BizInfo The first IP lifts geographical barriers for businesses Thursday, Aug 23, 2018,10:10 (GMT+7) The first IP lifts geographical barriers for businesses Long Hau Joint Stock Company (LHC – The Developer (Owner) of Long Hau Industrial Park Project) has launched a new website project which integrates 360 digital tools. This is also the first 360 (360°) platform on the industrial estate market. As one of the leading industrial parks in the south of Ho Chi Minh City, the 360 digital tools that were developed by Long Hau Industrial Park will help foreign investors, especially from main/ big markets such as the U.S., Europe, Japan and Korea, easily access and explore the investment environment in the most visual way. The new innovation will help customers from all countries have a complete view of infrastructure and landscape in Long Hau Industrial Park. Using computer, smartphone or tablet with Internet connection, … [Read more...] about The first IP lifts geographical barriers for businesses
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Digital transformation imperative for Viet Nam and its neighbours “Digital transformation or lose?” is a key message raised during the second-day of the Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Viet Nam, and Thailand (CLMVT) Forum 2018, held in Bangkok from August 16 to 17. The session features senior policy makers and representatives from some of the most remarkable tech startups and successful SMEs from CLMVT and non-CLMVT countries who share their experiences on how to successfully integrate new technologies into their businesses and production networks. Digital transformation is an inevitable trend that start-ups and small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the CLMVT region have to embrace sooner rather than later to remain in the race, said Oudet Souvannavong, President of Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “If business are not linked to technology, they will definitely lose,” Souvannavong said, adding that digital transformation is the key for business to move … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 21/8
Danang aims to attract Russian touristsThe central coastal city of Danang is striving to lure more Russian and European tourists in a bid to diversify international visitors, but it is facing some difficulties with weather conditions and air routes, which should be addressed to meet the target.The leader of the Danang government, who is on a visit to Europe, is working with Russian travel firm ANEX Tour in Moscow City to discuss a plan on tourism promotion. The tour is scheduled to conclude on August 21.Tourism experts noted that it is necessary to increase the number of Russian and European visitors to Danang City to diversify tourist sources, adding that certain factors, such as weather, may affect these efforts.Russian tourists tend to travel to Danang City between October and February to avoid freezing weather in their country, but unfortunately, this is also the storm season in the city.According to Nguyen Duc Quynh, deputy general director of Furama Resort Danang, many tour … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 18/8
Hong Kong calls for investment from Vietnam Hong Kong is currently an ideal destination for Vietnamese firms to expand operations abroad, heard a round-table seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on August 13. Vo Tan Thanh, Director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s Ho Chi Minh City Branch, held that Vietnam and Hong Kong are key major trade partners of each other with bilateral trade reaching 9.2 billion USD in 2017, up 22 percent from 2016. As of June 2018, Hong Kong was the sixth largest foreign investor in Vietnam with a total capital of nearly 19 billion USD, he said. With the ASEAN-Hong Kong free trade agreement, trade and investment between Vietnam and Hong Kong are both expected to grow fiercely in the near future. Vietnam is encouraging firms to expand investment abroad to popularise Vietnamese products across the world. Thanh hailed Hong Kong as a free, developed economy with a strategic location, modern infrastructure, and large capital … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 14/8
Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few will want to put money into one of the highest-risk business environments in the world. The U.S. president showed Kim a movie of bright lights, high-speed trains and soaring tower blocks - pitching a future that could be possible if Pyongyang gives up its weapons. Optimists say that with mineral wealth, cheap labour, and a helpful geographical location, the North has huge potential. But the history of overseas firms who have tried to set up operations in the isolated, impoverished country is a long and sorry one. Rules that can change on a whim, bills that are never paid, and the threat of expropriation hang over foreigners who step into the wildest of wild east investment destinations. For now, dozens of restrictions apply under the various sanctions regimes imposed on the North over its nuclear ambitions. Joint ventures are banned by the U.N. … [Read more...] about Invest in North Korea: money pit or golden opportunity?