New York (VNA) – A 40-strong business delegation from the US will launch an investment promotion programme in Vietnam from March 3-6, aiming to expand trade and investment cooperation in the Southeast Asian country, according to an official from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC). In a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc on February 25, USABC Chairman Alex Feldman said the delegation will hold many activities to interact with officials from the Vietnamese Government, ministries and sectors, and work with local businesses and partners. It will also practically contribute to celebrating the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties, he added. In recent times, the Vietnamese Embassy in the US has increased economic diplomatic activities to promote investment, trade and tourism cooperation between the two nations. The embassy recently coordinated with a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh to work with … [Read more...] about US firms eye stronger investment cooperation in Vietnam
Established in Japan in 1971, kidswear brand Miki House puts children’s needs firmly at the heart of everything they do. Designed to be soft, safe, and comfortable, their beautiful collections are crafted with meticulous attention to detail, from their carefully sourced fabrics and ergonomic footwear to their zero-twist yarns and thoughtful stitching. … [Read more...] about Japanese kidswear brand opens first store in Vietnam
According to local banks, customers suffering the most were firms involved in transportation, storage, accommodation, tourism, restaurant and food service. Others include agricultural and fisheries companies whose major export market is China and those whose main materials are imported from China. … [Read more...] about Gov’t keeps macroeconomic targets unchanged despite epidemic
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Meanwhile, ZuumViet has been posting driver recruitment advertisements for its ride-hailing app since early December, offering financial incentives for its first 3,000 drivers. ZuumViet’s services will include ZuumBike (motorbikes), ZuumCar (4-seater and 7-seater cars) and ZuumLux (luxury cars), according to the company’s website. The company has yet to publicise a launch date. … [Read more...] about Alarming practices among new ride-hailing services