GrabFood expansion: Risky or wise? First of all, it is obvious that the on-demand food delivery market in Vietnam has great potential. According to Euromonitor, the Vietnamese market has a growth rate of 11 per cent per year, and is expected to be worth $38 million by 2020. Besides some big players with a firm position in the market such as Foody, Now.vn, and Vietnammm, users also witnessed some well-known brands withdrawing from the food delivery market due to the huge competitive pressure such as Foodpanda or Lala. This proved that the food delivery market is not an easy market to operate in. As a newcomer among its rivals, GrabFood proved its strength with remarkable milestones on the journey to expand its domestic operation. After the impressive success in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Danang, it continued to launch, at the same time, in 12 new provinces and cities, bringing the total number of locations where GrabFood is present up to 15 cities and provinces and becoming the … [Read more...] about GrabFood expands to 12 new cities and provinces: Risky or wise?
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Hanoi 3rd in JLL's City Momentum Index The Asia-Pacific is home to 19 of the top 20 cities on the sixth City Momentum Index published by JLL, highlighting the continuing shift of fast urban growth from the West to the East. Overall, Indian and Chinese cities dominate the rankings, accounting for three quarters of the top 20. Leading the pack are Bengaluru and Hyderabad in India, with Hanoi third. “Asia continues to show strong momentum, with cities that are successfully expanding their innovation economy punching above their weight in terms of attracting capital, companies, and people,” said Mr. Jeremy Kelly, Director of Global Research at JLL. “It’s clear that the tech sector is a key driver of both real estate and economic momentum - driven by large technology firms as well as dynamic startups in cities like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ho Chi Minh City and Shenzhen.” Although the global economic cycle is in its late stages, there are still many cities in the … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 19/1
Miss Viet Nam H’Hen Niê made it into the top five in the Miss Universe 2018 competition. Vietnamese beauties were honoured in the world. For the first time, Miss Vietnam H’Hen Niê made it into the top five in the Miss Universe 2018 competition. The top five is the furthest Vietnam has ever achieved at the Miss Universe beauty pageant. Nguyen Phuong Khanh was crowned Miss Earth 2018. She was the first woman from Vietnam to win the prize since the pageant began in 2001. Nguyen Huong Giang won at the Miss International Queen held in Thailand at one of the world’s top beauty pageants for transgender women. Vietnam’s representative, Vuong Ngoc Loan, beat 30 other contestants from around the world to take the crown in the final round of Mrs International 2018 held in Singapore. 2. Big day for James James Kopenec from the US receives a certificate showing he is the fifteen-millionth international tourist to Vietnam. Vietnamese tourism received the … [Read more...] about Top 10 culture and tourism events of the year
Miss Việt Nam H’Hen Niê made it into the top five in the Miss Universe 2018 competition. — Photo toquoc.vn Viet Nam News 1. Beauties shine Vietnamese beauties were honoured in the world. For the first time, Miss Việt Nam H’Hen Niê made it into the top five in the Miss Universe 2018 competition. The top five is the furthest Việt Nam has ever achieved at the Miss Universe beauty pageant. Nguyễn Phương Khánh was crowned Miss Earth 2018. She was the first woman from Việt Nam to win the prize since the pageant began in 2001. Nguyễn Hương Giang won at the Miss International Queen held in Thailand at one of the world’s top beauty pageants for transgender women. Việt Nam’s representative, Vương Ngọc Loan, beat 30 other contestants from around the world to take the crown in the final round of Mrs International 2018 held in Singapore. James … [Read more...] about Top 10 culture and tourism events of the year, voted by Việt Nam News
Twenty-seven more communes and wards this year join family medical practice A health staff member takes blood for testing at An Hòa ward health station in Cần Thơ City’s Ninh Kiều District. Source http://soytecantho.vn The Department of Health in the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ this year plans to expand a model of family medical practice clinics to 27 more communes and wards. Family medical practice clinics aim to provide comprehensive and continuous health care services to each local individual and family in order to reduce overcrowding of patients at city or central-level hospitals. These clinics are located at health stations in communes and wards. Each commune or ward has one health station. Cần Thơ aims to equip more than 80 per cent of its 85 health stations with these clinics by 2020. According to Dr Bùi Thị Lệ Phi, the department’s head, the city now has 18 commune-based health stations with family … [Read more...] about Social News 5/4 (Hourly Updated)