Quang Nam (VNA) – The National Conference on Tourism 2020 themed "Linking, Action and Development" took place in the central province of Quang Nam on November 28, focusing on solutions to recover the tourism industry amid difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the conference, representatives of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) gave forecasts on new trends in tourism demand in the region and the adaptability of the Vietnamese tourism sector. Meanwhile, representatives from travel firms proposed strategic measures to raise competitiveness of the tourism industry during and after the pandemic, as well as policies to accelerate restructuring of the sector post-COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how to speed up digital transformation in tourism development as well as proposed cooperation models among investors to further enhance tourism promotion in the coming time. Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked for doubling efforts to … [Read more...] about Measures sought to revive tourism sector amid COVID-19
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Covid-19 response and diplomatic influence: The Lowy Institute’s Asia Power Index published last month found that Vietnam’s international image was one of the Asia-Pacific’s best improvers this year, with its score on diplomatic influence gaining six percentage points, according to Asia Times Financial. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Da Nang, which has recorded 135 cases, began 15-day social distancing July 28, requiring people to stay at home and maintaining a distance of at least two meters from each other in public. Public gatherings of more than two people are prohibited, except at offices, schools and hospitals. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to conduct high school exam in two phases amid fresh Covid-19 outbreak
Hanoi (VNA) – The 11th Party Congress of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) for the 2020-2025 tenure opened in Hanoi on September 28. Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is the Secretary of the Central Military Commission, attended and delivered a speech at the event which has drawn 450 delegates representing over 26,000 Party members in the VPA. The congress was also attended by Politburo members including Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Party Central Committee members; along with a number of former Party, State and NA leaders. Opening the congress, General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politubro member, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defence Minister, said that all tasks and goals set in the resolution of the 10th VPA Party Congress have been completed or overfulfilled. The Party organization of the VPA has maintained its purity and strength while upholding its leadership over all … [Read more...] about 11th Party Congress of Vietnam People’s Army opens