Greeting Letter for the New Year 2022

Greeting Letter for the New Year 2022

V.U.M - "On the occasion of the New Year 2022, on behalf of Vietnam - US Society, I would like to wish the readers of Vietnam - US Magazine and the members, friends, and partners of Vietnam – US Society a peaceful, healthy, happy, and prosperous year" - President of the Vietnam-American Association, Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh wrote.

Leader of the Vietnam - America Association (VUS) send condolences to the US about the damage caused by tornadoes

Leader of the Vietnam - America Association (VUS) send condolences to the US about the damage caused by tornadoes
13/12/2021 12:00
V.U.M - President of the Vietnam - American Association Pham Quang Vinh on December 12 sent condolences to the American organizations/individuals as VUS partners & friends and governors of the state who suffered loss of life and property due to tornadoes, especially Kentucky.

Vietnamese leaders extend condolences to US over losses in tornadoes

Vietnamese leaders extend condolences to US over losses in tornadoes
13/12/2021 08:00
V.U.M - Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 12 sent messages of condolences to US President Joe Biden over the losses of human lives and property as recent tornadoes hit the country’s central region, particularly Kentucky state.

The bridge of knowledge and the value sharing

The bridge of knowledge and the value sharing
01/12/2021 15:44
V.U.M - On August 7, 2022, The Vietnam-US Society in Ho Chi Minh City will celebrate its 20th anniversary. We can envision that it as a bridge's sustainability of understanding and sharing. Every year, we organize events, with the highest ability, to propaganda American values in Vietnam and vice versa.

Vietnam - US Economic and Trade Cooperation: From People-to-People Diplomacy to "Business Diplomacy"

Vietnam - US Economic and Trade Cooperation: From People-to-People Diplomacy to
01/12/2021 15:42
V.U.M - The US is one of the overseas investments that Vietnam is most interested in. Currently, there are 202 investment projects in the US with a total registered capital of US$1.04 billion, ranking 8th among 79 countries and territories. In 2020 and the first 3 months of 2021 alone, there are 25 investment projects from Vietnam into this country with a total registered capital of 372.4 million USD.

Officials officer WHO vaccine reassurance, advises against travel bans

Officials officer WHO vaccine reassurance,  advises against travel bans
30/11/2021 15:35
V.U.M - The World Health Organization warned countries on Tuesday not to impose blanket travel bans over the new Omicron coronavirus variant as governments and scientists try to determine how much protection current vaccines would offer against the strain

Vietnam works closely with WHO, US CDC to deal with Omicron threat

Vietnam works closely with WHO, US CDC to deal with Omicron threat
30/11/2021 15:26
V.U.M - Vietnam is working closely with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) in its response to new coronavirus variant Omicron, according to Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

U.S. braces for surge of vaccinated international travelers

U.S. braces for surge of vaccinated international travelers
08/11/2021 10:00
V.U.M - The United States is expecting a flood of international visitors crossing its borders by air and by land on Monday after lifting travel restrictions for much of the world's population first imposed in early 2020 to address the spread of COVID-19.

PM attends five conferences on first day of 38th, 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits

PM attends five conferences on first day of 38th, 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits
28/10/2021 06:00
V.U.M - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended five conferences on October 26, the first working day of the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and related Summits from October 26-28.

To further promote business and investment cooperation between Vietnam & the US

To further promote business and investment cooperation between Vietnam & the US
04/01/2022 11:01
V.U.M -They said the USABC is committed to cooperating with the authorities to bolster US-Vietnam relations in trade, economy, and investment for mutual benefits. The US remained the 8th largest investor in Vietnam in the first nine months of 2021 with total registered capital of US$425 million, including 53 fresh project worth $365 million.

Viet Nam has potential to boost exports to US

Viet Nam has potential to boost exports to US
13/12/2021 11:37
V.U.M - Viet Nam and the US have huge potential to boost cooperation in trade and supply chains after COVID-19 is brought under control, which opens up many opportunities for Vietnamese firms to increase exports to this major market. The GSO also reported a trade surplus of $1.29 billion and total retail sales of goods and services of close to VND 1.7 quadrillion ($73.5 billion) in the first four months of the year, up 10 percent year-on-year.

People-to-people diplomacy flexibly adapts to new situation: VUFO President

People-to-people diplomacy flexibly adapts to new situation: VUFO President
13/12/2021 10:00
V.U.M - The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and other people’s organisations have flexibly responded to the current challenges and renovated their activities to adapt to the new situation, VUFO President Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga has said.

