Vietnam works to close loopholes in e-commerce Business

Vietnam works to close loopholes in e-commerce

Vietnam’s fast-growing e-commerce sector has posed a great challenge for the Government as many retailers are using loopholes in management regulations to trade counterfeit goods and cheat consumers, thus creating economic losses and shattering shoppers’ confidence in genuine e-commerce activities.
Vietnam to see big inflow of FDI in 2019 Business

Vietnam to see big inflow of FDI in 2019

Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction is expected to make a leap, especially in quality, in 2019 as more foreign investors, including big names, in the world’s high-tech manufacturing and services industries are choosing the country as their destination.
ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war World

ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war

A trade war waged by the US is likely to deliver a further blow to China’s economy in 2019, but the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) may benefit from the dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, according to Japan’s Kyodo News.
Local firms prepare for CPTPP’s strict regulations Business

Local firms prepare for CPTPP’s strict regulations

The Comprehensive Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) promises great benefits for Vietnamese firms, but many regulations on technical barriers and social responsibility will have to be met in order to take full advantage of the trade deal, experts said at a conference in HCM City on December 15.
Vietnam a regional FDI magnet, say experts Business

Vietnam a regional FDI magnet, say experts

Vietnam is among the few ASEAN member countries to consistently improve its attractiveness to foreign investors due to its growing economy and improving business climate, according to experts.
HCM City to make selling technology easier Business

HCM City to make selling technology easier

The HCM City Department of Science and Technology has been trying to commercialise research outcomes by linking demand and supply, investing to bring technologies to the market and helping register intellectual property rights.
Prime Minister attends Techfest Vietnam 2018 Sci-Tech

Prime Minister attends Techfest Vietnam 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the opening ceremony of the national start-up day ‘Techfest 2018’ in the central city of Da Nang on November 29, affirming the government’s support for young start-ups.
WEF ASEAN 2018’s theme relevant and timely: ADB Vice President Politics

WEF ASEAN 2018’s theme relevant and timely: ADB Vice President

The theme proposed by Vietnam for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF-ASEAN) this year, “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4),” is very relevant and timely, said Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Stephen P. Groff.