HCM City to make selling technology easier

HCM City to make selling technology easier

The HCM City Department of Science and Technology has been trying to commercialise research outcomes by linking demand and supply, investing to bring technologies to the market and helping register intellectual property rights.

Firms have social responsibility

Firms have social responsibility

Highly capable and diverse boards of directors that adhere to social responsibility are crucial for corporate sustainability, experts said during a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.

Vietnam aims to become furniture hub

Vietnam aims to become furniture hub

Vietnamese wood and furniture firms need to improve their designs, distribution and brands to enable Vietnam to become a global furniture hub, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.

Vietnamese SMEs offered chance to learn from senior Dutch experts

Vietnamese SMEs offered chance to learn from senior Dutch experts

A meeting was held in Hanoi on December 8 to introduce cooperation opportunities between Vietnam’s small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and PUM Netherlands senior experts - a volunteer organisation committed to the sustainable development of SMEs in developing countries and emerging markets.

Vietnam’s 4.0 ambitions in one hallmark strategy

Vietnam’s 4.0 ambitions in one hallmark strategy

In order to boost sustainable economic growth, create new jobs, and attract more high-quality investment, Vietnam is mulling over the creation of a hallmark strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution with specific targets and action plans.

Vietnam on course to beat export record

Vietnam on course to beat export record

VOV.VN - Vietnam is set to surpass last year’s record level of exports and rake in a total of roughly US$240 billion by the end of the year despite the difficulties of trade barriers, increased protectionism from different nations and US-China trade tensions.

Unrestricted foreign ownership at Sabeco approved

Unrestricted foreign ownership at Sabeco approved

The Saigon Beer-Alcohol Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) early this week announced that it received an official letter from the State Securities Commission approving unrestricted foreign ownership at the largest beverage company in Vietnam.

Forum urges companies to govern for sustainability

Forum urges companies to govern for sustainability

Governing for sustainability, a hot issue in Vietnamese business activities amid the process of international economic integration, was discussed at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on November 7.

​Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products

​Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products

Online Friday 2018 officially kicked off on December 7, with 5,000 products at promotional prices of VND0 or with prices reduced by 80% to 90%, according to event organiser the Vietnam E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam, Senegal look to push trade cooperation

Vietnam, Senegal look to push trade cooperation

A trade promotion programme was held in Senegal by the Trade Office of the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria and Senegal from December 2-8 to boost trade relations between the two nations.

Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies

Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies

While growth is set to ease in 2019, Vietnam will still be among the top 10 fastest-growing economies globally, according to the “Economic Insight: South-East Asia” report recently released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

DHL Express opens Hanoi East Service Centre

DHL Express opens Hanoi East Service Centre

VOV.VN - DHL Express, the world's leading international express delivery provider inaugurated its Hanoi East Service Centre at Sai Dong B Industrial Park, Long Bien District, Hanoi on December 7.

Seaport service fees up 10% from early 2019

Seaport service fees up 10% from early 2019

The fees for container loading and unloading services from ships to port yard at Vietnamese seaports will be adjusted from January 1, 2019, according to new regulations of the Ministry of Transport.