Translated by Tarah Nguyen
Education: Hanoi University, Hanoi Foreign Trade University
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For border officers and soldiers, further afield Tet, standing firm to protect the border is their mission of routines any spring coming. But this Tan Suu 2021 year ( the year of Ox) is really an unusual spring for them - the unexpected spring due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic ...
On January 31, the Vietnam-USA Society's leaders, the Phan Anh Foundation and the delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology visited her grave to pay tribute to Professor Judith L. Ladinsky at Vinh Hang (Immortality) Park Cemetery, Ba Vi, Hanoi on the date she passed away.
On January 15, the Government Standing Office of Human Rights held a workshop "Ensuring the rights of migrant Vietnamese workers". The workshop, held at the beginning of 2021, expected a milestone to start a new year of many challenges and opportunities in the protection and assurance of human rights in Vietnam.
A woman living in the south of Vietnam named Hue who was mentally ill due to the sequelae of Agent Orange from her father. Later, due to being abused, Hue became pregnant and gave birth. Her mother, Hoa, in addition to taking care of Hue, taking Hue's responsibility to take care of her child.
The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) held a ceremony to recognize the contributions of 2020's foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on December 21 in Hanoi. At this recognition ceremony, VUFO conferred Certificates of Merit on 50 NGOs for their effective contributions in 2020; summarized and evaluated the achieved results and proposed directions to cooperate with foreign NGOs in the coming time.
On December 16, the Korea Trade and Industry Association (KOCHAM) presented VND 2.2 billion to support Quang Nam and Quang Binh provinces overcoming the consequences of natural disasters.
In December, the Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations, as the Chair of the ASEAN Committee in New York in 2020, held an online meeting to review the Committee's activities throughout the year, handed over the role of ASEAN Committee's Chair in New York in 2021 to Brunei, as well as discussed priority directions that ASEAN countries will promote at the United Nations in the coming time.
Over the past 70 years, the people-to-people relations (P2P relations) - one of the tripod of Vietnamese diplomacy, has applied creatively President Ho Chi Minh's diplomatic ideology, gained important achievements contributing to the Party's and Governmental diplomacy to mobilize the international peoples' solidarity and support to our people during many historical periods. Facing new requirements posed by the context of the current national and international situations, the P2P relation is required to innovate its thinking for its approaches and solutions to be renewed and fulfill the assigned missions successfully.
On Tuesday's evening October 20, the event, introducing and presenting the Italian comic book "Ho Chi Minh, one person and one nation" and the Italian translation "Duong Kach Menh” (Revolutionary Path" to the Ho Chi Minh Museum, was held at Casa Italia - Italian House (Hanoi). The event was held on the 130th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's birth (1890-2020) and in response to the 20th World Italian Week.
The Hangeul Festival 2020 has been held at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities recently. This festival is held annually on the anniversary of the invention of Korean characters (Hangeul).
Vietnam's 17 sustainable development goals to 2030 include these three goals among its seventeen: eliminating all forms of poverty in any localities; ensuring quality, equitable, and inclusive education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all; achieving gender equality; empowering and creating opportunities for women and girls.
Quang Ngai's seafarers face trouble when they have been continuously bullied by foreign ships on the Hoang Sa's waters of our country. Many people fell into bankruptcy when going home because the ship had only a empty wooden shell.
"The daily activities including eating and sleeping of 9 seafarers facing a lot of obstacles to survive together on about 4m2 cabin"
For the first time, two Vietnamese police officers will be sent to work in Scotland, the UK to cooperate in preventing and combating human trafficking.
In order to implement the cooperative commitment between Vietnam and the Netherlands on strengthening cooperation in the field of cybersecurity, Vietnam Ministry of Public Security's Foreign Affairs Department co-ordinated with the Netherlands Embassy in Vietnam and the Delegation of the European Union to co-organize an online workshop of International Law on Cyberspace on August 27, 2020 in Hanoi.
On Thursday morning August 27, the 75th Anniversary Ceremony of establishing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (August 28, 1945 - August 28, 2020) and the Patriotic Emulation Congress 2020-2025 period took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' headquarter at No. 2, Le Quang Dao street, Hanoi. The Prime Minister expresses desire for the diplomacy to succeed in 5 political missions.
Ms. Rosario Portell Casanova, the Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay to Vietnam has recently shared that: “After a long time of negotiations, we are pleased to announce that Uruguay has officially been granted an export permit for citrus fruits to Vietnamese market”.
As of April 10, the Aju Business Daily (Korea) (https://m.ajunews.com/view/20200409180043091) published an article on Vietnam's sovereignty issue in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos written by Professor Ahn Kyong Hwan – A lecturer of Chosun University, the president of the Korean Association of Vietnamese Studies, also the Chairman of the Research Association of Vietnam Studies in Korea, the Vice Chairman of the Korea-Vietnam Cultural Exchange Association in Gwangju, the Advisor of the Korea-Vietnam Economic and Cultural Association in Seoul.