23:49 (GMT +7) - Monday 25/03/2019
PM meets with Dubai Investment Group CEO

Vietnam Today 25/3/2019

PM meets with Dubai Investment Group CEO

PM expresses willingness to cooperate with UAE Group.

Construction contractor for Landmark 81 changes name

Construction contractor for Hoiana Casino and Landmark 81 projects renamed Newtecons.

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UK enterprises discuss 2019 economic outlook

"Outlook for 2019 - Business is GREAT" seminar highlighted the UK's expertise in different business sectors.

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Flamingo Dai Lai & Hanoi Red Tours offering special packages at VITM 2019

Packages for resort stays and tours to Europe and North Korea available at Vietnam International Tourism Fair.

3

Hoa Sen Group's FY 2017-2018 export revenue up 27%

Group leads the way in the export of galvanized steel.

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Smart future ahead

Vietnam may still be in the early stages of smart home development but the potential is huge.

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First "Business Excellence Forum & Awards" on horizon

Forum and awards to be held in May in HCMC.

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Vsmart smartphones distributed in Spain

Media Markt becomes Vsmart smartphone distributor.

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RMIT: New ways to work can improve HCMC

University releases research on "anywhere working" in southern city.

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Smart homes to grow in high-end real estate market

Mr. Stephan Wyatt, Country Head of JLL Vietnam, tells VET about the prospects for the local smart home market.

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Embracing the digital revolution

Cloud, AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity are becoming more widely accepted trends in Vietnam, according to Mr. Tan Jee...

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Op-Eds 23/3/2019

Demand for elevators heading upwards

Demand for elevators heading upwards

Mr. Mitsuya Amano, Vice General Director of the Toshiba Elevator (Vietnam) Limited Liability Company, and Mr. Nguyen Tran Dinh Khoi, Chief Executive Officer / General Director, tell VET about the prospects for the country's elevator market.

Issue

Vietnam is doing better than most in terms of gender equality in the workplace but there is still some way to go. One field where women fare particularly well is in the digital economy, where they have found it less daunting to become business owners or use their skills to move up the career ladder and secure management positions. The number of successful women nowadays provide great examples for the younger generation to follow and build upon.

Commodities

Crude Oil: $59.48 ? -0.27%
Copper: $2.64 ? 0.38%
Sugar: $134.30 ? 1.21%
Coffee: $12.05 ? -2.19%
Gas: $2.75 ? 0.00%
Corn: $375.25 ? -1.83%

Source: vietstock

Exchange Rates

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Source: Vietcombank

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Weather

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

As VET goes to print this month, Hanoi is hosting the second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump on February 27 and 28, with the capital and country well and truly in the international spotlight and showcasing the elegant old city and Vietnam’s economic reforms...
Women doing business amid Industry 4.0 need to balance their time and goals as well as enhance their communication and interaction skills to balance work and family, including interacting with colleagues and family...
Empowering women is critical for the world’s economy and people in general and for women in Vietnam in particular.Happy International Women’s Day!
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The Guide this month focuses on community-based tourism, where visitors can experience the daily lives of local people on special tours and even stay overnight with a family if they so desire...