Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as investment, banking, pharmaceuticals, and more. We believe that VIR will continue its success … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
Connecting with members in your family to decorate the house with a new colour or fancy patterns to make it a happier place to live is an interesting idea for the International Day of Happiness. The International Day of Happiness is just around the corner In 2011, special advisor to the United Nations Jayme Illien conceptualised the idea for a new global awareness day for happiness, and two years later, the first International Day of Happiness was observed on March 20, 2013, to be celebrated on every March 20 all across the globe. Celebrated to raise awareness that happiness is a basic human need, the International Day of Happiness encourages you to do anything that makes you happy. For many people around the globe, being at home is the happiest thing in the world, but others could make their home an even happier place. Planning a painting project for your walls by adding some colour and patterns to it is a good start. You can even involve the whole family, turning this … [Read more...] about Happiness is Just a DIY Project Away
By Dat Nguyen  January 30, 2019 | 08:39 am GMT+7 Most Vietnamese people use Facebook Messenger for online shopping. Photo by Shutterstock/Charnsitr Seventy percent of Vietnamese using chat apps for online shopping do so on Facebook Messenger, a survey has found. The rate of shoppers using it has increased by 23 percentage points since 2016, the survey, released last Friday by HCMC-based market research firm Q&Me, said. People use Messenger mostly to contact shops (61 percent of respondents) and restaurants (48 percent), it found. The lowest rates are for banks (21 percent) and workshops (15 percent). But the top reason for contacting a business on Messenger is to ask for information about a product, (57 percent). It is followed by purchase (55 percent) inquiry about promotions (47 percent) and checking product/service availability (37 percent). Fifty seven percent of respondents were however not happy with businesses as their messages were not … [Read more...] about Facebook Messenger most popular chat app for online shopping in Vietnam
Vietnam national football team coach Park Hang Seo has given USD100,000 to develop Vietnamese football and charity activities at an event held on December 16. Truong Hai Auto Corporation gave the national team VND2bn (USD86,100) and VND100,000 to Park Hang Seo Park Hang Seo was invited to the ceremony to announce the expansion of the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in Quang Nam Province. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Head of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Football Club Doan Nguyen Duc and head of Dong Tam Long An Football Club Vo Quoc Thang also attended the ceremony. At the ceremony, Truong Hai Auto Corporation gave the national team VND2bn (USD86,100) and VND100,000 to head coach Park Hang Seo. After receiving the present, he said he was happy to receive the award and would donate all of VND100,000 to develop Vietnamese football and charity activities. Besides the USD300,000 for the tournament winner and USD100,000 for Nguyen Quang Hai as the best player in the tournament, the national team … [Read more...] about National team coach donates USD100,000 for Vietnamese football development
Mr. Bao Nguyen, Vietnam country director of GoBear. Inequality and exclusion are two of the most pressing challenges facing policy makers today. Economic development will not be wholesome if we do not truly address the problem of exclusion. Providing opportunities to every individual to use their potential for improving their well-being is essential for developing prosperous and stable communities. And it is now accepted wisdom that a key ingredient of inclusive growth is financial inclusion. For a cash-based economy like Việt Nam, however, financial inclusion still has a long way to go. Most transactions are in cash and a majority of adults still do not have any formal financial products. As a result, the unbanked population, of approximately 49.5 million according to World Bank data, does not have access to other products like personal loans or credit cards due to the lack of formal credit history. GoBear, the Singapore-based financial comparison platform, is pushing hard to … [Read more...] about Financial comparison platform GoBear pushes for financial inclusion in VN