ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
Digital payments to bring Da Nang 72 million USD Business

Digital payments to bring Da Nang 72 million USD

Increased use of digital payments has the potential to add 72 million USD annually to central Da Nang city’s economy, according to the latest study from Visa, “Cashless Cities: Realising the Benefits of Digital Payments".
Cashew sector seeks ways to navigate through difficulties Business

Cashew sector seeks ways to navigate through difficulties

Vietnam sustained its position as the world’s leading cashew processor and exporter in 2018, yet the country still suffered from certain losses, so the sector must strive to regain what it lost in 2018 and improve its export value in 2019, according to insiders.
WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth ASEAN

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

Governments of the ASEAN member states should design suitable policies to control risks and seize opportunities related to the return of their expatriates, said speakers at a discussion within the framework of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) in Hanoi on September 13.
ASEAN makes great technological achievements: WEF President ASEAN

ASEAN makes great technological achievements: WEF President

President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende has highlighted ASEAN’s recent technological achievements in an interview given to Vietnam News on the occasion of the WEF on ASEAN 2018 taking place in Hanoi on September 11-13.
Vietnamese female entrepreneurs empowered Business

Vietnamese female entrepreneurs empowered

In Asian cultures with a strong patriarchal system, women are considered the weaker sex and caregivers, meaning that they must care for older parents, feed the family and educate children. Nowadays, many women replace their husbands as breadwinners instead of doing household chores.
Hanoi businesses prep for Tet demand Business

Hanoi businesses prep for Tet demand

The Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade has directed its enterprises to increase supply by 10 percent over the year to satisfy the demand created by the 2017 Lunar New Year holiday