The Hanoitimes - British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward said that Hanoi has done a good job to preserve the unique feel of the center. Formula 1 race expected to contribute to Vietnam's economic development Formula One (F1) racing can help Hanoi preserve its own values as well as improve the brand recognition of Vietnam's capital as a hi-tech innovative city, said British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward in an interview granted to Hanoitimes about Hanoi hosting of F1 racing, which is scheduled to take place in April next year. British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward. What can you comment on Hanoi's hosting of the Formula one racing in April 2020? I have been in Hanoi now for seven months as British Ambassador to Vietnam and I’m really appreciating the way Hanoi is opening up to the world, to the tourists, business, and the way Hanoi wants to be seen as a cultural and economic hub. Hanoi has organized many kinds of important international events, including … [Read more...] about F1 helps Hanoi become hi-tech innovative city: British Amb.
Providing high-quality living standards to attract talents The municipal authorities have already established its intention to ‘encourage creativity among the public for urban development in the period from 2018 – 2020 and further’. As said by Secretary of HCMC’s Central Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, most of the existing trouble in the city could be tackled if this creativity is at its full power. It is high time that the local government fostered innovation movements among all laborers as well as the authorities. Learning from real examples of successfully developed cities thanks to their innovation force, which possesses the three specific features of Technology, Talent, and Tolerance, HCMC is going to focus on transforming itself into a city with high-quality living standards. This is supposed to attract and then retain sufficient talented human resources. According to Mike Douglass from Hawaii University of the US, a good city for living owns these … [Read more...] about HCMC sets target of innovative city
Dream Town is where some 700 startups are being nurtured. - VNS Photo Khoa Thư Viet Nam News By Khoa Thư HANGZHOU, China – Tim Clancy doesn’t consider himself an expat living in east China’s Hangzhou City. To him, an expat is a foreigner who moves to China while still working for a foreign company. “They don’t need to worry much about their lives here,” Clancy said. “To us, even getting our children into preschool is a challenge,” he added. For the past eight years, Clancy and his Chinese wife, Samantha, who is from Zhejiang Province, have been building their startup in the provincial capital Hangzhou, all from scratch. Tim Studio mainly focuses on film and TV production, and has been nurtured in the most dynamic city in China. “Actually, in the beginning we did not have any intention of starting a company in Hangzhou, we just really like the city’s balance of an ancient royal capital and a modern … [Read more...] about City-sized incubator makes a leap in Hangzhou
Delegates take photo at the Ho Chi Minh City Economic Forum 2018 (Source: doanhnhansaigon.vn) HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Economic Forum 2018 was organised on November 23, under the theme of “Fostering Interactive and Innovative Districts – The Prominent Role of Businesses”. The forum aimed to discuss the role of enterprises in building innovative urban areas and take delegates’ ideas to connect the State, entrepreneurs, scientists and financial investors in increasing the innovative capacity and the efficiency of the reform of businesses. Attending the event were Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong, and over 600 delegates who are experts, scientists and representatives from enterprises. Phong said that with its role as an economic force and one of the largest cultural, educational, and scientific and technological centres … [Read more...] about HCM City economic forum talks firms’ role in building innovative districts
The event is jointly introduced by the HCMC People’s Committee and Finland Embassy in Vietnam, organized by the HCMC Department of Science and Technology, the Vietnam – Finland Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), and the Business Startup Support Center. It lasts until October 19, 2018. During the course of the week, a variety of activities will be held, including the scientific conference ‘Technological Solutions for Smart Cities’ to introduce the project ‘Transforming HCMC into a Smart City’, the scientific and technological study ‘Researching information technology to serve smart cities and Industry 4.0 in the period from 2018 – 2020, with a vision to 2025, as well as technological solutions related to building smart urban areas and the application of Artificial Intelligence in smart traffic management. Another remarkable activity is the conference ‘10 Years of Developing Intellectual Property Management in HCMC and creating … [Read more...] about HCMC launches Week of Innovation, Startup, Entrepreneurship