Vietnam has greatly improved its living standards as it jumped 39 places to become the 62nd-best country worldwide for quality of life in 2021, according to a report by CEOWORLD . The Southeast Asian nation earned 78.49 points, ranking 62nd out of 165 countries and territories, registering a sharp improvement from its 101st position among 171 countries in 2020. It ranked seventh in the region, while Singapore took the lead with 87.64 points, followed by Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia. Singapore also held the 19th position in the global rankings. Finland was named the world’s best country for quality of life last year with 99.06 points, while Denmark and Norway ranked second and third, respectively. “Being safe, politically stable, and having a well-developed public health system drove Finland’s quality of life ranking to the top of the Best Countries 2021 list,” said CEOWORLD, a business and trade magazine. Belgium came in fourth in the rankings, over Sweden, … [Read more...] about Vietnam up 39 notches in global quality of life index: CEOWORLD
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Denis Brunetti, president in Vietnam and Myanmar for Ericsson With digital transformation being accelerated in the manufacturing sector, what are the factors for the successful development of smart factories in Vietnam? The next wave of socioeconomic development in Vietnam will be created through innovation, science, and technology, driven by the digital economy. A key component of Vietnam’s socioeconomic development strategy is the digital economy, which will contribute 25 per cent of GDP by 2025 and 30 per cent by 2030. It will also further enhance productivity in all key economic sectors of Vietnam. The new digital economy will be created by scientific and technological advancements and innovation, particularly in areas such as 5G, AI, machine learning, automation, cloud computing, blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT). With our global scale and expertise, we look forward to supporting Vietnam with the expanded deployment of 4G and 5G networks moving forward. … [Read more...] about The path to success with smart 5G manufacturing in Vietnam
International School Ho Chi Minh City featured in Queen’s Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album Dan Truong set to excite audiences at Sun Fest concert Schneider Electric launches inaugural Global Partner Recognition Program Dettol joins hands with HCMC University Medical Center to celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day Capella Hanoi Hotel ranked among top 100 in the world Marc-Antoine Lucchini, Head of Foundation and General Medicines at Sanofi , recently had a business trip to several Asian countries. Among those countries, Viet Nam was highly evaluated for its potential market for healthcare development. The effort of digital transformation and sustainability commitment from Sanofi Like many countries, Viet Nam is facing heavy burdens of morbidity and mortality caused by non-communicable diseases. Being able to control risk factors, improve disease prevention, make early diagnoses and manage treatments of such … [Read more...] about “Viet Nam is a promising market for healthcare,” Senior global leader of Sanofi shared of his business travel to Asia.
The Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, unveiled with fanfare by U.S. President Joe Biden and G7 allies from Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan and the European Union, aims to fill a huge gap left as communist China uses its economic clout to stretch diplomatic tentacles into the furthest reaches of the world. Biden said the target was for the United States to bring $200 billion to the table, with the rest of the G7 another $400 billion by 2027. Funding the kinds of projects that China currently dominates -- everything from roads to harbours in far-flung corners of the world -- is not "aid or charity," Biden said. Highlighting the geostrategic thinking behind the plan, Biden said such projects "deliver returns for everyone, including the American people and the people of all our nations." Around the world, the role of China's democratic rivals is "a chance for us to share our positive vision for the future" and for other countries to "see for themselves the … [Read more...] about G7 touts $600 bn global infrastructure plan to rival China
Hanoi, (VNA) – The following is a brief review of the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency on June 27. -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue met representatives from the Vietnamese entrepreneur community in Europe in Budapest on June 26 evening (local time), as part of his official visit to Hungary. Earlier the same day, NA Chairman Hue visited the Vietnamese Embassy and met Vietnamese people living in Hungary. Read full story -Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Thang, Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA) and visiting Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong jointly pressed the button to inaugurate a portal of the Vietnam-Australia Centre (VAC) on June 27. Penny Wong, who is on an official visit to Vietnam from June 26-28, said the VAC will play an important role in enriching the knowledge of future Vietnamese officials trained at the academy, as well as promoting cooperation and strengthening links between the people of the … [Read more...] about ☕ Afternoon briefing on June 27
Chairman of the Korean Business Association in Việt Nam, Shon Young Il, speaks at a dialogue between Korean business executives and HCM City authorities on June 24. — VNA/VNS Photo Xuân Anh HCM CITY — The chairman of the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Việt Nam, Shon Young Il, has called on HCM City authorities to help Korean firms resolve difficulties they face in investing and operating in the city. Shon was speaking at a meeting between Korean business executives and city officials late last week organised by the People’s Committee and Korean consulate general in the city. The meeting was held to review the performance of Korean enterprises and for the city officials to listen to their problems and offered solutions. The problems discussed included some related to labour, with Shon saying a number of businesses complained about difficulties in obtaining work permits for foreign workers. Reducing costs, including salaries, is an imperative part of doing … [Read more...] about HCM City promises to ease problems faced by Korean investors
Vietnamese star midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai left for France on Monday morning after L’Équipe reported that he is on the verge of signing for Ligue 2 outfit Pau FC. Dubbed the 'Vietnamese Messi,' Quang Hai is expected to undergo a medical check-up upon his arrival in France ahead of signing an initial two-year contract, with the option to extend for a further third year, according to the L’Équipe ’s report on Sunday. If the deal is concluded, he will become the first Vietnamese footballer to be contracted to a French professional club. Pau FC’s decision to sign Hai is two-fold -- scouts believe in the player’s potential but the deal is also considered to be a marketing coup as he has 800,000 Instagram followers and 2.5 million fans on Faceboo, the French sport newspaper commented. The move is expected to attract major attention to Pau from Southeast Asia, it added. Vietnamese star midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai is pictured ahead of his departure for France at Noi … [Read more...] about ‘Vietnamese Messi’ moves to Ligue 2 side Pau FC: media