Strong political ties have been maintained through several mutual visits among senior leaders of both countries, which has contributed to setting the foundations for stronger economic co-operation. Simultaneously, Thailand remains the country’s leading trading partner in ASEAN with both sides agreeing to strive to raise two-way trade turnover to US$20 billion by 2020 towards a more balanced and sustainable trade. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Thailand aim to push forward strategic partnership
Creating opportunities 4 youth
Digital transformation is creating new development spaces – digital economy, digital society and e-government – based on rapid expansion of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, Big Data, machine learning, deep learning, block chain, cloud computing and the Internet of Things. This process opens up a great opportunity for Vietnam to make breakthrough developments, quickly catching up with developed countries which have already started the transformation. The Vietnamese Government was pushing this process and digital enterprises – which adopt, transfer, study and develop products, platforms and solutions based on digital technology – would play a key role in the transformation process, the directive said. It asked Vietnamese digital firms to take the lead and create a breakthrough in the implementation of the “Made in Vietnam” strategy – an important policy which encourages Vietnamese enterprises to make … [Read more...] about PM signs directive to promote digital enterprises
A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
Nguyen Duc Thanh, head of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) said the US and China will likely seek to further deescalate tensions to avoid adverse effects on their economies, especially China, which has shown signs of willingness to allow its economy more leeway to follow market economy principles. … [Read more...] about US-China trade deal forces firms to grow
A Belgian fashion designer in Hoi An, located in central Vietnam, has been running a boutique specializing in the ethnic costumes worn by the local Co Tu people, adding a touch of modernity to elevate the traditional dresses thanks to help from local collaborators. … [Read more...] about Belgium woman elevates Vietnam’s ethnic fabric tradition