The upcoming visit to Singapore by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is expected to open up important orientations for the bilateral ties, especially in digital technology and green transition, an expert has said.
Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob said that many Singaporean businesses now want to invest in Ho Chi Minh City which has young human resources and good living conditions. She affirmed that Singapore will always partner with Vietnam in general and Ho Chi Minh City in particular in the process of promoting development together.
Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, Politburo Member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, had a meeting with Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on September 15, during his official visit to Vietnam. Mr. Nguyen Van Nen said that the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are heavy, but HCMC was in a good recovery stage, with initial results beyond expectations.
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) wants to, together with the Consulate General of Singapore, double efforts to boost the development and prosperity of Vietnamese and Singaporean people, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan on August 15.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received visiting Speaker of the Singaporean Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin in Hanoi on May 20, emphasizing that Singapore is always one of the leading partners of Vietnam in the region.
Sachi Nguyen, which specializes in producing rice paper in the Central province of Binh Dinh, said that the company had just exported a batch of over 200 boxes of traditional coconut-based rice paper and many different types of rice paper to Taiwan (China).
Singapore will lift the border restrictions for visitors from Vietnam from 0 a.m. on October 8, according to an official announcement issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on September 30.
Singapore is preparing to house hundreds of foreign labourers in accommodation vessels typically used for offshore and marine industry staff, in the context that the COVID-19 has been spreading rapidly in dormitories of guest workers.
Enterprise Singapore, the state unit under the Singaporean Ministry of Trade and Industry, officially announced the expansion of the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to boost startup activities between Singapore and Vietnam.