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
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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
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
At the meeting with representatives of the military press sector, on behalf of the General Department of Politics, Lieutenant General Tran Quang Phuong reported the minister and participants on the mission accomplishment of the military press sector over the past time. The reports affirm that the military press sector has overcome difficulties to best fulfill its entrusted missions and reaped remarkable achievements in every aspect while earning increasing trust of the Party, State, Central Military Commission (CMC) and the Ministry of National Defense (MND). … [Read more...] about Defense minister congratulates military press sector on press day
But what about those companies that were not as well prepared or fortunate? Well, the good news is that it is not too late. Having seen the consistent patterns in those companies that have done well, my advice would simply be to copy them. Start your own transformation in both technology and organisational approach. It is easier than most people imagine, especially now the urgency is upon us. The best companies had many new slogans such as “courage to try” and “have no fear”. Once we set our minds to modernisation, we see quick results and then there is no retreat to the old ways. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?