Vietnam to buy 20 mln doses of Sputnik V vaccine this year

Vietnam to buy 20 mln doses of Sputnik V vaccine this year

V.U.M - Vietnam’s health minister said on Wednesday that Russia had agreed to provide it with 20 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V this year, as the Southeast Asian country races to secure supplies to expedite mass inoculations.

My dad criticized the Vietnam War while he was a POW. Here's what he'd tell troops today.

My dad criticized the Vietnam War while he was a POW. Here's what he'd tell troops today.
02/06/2021 18:02
V.U.M - An experienced career aviator and fighter squadron commanding officer, he had thought he would be fighting for peace in Vietnam. But Gene concluded that the war was illegal and misguided, and he believed that wholeheartedly for the rest of his life.

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks Biden for COVID-19 vaccine support

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks Biden for COVID-19 vaccine support
31/05/2021 17:31
V.U.M - President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday sent a letter to US President Joe Biden, asking for COVID-19 vaccine support for Vietnam as the country is facing a devastating fourth wave of infections.

US helps Vietnam access COVID-19 vaccine sources

US helps Vietnam access COVID-19 vaccine sources
29/05/2021 17:19
V.U.M - The United States will assist countries, including Vietnam, to get access to a roll-out of its 80 million doses through the United Nation-managed COVAX Facility and other partners.

Weightlifting, Gatorade, birthday calls: Inside Biden’s day

Weightlifting, Gatorade, birthday calls: Inside Biden’s day
26/05/2021 10:06
V.U.M - During a speech in Pittsburgh in March, President Biden held up the index card he keeps in his right breast pocket to track the nation’s covid deaths, inadvertently revealing a glimpse of his private schedule on the back side.

U.S. to detail global distribution plan for 80 mln vaccine doses

U.S. to detail global distribution plan for 80 mln vaccine doses
03/06/2021 11:55
V.U.M - The United States will announce in the next two weeks how it plans to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses it has pledged globally, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday.

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News
16/04/2021 17:30
V.U.M - Vietnam has gained the achievement thanks to power, heritage, and openness for business. Vietnam has climbed three places to the 40th in the 2021 Best Countries Report, according to a ranking and analysis project by the US News & World Report

Viet Nam, US seek ways to enhance comprehensive partnership

Viet Nam, US seek ways to enhance comprehensive partnership
15/04/2021 17:24
V.U.M - Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc had an online conversation with US Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas, who is Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN, to discuss ways to boost the Viet Nam-US comprehensive partnership, the ASEAN-US strategic partnership, and several issues of mutual concern.

US President Joe Biden nominates expert on Asia as ambassador to Vietnam

US President Joe Biden nominates expert on Asia as ambassador to Vietnam
14/04/2021 17:06
V.U.M - US President Joe Biden has nominated Marc Evans Knapper, who serves as Senior Foreign Service member in Asia for years, as new ambassador to Vietnam, the White House reported.

Vietnamese electric motorbike startup Dat Bike raises $2.6M led by Jungle Ventures

Vietnamese electric motorbike startup Dat Bike raises $2.6M led by Jungle Ventures
13/04/2021 09:59
V.U.M - Founder and chief executive officer Son Nguyen began learning how to build bikes from scrap parts while working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley. Dat Bike plans to expand by building its supply chain in Southeast Asia over the next two to three years, with the help of investors like Jungle Ventures.

Seafood exports to grow this month

Seafood exports to grow this month
11/03/2021 11:00
V.U.M - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) forecasts seafood export turnover will increase to reach about US$640 million this month with positive signals from importing countries.

Traveloka to launch financial services in Vietnam, Thailand

Traveloka to launch financial services in Vietnam, Thailand
06/03/2021 12:00
V.U.M - Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s largest online travel startup, plans to launch financial services in Vietnam and Thailand as it eyes a listing in the US, its president said.

Viet Nam to take the lead in economic growth in Southeast Asia: Nikkei Asia

Viet Nam to take the lead in economic growth in Southeast Asia: Nikkei Asia
06/03/2021 10:00
V.U.M - Viet Nam is predicted to record positive growth this year, especially in the context of US-China trade tensions that may persist in the coming years.

Zero-VND supermarkets ease hardship for workers in Bac Giang

Zero-VND supermarkets ease hardship for workers in Bac Giang
31/05/2021 17:31
V.U.M - Holding a bag of rice from a zero-VND supermarket brought home by his landlord, Luong Van Han could not hide his joy. The 38-year-old lives in a locked-down area of ​​Noi Hoang Commune in Bac Giang Province’s Yen Dung District. Hailing from Viet Yen District, Han works for Luxshare-ICT Co.Ltd, located in Quang Chau Industrial Zone.

NA Chairman: voter turnout reaches 99.57 percent

NA Chairman: voter turnout reaches 99.57 percent
28/05/2021 09:00
V.U.M - NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has said voter turnout in the elections of deputies to the 15th NA and People’s Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure reached 99.57 percent, higher than the figure of over 98 percent in the previous tenure.

Vietnam receives 1.7 mln AstraZeneca vaccine doses under Covax scheme

Vietnam receives 1.7 mln AstraZeneca vaccine doses under Covax scheme
18/05/2021 10:32
V.U.M - This batch of nearly 1.7 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine is part of the 4.1 million doses committed to Vietnam, free of charge, under COVAX, a global initiative to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines worldwide.

