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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.

Vietnamese food sector lures foreign investors

Business

Vietnamese food sector lures foreign investors

Vietnam has a diverse and well-developed agricultural and food industry that offers vast opportunities to companies in the food industry, from sourcing to processing, a Hong Kong speaker said at a forum held on September 19 in HCM City.

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

World

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 19 announced that it had approved a 300 million USD loan to support the Philippine government's effort to expand financial services across the country, especially among entrepreneurs, small businesses, farmers, workers, and individuals, including women and vulnerable households.

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.

Hanoi, Gold Coast leaders discuss bilateral ties

Politics

Hanoi, Gold Coast leaders discuss bilateral ties

Mayor of the Australian city of Gold Coast Tom Tate and Chairman of the Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung discussed bilateral cooperation opportunities in culture, investment, trade and tourism during a working session in Hanoi on September 14.

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.

AI-enabled technology could affect 28 million jobs in ASEAN

ASEAN

AI-enabled technology could affect 28 million jobs in ASEAN

With its recent increase in adoption rate, innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) technology are looking to have a big impact on the workforce across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) over the next few decades, according to a new study by Cisco and Oxford Economics.​

WEF Chairman hails Vietnam for facilitating start-ups

Politics

WEF Chairman hails Vietnam for facilitating start-ups

Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Prof. Klaus Schwab has hailed the role of the Vietnamese government, including the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), in improving business climate and encouraging start-ups and innovations.