In recent years, startups have strongly developed in Vietnam and received a lot of special attention from the government. Ho Chi Minh City has developed the Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB) as an official connection portal between Vietnam and the world’s innovative start-up support ecosystem, hoping to make Vietnam a start-up hub of Southeast Asia. Many Vietnamese startup businesses have had early success bringing their products to market, participating in the production chain of large enterprises, and attracting domestic and foreign investment capital. Tran Anh Tuan, CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of the Sao Bac Dau Technologies Corporation, which invested in 5 startup projects last year, said a startup business lacks lots of things – capital, technology, management experience, opportunities to take part in production chains, and markets. Of many basic startup elements, Vietnamese startup businesses have only an idea and a staff full of energy. Tuan said many … [Read more...] about Large enterprises – key role for startup businesses
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Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) was proposed to do the key civil aviation project components to improve Tan Son Nhat International Airport to 50 million passengers in 2022. The MoT proposed assigning ACV to carry out key tasks at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport project In the document sent to the prime minister on capital mobilisation and the schedule of developing Tan Son Nhat International Airport project, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) said that if the project called for private investment, it would take nearly two years to carry out the procurement procedures to select investors. Accordingly, it is very difficult to improve the capacity of the airport to 50 million passengers by 2022, as the airport is already overloaded. Therefore, the ministry proposed to assign ACV to develop Terminal 3 first in 2018-2020 with the annual capacity of 20 million passengers on the area handed over by the Ministry of Defence. ACV will also develop two components, which, … [Read more...] about ACV to play key role in Tan Son Nhat International Airport expansion?
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam will no longer grant investment certificate for projects using outdated technologies, which potentially pose negative impacts on the environment. Vietnam gives priority to attracting high-quality foreign direct investment (FDI), focusing on environmentally friendly projects with cutting-edge technologies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, stated Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung. Illustrative photo. More importantly, those projects must create positive spillover effects to the surroundings and strengthen linkages between FDI and domestic enterprises, Dung said at a teleconference on September 24 as reported by local media. According to Dung, FDI is a critical part of Vietnam's economy, for which the government is committed to reforming administrative procedures and improving investment environment. Dung, however, expressed concern over uncertainties of the world economy, coupled with fierce competition in terms … [Read more...] about Vietnam prioritizes high quality FDI projects: Investment minister
The Hanoitimes - Efficient transportation is among key pillars for a city to become smart. That was stated during Roundtable Discussion in Hanoi on “Fostering efficient operation and management of public transport: Sharing successful experience of Sweden in emerging countries” on May 7. The event, taking place on occasion of the Swedish Sustainable City Delegation's visit to Vietnam, aimed to strengthen the collaboration between two countries by sharing experiences, best practices and technologies to support the development of the public transport sector. The side effect of urbanization Addressing the event, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg highlighted the potentials of further stride in Vietnam and Sweden cooperation, amid growing trade and investment between the two countries. “We hope that the visit by this delegation, with the participation of some Sweden’s leading Sustainable city solutions’ companies, will … [Read more...] about The role of smart transportation in smart cities: Swedish experience for Hanoi
The 2018 Summit of Amazon Website Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, opened in Singapore yesterday, attracting hundreds of customers and partners, including interested Vietnamese businesses. The 2018 AWS Summit attracted hundreds of partners and customers On the occasion, FPT Vietnam was recognised as the first ASEAN-based premier partner for its key role in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on the AWS Cloud. “With the award, FPT Software and AWS will enter deeper relations, enabling us to approach more influential groups as well as important projects globally, thus contributing to reaching our $1-billion revenue target by 2020,” Nguyen Thi Dan Phuong, chief marketing officer of FPT Software, told VIR. FPT’s major markets are Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Also, during the annual AWS Partner Summit and on the eve of the AWS ASEAN Summit, the AWS Partner … [Read more...] about FPT Vietnam recognised as first premier partner of AWS in ASEAN