Thus, with the latest move of injecting capital into Gojek, Facebook may be nursing aspirations of dominating Southeast Asia where the market is shaped by Singaporean e-commerce giant Shopee and ride-hailing platform Grab. Meanwhile, Gojek is a big counterpart in the area, so using the Indonesian player as a jumping board to enter the market is a good choice. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 14
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Under the agreement, which was approved by the Vietnamese National Assembly on June 8, as many as 65 percent of import taxes on Vietnamese goods will be removed when the agreement comes into effect, and the rest will be lifted gradually until 2030, said Marc Tarabella, a parliamentarian from the EP’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI). … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 13
Vietnamese startups pitch to global investors at 500 Startups Vietnam's Demo Day “In the past five years, the tech entrepreneurial ecosystem has evolved even faster than we could have even imagined. And yet there’s still a lot of room to run and grow. We’re thrilled and honoured to be a part of the journey,” said Eddie Thai, general partner at 500 Startups. … [Read more...] about 500 Startups Vietnam has made 15 new investments in 2020
HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities plan to offer competitive land rents and other incentives at industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs), and earmark more land for building infrastructure to attract investment. Hua Quoc Hung, head of the HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA), said the city would switch to newer models of IPs and EPZs to attract investment, ensuring it has appropriate incentives during the transition process. There are 17 IPs and EPZs in the city, and they have an occupation rate of 68 percent, according to Hung. Only 120ha is available to investors in 2021 compared to 500-600ha a year in the last five years. The city has sought the Government’s approval for a 380ha IP in Binh Chanh District, a specialised one prioritising innovative start-ups and producers and distributors in new industries. The city is expected to have 23 EPZs and IZs with a total of 5,797.62ha in … [Read more...] about HCM City hopes to attract investment by allotting more land in IPs, EPZs for infrastructure
Three or four years ago, Xemesis got acquainted with PewPew, a well known stream, when livestreaming on TalkTV platform. After the platform shut down, Xemesis began establishing relations with ViruSs and Do Mixi, forming ‘Tu Hoang Streamer’ (four streamer kings), very famous in the streamer community. … [Read more...] about Who is the richest streamer in Vietnam?