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  • India gives away 200 copies of religion book

India gives away 200 copies of religion book The Saigon Times Daily A book distribution event in HCMC’s District 1 - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE INDIAN CONSULATE GENERAL IN HCMC The Consulate General of India in HCMC distributed 200 copies of the book ‘Vedas Upanishad: The ancient religious philosophies of India” to participants at a recent event in HCMC. The even was jointly held by the HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) to celebrate diplomatic relations between Vietnam and India. The book is expected to encourage Vietnamese people to learn more about the philosophies of India, as well as the…... [read more]

  • Symposium on Hindi language teaching in Vietnam

At the symposium, entitled “Hindi in Vietnam”, Indian Consul General in HCM City Jitendra Nath Misra said that the language is being taught in many localities in Vietnam, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and southern Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Tien Giang provinces. Dr Le Tay, Head of the India Study Department of the HCM City University of Social Sciences and Humanities (HUSSH), said the HUSSH was the first university to teach Hindi in Vietnam. However, many students complained about a lack of study materials and few occasions to practise the language, mainly at events and festivals of the…... [read more]

  • Hindi language to be widely taught in Vietnam

At the seminar on January 25, researchers, lecturers and students discussed the best way for the development of Hindi language tuition in Vietnam. Dr. Le Tay from Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities said there should be a committee on Hindi researching to help scholars gain more knowledge of Hindi. He encouraged the translation of literary, cultural and historical works from Hindi to Vietnamese and vice versa to promote the mutual understanding between Vietnam and India. The Hindi language is now being taught only in Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities. The…... [read more]

  • Vietnam-India Business Forum opens

The figures were released by Vo Tan Thanh, Director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City, at a Vietnam-India Business Forum on March 7. Thanh added that the two countries aim to raise the trade value to US$7 billion in 2012. To date, India has invested more than US$770 million in Vietnam, mainly in the fields of health care, coffee, black carbon, and sugar. Minister of Commerce and Industry and Textiles Anand Sharman said as Vietnam and India mark the 40th anniversary of their diplomatic ties this year, bilateral cooperation will be…... [read more]

  • HCMC hosts support industry enterprise exhibition

Its organisers include the HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre, the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), the Indian Consulate General, and Reed Tradex Co. Ltd, Thailand’s largest exhibition host. Five hundred brands from 25 countries and territories are showcasing products and technologies at the event. Japan, one of Vietnamese support industries’ strategic partners, has sent 46 businesses to this year’s exhibition, along with 85 Indian businesses operating in processing mechanics. A pavilion of technology stars also made its debut for the first time. The exhibition facilitates meetings between producers, potential partners, and customers, as well as in-depth discussions with…... [read more]

  • Vietnamese, Indian businesses tighten links

The Indian businesses operate primarily in the fields of garments and textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, machinery and industrial equipment, handicrafts, food, and farm produce. Manoj Kumar, from Indian Consulate General in HCM City, said recent high-level reciprocal Vietnam-India visits and their results have created favourable conditions for both countries’ business communities to cooperate and explore opportunities for investment. He pledged to bring into full play Vietnam-India business links and facilitate Vietnamese businesses’ investment in the Indian market. Seminar participants discussed ways of making markets more accessible to Vietnamese and Indian businesses and taking advantage of international investors’ increasing interest in both…... [read more]

  • Vietnam, India increase textile exchanges

The President of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (Texprocil), Manikam Ramaswami, made the statement at an exchange between Vietnamese and Indian textile makers in Ho Chi Minh City on February 18. Ramaswami said Indian cotton textile only accounted for 1.59%, cotton fibre for 16.5% and cotton fabric for 0.58% of the market share in Vietnam – much lower than the average world level of 26%. Thus the Texprocil and the Powerloom Development and Export Promotion Council (Pdexcil) sent an Indian business delegation on a fact-finding tour of Vietnam to promote textile potential. In addition, more than 20…... [read more]

  • Garment sector seeks material suppliers from India

Nghi said it is feasible for the Vietnam and India garment sectors to boost cooperation for mutual benefits. Vietnam currently ranks fifth among the world’s leading garment exporters while India is strong at producing textile and garment materials. Sharing the same view, Tran Viet, head of the Vinatex market department, said the Indian Consulate General has introduced a ‘Make in India’ campaign initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi aimed at developing the country into a production workshop in the world. India should become a material production workshop for the Vietnam textile and garment sector, Viet said. Viet adds a large…... [read more]

  • HCM City meeting marks India’s Republic Day

In his speech, Huynh Thanh Lap, President of HCM City’s Vietnam-India Friendship Association, thanked the whole-hearted support and assistance Indian people have provided Vietnam during the past wars of resistance for national independence and the current process of national construction. He said the relationship between the two countries has stood the test of time and developed well in all areas through high-level visits, especially after their top leaders signed a joint statement on establishing the Vietnam-India strategic partnership in 2007. Bilateral trade and investment ties have grown and flourished over the years, and both countries aim to raise two-way trade…... [read more]

  • India, Vietnam tourism bodies link up

Vo Tan Thanh, director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Ho Chi Minh City office, said the number of Indian travellers to Vietnam increased by nearly 3.5 times in the 2010-15 period to more than 60,000 last year. India has also become an increasingly attractive travel destination for Vietnamese, especially for pilgrimages, with around 12,000 Vietnamese visiting the country each year, he said. V​o T​an Th​anh, director of the VCCI’s HCM City office, told a conference on January 13 that there is huge potential for co-operation in tourism between Vietnam and India “Vietnam and India have similar spiritual…... [read more]