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SMEs

WEF on Digital ASEAN programme to be launched

ASEAN

WEF on Digital ASEAN programme to be launched

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is partnering with leading technological entities including Google, Microsoft, Cisco and Lazada to launch a Digital ASEAN programme, aiming to develop digital skills among some 20 million ASEAN citizens by 2020 with an emphasis on SMEs.

Indonesian President affirms SME’s role

World

Indonesian President affirms SME’s role

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has stressed the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in promoting national economic development and reducing inequality in globalisation.

Firms urged to focus on branding

Business

Firms urged to focus on branding

Vietnamese enterprises, especially small- and medium-sized ones, should develop their brands to increase their competitiveness amid the process of integration, a seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City.

Experts talk over Vietnamese digital economy

Sci-Tech

Experts talk over Vietnamese digital economy

Domestic and foreign experts gathered at the Vietnam Digital Economy Forum 2018 (VDEF 2018) on November 1 to share strategic visions, practical experiences of the sector’s forerunners, and the indispensible trends of modern digital economy.

Lower corporate income tax on SMEs proposed

Business

Lower corporate income tax on SMEs proposed

Corporate income tax levied on small and medium–sized enterprises (SMEs) should be reduced to promote the business development, a solution together with broadening tax base to increase budget revenue from business and production.

Acting President meets with exemplary Vietnamese farmers

Society

Acting President meets with exemplary Vietnamese farmers

Acting State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has urged the Vietnam Farmers’ Union to accelerate the movement “Farmers 4.0” aiming to apply scientific and technological advances to create farm produce of better quality and generate higher economic benefits for farmers.