HCM City (VNA) - HCM City authorities are helping companies access new technologies by promoting linkages between researchers and businesses, but more collaboration is needed, speakers said on May 28 at a meeting in the city. Trieu Thanh Son, deputy head of the Research Management and Cooperation Department under the HCM City Institute for Development Studies, said the city has been offering assistance to companies in registration of intellectual property rights and fostering linkages between researchers and businesses. “HCM City is now promoting the science and technology market to enable companies to adopt new technologies and increase their labour productivity.” More collaboration between academia and businesses, however, is needed so that research results can be converted into practical technology, he added. Nguyen Anh Ngoc, deputy director of HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre, noted … [Read more...] about HCM City fosters linkages between academia, companies
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Vietnam Report’s survey results are announced on two lists: The top 500 companies that have biggest revenue and The top 500 Vietnamese private owned companies that have biggest revenue. To be included in the first list, state owned, foreign invested and private owned companies must have revenue from VND1.2 trillion (USD60 million) up. To enter the second list, private companies must have revenue upwards of VND 500 billion (USD25 million). … [Read more...] about State enterprises dominate Vietnam’s top 500 list
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Bochmann: Ideally, now is the time to work with and train associates. Contemporary tourists are looking for a personalized experience – something they can talk about when they get back to their families, friends, and colleagues. Now is the time to ask what we can sell tourists, MICE organizers, and destination wedding specialists that they can only experience in Vietnam. It is experiences and interaction with the Vietnamese people, authentic Vietnamese food, and Vietnamese culture, as well as beautiful weather and scenery that we need to concentrate on. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?