VOV.VN -A haul of up to 135,000 face masks were presented to representatives from Wales and London on July 2 as a gift from Vietnam to help both the principality and the UK capital to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam and the UK are working to complete legal and technical procedures to repatriate the bodies of 39 Vietnamese who found dead in a lorry in Essex last month, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son said on November 25 on the sidelines of the 14th National Assembly’s eighth sitting.
VOV.VN -A ceremony to commemorate the 39 Vietnamese victims who were found dead in a container truck in Essex county in the UK was held in the offices of Thurrock Council on November 7.
The Vietnamese Government is working closely with the UK authorities to identify the victims of the shocking October 23 lorry incident in Essex, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said on November 5.
Two separate groups of public security and foreign affairs officials departed for the United Kingdom at the weekend, following news that all victims in the Essex lorry tragedy were believed to be Vietnamese.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has required relevant ministries and agencies to continue coordinating closely with the UK to identify victims in the Essex lorry case, in order to release official information on the case.
Vietnamese working class without specialized skills looking to make quick money abroad will sometimes pay smugglers handsomely to get them to Europe.
Gen. To Lam, Politburo member and Minister of Public Security, held telephone talks in the afternoon of October 30 with Priti Patel, Home Secretary of the UK, on the coordination of work in defining the identities of the victims believed to be of the Vietnamese nationality, in the incident that 39 people were found dead in a container truck in the UK on October 23.
Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has thanked the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and relevant agencies of the UK for their active support and sharing of information related to lorry deaths in Essex with Vietnam.
China’s in touch with Vietnam in following up on the discovery of 39 dead people in a refrigerated container truck in the U.K.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on educational cooperation between the governments of Vietnam and the United Kingdom was signed in Hanoi on October 3 by Vietnamese Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha and Ed Vaizey, Trade Envoy of the British Prime Minister.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has highly evaluated the UK’s education and training environment and hoped to expand cooperation with the European country in the field.
The northeastern province of Quang Ninh will join the partnership of the Clipper Round the World Race 2019-2020 to host the event of in 2021-2022, and send a team to take part in the race in the UK in September, according to a local leading official.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese businesses have exported more than 92,000 tons of lychees (including fresh and dried lychee) from the 2018 crop, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Customs.
VOV.VN - Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of US$44.95 billion with the G7 (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, the US and Canada) last year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam has seen strong economic growth in the past three decades, second only to China, and this has opened up great opportunities for foreign firms, including those from the UK, to boost investment in the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called on businesses from the UK to make investment in Vietnam during a reception for Lord James Mayer Sassoon, Executive Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited, in Hanoi on January 17.
The UK always considers Vietnam as its important and potential trade partner and wants to expand multifaceted cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation, said British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox.
VOV.VN - FIFA has just published their latest rankings and the Vietnam women’s team has climbed up a slot to stand at No. 31 in the world and No. 7 in Asia.
The HCM City Tourism Association has asked the Government to extend the visa waiver for tourists from five Western European countries -- France, Italy, Germany, the UK, and Spain.