HCM City launches Internet of Things startup competition

HCM City launches Internet of Things startup competition

NDO/VNA—The Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) launched the 2017 Internet of Things Startup Competition (IoT Startup 2017) on March 25.  (2 hours ago)

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  Mar 24, 2017
NDO/VNA - A forum was held in Buenos Aires on March 23 to give Argentinean businesses an insight into Vietnam’s economy and the two countries’ economic, trade and investment cooperation potential, which is said to remain untapped.  

Vietnam suspends meat imports from Brazil

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Vietnam has suspended the imports of meat, livestock and poultry products from 21 factories of Brazil which are suspected of containing unhygienic substances.  

World Bank chief praises Vietnam’s reforms to support businesses

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO - World Bank chief executive officer Kristalina Georgieva has praised the steps that the Vietnamese government is taking to make it easier for business to open, operate and terminate operations. 

Dong Nai: Private companies’ registered capital hit record

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO - From the beginning of this year, the registered capital of privately-owned enterprises in the southern province of Dong Nai approximated VND10.7 trillion (US$470 million), up 140% compared to the same period last year. 

Vietnam among Asia's biggest spenders on infrastructure: Bloomberg

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO - Vietnam is among the leading countries in Asia investing in infrastructure even thought it is one of the smallest economies in the region, according to Bloomberg. 

Singaporean developer opens 1st office tower in Vietnam

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO/VNA—Mapletree Investments Pte, Ltd., a Singapore-owned real estate developer, on March 22 saw its first office tower in Vietnam inaugurated by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung. 

Binh Duong takes lead in foreign investment attraction

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – The People’s Committee of southern Binh Duong province attracted over US$1.34 billion in foreign-invested projects in the period from the beginning of this year to March 15, leading the country in foreign investment attraction.  

Shrimp exports expected to reach US$5 billion by 2020

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Shrimp exports are expected to reach between US$4.5-5 billion by 2020, with an annual increase of between 9.5-12%.  

India lifts ban on agricultural products imported from Vietnam

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - India officially removed the suspension of several agricultural products imported from Vietnam from March 22 including coffee, black pepper, cassava, cinnamon and dragon fruit, according to Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade.  

Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit opens in Hanoi

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO—The 2017 Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit themed “Advancing Financial Inclusion in a Digital Age” opened in Hanoi on March 21.  

Vietnam calls for US cooperation in building smart cities

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO/VNA—Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in providing technology and cooperating in building criteria for smart cities as well as local planning.  

HCM City welcomes Singaporean businesses

  Mar 21, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City is improving its business environment to create the best conditions for foreign enterprises, including those from Singapore, to make productive investments.  

Vietnam calls for further investment from Israeli businesses

  Mar 21, 2017
NDO – Vietnam welcomes Israeli investors to do business in the country and further cooperation with Vietnamese partners in various fields for the benefit of both sides.  

Vietnamese start-ups receive support from Google Launchpad Accelerator

  Mar 21, 2017
NDO—Two Vietnamese technology start-ups, namely Haravan and ELSA Speak, were selected to participate in the Google Launched Accelerator programme and given US$50,000 in financial support from Google.