Education: Hanoi University, Hanoi Foreign Trade University
Tarah Nguyen has worked as a professional interpreter and translator in many fields before became the team leader of English editorial board in Vietnam Times. Working for NGOs, foreign agencies and overseas for years in both professional English and Chinese has nurtured her awareness and understanding in multi-direction world to keep her objective and fair outlooks.
For Tarah Nguyen's latest contributions to VietnamTimes, see below:
The Ministry of Health has issued an urgent message stating that people who have completed their 14-day quarantine and tested negative for Covid-19 twice will not be allowed to leave quarantine facilities after just the 14-day period
A team of 35 doctors and experts are set to leave for Laos on May 4 to help the neighboring country fight COVID-19.A total of 35 Vietnamese doctors and caregivers are poised to depart to Laos in order to provide assistance to the neighbouring country in their ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long during a recent meeting held in Hanoi.
The Charter of Session VI (VI Charter) of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) has just been approved by the Prime Minister on March 23, 2021. This is the first time that the VUFO's Charter has been approved by the Prime Minister and used consistently in its members both at the central and local level. The VUFO Session VI's Charter shows some newly outstanding features compared to the previous Charter of Session V.
A Nghe An father making living for his family in Binh Duong was busily going hometown due to his daughter's death of a traffic accident, but the flight was late. He was crying at Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh City) and was given a business class ticket by an unknown passenger to see off his daughter remain in time.
Newly-elected Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son highlights four priorities for the next five years.
The Vietnam Office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA Vietnam) held today a ceremony to handover three medical equipment with a total value of 50 million JPY, including an ECMO machine (the heart-lung by-pass machine), to Hue Central Hospital.
The signature of Grant Agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and the University of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University (HUAF) for implementation of project “Diversification of Indigenous Lotus Products and Ecotourism Development: a Model for Poverty Reduction for Rural Women” is scheduled to take place on 2 April 2021 at the Bulgarian Embassy in Hanoi.
On Tuesday's afternoon, March 30, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga met newly appointed Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam at the VUFO's headquarters in Hanoi in his courtesy visit on the occasion of implementing his newly appointed assignment in Vietnam.
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee introduced Vuong Dinh Hue, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, to run for the new chairperson of the NA during the ongoing NA session held on March 30. He took the oath of absolute loyalty to the Fatherland, the People, and the Constitution on the morning of March 31, as he was sworn into office as Chairman of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
A meeting was held at the headquarters of the Communist Review in Hanoi on March 30 to collect local voters’ opinions about Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is nominated to represent the capital in the 15th National Assembly (NA), according to the VNA.
The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the Bien Dong Sea (internationally called South China Sea). Chinese experts said the action " might inflame tensions and risk accidents", is China hoist with its own petard?
On the occasion of 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Morocco (March 27, 1961 - March 27, 2021), President of Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga sent a letter to the President of the Morocco-Vietnam Friendship Association to express her delight of the relationship between the two countries increasingly strengthened and developed.
Formal diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Vietnam were established in 1971. Ever since, the friendly ties between the two countries have grown and expanded across a wide spectrum. On the occasion of 50 years of Swiss-Vietnamese bilateral relations in 2021, the Embassy of Switzerland in Vietnam has held an event of "Launching the commemorations to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Swiss-Vietnamese Diplomatic Relations" on 25 March in Hanoi.
A real estate group in Vietnam Danko Group has donated VND 1 billion (over USD 43,000) to the Asian Turtle Programme (ATP) under the Indo-Myanmar Conservation (IMC) to promote the conservation of Hoan Kiem turtles (Rafetus swinhoei) in the world, including those in Vietnam.
The National Assembly is to convene its last session during the 2016-2021 tenure in Hanoi on March 24 and is expected to elect key leaders in the State apparatus, including the State President in early April.
In the difficult context of the Covid-19 epidemic,national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to resume the operation of direct flights from Vietnam to the United States in order to meet the increasing travel demand between the two countries.
Nguyen Thuy Anh, member of the National Assembly Standing Committee and Chairwoman of the NA’s Committee of Social Affairs, was presented the French State’s National Order of the Legion of Honour, Class Knight, at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 22.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong received letters of credentials submitted by the new Ambassadors of Panama, Singapore and Indonesia to Vietnam, at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 17.
A total of 32 Chinese-invested factories were vandalised in "vicious" attacks on Chinese companies in Myanmar's Yangon as of noon on Monday, China's state-controlled tabloid Global Times said. Whilst anti-Chinese sentiment has risen since the Feb 1 coup, with opponents of the army takeover noting Beijing's muted criticism compared with Western condemnation.
Vietnam is running for election to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in the 2023-2025 tenure with a hope to contribute more to the world’s joint efforts to promote and protect human rights.