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Entrepreneurship

HCM City innovation, startup week 2018 launched

Sci-Tech

HCM City innovation, startup week 2018 launched

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam launched the Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup, and Entrepreneurship Week 2018 (WHISE 2018), the city’s largest event in innovation, science-technology, and startups, on October 18.

HCM City Innovation and Startup Week launched

Society

HCM City Innovation and Startup Week launched

The 2018 Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2018), the city’s biggest startup event of the year, was launched on October 1, with the aim of promoting innovation and startups in the city.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum

Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of other Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries attended the Mekong-Japan Business Forum held in Tokyo on October 9 with the participation of about 600 enterprises from the GMS nations and Japan.

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

International cooperation crucial for startup development

Business

International cooperation crucial for startup development

The startup culture in Vietnam has taken off in recent years, with foreign venture capital now five times higher than that by domestic players. Thus, it is important to note that international cooperation is crucial to bolstering startup innovation in the country.

Vietnam consistently facilitates investors’ development: Party official

Politics

Vietnam consistently facilitates investors’ development: Party official

It is the consistent policy of the Party and Government of Vietnam to create every favorable condition and environment for investors to develop in a sustainable and long-term basis in Vietnam, said Politburo member, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and head of its Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh on September 13.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Gov’t leader asks Facebook to further cooperate

Business

WEF ASEAN 2018: Gov’t leader asks Facebook to further cooperate

Facebook should closely coordinate with the Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam in its operation in the country, remove wrongful information that negatively affect the country’s national security, social order and safety as well as the peaceful life of the Vietnamese people.