Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam is still regarded by investors as an attractive destination thanks to its stable politics and macro economy, favourable geographical location, and advantages in land and human resources, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong. The country has maintained growth in 2020 despite the marked impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic activities, Phuong said, noting that Vietnam has, therefore, become a major candidate during the transition of the value chain in Asia. During online investment promotion events with partners in Asia and Europe held recently by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), major investors again expressed their interest in investment in Vietnam, he added. In fact, major groups such as Apple, Foxcom, and Luxshare have increased their orders and investments in the country, with capital amounting to billions of US dollars. Do Nhat Hoang, head of the MPI’s Foreign Investment Agency, expects that … [Read more...] about Vietnam expects to welcome more investors next year
Da Nang (VNA) - The Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), in cooperation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Vietnam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Da Nang Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in the city and central Vietnam. The hub, which debuted in the city on November 11, aims to help talented people with innovative projects in improving solid waste treatment and promoting sustainable consumption in communities in central Vietnam. The Da Nang Circular Economy will select environmental ‘messengers’ to join green avenger programmes within the framework of the Da Nang Economic Circulation Network project. It is estimated that between now and 2050, the total amount of solid waste in urban areas worldwide will increase by about 70 percent, while the amount of plastic waste dumped into the sea would overtake the number of fish. Sitara Syed, UNDP Deputy … [Read more...] about UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub
He emphasized that Vietnam needs to make more efforts in this area to ensure better support to the OV communities, mainly in legal status recognition, economic development and social integration into native countries, citizen protection, management of workers and students abroad, dissemination of traditional cultural values and language, contribution to the national protection, and facilitation of working conditions to overseas scientists, experts and intellectuals. Hanoitimes … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese: Inseparable part of Vietnam
In Tam Thanh fishing village, many locals have given up their traditional fishing job and moved to other places after selling their land to outsiders, Thuong said. The newcomers rebuilt houses, damaging the murals on the walls and the local identity. … [Read more...] about Randomness, lack of curation cause bumpy ride for public art
Colin Blackwell announced and presented the trophy to one of the winning companies in Vietnam HR Awards 2020 When the pandemic started, there was a stark choice for all businesses. Either they could adapt processes or they had to stop. Those that were digital could switch to online remote working and find alternatives to supply chain disruptions. Vitally, their foundation in e-commerce allowed them to scale up those channels fast and even increase sales whilst their old fashioned competitors stumbled. Their bravery and foresight was being rewarded. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?