Vietnam ranks 47th in Global Innovation IndexHung Le HCMC – Vietnam has made a remarkable improvement in the Global Innovation Index 2017, jumping from 59th last year to 47th worldwide this year, according to a report conducted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, Cornell University and INSEAD, the Business School for the World. Vietnam gains 12 places this year, ranking 47th out of 127 economies, thanks to its efforts in improving the business environment and enhancing its competitiveness. Especially, the country takes the ninth place in Asia. In terms of gross domestic product (GDP) growth, Vietnam maintains its top place among lower-middle-income economies compared with the third place in 2016, and enters the world’s top 10 in innovation efficiency. Notably, the index indicates Vietnam participates more and more in a number of regional and global value chains, including some in relatively high-tech sectors. As a result, Vietnam presents the highest … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks 47th in Global Innovation Index
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70 percent of cancer patients in country detected late Vietnam has an average of 15,000 new cancer patients every year, while 70 percent of cases are detected late, so they at last have died of cancer, said medical workers. Moreover, the fatal disease is on upward trend and more and more young people get it. Especially most popular cause of the disease is outside environment and patients’ wrong lifestyles. The K Hospital (the national cancer institute) in Hanoi, has always crowded with patients so that no chair in the treatment ward has left. Outside, there are so many people who have to sit and stand with anxiety to wait for their relatives every day. Medical workers said the overcrowding has seen for many years despite two additional treatment satellites had been operated. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Thuan, deputy director of the Hanoi-based K Hospital and head of the Research Institute for Cancer Prevention and Control, said that the country currently has around 250,000 people … [Read more...] about 70 percent of cancer patients in country detected late
VietNamNet Bridge – Among organizations and individuals of Vietnam named in the Panama Papers are wellknown businesswoman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Chair of Sovico Holdings (the parent firm of private airline VietJet), Vice chair of the HCM City Development Bank and Chairman of SSI Securities Company Nguyen Duy Hung. How did they explain this inclusion on the list? Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Chair of Sovico Holdings and CEO of VietJet Air. Thao is related to Ariana Hotels & Resort International, based in the Virgin Islands. Ariana Hotels & Resort International is also the former owner of Furama Resort – the property that was acquired by Thao's Sovico Holdings in 2005. Replying to local newspapers, Thao said: "We returned home to invest in Vietnam, acquired Furama Resort and these were normal operations. In 2005, we were an international company, which invest in Vietnam." "Sovico won the international bid to acquire capital contribution from all companies of the … [Read more...] about What do Vietnamese entrepreneurs named in the Panama Papers say?
The Center for Educational Technology and Career Development (ETC) – Vietnam National University Hanoi recently launched its first course opening ceremony of Delaware State University’s MBA program in Vietnam.DSU’s MBA program is one of the few MBA programs in Vietnam that is accredited by AACSB – a worldwide prestigious association that specialized in verifying quality of schools and business schools. Up to now, less than 5% of the business schools in the world received this honorable recognition. In particular, DSU’s MBA program also ranks as one of the world’s best 269 business schools by The Princeton Review. … [Read more...] about Delaware State University launches its first MBA program in Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge - In August 2013, Russian President Putin signed a decree approving the 5TOP100 project which aims to put at least five Russian schools into the list of 100 best universities in the world. Six years before that, in July 2007, Vietnamese President Nguyen Tan Dung approved a plan on the development of universities and junior colleges in Vietnam in 2006-2020, which calls for at least one school to enter the list of 200 best schools in the world by 2020. In early September 2015, the Government Office released the Prime Minister’s conclusion that from now to 2020, the Hanoi National University and HCM City National University will be developed into universities of excellence -- the leading schools of Vietnam which will step by step develop into schools with regional and international stature. When asked whether it is difficult to become one of the world’s 100 best schools, Le Truong Tung, president of FPT University, said Vietnamese schools have to … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam have a university in the world’s top 100?