Contest supports female entrepreneurs Business

Contest supports female entrepreneurs

As many as 68 outstanding projects, including 23 by women with disabilities and 10 by female students, of a start-up contest launched by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 13.
Tourism-hotel transaction platform wins startup contest Travel

Tourism-hotel transaction platform wins startup contest

The BedLinker.com project – an online platform for tourism-hotel service transactions, has surpassed nine outstanding projects nationwide to win an innovative tourism startup competition at its final round in Hanoi on June 18.
PM: Planning ministry needs renewed approach Politics

PM: Planning ministry needs renewed approach

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to shift its way of thinking in order to meet the national development demands, during a working session in Hanoi on February 19.
Deputy PM delivers speech at 24th int’l conference on future of Asia Politics

Deputy PM delivers speech at 24th int’l conference on future of Asia

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh highlighted the role of openness and cooperation spirit as crucial to help Asia overcome global financial crisis and facilitate economic growth in his keynote address at the 24th International Conference on the Future of Asia held in Tokyo on June 11-12.
First-ever GMS Business Summit opens in Hanoi Business

First-ever GMS Business Summit opens in Hanoi

The first-ever Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Business Summit opened in Hanoi on March 30 as part of the sixth GMS Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Summit (CLV-10).
HCM City wants US universities’ support in startup promotion Society

HCM City wants US universities’ support in startup promotion

Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party’s Committee, hopes for further cooperation with the US Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management in promoting innovation and start-up spirit in the Vietnamese economic hub.
Women contribute to social wellbeing, economy: researcher Business

Women contribute to social wellbeing, economy: researcher

Women make up about half of the world’s population and contribute to society’s well-being as well as the economy, said Assoc. Prof. and Dr Truong Thi Nam Thang, Director of the Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurships at the National Economics University.
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.
Workshop talks start-up ecology at universities Business

Workshop talks start-up ecology at universities

The development of a start-up ecology at universities and localities is among the topics being discussed at an international workshop that opened in the Ho Chi Minh City-based Hoa Sen University on July 7.