The meeting between the Mayor of the City of Turin and the Vietnamese delegation. (photo: Huy Thong/ VNA) Chiara Appendino told a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Cao Chinh Thien on Saturday. She said the leaders of Turin city are willing to enhance exchanges and investment promotion with Ho Chi Minh City to realize cooperation agreements. Ambassador Thien expressed his hope that both countries will see breakthrough in economic and trade ties in the future. He welcomed Italian leaders and businesses to visit Vietnam to strengthen relationship.
A painting of an historic landscape by Laura Federici Hanoi (VNA) - Italian painter Laura Federici and Vietnamese painter Nguyen Dam Thuy have worked together to portray the home and the environment. Their joint exhibition Home, which opened in Hanoi on October 14, is the result of an unprecedented residency project that allowed Federici to experience life and work in HCM City at Thuy’s home. The project will take Thuy to Italy in the near future. By painting side-by-side, Federici and Thuy – previously strangers to each other – have quickly developed a connection, resulting…... [Read more]
Vietnam and Laos share a border of more than 2,300 km which touches 10 provinces of Vietnam and 10 provinces of Laos. The two countries’ localities have signed several cooperative agreements and enhanced neighborliness and friendship. Practical results of friendship cooperation Vietnamese and Laos localities have boosted exchanges and comprehensive cooperation in trade, investment, tourism, culture, science, technology, education, health care, national defense, and security. Since Quang Tri province established friendship with Savanakhet and Salavan province in Laos, local people’s lives have improved. Nguyen Viet Sinh lives in Lao Bao town, Quang Tri province: “The bilateral friendship has boosted the…... [Read more]
Over the past time, EuroCham has launched many activities and programs to promote the city’s economic potential among European enterprises and the city, said Nicolas Audier. Both sides at the working session During the meeting, the two sides also discussed measures in the fields of smart urban construction, green and renewable energy development, transportation and logistics, pharmaceutical trading and auto industry issues. For his part, Nguyen Thanh Phong lauded the effective cooperation between EuroCham and Vietnam in general and Ho Chi Minh City in particular. The city’s leaders will instruct relevant organs to closely cooperate with EuroCham to enhance cooperation…... [Read more]
Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh meets Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Chung Sye-kyun, Seoul, the Republic of Korea - Photo: VGP/Le Son Mr. Chung Sye-kyun highly appraised the Vietnamese Deputy PM’s official visit to the RoK on the occasion of the 22nd founding anniversary of diplomatic ties. The Vietnamese Deputy PM affirmed that Viet Nam attaches importance to and expect to promote the Strategic Partnership with the RoK, highlighting the cooperative relations between the two National Assemblies and remarkable development between the two sides’ relationship, especially after Speaker Chung Sye-kyun’s official visit to Viet Nam in April. He proposed the two sides strengthen exchanges and cooperation between their…... [Read more]
HCM CITY — Concerted efforts are needed to enhance cooperation between the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Việt Nam and the US in a number of areas, including education, energy security, food security, agriculture and health, Trần Quang Hoài, director of the Directorate of Disaster Management under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, said. Hoài spoke at the opening ceremony of the Lower Mekong Initiative Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange held in the central province of Thừa Thiên Huế on Tuesday. Hoài said the event was especially meaningful in the context of the historic flooding that severely affected…... [Read more]