A souvenir presented to South African Deputy Foreign Minister Candith Mashego-Dlamini (R) The Deputy FM said that South Africa attaches importance to developing ties with Vietnam, and stands ready with Vietnam to effectively implement common perceptions of the countries’ senior leaders, while expanding and deepening cooperation in economy, trade, investment, tourism, science-technology, culture and education, and increasing people-to-people exchange. … [Read more...] about South Africa considers Vietnam one of leading partners in S.E. Asia
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In (relatively) quiet and peaceful Hoi An, the streets have been hosed down, the mud jammed into the drainage system, along with this week’s consignment of cooking oil, fat and plastic and all’s right with the world. So long as my local coffee shop is brewing that wonderful aroma of coffee beans and hot milk, I’m as happy as a pig in mud. Squeal! Onk! Squeal! … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!
Singapore (VNA) – Vietnam is the fastest-growing digital economy in the region, largely due to investment inflow which is still on an unprecedented rise, The Business Times has reported. “Over the last four years, approximately 1 billion USD in funding has poured into Vietnam's e-commerce sector, reaching a record high in 2019,” the Singapore-based news outlet said. The last two years has seen the emergence of Vietnamese e-commerce players, such as Tiki, Thegioididong and Sendo, which are among the most successful e-commerce platforms in the region, it said. According to the report "Vietnam's booming e-commerce market" released by ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute last week, the greatest potential of Vietnam's e-commerce sector can be seen via its enormous expansion, which is predicted to reach 15 billion USD in terms of revenue in 2020. In revenue terms, Vietnam’s e-commerce surged 30 percent in 2018 to reach a new high of about 8 billion USD. User penetration … [Read more...] about Singaporean outlet names Vietnam fastest growing digital economy
Innovation, one key instrument for development in the digital age, needs a further boost. Innovation-related statistics show that Vietnam is still in a catching-up phase but considerable progress has been made in recent years. Research and development intensity in the country is still low at 0.44 per cent of GDP. This ratio is below those of the country’s developing counterparts (for example, Malaysia a 1.3 per cent and Thailand at 0.78 per cent), and much lower than that of developed countries. … [Read more...] about New decade of growth built on diligent and smart work
Bali – the popular tourist island of Indonesia and Asia is often called the “Island of the Gods”, “Tropical Paradise” or “Dawn of the World”. Voted as the best tourist island in the world, Bali is a wonderful blend between the pristine, beautiful landscape with the local cultural, artistic and religious quintessence, according to Vietjet. … [Read more...] about Vietjet launches Hanoi- Bali route