April 8-14: Vietnamese Government leader pays visit to Romania

Monday, 2019-04-15 16:33:38
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse welcomed at the Henri Coanda International Airport in Bucharest, Romania, on early April 14. (Photo: VGP)
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NDO - Nhan Dan Online reviews the notable events that made headlines over the past week.

PM Phuc pays official visit to Romania

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Government are paying an official visit to Romania from April 14-16 at the invitation of Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.

On the first day, the PM visited Prahova, a county with dynamic economic development in Romania and worked with Prahova’s governor Ioana Madalina Lupea.

He also visited the Vietnamese Embassy and held talks with the Vietnamese community in Romania.

Various activities celebrate Hung Kings Temple Festival

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (third from left) pays tribute to the Hung Kings.

Notably, Politburo member and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, the leaders of central ministries, departments, sectors and Phu Tho province, and visitors offered incense to commemorate the Hung Kings, Vietnam’s legendary nation founders, at the Hung Kings Temple Special National Historical Relic Site on Nghia Linh Mountain

A wide variety of activities were also held from April 12-14 around the country to celebrate the Hung Kings’ Temple Festival which honours Vietnam’s legendary founders.

31 Vietnamese shrimp exporters free from US antidumping duties

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the preliminary antidumping duty levels applied on Vietnamese shrimp during the 13th review period. Accordingly, 31 Vietnamese firms can enjoy a 0% antidumping tax rate.

Previously, the DOC imposed a 4.58% antidumping tariff on Vietnamese shrimp exported to the US according to the results of POR12 from February 1, 2016, to January 31, 2017.

Winners of 2018 Golden Kite Award announced

Poster of the film ‘My Mr Wife’

Chang Vo Cua Em (My Mr Wife) by Director Charlie Nguyen, which is a movie on the struggle of women in modern society, won the 2018 Golden Kite Award for the best featured film.

In the TV series category, the Golden Kite awards were presented to director Do Phu Hai and Pham Ngoc Chau’s 40-episode Ben Kia Song (The Other Side of the River), and director Mai Hong Phong’s 28-part Quynh Bup Be (“Doll” Quynh).

The Vietnam Animation Studio's 30-minute Bi Mat Hang Duong (Secret in Duong Cave) received the Best Animation Film award.

Me A by young director of Khanh Chi of the Quang Binh Province Television and Radio Station was named Best Short Film.

Director Doan Hong Le of VTV received the Golden Kite Awards for Best Documentary with Hay Nho Ban Dang Song (You’re Still Alive).

Da Lat and Sa Pa named among best spring destination in Asia

Two Vietnamese towns, Da Lat in Lam Dong province and Sa Pa in Lao Cai province, have entered the new list of 23 places in Asia to view the stunning spring season by MSN.

Accordingly, Sa Pa ranked 7th and Da Lat ranked 8th.

Vietnam wins three gold medals at Aerobic Suzuki World Cup in Tokyo

Vietnamese aerobic artists take gold in the group category.

Vietnam’s aerobic team bagged three medals of each colour at the Suzuki Cup 2019 - FIG World Cup Series Tokyo International in Japan.

In addition, Vietnamese athletes brought home three silver and three bronze medals.