After 25 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the US (July 12, 1995, to July 12, 2020), the import-export turnover between Viet Nam and the US has increased year by year. The US has always been a leading partner in importing goods from Viet Nam. However, this is also a fastidious customer and requires strict testing of product quality and origin. … [Read more...] about New momentum for US-Viet Nam trade relations
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After the death of his father, Raymond received a military education from the French army in Đà Lạt where he learned how to effectively and quickly overcome natural obstacles by developing a technique called 'le parcours', a way of quickly moving from one point to another. … [Read more...] about Parkour: a global sport deeply rooted in Việt Nam
In 1999, I was one of the dozen scholars of American studies chosen to meet with a dozen Viet Nam scholars of American studies in a conference in Ha Noi. One of the sponsors of the conference was Ambassador Pete Peterson, the first US ambassador to Viet Nam. Peterson, himself a former POW, declared the whole POW/MIA issue was a “hoax". At the conference, an elderly Vietnamese professor asked us Americans if we knew who was the first Vietnamese scholar of American studies. Several of us immediately shouted out “Ho Chi Minh.". This led to a discussion of great relevance today, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two nations. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
“For the past few years, Australia has walked alongside Việt Nam in its e-governance journey, sharing lessons and experiences from both sides. I’m impressed by how much Việt Nam has achieved and honoured to take another step on this path today,” she said. … [Read more...] about Improving access to e-public services for citizens through national public service portal
A recent study commissioned by UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, highlighted that if mobility restrictions continue for at least six months with major disruptions to health services, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may be deprived of modern contraceptives, resulting in seven million unintended pregnancies. The disruption of UNFPA’s programmes on the ground could result in two million cases of female genital mutilation and 13 million child marriages that could have been averted by 2030. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights