She was accompanied by Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China Li Zhanshu. Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the show The art show, organized by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was seen as a sincere and friendly greeting from the Vietnamese leaders and people to their Chinese counterparts as the two countries are going to celebrate their separate major events and the 70th anniversary of the bilateral relations. In his opening remarks, Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien said this is a firm basis for the two countries to continue developing their fine relations, cooperation and friendship in the time ahead. A scene of the show Artists performed famous songs and dances of the two countries. Also in July 10 evening, within the framework of the Vietnamese Cultural Day in China, the two leaders visited the Vietnamese … [Read more...] about “Friendship Bridge” art performance honors Vietnam-China relations
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Germany has high demand for pepper. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam-Germany trade relations will thrive on the back of the freshly inked free trade and investment deals, including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), according to insiders. Nguyen Son Tra, deputy head of the WTO and Trade Negotiation Division under the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Multilateral Trade Policy Department, said the EVFTA will bring distinct advantages to Vietnamese goods as right after the deal takes effect, 85.6 percent of the tax lines imposed on Vietnamese goods, or 70.3 percent of the country’s exports to the EU will be reduced in the first year. Meanwhile, the lifted tariffs will be 99.2 percent, or 99.7 percent of the country’s total export turnover to the bloc, in the next seven years, she said. Particularly, Germany, together with the UK and the Netherlands, has been Vietnam’s leading importer … [Read more...] about Free trade, investment deals to boost Vietnam-Germany trade ties
Speaking at the opening of the Vietnam Communist Party Central Committee’s conference on May 16, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong raised the question "What will our country be in 2045?" The question of the top leader of Vietnam is one of many that need to be addressed at the upcoming XIII Congress, for which the Central Executive Committee is preparing. If the Party and the people's will unite, the problem can be solved no matter how difficult it is. In this regard, the will of the Party is taking shape. But what about the people? There are hundreds of ideas. VietNamNet would like to introduce an article by Dr. Dinh Duc Sinh about this matter. By 2045, the country's name will still be the Socialist Republic of Vietnam In 1945, the August Revolution gave birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After 35 years, in 1980, the name of the country was changed to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam with the expectation of advancing rapidly, strongly and firmly … [Read more...] about What will Vietnam be in 2045?
Customs officers of Haiphong City have discovered a batch of sport shoes shipped from the Port of Xiamen in China to Vietnam bearing “Made in Vietnam” labels, Thanh Nien newspaper reported. A shoe is seen attached with "Made In Vietnam" label in this file photo. Customs officers of Haiphong City have discovered a batch of sport shoes shipped from China to Vietnam bearing “Made in Vietnam” labels - PHOTO: TNO Earlier in May, Lac Lac Company in Hanoi City conducted temporary import procedures for a container from the Port of Xiamen in China at the Customs Sub-Department under the Haiphong Customs Department. The goods inside the container were declared to be sport shoes. After checking the customs file for the shipment, the Customs Sub-Department discovered the Vietnam origin labels, though the goods were shipped from China. On June 28, the sub-department and the customs control team inspected the shipment and found all the shoes inside were labeled … [Read more...] about Shoes from China bearing Vietnam origin labels under investigation
In terms of the gender of new business owners across 54 countries, Vietnam had the highest ratio of women to men: 1.14 to 1, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Vietnam has one of the highest female labor-force participation rates (the proportion of women who are in paid work or looking for it) in the world, The Economist reported. In Vietnam, some 79% of women aged 15 to 64 are in the labor force, compared with 86% of men. That figure is higher than in all the members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) except Iceland, Sweden and Switzerland, and ten percentage points above China, Vietnam’s northern neighbor. The different sexes gravitate towards different types of work. Men tend to take jobs in corporations or organizations that confer status, whereas women tend to be more enterprising. In terms of the sex of new business owners across 54 countries, Vietnam had the highest ratio of women to men: 1.14 to 1, according to the Global … [Read more...] about Vietnam named among countries with highest female labor-force participation rates