Therefore, the city expects that its budget retention rate will be increased to boost economic growth and contribute to the development of the country. It is predicted that if the city’s budget retention rate is increased to 24% in the 2021-2025 period and to 28% in the 2026-2030 period, it can contribute VND345 trillion more to the state budget. … [Read more...] about Raising budget retention rate for HCMC necessary: Central Economic Commission
Trofimchuk went on to explain that Vietnam is playing a significant role in changing the global economic landscape following its success in responding to the virus. He noted the Southeast Asian nation is likely to become a leading economic centre sooner rather than later. … [Read more...] about Russian expert: Vietnam to become leading economic hub
Bang recalled that on his first days as Ambassador to the US, one of his main tasks was to change the US people’s thinking about Vietnam and gradually erase the “Vietnam syndrome”. He travelled to many places and engaged in a number of activities to disseminate Vietnam’s message about peace, cooperation, reform, and international integration. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s first ambassador to US believes in bright future for bilateral ties
Ho Chi Minh was deeply aware of the central contradictions of American history. On one hand, he knew that our revolution and Declaration of Independence had fed into the French Revolution, next to the Haitian Revolution, and then to the 20th-century liberation struggles of the colonised peoples around the world. But he also knew that our revolutionary nation was a nation built on slavery and genocide. Relying on our professed ideals, Ho Chi Minh wrote his 1919 appeal to the United States on behalf of the people of Viet Nam. He was equally conscious of the dark side of American history, expressed with overwhelming power in his 1924 essays Lynching and The Ku Klux Klan. Despite that, he understood the importance of the bright side of America. I wish every American today could know the opening that Ho Chi Minh wrote for Viet Nam’s Declaration of Independence, September 2, 1945: … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
In his letter, Party leader and President Trong expressed his belief that in the spirit of putting aside the past, overcoming differences, promoting similarities and moving forward to the future, the comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the US will be further developed in an effective and sustainable manner, in the interest of the two peoples and contributing to peace, security and prosperity in the region and the world. Meanwhile, in his letter, President Trump affirmed that the United States maintains its commitment to further strengthening relations between the two countries on the basis of a shared vision of a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region, as well as respecting each other’s legal system and sovereignty. Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and White House National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs Allison Hooker exchanged the leaders’ letters of congratulation at a reception marking 25 years of Vietnam-US diplomacy held … [Read more...] about Vietnam, US exchange congratulatory messages on 25 years of diplomacy