Innovation a must for SOEs: experts Sci-Tech

Innovation a must for SOEs: experts

Innovation has become a pressing need for State-owned enterprises (SOEs) which have undergone drastic restructuring during the past decade but their operation efficiency remained lower than expected, according to experts
ASEAN People’s Forum 2020 kicks off ASEAN

ASEAN People’s Forum 2020 kicks off

The ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) 2020 kicked off on November 5, with the theme “Southeast Asian People’s Solidarity for an Inclusive, Cohesive and Responsive Community”.
Vietnam, Australia to expand barley trade Business

Vietnam, Australia to expand barley trade

The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) has said it is engaging with Vietnamese brewers and maltsters to expand its barley exports, as China recently imposed a tariff of over 80 percent on the product.
HDBank remains on high growth path in Q3 Business

HDBank remains on high growth path in Q3

The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank, HOSE: HDB) reported pre-tax profits of 3.61 trillion VND (155.5 million USD) for the first nine months of 2020, a year-on-year increase of 31.9 percent and equivalent to 107 percent of the target.
Circular economy key for rapid and sustainable development Business

Circular economy key for rapid and sustainable development

A circular economy is the future of every nation’s economy, of all production and business activities. It is the key for rapid and sustainable development, participants heard at a recent forum, entitled “Circular Economy: Direction for Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam”.
ADB: MSMEs key to post-COVID-19 recovery in Southeast Asia World

ADB: MSMEs key to post-COVID-19 recovery in Southeast Asia

A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) shows that strengthening the dynamics of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with innovation and internationalization will be key to revitalizing Southeast Asian economies devastated by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects Sci-Tech

Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects

With in excess of 200 entries submitted, 40 scientific and technological inventions and applications from Vietnamese scientists and businesses were recognised at the annual awards ceremony held by the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) in Hanoi on October 21.
Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia Business

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia

SunRice CEO Rob Gordon, head of Australia’s largest rice supplier, has announced that Australia is suffering a massive shortage of domestic rice supplies and would be forced to rely on imported Vietnamese rice in the lead up to Christmas 2020.