Vietnam’s cosmetics market is worth $2.3 billion, but domestic companies pocket only 10 percent of the value. Analysts say Vietnam’s cosmetics market is relatively small compared with other markets. However, it has been growing very rapidly and is worth investing in. Vietnam is relatively small compared with other markets International experts predict that the middle-class population in Vietnam will reach 33 million by 2020. Mintel, a market analysis firm, estimated that Vietnam’s cosmetics market has the value of $2.3 billion this year. The domestic market is controlled by foreign names with 90 percent of market share. South Korea is the leading cosmetics supplier in Asia, including Vietnam. The country’s success in exporting cultural value is behind its success in the cosmetics industry, especially after South Korea signed an FTA with Vietnam in 2015. A report from the HCMC Cosmetics Association showed that 30 percent of revenue from cosmetics in … [Read more...] about How big is Vietnam’s cosmetics market?
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If businesses refuse to advertise on YouTube, they will lose the opportunity to approach clients, but they will no longer see their brands appear on channels with bad content. Kha Banh’s channel on YouTube has been locked because of violations of YouTube’s terms of service. The YouTube channel of Duong Minh Tuyen, dubbed as ‘thanh chui’ (master of cursing), has also been stopped because of repeated violations of the YouTube policy on violence prevention. The presence of content channels that promote violence and profanity on YouTube have caused a headache to businesses which advertise on the network. Some days ago, the Vietnam Maritime Bank (MSB) decided to stop advertising on YouTube. . The move of the bank was similar to what VInamilk, Vinhomes and Ford Vietnam did in March 2017. The big businesses pulled ads from YouTube after the state management agency found 8,000 videos with bad content that promoted violence and provided incorrect information on 15 … [Read more...] about Businesses advertising on YouTube suffer from ‘bad content’ on videos
Vietnam are now on top of their group following a narrow triumph over the UAE in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification in Hanoi on Thursday night. The showdown at My Dinh National stadium unfolded in a tense vibe as both sides played cautiously right after kick-off. The hosts and visitors were involved in a slow tug of war most of the first half before a red card turned everything around. Seven minutes after a UAE player was sent off, a Vietnamese forward scored the winner, leading to Vietnam topping their Group G. Vietnam and the UAE were not willing to take any risk so there were no clear chances as two-thirds of the first half had gone by. But a breakthrough came in the 37th minute, when striker Nguyen Tien Linh sprinted for a pass from Do Hung Dung and he faced only the goalkeeper in front. Defender Khalifa Al Hammadi fouled Tien Linh and was given a red card. All of Vietnam’s hopes were pinned on Nguyen Quang Hai as … [Read more...] about Vietnam beat UAE to sit atop Group G in FIFA World Cup qualification
Vietnamese women football team (Source: vff.org.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam suffered from a 0-4 loss to Japan in the Group B opener of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup that took place in Amman, Jordan, on April 7. With a lineup of highly skilled players, it was not surprising as Japan took control of the game right from the first whistle. The former world champions only needed three minutes to concretise their domination, with Kumi Yokoyama firing an unstoppable attempt from Mana Iwabuchi’s pass to open the scoring for Japan. The Vietnamese women had hardly come round from the first goal when they conceded a second scored by Emi Nakajima 14 minutes later. It was Iwabuchi again who provided an excellent right-wing assist for Nakajima to tap in from close range. Vietnam also deployed a number of counterattacks, which, however, were easily blocked by Japan’s solid defence. The Japanese players continued to find the net in the 53th … [Read more...] about Vietnam loses 0-4 to Japan at AFC Women’s Asian Cup
At the ceremony (Photo: giadinh.net.vn) Thanh Hoa (VNA) - A ceremony was held in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on October 9 in response to International Day of the Girl Child (October 11), focusing on the theme of no sex discrimination and no selection of unborn babies. The event was co-organised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam, the European Union (EU) Delegation to Vietnam and the People’s Committee of Thanh Hoa province. Addressing the event, Vo Thanh Dong, Deputy General Director of the Health Ministry’s General Office for Population and Family Planning, called on ministries, agencies and people from all walks of life to join efforts in controlling and reducing gender imbalances at birth in Vietnam. Actions that guide the sex determination and selection must be banned at medical centres and in society, he said. Statistics show that sex imbalances at birth in Vietnam increased from … [Read more...] about Vietnam strives to reduce sex imbalances at birth