Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The central city of Đà Nẵng introduced its environment, investment and business opportunities, as well as its investment incentives to Canadian businesses during a conference held in Toronto as part of a visit made by the city’s leaders from Thursday to Sunday. As a driving force of growth in the central key economic region, Đà Nẵng always leads the way in developing infrastructure, thus creating a smooth connection between Việt Nam’s central and Central Highlands regions with other countries in the region and the world, vice chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Trần Văn Miên said. The city has a strategic location with modern infrastructure, abundant and high-quality human resources, a friendly investment environment, transparent management system, and a peaceful living environment, he noted, adding that it is also one of the most attractive tourist destinations in … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng seeks to boost trade, investment ties with Canada
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The 30-month project, given the green light by Minister Chu Ngoc Anh late December, will target outstanding Vietnamese individuals in order to develop the domestic science and technology sector. The project will enable scientists, businessmen and students studying in foreign countries to connect with foreign experts in the science and technology sector so that domestic partners can attract both Vietnamese and foreign experts to work in the sector. The network was scheduled to connect these people via an under-construction interactive website and international workshops, Anh said. The website would provide a database of about 25-50 Vietnamese senior experts and advisers, 100 successful businessmen and about 3,000 experts in various aspects across the world as well as 500 projects owned by domestic partners that want to recruit Vietnamese experts overseas, he said. The fund for the project, worth US$1.5 million, was drawn from the ministry’s Fostering Innovation through Research … [Read more...] about Network built to develop science and technology sector
(CPV) - "During the past year, our countries enjoy growing and positive relations in many areas, from political, trade to education, development and people-to-people linkages," Ms. Ping Kitnikone, Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam, talked to the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper. Reporter:: 2016 is your first year posting in Vietnam, could you please give some comments on the bilateral relationship between Canada and Vietnam? During the past year, our countries enjoy growing and positive relations in many areas, from political, trade to education, development and people-to-people linkages. Our two countries continued to enjoy a positive and growing relationship with increasing number of high level exchanges. For instance, just recently in September 2016, we welcomed then-Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho. Such visits are an indication of Canada's on-going interest to strengthen relations with Vietnam in a range of areas. Our Prime … [Read more...] about Vietnam and Canada enjoy growing and positive relations in many areas
Gold prices fall, Vietnamese dong weakens Gold prices slumped in the local market on November 18 while the prices of the US dollar soared in the unofficial market. Compared to the previous day's rate, a tael of gold or 1.205 ounces of the brand SJC lost 140,000 VND (6.2 USD) in the selling side, trading at 33.28 million VND (1,480.9 USD). On the buying side, the price of each tael also declined 140,000 VND (6.2 USD), trading at 33.05 million VND (1,470.7 USD). The gap between selling prices and buying prices on November 18 was 230,000 VND (10.2 USD). The gap from early this week was about 100,000 VND (4.4 USD). On the same day, Bao Tin Minh Chau Gold and Jewellery Company and Doji Gold both listed their selling prices at 33.24 million VND (1,479.1 USD) while the buying prices were listed at 33.2 million VND (1,477.4 USD) and 33.18 million VND (1,476.5 USD), respectively. Meanwhile, reuters.com reported that gold prices globally hit their lowest in nearly six years as the dollar rose … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/11
Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets.I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?