VietNamNet Bridge - Forbes has released the FORBES 30 under 30 ASIA list, including under-30 talents in many areas in Asia, with 300 young people in 10 sectors chosen. They are seen as capable of creating breakthroughs and changing the face of their industries. For months Forbes correspondents from around the region looked for the 300 best and brightest millennials who are disrupting and changing the faces of their industries. To make it happen, Forbes assembled over a dozen reporters from China to Australia, India – and about as many countries in the region – to research and come up with thousands of nominations covering all industries. They then looked through and cut the list down to a few hundred names that were sent to a panel of 30 judges, who helped decide who made the final cut. The outcome was a group of 300 young and driven entrepreneurs and game-changers who are contributing to their industries in a significant way. These include a mix of brilliant … [Read more...] about Seven Vietnamese in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia
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Professor Ngo Bao Chau, a young Vietnamese mathematician, and Jimmy Pham, who engages in helping street kids, have been honored as Young Global Leaders 2011 by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Both Chau and Jimmy Pham are among 200 individuals selected by WEF from 5,000 candidates from around the world. Chau was recognised by the WEF for his contributions to the world's mathematics. Chau was awarded the Field Medal, the world's top mathematics prize, in 2010 for his proof of the Fundamental Lemma in the theory of automorphic forms, by introducing new algebra-geometric methods. A few days ago, Chau, who is working for the University of Chicago, the US, was appointed as Director of the Hanoi-based Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics. Vietnamese-Australian Jimmy Pham, founder and CEO of KOTO (Know One, Teach One) International, a not-for-profit hospitality restaurant, has trained more than 300 street and disadvantaged Vietnamese adolescents in its Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese honoured as Young Global Leader
Food exporters must have contact in U.S. Tran Thu By Tran Thu - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC - Besides the required registration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) again, local foodstuff exporters targeting the U.S. market are also required to maintain contact stateside on a 24/7 basis to be allowed to export products to the foreign nation from early next year, an official said. Do Tuan Phong, director of the Vietnam Trade Office branch in Houston, told the Daily the aforesaid information on the sidelines of a seminar on business and investment chances in Houston held in HCMC last Thursday. The new regulation will take effect from January 1, 2013. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of the U.S. requests Vietnamese companies exporting foodstuff to the foreign nation to re-register with FDA. Besides, local foodstuff enterprises need to ensure a constant contact, meaning they have to set up presence in the U.S. According to Phong, local exporters can select … [Read more...] about Food exporters must have contact in U.S.
The Philippines, the world's biggest rice importer, may buy supplies from Vietnam within a week under a government-to-government agreement, and is also in talks with seven other nations for shipments. Workers load rice for shipment at Ho Chi Minh City's Saigon Port … [Read more...] about Philippines may buy Vietnamese rice in global search
2012 marks a year in which Vietnamese cuisine has been widely introduced to the world, after a number of local street foods have been ranked on lists of the world’s best foods and visually-impaired home cook Christine Ha, of Vietnamese origin, was crowned US MasterChef of season 3. In January, Ho Chi Minh City was ranked among the world’s top ten cities for street food by the US’s monthly culinary magazine Food & Wine. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cuisine comes closer to the world