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Hanoi, (VNA) – The following is a brief review of
the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency on July 13.

– Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent
Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has met UN
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and handed over a letter from Prime Minister
Pham Minh Chinh to him, responding to his proposal on establishing Vietnam-UN
cooperation in climate change response, and sharing Vietnam’s efforts to
realise commitments at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference.

In his
letter, PM Chinh also thanked the UN as well as the Secretary-General himself
for support to Vietnam, including the establishment of the partnership with the
Group of Seven (G7) on energy transition. Read full story

– National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue attended the
opening of the fourth session of the People’s Council of Phu Tho province on
July 13, lauding the efforts of the northern midland locality in all fields,
especially COVID-19 control and socio-economic recovery and development.

He noted that Phu Tho has enjoyed good gross regional domestic product (GRDP)
growth at 6.28 percent in 2021 and 7.8 percent in 2022, higher than the
country’s average. Read full story

– The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Online
Sale Day 2022 is scheduled to be held from August 8 -10 to mark ASEAN’s 55th
founding anniversary, according to the Vietnam E-commerce and Digital Economy
Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. This year’s programme
will be co-chaired by Cambodia, which is the Chair of ASEAN in 2022, Singapore
and Vietnam. Read full story

– The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the Lao
Ministry of Public Works and Transport signed a memorandum of understanding
(MoU) on construction in Hanoi on July 13.

The document is expected to
create a framework for specific, substantive and effective cooperation
activities between the two ministries, with a focus on urban planning, smart
urban development, infrastructure and housing.Read full story

– Vietnam is eyeing great opportunities in exporting aquatic
products to the Japanese market thanks to the high level of openness of the Comprehensive
and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to

Nguyen Manh Dong, Third Secretary of the Vietnam Trade Office
in Japan, said that apart from the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement
(VJEPA), the two countries have also joined other trade deals such as the CPTPP
and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which brings more
chances for Vietnamese aquatic products in this market. Read full story

– Automaker VinFast on July 13 announced that it has signed
agreements with Credit Suisse (Singapore) Ltd and Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
to raise at least 4 billion USD to develop an electric vehicle factory in North
Carolina, the US. The deals were signed by Singapore-based VinFast
Trading and Investment Pte. Ltd, with each valuing at least 2 billion USD. Read full story

– The Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs under the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in coordination with the National Assembly (NA)’s
Committee for External Relations, on July 12 organised a seminar on legal
regulations related to nationality for the Vietnamese community in the Czech
Republic. It aims to review and collect their opinions, thereby proposing
solutions to deal with their problems. Read full story./.