Vietnam Logistics Forum discusses ways to connect better with global value chains

SOURCE: World Bank PRESS RELEASE December 15, 2017 Hanoi, December 15, 2017 – The Vietnam Logistics Forum was organized today in Hanoi, under the chairmanship of Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, and Vice Minister of Transport to discuss how to better connect Vietnam with global value chains. At the conference, delegates heard…

Opening Remarks by World Bank Country Director at Vietnam Development Forum 2017

SOURCE: World Bank Speeches & Transcripts December 13, 2017 Ousmane Dione, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam As Prepared for Delivery Minister Nguyen Chi Dung Government Ministers, Leaders of government agencies, committees of the National Assembly, committees of the Party, Ambassadors, Heads of Development Agencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning! Xin chao! Welcome and Introduction…

Vietnam sees stronger growth momentum

SOURCE: World Bank PRESS RELEASE December 11, 2017 Robust domestic demand and manufacturing, services sectors, fuel GDP growth, projected at 6.7 percent for 2017 Hanoi, December 11, 2017 – Stronger domestic demand, robust export-oriented manufacturing, and a gradual recovery of the agriculture sector, are driving Vietnam’s economy, which expanded by 6.4 percent during the first…

World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development Visits Vietnam

SOURCE: World Bank PRESS RELEASE December 9, 2017 Ho Chi Minh City, December 9, 2017 — During her first visit to Vietnam, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development, Laura Tuck reaffirmed the World Bank Group’s continued support for Vietnam as the country addresses the challenges of rapid urbanization and the impacts of climate change….

Common Travel Scams in Vietnam and How to Avoid Them

SOURCE: travpr.com COMMON TRAVEL SCAMS IN VIETNAM AND HOW TO AVOID Industry: Travel Guides Like any tourist destinations, scams are reported in different places in Vietnam from time to time. (TRAVPR.COM) VIETNAM – November 22nd, 2017 – Vietnam is a country that is relatively safe for any traveler. Most of tourist love the fantastic experience…

UEC signs general agreement with VNU-UET, Vietnam

SOURCE: The University of Electro-Communications. December 2017 Issue On 29 November, 2017, The University of Electro-Communications (UEC) singed general agreement with VNU University of Engineering and Technology (VNU-UET), Vietnam to promote further international collaboration. The signing ceremony took place at UEC and Prof. Nguyen Viet Ha, the Rector of VNU-UET, Dr. Fukuda, the President of…

Vilo Home Recalls Marseille Dining Benches Due to Fall Hazard

SOURCE: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Name of product: Marseille dining benches Hazard: The foam seat cushion and base can crack in the middle and cause the bench to collapse, posing a fall hazard. Remedy: Refund Recall date: December 22, 2017 Units: About 200 Consumer Contact: Vilo Home toll-free at 833-321-2715 from 9 a.m. to…

SR, I5, R5 Program Expires Jan 19, 2018

SOURCE: U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam SR, I5 and R5 visas may only be issued prior to January 19, 2018. After this date, no SR, I5 or R5 visas may be issued until this program is reauthorized by the U.S. Congress. If you have been scheduled an SR, I5 or R5 interview, please do…

COMPACAF visit to Vietnam affirms growing partnership

SOURCE: Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — “Enhanced cooperation between the United States and Vietnam is of mutual benefit to our airmen, our nations and the entire region,” said Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, during his first visit here Dec. 14-16. O’Shaughnessy and Chief Master Sgt….

AMERICAN ABROAD Conference 2018 Study Abroad and Campus Internationalization

SOURCE: U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam To promote educational collaborations between the United States and Vietnam, the U.S Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City and Student Exchange Vietnam are cohosting the first American Abroad Conference 2018 at the American Center in Ho Chi Minh City. According to 2017 Open Doors Report by IIE, Vietnam…

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