Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha (R) and his Czech counterpart Richard Brabec (Photo: VNA) Prague (VNA) – Vietnam and the Czech Republic will enhance environmental collaboration under an action plan for cooperation during 2020-2025 signed between Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and his Czech counterpart Richard Brabec in Prague on December 13. At the event, the two ministers spoke highly of the unceasingly consolidated traditional friendship between the two nations, describing it as a foundation for the environment ministries and sectors of both sides to boost cooperation in this field. Ha highlighted that the signing of the action plan, implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two ministries in 2012 and the Vietnam-Czech environmental business forum will serve as a base for competent authorities of both sides to concretise cooperative activities in environment, climate change and technology … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation
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A lot of people attended AEON MALL's Role Play Contest 2018 With more than 20 years of history in Japan, the full-scale Role Play Contest was brought to Vietnam by AEON MALL for the first time ever. The contest was organised to encourage employees to show their knowledge about goods and products as well as the ingenuity of handling situations and showcase their customer service attitude. Carrying the slogan “Touch the heart – Spread the smile,” the contest has attracted the participation of nearly 400 contestants from four AEON MALL Vietnam shopping centers. The eight most talented contestants attended the final round after a rigorous training course with Japanese experts and passing two extremely difficult rounds. Role Play Contest 2018 consists of three rounds. To reach the final round, contestants have to pass the first two. In the first round, contestants had only three minutes to welcome, understand customers’ needs, and introduce the most suitable … [Read more...] about AEON MALL brings contest of 20-year history from Japan to Vietnam
Vietnam is considered an ideal destination for investing in motorcycle ride-hailing services as it has a population of 90 million and 45 million registered motorcycles. Besides, operating expenses in Vietnam are cheaper than in markets like Singapore and Malaysia. Last year, Go-Jek opined that Vietnam will be the company’s second destination in Southeast Asia, following the Philippines, and its third overseas market in Asia. According to Go-Jek, investing in Vietnam will open up opportunities for it to develop the Go-Pay payment application. Established in 2010 as a phone-based motorcycle ride-hailing service, Go-Jek has evolved into an on-demand mobile platform and a cutting-edge app, providing a wide range of services that includes transportation, logistics, mobile payments, food delivery, and many other on-demand services. Go-Jek is valued at $5 billion. Entering Vietnam, Go-Jek will have to compete with heavyweight competitors like GrabBike and UberMotor. In late September … [Read more...] about Go-Jek to set foot in Vietnam?
After revision, Vietnam’s GDP grew an average of 25.4% annually in the 2010 – 2017 period, in which 2011 recorded the highest growth rate of 27.3%. Vietnam’s GDP in 2017 is estimated at VND6,294 trillion (US$272.77 billion) after revision, representing an increase of VND1,300 trillion (US$56.34 billion) against the previous figure of VND5,006 trillion (US$216.95 billion), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). This would result in revised GDP per capita of US$2,985, higher than the preceding number of US$2,343, stated the GSO in a statement announcing the result of GDP revision in the 2010 – 2017 period held Friday. As a result, Vietnam’s GDP grew an average of 25.4% annually in 2010 – 2017, in which 2011 recorded the highest growth rate of 27.3% and 2015 grew the lowest rate of 23.8%. Among economic sectors, services posted the highest growth rates after revision with an additional increase of VND316 – 615 trillion (US$13.68 … [Read more...] about Vietnam 2017 GDP expands US$56 billion after revision
Application of technology and data collection were mentioned at the recent Vietnam Tourism and Travel Summit as game-changers for the country's tourism and its lost potential. "With millions of incoming visitors and a colossal lack of trained professionals, we can no longer operate manually," said Vu The Binh, vice president of Vietnam Tourism Association. Given the two-digit growth experienced in tourism over the past few years, staff demand is at a premium. However, training and employing more professionals cannot placate the equation. Hiccups with booking and visa services remain, ebbing the overall traveling experience. With limited, scattered information the tourist return rate is calculated at 10 to 40 percent for Vietnam, relatively low next to Thailand and Singapore boasting 60-70 percent, according to the association. Despite the low rate, tourist companies fight reform due to their limited awareness and cost concerns. "There is visible hesitation amongst … [Read more...] about Tech advance to modernize Vietnam tourism