This transition period will, however, require new tools. This includes issuing counter-guarantees to the ADB and other development partners so they can use their strong international credit ratings to de-risk projects. Vietnam should also prioritise development assistance to strengthen the financial sector, providing stand-by facilities or other enhancements to make it easier for state-owned enterprises tasked with key projects to access affordable financing, and allowing development partners to issue dong-linked bonds to lower the cost of capital for Vietnamese borrowers. These are all measures that the ADB and others have introduced in other middle-income countries. However, either because of statute or policy, they are currently not possible in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Vietnam building bridges for greater economic growth and development
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The Group has a market-leading position in the Singapore real estate brokerage business through its wholly-owned subsidiary ERA Realty Network Pte Ltd ("ERA Realty"). Established in 1982, ERA Realty is one of Singapore's largest real estate agencies with more than 7,000 salespersons, providing property brokerage services for primary and secondary home sales, as well as rental of residential, commercial and industrial properties. As an industry pioneer, ERA Realty has constantly been at the forefront of technological innovations with an emphasis of enhancing agent productivity and service excellence for the past 38 years. … [Read more...] about APAC Realty Eyes Asia’s Top Property Hotspot with Strategic Investment in ERA Vietnam
Another project focused on trademark registration for rural industrial products, including tea and sour meat. Specifically, sour meat products of Thanh Son Sour Meat Cooperative (Thanh Son District), and tea of Long Coc safe tea cooperative (Tan Son District) have been granted collective trademark certifications by the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam. Two products were honored as rural industrial products at national level - Hung Lo rice noodles and Ngoc Tan vegetable oil. … [Read more...] about From wood processing to noodles: Phu Tho boosts rural industry
"We are proud to be certified as a Top Employer in so many countries in Asia Pacific and all over the globe," said Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific. "The award is a strong testament to our continuous commitment in creating great conditions for our people to develop and thrive within the world's most international company. Without a doubt, it is through the dedication and passion of all our employees that we are able to maintain our leadership position in the market and deliver excellence every day for our customers." … [Read more...] about DHL Express is a Top Employer in Asia Pacific for sixth consecutive year
“The race between the trio still remains the leading factor for the market in the near future. Lazada, Tiki and Shopee will have great opportunities to take off as more money has flowed into these three players. Competition will drive market growth and the consumers benefit the most,” said Nguyen Manh Dung, chief representative of CyberAgent investment fund. … [Read more...] about An internet economy: a golden treasure trove?