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Startups need easier capital attraction

Business 20/5/2018

Startups need easier capital attraction

Many local startups have been successful in attracting foreign capital but the process needs to be smoother.

TMS Grand City has distinct Japanese-style architecture

The real estate project aims to attract buyers with many Japanese features.

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Warburg Pincus & Becamex IDC establish JV

Two launch largest 'for-rent' industrial and logistics joint venture in Vietnam.

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Mandarin Oriental to develop first 5-star hotel in HCMC

Mandarin Oriental Saigon Hotel to be completed by 2019 at Union Square Saigon.

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WB & MoT project to tally logistics statistics

Vietnam Logistics Statistical System Project to establish national system for collecting, processing and publishing...

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Sea Horse opens new Hai Phong factory

New factory to produce mattresses and furniture for regional export.

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Sacombank making life easier for foreign customers

Bank beefing up products and services for foreign customer segment.

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Offices in the heart of the city: Location leads to success

Located in the so-called “Wall Street of Saigon in District 1, HCMC, C.T Plaza Wall Street boasts a unique location...

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Kosy: 10-year journey of success

Kosy Group now a major player in real estate after starting out in 2008.

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Germany supports Vietnam in energy sector

The government of German supports Vietnam in applying smart electricity grids to develop renewable energy sources.

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Riders set off in Standard Chartered bike challenge

"Ride for Sight" raising funds for Seeing is Believing program.

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Issue 291

Human resources in Vietnam have generally struggled to stay abreast of the country’s economic growth. Senior positions are particularly difficult to fill, with a period of training being an accepted part of the employment landscape in almost all positions. Workplace productivity is also at the low-end regionally, despite salaries being on the increase. Issues must be addressed for enterprises to continue driving the economy forward.

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

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

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