Economic forum to help Gov’t develop recovery measures

Economic forum to help Gov’t develop recovery measures
01/12/2021 15:46
V.U.M - The Vietnam Economic Forum 2021 is scheduled to take place on December 5 to help the Government design a package of fiscal and monetary solutions to shore up the economy.

Foreign enterprises need investing in upskilling Vietnamese laborers: RMIT expert


Foreign enterprises need investing in upskilling Vietnamese laborers: RMIT expert
24/10/2021 15:32
V.U.M - Dr. Seng Kiat Kok, Senior Program Manager of Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship at RMIT University, told about solutions for the foreign-invested businesses' labor-intensive fields.

Hanoi to allow on-site dining, taxi services starting Thursday

Hanoi to allow on-site dining, taxi services starting Thursday
13/10/2021 10:16
V.U.M - Hanoi will allow on-site dining and reopening of parks, hotels and public transportation starting 6 a.m. Thursday, the municipal People’s Committee announced. Hanoi will resume bus lines at limited capacity starting next week

Passengers to several major cities exempt from concentrated quarantine

Passengers to several major cities exempt from concentrated quarantine
12/10/2021 13:00
V.U.M - The Hanoi People’s Committee on October 11 issued Document No.3487/UBND-DT on the pilot resumption of regular domestic flights to and from the capital city.

Vietnam through the lens of international photographers

Vietnam through the lens of international photographers
30/11/2021 14:51
V.U.M - The first Vietnam International Photography Festival 2021 has selected 177 outstanding works for an exhibition, aiming to introduce the beauty of the land, people and the culture of Vietnam to art lovers all over. In particular, many photos show creative and emotional perspectives of domestic and foreign photographers.

Vietnam’s Da Lat installs first traffic lights

Vietnam’s Da Lat installs first traffic lights
07/10/2021 11:00
V.U.M - The tourist city of Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong installed its first-ever traffic lights to cope with increased traffic flows. The traffic lights were installed at the junction of Hoang Van Thu, Tran Phu, and Ba Thang Hai Streets.

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize
06/10/2021 09:58
V.U.M - Vietnamese writer Nguyen Phan Que Mai has been named the runner-up in the fiction category of the 2021 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her latest hit novel ‘The Mountains Sing.’

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize
30/09/2021 16:31
V.U.M - Vietnamese writer Nguyen Phan Que Mai has been named the runner-up in the fiction category of the 2021 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her latest hit novel "The Mountains Sing".

Vietnam contributes to nuclear technology research, application

Vietnam contributes to nuclear technology research, application
28/11/2021 14:51
V.U.M - A ceremony to receive financial contributions for the second phase of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s Renovation of the Nuclear Applications Laboratories (ReNuAL 2) was held in Seibersdorf, Austria on November 25.

New antitrust suit from Phhhoto alleges Facebook copied and killed the competition

New antitrust suit from Phhhoto alleges Facebook copied and killed the competition
06/11/2021 22:52
V.U.M - A former upstart Instagram rival is suing Meta, formerly known as Facebook, over allegations that the company violated antitrust laws by cloning a competing product and ultimately killing its business. The app, Phhhoto, launched in 2014, inviting users to create and share short GIF-like videos. If that sounds familiar, that’s because the same functionality was popularized in Boomerang, an app made by Instagram. That feature is now integrated into Instagram’s core app experience.

Google Play to support alternative billing systems in South Korea, following new law

Google Play to support alternative billing systems in South Korea, following new law
04/11/2021 23:36
V.U.M - Following the passage of the so-called “anti-Google law” in South Korea, Google has announced it will comply with the new mandate by giving Android app developers on Google Play the ability to offer alternative payment systems alongside Google’s own. The legislation represents the first time a government has been able to force app stores to open up to third-party payment systems for in-app purchases — a change that could impact both app stores’ revenues, as developers look to skirt the tech giants’ commissions.

On Twitter, political disinformation clouds Kenya’s trending topics

On Twitter, political disinformation clouds Kenya’s trending topics
03/11/2021 15:45
V.U.M - In the days immediately following revelations that Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta held secret wealth in offshore tax havens, Odanga Madung noticed something odd on Twitter. In spite of the damning information implicating Kenyatta in a hypocritical tax shelter scheme, the prevailing conversation on Kenyan Twitter focused on defending the country’s beleaguered leader.

