Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship Society

Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship

More than 500 delegates, including hundreds of young people, partners and government officials from 20 countries, exchanged ideas, knowledge and experiences to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship and social innovation at the second Asia Pacific Youth Co:Lab Summit, which opened in Hanoi on April 4.
HCM City wishes to lead in startup activities Business

HCM City wishes to lead in startup activities

As Vietnam’s economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City boasts advantages to develop startups, with its science-technology resources accounting for 25 percent and the number of operating businesses taking up 50 percent of the country’s, while its labour productivity is 2.5 times higher than the national average.
Female entrepreneurs trained on management skills Society

Female entrepreneurs trained on management skills

A one-year management training course for some 200 female entrepreneurs has just been completed under a project run by Tinh Thuong One Member Limited Liability Microfinance Institution (TYM) and the New York-based Citi Foundation.
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Students need financial skills

Financial education and money-managing skills should be an essential skill for students at secondary schools and higher levels, said Deputy Director of Save the Children Vietnam, Doan Anh Tuan.
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More schools in HCM City to offer finance classes

Another 82 high schools in Ho Chi Minh City will offer financial education classes as part of a soft-skills training programme for the upcoming academic year, according to the city’s Department of Education and Training.