The Agribank headquarters in Hanoi. (Photo courtesy of Agribank) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) has been named on the list of the Top 10 prestigious banks in Vietnam in 2019 by the Vietnam Report Company. The state-owned bank also ranked first among Vietnamese commercial banks in the Top 500 largest companies in the country (VNR500 Ranking) for this year. VNR500 is based on the Fortune 500 model, which lists the top 500 US companies by revenue of the previous year. In Vietnam, the ranking of 500 largest enterprises is based on the results of independent research and evaluation as per international standards of the Vietnam Report Company. It has been announced annually since 2007, with the advice of domestic and international experts, especially GS. John Quelch, former vice president of Harvard Business School. In 2018, Agribank earned over 7.5 trillion VND (330 million USD) in pre-tax profit. The bank aims a profit of … [Read more...] about Agribank listed among Vietnam’s Top 10 prestigious banks
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A foreign teacher teaches English in Vietnam (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has been named in the top 10 countries for expatriate workers, according to HSBC’s Expat 2019 Global Report released on July 4. For the first time in four years, Singapore is not the best destination for expatriate workers. Switzerland is now the top nation for those fortunate enough to be relocated abroad by their employers - thanks to fast career progression, good pay, and “stunning scenery.” The annual survey gathered data from 18,059 overseas workers in 163 locations. Switzerland ranked high in quality of life, with 70 percent of expats based there saying it had a better natural environment than their home nations, compared to a global average of 40 percent for all expats. Respondents also highlighted the country’s low crime rate and its economic and political stability, factors which helped push the country’s ranking from the number eight to number one … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranked in top 10 countries for expats: HSBC survey
The 2019 BCI Asia Awards competition honoured Viet Nam’s top 10 architectural firms and property developers. — Photo courtesy of the organiser Viet Nam’s 10 architectural firms and property developers were honoured at the 2019 BCI Asia Awards given by Asia’s leading construction solution provider BCI in HCM City last week. The awards, which encourage socially responsible architecture, serve as a platform for domestic and international networking for elite architecture firms, property developers, manufacturers and service providers. The portfolios of these elite architecture firms contain nearly US$7.03 billion worth of properties scheduled to start construction in Viet Nam this year, while the portfolios of the top developers contain around $4.89 billion. The winners are architecture and property developer firms with the greatest aggregate value of projects under construction during the last full calendar year, weighted by the extent of their sustainability … [Read more...] about Top 10 architectural firms, property developers honoured
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and chairman of the VCCI Vu Tien Loc jointly awarded the enterprise certificate to TBS Group 2018 is the third consecutive year that TBS Group was evaluated and recognised as a Vietnam Sustainable Development Enterprise (manufacturing sector), and is also honoured to be for the third consecutive year on the list of the Top 10 Vietnam Sustainable Businesses compiled by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD). More than 25 years of creativity and growth has enabled TBS Group to become a leading multi-sector enterprise, providing integrated solutions to clients ranging from footwear, handbags, and investment and asset management to logistics, hospitality, and retail. TBS group was rated by 131 criteria of the 2018 Corporate Sustainability Index (CSI), such as maintaining stable economic growth, making good progress and ensuring social justice; rational exploitation; … [Read more...] about TBS Group: third year among Top 10 Vietnam Sustainable Businesses
VietNamNet Bridge - The students who got the highest scores at the national high-school finals have successfully enrolled in the universities of their choice. Hoang Duc Thuan, the highest scorer at Hanoi Pharmacy University Hoang Duc Thuan, a math major at the Hung Vuong High School for the Gifted in Phu Tho province, is the highest scorer at Hanoi Pharmacy University. At first, Thuan registered to study at the Information Technology Faculty of the Hanoi University of Natural Sciences. But later, after consideration, he decided to apply for the pharmacy school. Thuan was famous before he appeared in local newspapers with his impressive exam results. He got 28.25 scores for three A-group exam subjects (10 for math, 9.5 for physics and 8.75 for chemistry). Thuan said the 10 score for math was a surprise. The won first prize at the provincial competition for excellent students in math when he was in 12th grade and first prize at the Hanoi Open Mathematics Competition when he was in the … [Read more...] about Where are the top 10 exam scorers studying?