Professor of Science Vũ Minh Giang attracts attention every time he chairs a major conference at home and abroad, attracting viewers with his erudition. He is chairman of the Specialty Council of the Center for Asian Studies and has just visited Seoul in the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring cooperation between Việt Nam and South Korea to new heights. Vi Thùy Linh talks with him.
The new tây ba lô may still sport the obligatory tie-dye tees and probably own spandex psychedelic pants, but after two years of pandemic lockdown, the 2022 travellers sole obsession seems to be to narcissistically stare at their own image, recording their experience rather than absorbing the sights and sounds of the here and now.
Geopolitical tensions in some notable hot spots, anti-COVID-19 measures of global manufacturing hub China, and the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policies could damper Việt Nam's economic recovery, experts said at a business forum held in HCM City on Thursday (August 4).
It is essential to tackle bottlenecks in determining corporate value of State-owned enterprises to ensure the accuracy of valuation and speed up the equitisation process, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Huỳnh Kim Tước, managing director of Sài Gòn Innovation Hub's (SiHub) Start-up Support Centre under the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, affirmed Việt Nam holds tremendous potential for technology development and transfer thanks to its highly qualified experts and intellectuals with rich experiences in this field, especially young and talented human resources at universities.
To this end, ASEAN calls for restraint from all parties to not complicate the situation in the South China Sea and urges efforts to handle disputes in line with international laws and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) 1982.
After more than two years of being seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, border trade activities at key border gates in Lạng Sơn Province have gradually recovered, but there are still challenges ahead. Liễu Anh Minh, deputy director of Lạng Sơn Department of Industry and Trade, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about this issue.
With the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in the price of gasoline, many people have re-opted for traditional taxis because it is increasingly difficult to book ride-share cars, and the fares have risen sharply.
Prudential Vietnam Insurance Co., Ltd. on August 2 launched PRU-MODERN, a solution with a breakthrough approach to protect customers against critical illnesses based on the severity of system and organ functions beyond listed diseases.
The Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership is developing strongly and dynamically across all spheres, especially economy, trade and investment, with two-way trade expanding over 23 per cent to reach US$8.3 billion last year.