VOV.VN - A number of major corporations have exerted a significant impact on domestic startups as they get to enjoy a number of benefits when investing in new firms, said Tran Xuan Dich, deputy head of the Market and Business Development Department under the Ministry of Science and Technology.
VOV.VN - Techfest Vietnam 2019 officially got underway in Ha Long City in the northern province of Quang Ninh on December 4 with the event aiming to connect local innovative startups with the global startup ecosystem.
High tides, dykes and land subsidence are causing serious flooding in urban areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region, according to Nguyen Huu Thien, an expert on the Delta's ecosystem.
E-commerce is not a short-term game where money is made after several months of playing.
Khanh Hoa is one of the country's key tourism centres. It boasts advantages in marine resources and tourism development.
Ecosystem-based solutions are vitally important for the Mekong Delta to adapt to climate change in the decades to come, speakers said at a seminar held in Can Tho over the weekend.
In Ho Chi Minh City and the south-western region, individuals set up 75 percent of all start-ups and organisations established the rest, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology Office in the southern region.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione on November 22 took a fact-finding trip to the city’s District 2 where the second phase of a WB-funded environmental sanitation project is underway.
The loss and degradation of wetland areas are occurring more rapidly than in any other ecosystem due to large-scale land use changes, infrastructure development, altered water flow, and the impact of climate change.
Big moves by some players are exerting severe pressure on many e wallet service providers in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Business and trade in Ben Tre province have grown under the province’s 2016 startup initiative.
Americans have comprised the largest continent of visitors to the Son Doong Cave in 2018.
Though Vietnam is considered to offer a strong potential for investments in startups, domestic investors are inexperienced in startup evaluation and foreign investors are discouraged by the complex legal environment, according to an expert.
Finland shared experience with the southern province of Binh Duong in developing a smart city and innovation ecosystem during a workshop in the provincial capital of Thu Dau Mot on June 27.
Experts from the Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Cities (TPO) will visit HCMC for discussions about smart tourism on June 21. In addition, some 20 tourism operators in the region will come to Vietnam in search of business opportunities and partnerships with local firms.
Vietnam can expect its fintech ecosystem to grow in the near future should it pay attention to the funding issue, growing talent in the field, and a legal framework to support such growth.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has made efforts to nurture the start-up ecosystem since the government defined 2016 as the “start-up nation year.” 2018 is considered pivotal in encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his wish that the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in the outskirts of Hanoi will make great contributions to the fourth Industrial Revolution and serve as a place where Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is formed.
The enthusiasm and passion for business found in much of the local youth could make Vietnam a future incubator for startups. Is this enough for the country to build up its own Silicon Valley?
VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.