Vietnam president makes incense offering to Hung Kings

Vietnam president makes incense offering to Hung Kings
21/04/2021 15:48
V.U.M - Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 21 offered incense to Hung Kings who laid the foundation for the land of Vietnam in the ancient eras. The event, called the Hung Kings’ Temple Festival or Death Anniversary of Hung Kings, held annually from the 8th to the 11th day of the third Lunar month in honor of Hung Kings and their role in shaping the nation.

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News
16/04/2021 17:30
V.U.M - Vietnam has gained the achievement thanks to power, heritage, and openness for business. Vietnam has climbed three places to the 40th in the 2021 Best Countries Report, according to a ranking and analysis project by the US News & World Report

Hanoi’s intangible heritages recognized national status

Hanoi’s intangible heritages recognized national status
23/03/2021 09:00
V.U.M - Among eight recently recognized intangible cultural heritages by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, two are from Hanoi.

Film industry and ensuring compliance with international treaty obligations

Film industry and ensuring compliance with international treaty obligations
22/03/2021 17:00
V.U.M - Over the last decade, Vietnam’s film and television industry has demonstrated signs of significant growth potential: multiplex cinemas are expanding; local filmmakers are making their mark on the international stage; and WB’s Kong: Skull Island proved Vietnam could serve as a location for major international productions.

Xoi – the quintessential comfort food

Xoi – the quintessential comfort food
08/12/2020 10:00
TCVM - Xôi (sticky rice) has a long-standing history in the Vietnamese cuisine. It is one of the most well-beloved food for Vietnamese people regardless of age and generation.

Line launches digital banking platform in Indonesia

Line launches digital banking platform in Indonesia
01/06/2021 16:45
V.U.M - Line Corporation, best known for its messaging app, launched a digital banking platform in Indonesia today. This means Japan-based Line Corp. now offers banking services in three of its biggest overseas markets: Indonesia, Thailand and Taiwan.

Intel announces two new 11th-gen chips and a 5G M.2 laptop module at Computex

Intel announces two new 11th-gen chips and a 5G M.2 laptop module at Computex
31/05/2021 14:07
V.U.M - Intel kicked off this year’s virtual Computex by announcing two new 11th Gen U-Series chips for use in thin, lightweight laptops. It also unveiled its first 5G M.2 module for laptops, designed in a partnership with MediaTek (Intel sold its smartphone modem business to Apple in 2019).

Anthropic is the new AI research outfit from OpenAI’s Dario Amodei, and it has $124M to burn

Anthropic is the new AI research outfit from OpenAI’s Dario Amodei, and it has $124M to burn
30/05/2021 19:59
V.U.M - As AI has grown from a menagerie of research projects to include a handful of titanic, industry-powering models like GPT-3, there is a need for the sector to evolve — or so thinks Dario Amodei, former VP of research at OpenAI, who struck out on his own to create a new company a few months ago. Anthropic, as it’s called, was founded with his sister Daniela and its goal is to create “large-scale AI systems that are steerable, interpretable, and robust.”

Facebook, WhatsApp, Google and other internet giants comply with India’s IT rules

Facebook, WhatsApp, Google and other internet giants comply with India’s IT rules
29/05/2021 10:17
V.U.M - Google, Facebook, Telegram, LinkedIn and Tiger Global-backed Indian startups ShareChat and Koo have either fully or partially complied with the South Asian nation’s new IT rules, according to two people familiar with the matter and a government note obtained by TechCrunch.

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.

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News
16/04/2021 17:30
V.U.M - Vietnam has gained the achievement thanks to power, heritage, and openness for business. Vietnam has climbed three places to the 40th in the 2021 Best Countries Report, according to a ranking and analysis project by the US News & World Report

Dak Nong – “unpolished gem” of Central Highlands

Dak Nong – “unpolished gem” of Central Highlands
19/12/2020 10:00
TCVM - The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has established its position in the national tourism map after the UNESCO granted the global status to its Dak Nong Geopark.

HCM City seeks UNESCO heritage recognition for Cu Chi Tunnels

HCM City seeks UNESCO heritage recognition for Cu Chi Tunnels
16/12/2020 12:00
TCVM - HCM City authorities have sent a proposal to the Ministry of National Defence to seek UNESCO recognition for Cu Chi Tunnels, the largest underground tunnel network in Vietnam.

Soi Sim – paradise in the heart of heritage

Soi Sim – paradise in the heart of heritage
25/10/2020 13:00
TCVM - Considered as a paradise in the heart of Ha Long Bay, Soi Sim Island is famous for its pristine and poetic beauty with unique natural values.

Muong Lo valley: Land of historical and cultural values

Muong Lo valley: Land of historical and cultural values
16/07/2020 17:01
V.U.M - Located 80 km from Yen Bai city, Muong Lo valley is the land of historical and cultural values

Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO

Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO
16/07/2020 17:01
V.U.M - Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark has been recognized by UNESCO as a Global Geopark, becoming the third of its kind in the country.

Hoi An among world’s top 25 cities

Hoi An among world’s top 25 cities
16/07/2020 17:01
V.U.M - Hoi An ancient city in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Nam was ranked third among the list of the world’s top 25 cities in 2020 recently announced by Travel + Leisure.

Vietnam - US trade increases 160 times after 25 years

Vietnam - US trade increases 160 times after 25 years
16/07/2020 12:00
V.U.M - Since the normalisation of bilateral relations 25 years ago, bilateral trade between Vietnam and the US has consistently increased. Vietnam ranks 16th among the US trade partners and the US is Vietnam’s third largest trade partner.