Yet, he did not have any intention of mass producing buffalo jerky at that time. The idea only crossed his mind after he asked for a transfer from Tan Hong District to Sa Dec City, as it was closer to his home. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese teacher turns businessman with buffalo, catfish as competitive aces
Taiwan’s Pegatron, which manufactures Apple iPhones, has announced plans to set up a factory in Vietnam by the end of the year. Google is set to begin production of its low-cost smart phones with Vietnamese partners this year, while Microsoft is scheduled to produce notebooks and desktop computers in the northern region in the second quarter. Japan’s Nintendo has also made plans to shift a part of its Switch gaming consoles production from China to Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam parlay its Covid-19 success into bigger victories?
If you take a closer look into the features of complementarity of our two economies, greater interdependence is really a win-win situation. Actually, Vietnam would reduce its vulnerability by engaging more with Europe. This is the way ahead and this is the spirit of the two trade and investment agreements just approved by the National Assembly, which indeed will lay very solid foundations on which Europe and Vietnam can further strengthen their relations. … [Read more...] about Europe and Vietnam draw ties together at time of dire need
Binh Minh Jazz Club (behind the Opera House) is obviously the first choice for jazz lovers in Hanoi. It was the first jazz club to open in the capital, decades ago by Quyen Van Minh, a professional saxophonist and lecturer at the Hanoi Conservatory Music, out of his love for jazz and desire to popularize the music which is still sounding weird to many Vietnamese. … [Read more...] about Discovering must-go bars and pubs in Hanoi
Viet Nam’s economy is very strong and the country has a big market, which it's very appealing to Israelis. In 2019, our trade turnover is some US$1.1 billion, which is quite good. But there's still a lot of improvement that we can do. Currently we import mostly food products from Viet Nam like fish, tuna, chili and exotic fruits, dried fruits, besides mobile phones. And on the other hand, Viet Nam imports from Israel electronics, machinery, computers, technologies and services. This is how we trade at the moment. And the best part of it is that we're not competing with each other. Our trade relations are complimentary. When Viet Nam purchases technologies from Israel, eventually it will improve the quantity and the quality of its production so it is definitely a win-win situation for both sides. … [Read more...] about As FTA nears, VN and Israel raise hopes for deeper trade ties