Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh

PM leaves on Europe tour

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh left Hanoi on August 31 for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), and for visits to the UK and France from October 31-November 5, at the invitation of his British and French counterparts Boris Johnson and Jean Castex.
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.