Four ASEAN countries to upgrade health-related tourism ASEAN

Four ASEAN countries to upgrade health-related tourism

Thailand’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion and the Kenan Foundation Asia have organised a workshop for four ASEAN countries, including Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia, on the development of SME operators’ health-related products and services.
APEC 2017 Economic Leaders Week ‘a golden chance’ for Da Nang firms Business

APEC 2017 Economic Leaders Week ‘a golden chance’ for Da Nang firms

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Week is a crucial opportunity for businesses throughout central Vietnam to seek trade partners and export markets as representatives of foreign firms flock to the APEC business forums from November 5-11, Da Nang businesspeople and officials said.
APEC ministers vow to foster SME development World

APEC ministers vow to foster SME development

The 24th APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM), which took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 15, has issued a Joint Statement on fostering SMEs development in the region.
Thai bank holds CLMV market seminar World

Thai bank holds CLMV market seminar

The Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand (SME Bank) has held a seminar offering tips to investors seeking to set up businesses in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
SME fund fails to meet lending target Business

SME fund fails to meet lending target

Though the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development Fund was established a year ago, so far only three firms have got loans from it, fund director Hoang Thi Hong said.
Vietnam’s CEOs asked to protect wildlife Society

Vietnam’s CEOs asked to protect wildlife

Over 60 Vietnamese entrepreneurs convened in HCM City to hear about the benefits of corporate social responsibility policies that integrate zero-tolerance towards threatened wildlife consumption.
Government to fund smaller enterprises Business

Government to fund smaller enterprises

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now get loans at preferential interest rates from a fund operated by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, a recent meeting heard in HCM City.