Experts discussing on how to develop an ecosystem for e-commerce development At TechFest held yesterday (December 4) in Quang Ninh province’s Halong city, James Dong, CEO of Lazada Vietnam and Lazada Thailand, confirmed that the digital economy is booming in Southeast Asia, and is forecast to continue growing – and Vietnam is a rising star even in this group. Google Temasek predicted that the size of the regional e-commerce market by 2025 would reach $153 billion from $39 billion in 2019, while that of online travel would be $79 billion, online media $33 billion, and ride-hailing $41 billion. Of this, Vietnam is emerging as a potential market with CAGR of 49 per cent in its e-commerce market. As Southeast Asia’s leading and fastest-growing e-commerce platform, Lazada is building out an e-commerce infrastructure ecosystem to host the future of commerce. The platform has already built an international-standard logistics system in Vietnam to serve both buyers and … [Read more...] about Building an ecosystem for e-commerce development
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When news broke last week that one of Vietnam’s largest conglomerates, Vingroup, had plans to sell off its retail and agricultural arms to Masan Group, a major player in Vietnam’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market, industry insiders were unsure what to make of the announcement. The official line from Vingroup is that the deal is expected to provide the company with the resources it needs to focus its energy on technology and production sectors. Meanwhile, Masan’s strong position in the FMCG market will allow it to fully leverage the massive retail network that Vingroup has built over the past few years. Under an agreement reached on Tuesday, Vingroup’s VinCommerce and VinEco arms will be acquired by Masan and incorporated into Masan Consumer Holdings, which is Masan’s consumer retail business. Vingroup will exchange its shares in VinCommerce for a minority stake in a grand new retail company to be formed after the … [Read more...] about Why did Vietnam’s largest conglomerate sell of its retail arm?
A team of experts explore Xép beach. Photos vov.vn PHÚ YÊN — The central province of Phú Yên has sufficient conditions to set up a Global Geopark, Guy Martini, Chairman of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, said after a field trip to the site earlier this week. The expert headed a team of international scientists and experts from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to explore various locations, including Gành Đá Dĩa (Đá Dĩa Reef), Hòn Yến (Yến Islet), Bãi Môn (Môn Beach) - Mũi Điện (Điện Cape), Gành Ông (Ông Reef), Bãi Xép (Xép Beach), Tháp Nhạn (Nhạn Tower), White Stone Pagoda, Sa Huỳnh Gò Ốc archaeology relic site and Xuân Lộc diatomite mine. During a meeting with local authorities on August … [Read more...] about Central province meets criteria for Global Geopark
Teachers at a kindergarten in Bac Kan Province are calling for financial support to build better facilities for children. Khuoi Khi Nursery School Site When the temperature in the northern mountainous areas dropped to just over 10 degrees, dozens of children at Khuoi Khi school site had to sit tight together to fight the cold as their classrooms have severely deteriorated. Colonel Duong Van Tinh, director of Bac Kan Department of Public Security, said there were many difficult cases in Bac Kan, especially in Pac Nam District where Dao, Tay, H'Mong and Santri ethnic groups live. It takes two hours travelling through the mountain to reach Pac Nam. At some points, the travellers will have to switch from cars to the motorbike because of the road conditions. Dilapidated kitchen The school site consists of a dilapidated kitchen, a toilet and a classroom. The classroom is in much better condition. According to the police, the room was built in a project funded by a foreign … [Read more...] about Khuoi Khi Village children huddle in the cold
Professor Trương Quang Học. Photo vnu.edu.vn Professor Trương Quang Học from Việt Nam National University’s Centre for Natural Resources and Environment Studies spoke with Nhân Dân Cuối Tuần (the People Weekend Edition) newspaper about the impacts that Việt Nam will possibly have in case of biodiversity decline and the importance of changing behaviour towards nature. How do you assess the global decline in biodiversity? As far as I've remember, former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon emphasised the importance of giving priority to considering biodiversity issues when making decisions in all sectors. Biodiversity must be the basis for establishing other goals, not an idea that comes up after other goals have been set up. I think we need a new vision of biodiversity conservation to maintain a healthy planet and a sustainable future for humanity. In 1993, the United Nations chose May 22 as an international … [Read more...] about Changing behaviour towards nature to keep biodiversity