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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits the Czech Republic and thousands of people attend the opening ceremony of Vietnam’s 6th Book Day are the most outstanding information in the week.

20/04/2019 06:48:00

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits Czech Republic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in International Airport Vaclav Havel, Prague, on April 16, 2019, starting his official visit to the Czech Republic at the invitation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis.


 Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis welcome Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc


After a solemn welcoming ceremony, Prime Minister nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Prime Minister Andrej Babis.

The two leaders expressed their elation at the fine development of the traditional friendly multi-faceted relationship and cooperation between the two countries in the past 70 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1950.

Prime Minister Andrej Babis stressed that as a close friend of Vietnam, the Czech Republic supports the enhancement of the relations between Vietnam and EU, especially it will ask EU to soon complete the procedures for signing the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and EU (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement between EU and Vietnam (EVIPA) in the next one or two months.

Prime Minister Andrej Babis expressed his joy and belief in the opening of the direct air line between Hanoi and Prague as soon as possible in the hope that it will make a contribution to boosting the trade, investment and tourism relations between the two countries. He also highly appreciated the role and contributions of the Vietnamese community for the social and economic development of the Czech Republic. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his thanks and asked Prime Minister Andrej Babis and the Czech Government to continue to pay more concern to and create favorable conditions for the Vietnamese community in the host country to work and live legally.

Prime Minister Andrej Babis affirmed that the Czech Republic will support Vietnam to stand for the non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 term. The two Prime Ministers stressed on the importance of maintaining peace and stability, security and safety  for the free navigation and aviation in the East Sea area and settle all disputes by peaceful means, conforming to the international law, especially the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

On this occasion, Prime Minister extends his invitation to Prime Minister Andrej Babis to pay an official visit to Vietnam. Prime Minister Andrej Babis accepted the invitation with joy.

After that the two Prime Ministers attended the Business Forum between Czech and Vietnam on April 17. /.


UNESCO approves dossier of 640th death anniversary of Chu Van An

On April 16, 2019, at its headquarters in Paris, UNESCO approved a list of dossiers proposing to celebrate the remarkable celebrities of countries and celebrity Chu Van An of Vietnam is among them.


 Chu Van An (1292-1370) is regarded as the teacher of all time


At its 206th session in Paris, France, UNESCO approved the dossier of celebrating the 650th death anniversary of celerity Chu Van An of Vietnam.

Vhu Van An (1292-1370) is regarded as the teacher of all time, a remarkable teacher of Vietnam who had dedicated his whole life for teaching career with the philosophy of learning in combination with practice, learning for all life to make contributions to society.

His ideology has made influence on various generations of the Vietnamese and made contributions to developing the humane values.

That UNESCO has approved the dossier of celebrating the 650th death anniversary of Chu Van An has affirmed the high appreciation of the world towards the cultural and educational values of Vietnam./.


National brand of Vietnam is priced at USD 235 billion

Vietnam needs to enhance the strategy of building the National Brand to meet the new development trend, thus creating the strategy of synchronous, consistent and professional propaganda of the Vietnamese brand in the world market, said Vice Minister of Trade and Industry Do Thang Hai at the Vietnam Brand Forum 2019 organized in Hanoi on April 17, 2019.


ven Vietnam is placed in the group of strong brand in the world, only a few of its products are known far and wide


The Forum is one of the important events within the framework of the Vietnam Brand Week 2019.

In the world, over 80 countries have implemented the program of building the national brand to develop their product brands in foreign countries. Vietnam, therefore, finds it necessary to build the Strategy of National Brand in conformity with the new development trend.

The Vietnam National Brand is now priced at USD 235 billion, according to Brande Finance. And this is among the strong brands.

To improve the strength of Vietnamese brand, a plan on the Program of Vietnamese National Brand has been made and expected to be submitted to the Prime Minister for approval./.


Thousands of people attend opening ceremony of 6th Vietnam Book Day

The Vietnam Book Day 2019 was opened in mid-April and it has become a cultural day in Hanoi.


Delegates visit the book display booths


The 6th Vietnam Book Day was opened on April 18, 2019 at Thong Nhat Park, starting the event that will happen nationwide.

The Chief of the Central Propaganda and Education Commission Vo Van Thuong, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung attended the opening ceremony.

There are around 100 booths of 84 units participating in the Book Day.

The Book Day is opened on April 18 and closed on April 22, 2019./.


14th Dedication music award organized

The 14th-2019 Dedication music award has been recently organized at Ho Chi Minh Theatre on the night of April 16, 22019 with awards being presented to young artists.


Singer Dong Nhi – the Singer of the Year


The Song of the Year went to the song “Whoever loves you than me” by young song writer Bui Cong Nam.

Bui Lan Huong wins the prize of Young Artist, Bua Yeu (Bich Phuong) wins the prize of Music Video and the album “Chat with Mozart II” (My Linh) wins the Album Prize.

Ha Anh Tuan wins the prize of the Program of the Year and Vu Cat Tuong wins the prize of the Composer of the Year and Dong Nhi wins the prize of the Singer of the Year./.


First lot of Vietnamese mangoes exported to USA

A ceremony to announce the first mangoes of Vietnam to be exported to the US market was organized by the Dong Thap Provincial People’s Committee in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 18, 2019.


Vietnamese mangoes are exported to 40 markets in the world


In Dong Thap Province there are now over 9,200 hectares under mango with an annual output of 100,000 tons, topping the Cuu Long River Delta region.

Mango, dragon fruit, rambutan, longan, letchi and star apples have now been exported to the US market.

In 2018, fruits were exported to the world market with a value of USD 4 billion. Particularly, mango is exported to the 40 world markets such as Europe, China, South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand./.