Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year Sci-Tech

Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s digital economy is expected to reach 14 billion USD in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent, and will likely reach 52 billion USD in 2025, re-accelerating to nearly 29 percent in compound annual growth rate, according to a report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.
Work starts on Da Nang Software Park No 2 Sci-Tech

Work starts on Da Nang Software Park No 2

The central city of Da Nang on October 10 started construction on the first phase of the Software Park No 2, worth more than 703 billion VND (30.4 million USD), at Hai Chau district.
Deputy PM: Joining ASEAN marks strategic decision of Vietnam ASEAN

Deputy PM: Joining ASEAN marks strategic decision of Vietnam

Vietnam’s becoming the seventh member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked a strategic decision and paved the way for the country’s regional and international integration, which has also been seen as a milestone in the grouping’s development.
Hong Kong tops foreign investors in Vietnam Business

Hong Kong tops foreign investors in Vietnam

Hong Kong (China) topped the list of 66 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in January-February with a total investment of 4.3 billion USD, making up 51 percent of the new FDI inflow into the country.
FDI up 2.5 times in first two months of 2019 Business

FDI up 2.5 times in first two months of 2019

As of February 20, foreign investors have poured 8.47 billion USD into Vietnam, 2.5 times higher than the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
ASEAN – a priority economic partner of France ASEAN

ASEAN – a priority economic partner of France

French businesses are looking to promote their technology and products in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), aiming to raising France’s competitiveness in a region until now dominated by goods from Japan, the Republic of Korea and China.
Japanese firms seek more staff Society

Japanese firms seek more staff

Japanese companies in Vietnam are seeking more personnel, especially at the managerial level, as investment from Japan has risen greatly in recent years.
First automation techmart opens in Hanoi Sci-Tech

First automation techmart opens in Hanoi

Novel technologies and achievements in the automation sector like robot technology, smart works, environment supervision equipment and automated machine in industrial production are being introduced at the Automation Techmart 2017 which opened in Hanoi on August 23.
Vietnam likely to become ASEAN’s Silicon Valley Sci-Tech

Vietnam likely to become ASEAN’s Silicon Valley

It appears that Vietnam is best placed to become Southeast Asia’s Silicon Valley while most members of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) have ambitions of developing competitive technology sectors, “Asia Correspondent” said in a recent article.
Many sectors may face labour shortage Society

Many sectors may face labour shortage

Many industries in Vietnam, especially those relating to engineering, information technology, health care, textiles and footwear, are forecast to have a great demand for employees in the coming years.