Cu Lao Xanh converts to plastic waste free island

Cu Lao Xanh converts to plastic waste free island
30/09/2020 10:00
TCVM - Cu Lao Xanh (Green) Island in Binh Dinh Province has become a plastic waste free island following an environmental protection campaign run by local youths.

Creativity helps fish farmer gain success, help his peers

Creativity helps fish farmer gain success, help his peers
31/08/2020 15:29
TCVM - Thanks to advanced science and technology, Tống Hữu Châu, an owner of a fish farm in HCM City’s District 12, has built a brand for his ornamental fish and his products have been exported to the US and EU.

Vietnamese make sneakers from coffee grounds, plastic waste

Vietnamese make sneakers from coffee grounds, plastic waste
31/08/2020 15:29
TCVM - Two Vietnamese students in Finland showing an interest in both fashion and environmental issues have found unlikely success with their special ‘coffee sneakers’ made from recycled coffee grounds and plastic waste.

Towards greener, healthier urban lives

Towards greener, healthier urban lives
28/07/2020 16:58
TCVM - Green buildings and energy-efficient realty projects have received much global attention in past years and the latest moves from the government show that Vietnam is refusing to be left behind.

Vietnam National University, Hanoi featured in world’s top 1,000: THE

Vietnam National University, Hanoi featured in world’s top 1,000: THE
04/09/2020 12:00
TCVM - Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) is among the top 1,000 universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

Over 60 universities in Vietnam let students stay home to prevent coronavirus contagion

Over 60 universities in Vietnam let students stay home to prevent coronavirus contagion
31/08/2020 15:29
TCVM - More than 60 universities in Vietnam have decided to extend their students’ Lunar New Year holiday for another week in an effort to prevent the viral contagion of the novel coronavirus.

Returning overseas students apply for study at local universities

Returning overseas students apply for study at local universities
10/08/2020 10:43
TCVM - Nguyễn Cảnh Hân, one of the thousands of students who have returned to Việt Nam because of the COVID-19 pandemic, plans to apply for admission to International University, one of the members of Việt Nam National University-Hồ Chí Minh City (VNUHCM).

More American students come to Vietnam for study: report

More American students come to Vietnam for study: report
10/08/2020 10:43
TCVM - Vietnam has become a more popular destination for American students, evidenced by a rise in their numbers in the Southeast Asian country, the U.S. Mission said in a press release on Tuesday.

National Tourism Forum 2021 discusses solutions to restore Vietnam's tourism

National Tourism Forum 2021 discusses solutions to restore Vietnam's tourism
01/12/2021 10:00
V.U.M - The Vietnam Tourism Association organised a national tourism forum themed "Solutions for sustainable restoration of Vietnam's tourism" in an online form, on November 30, in Hanoi, with the cooperation of many participants of tourism management agencies, tourism associations of provinces and cities.

Tourism workers back at their job with excitement, apprehension

Tourism workers back at their job with excitement, apprehension
15/11/2021 15:16
V.U.M - After months of being jobless due to the Covid-19 outbreaks, tourism workers are glad to return to work though with trepidation about health risks and future job prospects.

Vietnam is the Asia’s Leading Destination: World Travel Awards

Vietnam is the Asia’s Leading Destination: World Travel Awards
27/10/2021 15:23
V.U.M - Vietnam has been awarded as “Asia's Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination” by the World Travel Awards (WTA), a leading authority that recognizes and rewards excellence in travel and tourism has revealed its Asia 2021 winners.

More destinations to welcome back domestic tourists

More destinations to welcome back domestic tourists
13/10/2021 12:00
V.U.M - On Oct. 15-16, Con Dao Island in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau plans to welcome first visitors on charter flights from Ho Chi Minh City after more than three months of tourism closure.

Made-in-Vietnam satellite Nanodragon

Made-in-Vietnam satellite Nanodragon
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - The launch of Made-in-Vietnam satellite Nanodragon, which is scheduled on Oct. 1, has been delayed due to unknown reason.

IIP grows 4.45 percent in nine months

IIP grows 4.45 percent in nine months
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - The index of industrial production (IIP) grew by 4.45 percent in the first nine months of this year over the same period last year.

Six commodities with export value of over 10 bln USD

Six commodities with export value of over 10 bln USD
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - Six commodities registered an export value of over 10 bln USD in the first nine months of 2021, accounting for 63 percent of the country's total exports.

Seafood exports expected to reach 12 billion USD by 2025

Seafood exports expected to reach 12 billion USD by 2025
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters forecasts that seafood exports would increase by an average of 7 percent yearly between 2021 and 2025, reaching 12 billion USD in 2025.