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StartupCity.vn finds success

Business 22/5/2019

StartupCity.vn finds success

Portal attracts more than 300 parties and dozens of large investment funds in its three years of operations.

Dialogue discusses roadmap to universal health coverage

Initiated by health ministry, dialogue held on May 16 in Hanoi.

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SK Group to buy $1bn worth of Vingroup shares

Deal to come under a strategic partnership signed on May 16.

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VPBank partners with VinaCapital to provide investment options

Two sign strategic cooperation agreement to provide bank's priority individual customers with outstanding investment...

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Latest printing technologies showcased at ASGA 2019

International expo on screen and digital printing technology held recently in HCMC.

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Digiworld to distribute HTC's VR products

Vietnamese electronics distributor to sell HTC's virtual reality products around country.

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Vietnam 3rd in cost attractiveness for global manufacturers

Cushman & Wakefield release new research assessing 48 of the most suitable locations for global manufacturers to expand...

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Savills: Vietnam a global property hotspot

Savills Hanoi director tells conference of how Vietnam's real estate sector is the equal of most others.

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State fund offers SMEs preferential loans

Loans at rates representing 80% of lowest elsewhere available from SMEs Development Fund.

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Bamboo Capital sets targets for upcoming years

Group's AGM approves ambitious goals for next three years.

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Ben Tre specialty products exhibited in HCMC

City and Mekong Delta province partner to promote local specialties.

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Issue

Tourism joins a host of industries in standing to gain a great deal as digitalization fully takes hold. Smart tourism development is the catch-word of the moment, as the country looks to become a major travel destination. Industry players will need to improve their technology and make it known to potential guests exactly what it is they offer. Travellers now have a virtually limitless source of tourism information and competition is sure to heat up into the future.

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

Unit: VND

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Source: Vietcombank

Gold

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Weather

Hanoi, vn

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

Vietnam is currently witnessing digital transformation occurring across all sectors, from trade and payments to healthcare, education, transport and tourism, at an impressive pace. There can be no doubt that developing the digital economy will create opportunities for all. As such, Vietnamese businesses can tap into opportunities brought about by the digital economy and can enhance their business performance, expand market share, and even march into new market segments. Moreover, the digital economy helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a larger role in economic growth...
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