According to Park Jong Sun - Chief Representative of KTO in Vietnam, 2020 has been a difficult year for the global tourism industry; tourism agencies are all severely affected. Therefore, events promoting MICE tourism are expected to be activities to promote and help revive the tourism market in the current period. In the coming time, the KTO will promote tourism promotional activities in Vietnam to re-promote the market and accompany travel agencies right after opening international tourism. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS NOVEMBER 27 (updated hourly)
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HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City plans to turn Can Gio District into an ecological urban area as part of efforts to urbanise it and improve the quality of life for locals. With Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc calling on HCM City to “urbanise the district while preserving its mangrove forests,” the city plans to solicit investment in the district, especially in major projects like the Can Gio Sea Encroachment project, Can Gio Bridge, an upgrade of the Rung Sac route, and building a ferry port. They also aim to boost sustainable development of services, agriculture and the marine economy, protect the mangrove forests and build the district into an international entertainment and tourism area. Nguyen Huu Hiep, chief of the HCM City Mass Mobilisation Commission, has urged the district to shift its economic structure from agriculture to services and trade, promote the marine economy and tourism, and make tourism a key industry. The city also plans a number … [Read more...] about HCM City to turn Can Gio into sustainable eco-urban area
Yes Vietnamese companies were at a massive advantage thanks to the government’s success in containing the pandemic. But also the best Vietnamese companies and people shone with their exceptional abilities during the crisis. The old fashioned companies with strict inflexible hierarchies and staff saying “tell me what to do” are probably still nervously waiting for things to get back to the old normal. The modern agile companies on the other hand wasted no time and were able to spring into action in March already. Their organisational structures could be realigned fast, with everyone empowered to help with creative solutions. Nobody has ever dealt with a pandemic like this before, so being creative became the most valued skill. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
Da Nang (VNA) - The Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), in cooperation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Vietnam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Da Nang Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in the city and central Vietnam. The hub, which debuted in the city on November 11, aims to help talented people with innovative projects in improving solid waste treatment and promoting sustainable consumption in communities in central Vietnam. The Da Nang Circular Economy will select environmental ‘messengers’ to join green avenger programmes within the framework of the Da Nang Economic Circulation Network project. It is estimated that between now and 2050, the total amount of solid waste in urban areas worldwide will increase by about 70 percent, while the amount of plastic waste dumped into the sea would overtake the number of fish. Sitara Syed, UNDP Deputy … [Read more...] about UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub