The Honda group of companies in the Asia & Oceania region has completed the “Honda Asian Journey 2017”, a Honda big bike caravan with riders from five Asian countries of Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and India.
PSNews – The Prime Minister has just approved a scheme to support students’ start-ups until 2025, which aims to inspire students’ entrepreneurship spirit and to equip them with necessary knowledge and skills on doing start-ups when studying at schools and universities.
Vietnam has been considered as a “fertile land” for foreign food firms as many trademarks from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan and Thailand are seeking ways to penetrate the 93 million-strong market.
Vietnam and Indonesia have implemented the most reforms in the past 15 years, with 39 reforms each, according to the World Bank Group’s latest Doing Business report.
PSNews - Vietnam has set up the Private Economic Development Research Board to make proposals on mechanism, policy and administrative procedure reforms relating to private economic development, the board's representatives said on October 30.
The State Bank of Vietnam has said Bitcoin is banned in the country and those who break this rule will be subject to fines or even criminal charges, following an announcement by a private local university to accept the digital currency as tuition.
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan had a meeting on October 27 with Belarus Deputy Minister for Industry Aleksandr Ogorodnhik on cooperation in public transportation and health care in Hanoi.
Vietnam needs a gradual sustainable increase in forex reserves, rather than a shocking increase as seen in the last two years, according to analysts.
Tax and other incentives in the zones are expected to bring ‘unimaginable’ breakthroughs. Economists are looking at Vietnam’s plan for special economic zones as a smart idea with tax incentives that will benefit both foreign investors and local employees.
PSNews – Localities in the Mekong Delta on October 25 called for investment in 33 new projects of real estate and tourism with a total capital of nearly 7,800 billion VND at an investment conference was held in Can Tho city.
PSNews - The Vietnam Aquaculture Expo and Forum 2017 is an great opportunity for relevant firms, especially 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam to promote their brands and introduce services and products in this field.
In 2016, Vietnam received 10 million foreign travelers and served 62 million domestic travelers.
PSNews – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Vietnam Electronic Industries Association (VEIA) to has officially launched the “Electronics Business Coalition.” The event took place on October 20 in Hanoi.
The 24th APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting – the most important event of the APEC Finance Ministers Process - closed in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 21 after issuing a joint ministerial statement.
According to Bac Lieu province’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department, the price of salt has doubled in comparison with early this year.
Payment and site clearance delay are major barriers to official development assistance (ODA)-funded projects in Vietnam, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam Fujita Yasuo told a press conference in Hanoi on October 18.
PSNews – The 13th Vietnam – Singapore Connectivity Ministerial Meeting took place under the chair of Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and Minister of Industry and Trade of Singapore Lim Hng Kiang, in Hanoi on October 17.
PSNews – After nearly 3 years of the signing of the Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) Free Trade Agreement, the bilateral trade ties have enjoyed strong growth.
PSNews - As of September, Da Nang attracted 408 domestic projects with total investment of VND 101,379 billion (about US 4.5 billion) and 525 foreign direct investment projects with total registered capital of US 3 billion.
Japan’s third-biggest steelmaker, Kobe Steel is embroiled in a deepening scandal over the quality of products including aluminium and copper used in cars, aircraft, space rockets and defence equipment.