Vietnam and the US have together marked the transformation from enemies to partners since the end of the war in 1975 by overcoming war legacies, among priorities in the bilateral ties.
US expert helps Vietnam settle unexploded odnance. Photo: PeaceTrees
Tackling war legacies has required both time and efforts that neither Hanoi nor Washington have been reluctant to do over the past decades, making the relationship a case study of foe-turned-friend.
On March 26, 2019, a landmark event held in Washington D.C titled “Overcoming War Legacies: The Road to Reconciliation and Future Cooperation between the United States and Vietnam” explored cooperative efforts and lessons learned from the building of a strong US-Vietnam partnership.
Google Fined $1.7 Billion by E.U. for Unfair Advertising Rules
European regulators said Google had violated antitrust rules by imposing unfair terms on companies that used Google’s search bar on their websites in Europe.CreditCreditPaulo Nunes dos Santos for The New York Times
LONDON — European authorities on Wednesday fined Google 1.5 billion euros for antitrust violations in the online advertising market, continuing its efforts to rein in the world’s biggest technology companies.
Without a map or knowing the route beforehand, a 13-year-old boy has cycled from Son La to Hanoi to visit his hospitalized brother.
Vi Quyet Chien of Van Ho District in Son La, a province in Vietnam’s northern mountains, returned home from school on Monday afternoon and learned from his grandfather that his two-month-old youngest brother was admitted in a hospital in Hanoi 175 kilometers (109 miles) away.
13-year-old Vi Quyet Chien at the Vietnam National Children’s Hospital in Hanoi. Photos from Facebook’s page of the doctor treating his youngest brother.
Students submit applications for university admission at the National Economics University. – VNA/VNS Photo Quý Trung
Viet Nam NewsHÀ NỘI — A new regulation concerning recruitment quotas for public tertiary education institutions in Việt Nam has been at the centre of debate among educators and lawmakers.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) recently decided to use the percentage of students that gained employment after graduation as the basis to determine whether a university should be allowed to increase its recruitment quota for the next academic year.
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The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee has issued a new instruction on the need to have Party cells in all private Vietnamese economic entities.– Photo thesaigontimes
HÀ NỘI – The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee has issued a new instruction on the need to have Party cells in all private Vietnamese economic entities.
Instruction No 33-CT/TW highlighted Party and Government policies to make private economic entities into a driving force for the country’s socialist-oriented market economy. The document also emphasised the need to develop party cells and mass organisations in any economic entity operating in Việt Nam.
Illegal houses on top of a citadel wall section. — VNS Photo Phước Bửu
Viet Nam News THỪA THIÊN-HUẾ — Huế authorities have announced plans to evacuate 4,200 families out of the citadel walls and buildings in an attempt to stop illegal lodging on relics.
The People’s Council of Thừa Thiên-Huế Province early this week approved the evacuation plan designed by the local People’s Committee.
Following the approved plan, the evacuation of 4,200 families living illegally on relics built during the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945) in the city will take place in two stages. The first starts this year and is expected to be complete in 2021, removing 2,938 families from on and around the citadel walls and relocating them.