GrabFood expansion: Risky or wise? First of all, it is obvious that the on-demand food delivery market in Vietnam has great potential. According to Euromonitor, the Vietnamese market has a growth rate of 11 per cent per year, and is expected to be worth $38 million by 2020. Besides some big players with a firm position in the market such as Foody, Now.vn, and Vietnammm, users also witnessed some well-known brands withdrawing from the food delivery market due to the huge competitive pressure such as Foodpanda or Lala. This proved that the food delivery market is not an easy market to operate in. As a newcomer among its rivals, GrabFood proved its strength with remarkable milestones on the journey to expand its domestic operation. After the impressive success in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Danang, it continued to launch, at the same time, in 12 new provinces and cities, bringing the total number of locations where GrabFood is present up to 15 cities and provinces and becoming the … [Read more...] about GrabFood expands to 12 new cities and provinces: Risky or wise?
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Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoonThe Saigon Times Daily A man walks past uprooted trees on a damaged street after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China September 17, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal. Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometers per hour, had barreled past the northern tip of the Philippines, killing at least 50 people. It then skirted south of Hong Kong and the neighboring gambling hub of Macau, before making landfall in China. Parts of Hong Kong and Macau were severely flooded, though there were no immediate reports of fatalities. China Central Television, the state broadcaster, said four people had been killed in Guangdong, China’s most populous province of over 100 million residents. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon
Vietnamese Ambassador to China Nguyen Van Tho is paying a two-day working visit to China’s Guangdong province from May 13 to boost the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and the province. On May 13, Tho met with Hu Chunhua, Politburo member and Secretary of the Guangdong provincial Party Committee, during which they shared their pleasure at strong developments in bilateral cooperation in politics, economics, trade, science-technology and education, and mutual exchanges at all levels. In 2012, two-way trade between Vietnam and Guangdong province reached 8.7 billion USD. In the first quarter of this year, the turnover hit nearly 3 billion USD, a year-on-year surge of 50 percent. Ambassador Tho suggested the two sides continue maintaining exchanges at various levels, drastically implement cooperation programmes for 2012-2013, quickly set up the Shenzhen - Hai Phong economic and trade zone, and encourage big Guangdong businesses to invest in Vietnam . He also proposed … [Read more...] about Ambassador works with China’s Guangdong province
Ho Chi Minh City and China’s Guangdong province have been partnering in many fields of cooperation, of which culture and tourism may be further promoted. Le Manh Ha, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, made the remark during his meeting with a delegation from Guangdong provincial People’s Congress led by its Vice Chairperson Lei Yulan on October 25. Ha said Vietnam and China bear a special traditional friendship, adding that the delegation’s visit will contribute to cementing the friendship between his city and Guangdong. For his part, Lei Yulan revealed that her delegation’s visit aims to beef up the friendship and cooperation between the two localities, especially in conserving cultural and artistic values as well as developing tourism. She expressed her hope that the two sides will further share experiences in the field in the coming time.-VNA … [Read more...] about HCM City, Guangdong province hope to grow cultural ties
Thirteen cities and provinces nationwide with over 1,500 volunteers agreed to participate in a global campaign on climate change, "350.org", according to the coordination department of the global campaign on climate change on September 12th. Accordingly, activities, such as hip-hop dancing and climate change competition, "Impression 350" photo contest - "join hands to prevent climate change", buses with 350 programs to give more information about climate change through videos, souvenir making, to name a few, will take place in the cities and provinces of Hanoi, HCMC, Hue, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Nghe An and so on. The global campaign on climate change, launched in August 2011, attracted the participation of many cities and provinces nationwide with various activities, such as "no straw campaign", action month for the greening of schools and a propaganda program on climate change in public areas. Besides, ten cities and provinces, including Vinh, Buon Me Thuat, Hue, Da Lat, … [Read more...] about 13 cities and provinces participate in global campaign on climate change