Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Communicati...

Opportunities forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2021: experts

Apart from challenges, many opportunities will be offered to the Vietnamese economy in 2021, experts have said.Such agreements as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement...

UKVFTA hoped to promote Vietnam’s exports

The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), which became effective on January 1, is expected to create a strong motivation pushing Vietnam forwards on the path of economic development and international integration.According to Kenneth Atkinson, head...

Traffic accidents kill 15, injure 23 on third day of lunar new year

As many as 28 road traffic accidents occurred on February 14, or the third day of the lunar new year, killing 15 people and wounding 23 others, according to the Ministry of Public Security’s Department of Traffic Police.The number