The press conference announcing Vietnam M&A Forum 2019 This was announced by the organising board at the July 23 Hanoi press conference announcing Vietnam M&A Forum 2019. The 11th annual Vietnam M&A Forum held by Vietnam Investment Review and AVM Vietnam under the theme "Going for breakthrough" will take place at GEM Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Accordingly, the M&A Forum will have three main sessions, namely policy dialogue, identifying breakthrough fields, and brand issue in M&A activities. Notably, in Session 1, managers and experts from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance, the State Securities Commission, the State Bank of Vietnam, the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC), and leaders of domestic and foreign enterprises will pool their knowledge to answer questions like "What changes do the Vietnamese government and authorised agencies need to make to create a … [Read more...] about 500 representatives to join Vietnam M&A Forum 2019
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I knew instantly that I would never see it. Three months after Christmas, I was still waiting for a postcard sent by my mum. As my eldest brother noted over the phone, there was a little bit of Christmas cash tucked inside for me. Considering that the Vietnamese postal system has always opened every single letter and parcel I’ve ever received, I knew the money would be taken. Although I hoped I’d at least receive the card, minus the cash, it never came. Among the banes of living in Vietnam, the postal service is a regular annoyance. Mind you, I was amazed seven years ago to get a parcel from my mum with all the great candy she sent still intact despite a horrid sticky-tape repair job on the box. Even my motorbike guy can plug a hole better than that. Maybe it’s because the postal service here is just too busy. I’m not surprised that the forests are disappearing...the amount of paperwork here can be surreal sometimes. Want a job in Vietnam? A work … [Read more...] about Written from Vietnam: It’s in the mail!
Hundreds of artists take part in a music and dance performance during a ceremony that kicked off the national Hoa Ban Festival in Dien Bien City. — VNS Photo Doan Tung by Nguyễn Mỹ Hà Điện Biên Phủ Tourism seeks to boost economy ĐIỆN BIÊN CITY (VNS) — The signature spring festival of Điện Biên, or Hoa Ban Festival, began yesterday here in Điện Biên City with hundreds of local performers and international visitors in attendance. Named after the most beautiful flower in the region, hoa ban, or the orchid trees, the festival resembles the ethnic Thai groups in Điện Biên Province, where the Thai makes up 38 per cent, the Mông 30 per cent and the Kinh, major Viêt ethnic group, 20 per cent of the population. Thousands of local residents from 19 ethnic groups, and tourists from across the country, have come to the world-famous Điện Biên … [Read more...] about Điện Biên Phủ Tourism seeks to boost economy
As part of her official November 8-11 visit to Russia, Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan paid a visit to the high-tech concentrated dairy and fresh milk production project owned by Vietnam’s TH Group in Volokolamsk district of Moscow. National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan delivered a speech at the TH farm “I am here because this is the biggest economic project by a Vietnamese entrepreneur in Russia. This project demonstrates the strong will of Vietnamese businesspeople, and that Vietnam is not only rolling out the red carpet to attract foreign investment but is also enabling its businesses to invest overseas,” Chairwoman Ngan stated. “This project has both economic and political significance to the two countries’ existing strategic partnership.” This was the second time the project welcomed a top leader from Vietnam. In 2016, the project was visited by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for a ground-breaking … [Read more...] about National Assembly leader visits TH Group’s project in Russia