Vietnam, UK exchange official notes of UKVFTA

Vietnam, UK exchange official notes of UKVFTA

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung on March 26 chaired a ceremony to exchange official notes between Vietnam and the UK confirming the effective date of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA).
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss sign the agreed minutes on the conclusion of negotiations over the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement on December 11. (Photo: VNA)

UKVFTA ushers in new opportunities for Vietnam-UK trade

The conclusion of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) demonstrates the importance of Vietnam as a market and its heightened position in the eyes of the UK, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An told the Vietnam News Agency after the finalisation of the bilateral trade deal in Hanoi on December 11.
UK introduces international practice in smart ticketing system implementation

UK introduces international practice in smart ticketing system implementation

In the framework of the Global Future City Program, the intervention for Smart Ticketing System for public transport, the British Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the Department of Transportation Ho Chi Minh City have co-organized the series of workshop "International best practices in system implementation", said the city People’s Committee office yesterday.

 

Vietnam Covid-19 confirmed cases reach 61

Vietnam Covid-19 confirmed cases reach 61

Four more new infection cases of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) including three from Europe and one from Malaysia were confirmed by the Ministry of Health yesterday, bringing the national total to 61, with 16 full recoveries.
Vietnam suspends entry of tourists from or transiting Schengen countries, UK. Illustrative image (Source: independence.co.uk)

Vietnam suspends entry of tourists from or transiting Schengen countries, UK

Vietnam will temporarily deny entry of tourists coming from or transiting Schengen countries and the UK within 14 days before their intended arrival in Vietnam, and suspend visas-on-arrival at border gates amid the rapid and complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic.
he Vietnamese delegation and UK officials (Photo: VNA)

Party economic commission delegation makes working trip to UK

A delegation led by deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Hong Son paid a working trip to the UK from August 26 – 31 to discuss ways strengthening bilateral strategic partnership, especially in economy, trade and investment.
Ian Gibbons, Consul General of the UK in Ho Chi Minh City ( L) and director of the HCMC’s Department of Transport, Tran Quang Lam hands over agreements. (Photo: VNA)

HCMC, UK cooperate in smart city building

A Memorandum of Understanding for a project of using smart ticket system for the city’s public transport network was signed between the HCMC’s Department of Transport, the municipal Construction Department and the Consulate General of the United Kingdom in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17.
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lt. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong (R) welcomes head of Medical Operational Capability of the UK Surgeon Commodore Stuart Millar (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, UK to reinforce ties in military medicine

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lt. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong received head of Medical Operational Capability at the UK’s Ministry of Defence Surgeon Commodore Stuart Millar in Hanoi on March 25.