The entries, which should be submitted no later than March 6, will be judged by the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications. Each entry is assessed based on its technology, its socio-economic influence, the business’ rankings, the revenue the product or service has brought to the company, its market share and the number of customers its has been sold to. The award winners will be announced and honoured at a ceremony scheduled in Hanoi at the end of this April. Vietnam’s software and IT services industry has seen robust development over the past few years with a 10%-15% annual growth rate in the 2011-2016 period, making significant contributions to the country’s socioeconomic development. According to VINASA President Truong Gia Binh, more and more Vietnamese IT products and services have been appreciated by foreign partners, representing the increased technology and competitiveness of the … [Read more...] about Awards honouring outstanding IT products and services launched
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On the morning of September 17, 2009, Department of Natural Resources and Environment held a conference to approve the report on introducing operating regulations of the Steering Committee on relocating pollution-prone manufacturers or service providers in Dong Nai. Simultaneously, plans to relocate pollution-prone manufacturers or service providers from urban and residential areas must be implemented. Vice chairman of Dong Nai People's Committee and Head of the Steering Committee -Dinh Quoc Thai attended and chaired the conference. … [Read more...] about Dong Nai is implementing plans to relocate pollution-prone manufacturers or service providers from urban and residential areas.
(CPV) - While WTO membership will benefit Vietnam in many ways, it also has its downsides. One of the main goals of GATS and WTO, of course, is to guarantee market access to a range of products and services, including higher education, which is now seen as a commodity or "private good." Reporter: Becoming a member of WTO, which advantages and disadvantages will the Vietnamese education meet? Ph.D. Mark A. Ashwill: While WTO membership will benefit Vietnam in many ways, it also has its downsides. One of the main goals of GATS and WTO, of course, is to guarantee market access to a range of products and services, including higher education, which is now seen as a commodity or "private good." With Vietnam's accession to the WTO, my guess is that more foreign institutions will be entering the "higher education marketplace" because of the favorable conditions and prospects for future growth and expansion. These "favorable conditions" include the demand for higher education, which the … [Read more...] about Joining WTO: Guaranteeing market access to products and services, including higher education
(VEN) - On April 22, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association Vietnam (VINASA) held a ceremony to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its establishment and to confer the Sao Khue Awards on 65 outstanding software products and IT services. The organizing board this year received 90 nominations for the awards. After preliminary screening, 82 products were selected. From April 2-13, the appraisal council visited all the firms that passed the preliminary selection to survey and evaluate their products. Based on the results, on April 18, 50 outstanding software products and 15 IT services were recognized, meeting the appraisal council's criteria such as technology and quality of products and services, the applicability of products and services and its efficiency and innovation. In addition, 64 products and services received four star commendations. Besides, FPT, which had eight products and services recognized, including B-Kool game online, ADSL broadband internet service and … [Read more...] about Domestic IT Products and Services Dominate Market
More Production And Services To Vietnam Reported by Trung Châu This year marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Germany. On this occasion, the Weekly talked with Alex Bischoff, chairperson of the German Business Association (GBA) in Vietnam, and Vo Quang Hue, a member of GBA’s management board, about economic ties between the two countries. What is your evaluation of the economic relationship between the two countries over the past five years? Alex Bischoff: We are very happy with the attention Vietnam has received in the past five years from German politicians and investors. Many of the companies came to Vietnam only in the past five years and were attracted by the possibilities of the country. Among the many German investments, we have companies assembling cars and hand tools, producing lingerie and shoes, among other items. In the health sector we have several pharmaceutical manufacturers that produce products on their … [Read more...] about More Production And Services To Vietnam