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Celebrity chef teams up with Paradise Vietnam

Biz Traveler 20/4/2019

Celebrity chef teams up with Paradise Vietnam

British Michelin-starred chef John Burton-Race joining forces with Paradise Vietnam to host eight-course feasts.

CMC establishes CMC Technology & Solution Company

CMC's new subsidiary launched on April 11.

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Digital facilitating the future

VET sought the opinions of a range of stakeholders on Vietnam's digital economy.

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Industry 4.0 affecting human resources management

"Managing Human Resources in Businesses in the Context of Integration and Industrial Revolution 4.0" conference held on...

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Digital allows innovation in consumer finance

Digitalization has become a competitive edge for consumer finance firms in Vietnam as they adopt disruptive...

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Plastic-free passion

Campaigns and other activities are now being more regularly seen in Vietnam as people become aware of the threat...

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Six Senses Con Dao among 11 best eco-friendly hotels

Resort praised for eco-friendly design, operations, and activities.

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Hung Temple Festival officially underway

Opening ceremony for 2019 Hung Temple Festival held on April 12 in Viet Tri city, Phu Tho province, celebrating the...

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McDonald's opens second restaurant in Hanoi

Mr. Nguyen Huy Thinh, General Manager of McDonald's Vietnam, tells VET about the opening of the second restaurant in...

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Vaccine access project gets underway

Zuellig Pharma and two local institutes announce project to expand access to vaccines through the use of eZCooler...

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First trans-Pacific direct shipping line from Hai Phong opens

Trans-Pacific transshipment service connects northern Vietnam with west coast of US and Canada.

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Issue

Vietnam stands to benefit a great deal from the digital economy if it can make the appropriate changes as they become necessary. Among these are government policies to encourage the broader use of technology as well as improvements to institutions and the relevant legal frameworks. Perhaps no one stands to do better than startups, who tend to have technology in their DNA. In the modern era, those who act quickly will win out.

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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Editor’s letter

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