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Industrial Revolution

Singapore’s investment in Indonesia surges

World

Singapore’s investment in Indonesia surges

Singapore’s new investment in Indonesia rose 38 percent to reach 5.04 billion USD in the first half of this year compared with the same period last year, according to Indonesian Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto.

HCM City, Sweden’s Uppsala County boost hi-tech cooperation

Sci-Tech

HCM City, Sweden’s Uppsala County boost hi-tech cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to boost cooperation with Uppasala County of Sweden, especially in education and high technology towards sustainable development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong told its visiting Governor Stig Goran Enander during a reception on September 21.

Government encourages Vietnam-Poland cooperation: Deputy PM

Politics

Government encourages Vietnam-Poland cooperation: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on September 21 encouraged enterprises from Vietnam and Poland to prepare investment plans in fields of mutual interests, such as the environment, agriculture, and food processing, in order to take advantage of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which will be signed soon.

PM: Vietnam welcomes German investors

Politics

PM: Vietnam welcomes German investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that there will be more German businesses investing in Vietnam, during a reception for CEO of SAP Group Bill McDermott in Hanoi on September 21.

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

Business

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

2019 will be a challenging year for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry as it needs to obtain major breakthroughs to take on new roles in the global value chain, including shifting from simple processing - Cut, Make and Trim (CMT) - to purchasing materials, free on board (FOB), original design manufacturer (ODM) and original brand manufacturer (OBM) modes.

Smart City Summit expected to help Hanoi choose suitable steps

Society

Smart City Summit expected to help Hanoi choose suitable steps

The freshly-ended Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) Smart City Summit 2018 was expected to help Hanoi choose suitable measures and steps to improve living conditions for its residents and promote the city’s growth and socio-economic development, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.