State President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister

State President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 12 received visiting Minister of Defence Kishi Nobuo of Japan, asking the country to continue supporting Vietnam with vaccines and helping it to access vaccine sources against the Covid-19 pandemic.
(Illustrative photo: SGGP)

Cambodia to resume farmed fish import from Vietnam

The Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on February 8 issued a press release on the resumption of the import of aquatic products, including farmed fish, from neighbouring countries, including Vietnam.
The diagnosis area of HCMC Children Hospital. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC aiming at becoming specialized medical center of ASEAN

Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Health Tang Chi Thuong yesterday had an interview with SGGP about the future direction of his department. The highest priority is to heavily focus on technological development in general hospitals of the city so that these places can keep up with their counterparts in the region.

Vietnam is now considered the most favourable place to expand business, surpassing Australia’s long-term business partners namely Malaysia and Singapore. (Illustrative image. Source: VNA)

Australian firms in ASEAN consider Vietnam favourable destination

The rise of Vietnam has been highlighted in a recent survey of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham), as Vietnam is now considered the most favourable place to expand business, surpassing the Philippines and Myanmar in recent years as well as Australia’s long-term business partners namely Malaysia and Singapore.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chairs Special ASEAN Plus Three Summit on COVID-19. (Photo: VNA)

ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has coped with COVID-19 quite well with Vietnam serving as the ASEAN Chair 2020, heard an online seminar held by the Center for International Law (CIL) under the National University of Singapore on May 20.

International visitors to Vietnam in April decline 98.2 percent year-on-year

International visitors to Vietnam in April decline 98.2 percent year-on-year

The General Statistics Office of Vietnam reported that the number of foreign visitors to the country in April merely reached 26,200 arrivals, down 94.2 percent compared to the previous month and down 98.2 percent year-on-year, due to the Prime Minister’s direction on the temporary suspension of visa issuance for foreign visitors entering the country.
Vietnam’s business environment strongly improves

Vietnam’s business environment strongly improves

Last year, Vietnam recorded many positive results in business environment improvement. However, in the context of the global and regional reforms, these results were quite modest, especially, competitiveness 4.0 of Vietnam still ranked sixth among countries in the ASEAN.
Vietnam ranked second lowest in ASEAN regarding mobile malware

Vietnam ranked second lowest in ASEAN regarding mobile malware

The latest statistics from Kaspersky reveal that in the first nine months of 2019, global cyber security companies were able to stop 53,097 mobile attack efforts in Vietnam. The country is, therefore, ranked as the second lowest in ASEAN as to facing mobile malware risks.