PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (centre) visits pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca during his trip to the northern European country. (Photo: VNA) Stockholm (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 27 pledged further favourable conditions for Swedish enterprises, including pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, to land long-term investment in Vietnam for sustainable development. He made the statement while visiting AstraZeneca as part of the activities of his official visit to the northern European country, during which PM Phuc expressed his delight at the steady growth of the bilateral corporation and Sweden’s contributions to the development of Vietnam. AstraZeneca Chairman Leif Johansson said that it is his company’s honour to contribute to the Vietnam-Sweden relations, stressing AstraZeneca would never be successful in Vietnam without support from Vietnamese Government, competent ministries and sectors. On the occasion, Johansson announced a 5 trillion VND (220 million … [Read more...] about Vietnam welcomes Swedish investment: PM
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Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR! 28 years of deep and dynamic journalism Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
Clive Baker – CEO of Prudential Vietnam at the launching event of the new brand commitment Why did Prudential decide to unveil its new brand commitment in Vietnam? Having operated as a leading life insurer across 12 markets in Asia for over 95 years, Prudential has made its name synonymous with trust and professionalism across the region. Our services have always been delivered with a caring human touch in markets where we operate. To reinforce Prudential’s brand focus on human connections, simplicity, and innovation for customers, this year we have launched a new brand strategy across Asia, including Vietnam. Over the last two decades, Vietnamese people have become familiar with our credo, “Always Listening. Always Understanding”. In today’s world, however, there is an extra dimension that needs to be reflected in our promise – our commitment to deliver outstanding services leveraging technology and innovation. That is how we support the … [Read more...] about Prudential reinforces brand commitment to help customers “progress in life”
Vietnam has huge potential for ocean aquaculture but the lack of a proper development plan, preferential policies and application of high technology has hindered its development. High-density polyethylene (HDPE) floating cages are used to breed fish in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s Long Son commune The country has great potential for mariculture thanks to its long coastline, relatively large Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and diverse water bodies embracing lagoons and bays, according to experts. Ocean aquaculture has become a global trend due to its huge potential and increasing demand for seafood. The world population keeps growing, leading to increasing consumer demand for seafood, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). An estimated additional 19 million tonnes of seafood are needed by 2030 worldwide in comparison with 2015. By 2050, the world would need an amount of animal proteins that is 1.7 times higher than today, … [Read more...] about Time for Vietnam to tap ocean aquaculture potential