Jazreel Lim Trade and business links between Singapore and Vietnam have always been robust, ever since the countries established bilateral diplomatic relations back in 1973. Singapore has consistently been among the top five foreign investors in Vietnam by value of new investments. According to Vietnam’s General Statistics Office (GSO), Singapore ranked second in 2016, third in 2017, and continued to keep its position in the first seven months of 2018. Broadly speaking, real estate and construction, education, manufacturing, infrastructure, and healthcare have traditionally been the big magnets in the Vietnamese market. Since the signing of the Vietnam-Singapore Economic Connectivity Agreement in 2005, the level of collaboration and mutual business opportunities from the segments of transportation, investment, trade, and services is evident. Singaporean companies boast great achievements in Vietnam. Successful stories include CapitaLand, with its famous projects (The Vista, … [Read more...] about Stronger capital flow from Singapore
Park under golden gate bridge
Vietnam needs to have five million companies, ten times the current number, for there to be a breakthrough in economic growth. In recent years, the country has seen a wave of emerging startups, with companies springing up like mushroom after rain, but there remains much to do to take advantage of this newfound strength. VIR's Khanh Tran reports. 24-year-old Hoang Ngoc Dung is working a regular 9-to-5 job, but on the side she is founder and director of The Mindful Project, a project that uses video clips, infographics, and pictures that are accessible online as well as interactive classes to help high school students get to know themselves, their strengths, weaknesses, dreams, and passions. “The Mindful Project wants to supplement and fix the weaknesses of the Vietnamese education system, which is focused on theory and does not pay enough attention to individualism. We aim to help students become more active to seize opportunities to change themselves and their … [Read more...] about Startup fever to restructure Vietnamese growth model
ASEAN law forum opens in Hanoi In his opening remarks, Deputy Minister of Justice Nguyen Khanh Ngoc said four ASEAN countries are currently members of The Hague Conference and participated in a total of 12 conventions. Vietnam joined The Hague 1993 Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption in 2011 and became a member of The Hague Conference in 2013. The country participated in The Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters in 2016. Ngoc said Vietnam is considering the possibility of joining other conventions of The Hague Conference regarding legal and judicial cooperation, including those on the abolishment of requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents, the taking of evidence, and the civil aspects of international child abduction. He added that the forum affords a chance for participating countries to intensify judicial collaboration, especially in … [Read more...] about Social News 15/11
Exhibition "Purple - Love without Limitation" Exhibition: 10 - 14 May 2013 Gallery 29 Hang Bai Str, Hanoi To respond to the International Day of the Elimination of Prejudice and Discrimination against Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual and Transgender (IDAHO) (May 17th), we welcome you to the exhibition "PURPLE" with the expectation that people will show their love more and will respect the beauty of diversity - the beauty of rainbow. Exhibition "Flowers and Birds" Exhibition: 29 Apr - 25 May 2013 Noble Moment Cafe A51 Hoang Ngan, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay Dist, Hanoi Come to the first exhibition by Korean Artist Yoo Hae Jung. For more information about the artist see below: Artist's biography 1997: M.F.A Graduate School, EWHA Womans University Seoul, Korea 1997-2007: Art teacher at Seoul Art Highschool 2009-2010: Art teacher at Hanoi Korean School. 3-3-2011: Exhibition in Hanoi, Korean Cultural Center. 1995: EWOO Exhibition, Deokwon Gallery in Seoul. 1994: EWOO Exhibition, Hong Gallery. 1994: Coterie … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 1-15 (daily updated)
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?