B2B and social networks are the future for e-commerce Kittikorn Kunnalekha, managing director of AISoft Co, a Thai company specialising in internet applications for travel industry, talks with The Saigon Times Daily about an effective strategy for online business. He says: - Nowadays a single company cannot afford to run an online business by itself. The partnerships and the social networks can make it happen in a more affordable, profitable and, above all, faster way. Social networks are becoming popular not only among people but also businesses worldwide. How does it work? - As you may know, 80% of American people use social media. Its growth is estimated at 1,000%. You can also decide among many social networks like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and LinkedIn. You name them. But most important, they are all free. That’s the benefit any company must see. Any business should think about the way to make the most of the social networks, and about how to participate. What is the … [Read more...] about B2B and social networks are the future for e-commerce
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VietNamNet Bridge - Apple SIM is considered a technological breakthrough, but it could be an obstacle to mobile network operators’ business. Analysts commented that this is understandable, because GigSky, the major partner of Apple, is not present in Vietnam, while Apple has not officially cooperated with any Vietnamese network operators to provide the service. The number of network operators cooperating with Apple to provide Apple SIM is also modest, even though this is described as the technological breakthrough. Apple SIM is considered a technological breakthrough, but it could be an obstacle to mobile network operators’ business. Large network operators have their reasons to refuse Apple SIM. AT&T in the US once locked Apple SIM and did not allow its subscribers to shift to use the services provided by other network operators. The fact that mobile phone users can switch back and forth among different telecom networks is good for users. They can choose network … [Read more...] about How will Apple SIM affect network operators?
Viet Nam's first Forest and Trade Network links businesses together (05-10-2005) HA NOI — Viet Nam's first network to promote business links between producers of ecologically responsible forest products and concerned buyers around the world was launched by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the WWF Indochina Vietnam Programme. To promote the newly-launched programme and educate the industry about its services, the Viet Nam Forest Trade Network (VFTN) was holding a five-day exhibition at the HCM City International Furniture and Handicraft Fair 2005, which will wrap up on Friday. VFTN is a chapter of the Global Forest Trade Network (GFTN), WWF's worldwide initiative to eliminate illegal logging and improve responsible management of valuable and threatened forests. Viet Nam is the 24th member of GFTN to join this rapidly-growing network, which is active in nearly 30 consumer and producer-weighted nations throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. By helping … [Read more...] about Viet Nam’s first Forest and Trade Network links businesses together
(CPV) - In 2003, Hue royal music was recognized as intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. With this honour, over the past three years, there have been many opinions about its preservation. To find an answer to wondering questions of many people, a correspondent from the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper interviewed Ngo Hoa, Vice-chairman of central Thua Thien-Hue provincial People's Committee, after his trip with the Hue royal music troupe to Italy to attend the September music program there. * How was Hue royal music received at the September music program in Italy? At the September music program held from September 21-24 in the northern Italian town of Turin, the Hue royal music troupe was a special guest. Italian audiences and participants waited to enjoy live performance of traditional music recognized as the heritage of humanity. At this program, Prof. Tran Van Khe and Prof To Ngoc Thanh gave presentations about cultural heritage through Vietnamese music, … [Read more...] about People create and enjoy culture, said a provincial leader
To cope with falling tourism demand, domestic tourism companies are turning their attention towards the hitherto underserved domestic market. Domestic tourism companies are switching their focus towards local tourists and providing more creative services to deal with the slide in tourist numbers. Rather than simply targeting profits, companies hope to expand their trademark and customer databases. … [Read more...] about Create and cater