VietNamNet Bridge – After the first 100 days in action, the new government has made a lot of hallmarks. Newly-appointed Minister of Transport considered a ‘phenomenon’ Which group will come after Petrolimex? After taking office, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his cabinet have immediately dealt with urgent issues like economic restructuring, seeking a new growth model and combat social evils. In the past three months, the new cabinet has not made any completely new policy. It has been implementing the policy that was put forward from the government of the previous term, for example the Resolution 11 on stabilizing macro-economics and ensuring social welfares, the five-year economic and social development plan (2010-2015), and approaching to economic restructuring. However, the government is carrying out old duties on a consistent manner, with stronger determination and clearer message. The economic restructuring plan was developed over two years ago but it … [Read more...] about 100 days of the new cabinet Newly-appointed Minister of Transport considered a ‘phenomenon’ Which group will come after Petrolimex? Which group will come after Petrolimex?
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Google has announced it offered free access for large and small-scale businesses in Viet Nam to Google Apps for Work by the end of June this year. — Photo ictnews.vn HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Google has announced it offered free access for large and small-scale businesses in Viet Nam to Google Apps for Work by the end of June this year, according to ICT news. This is an attempt by the technology giant to expand the application of cloud-based solutions in Viet Nam, recognising the huge potential of the country with a population of more than 90 million and an estimated 500,000 businesses. The information was released by Global Integrated Management System Co Ltd (Gimasys), which is the authorised partner to provide Google Apps solutions on cloud computing platforms for businesses in Viet Nam. The solution will help reduce IT costs and red tape, while helping employees work better together and be more productive. According to Gimasys, a plan to change the technology is part of … [Read more...] about Google Apps for Work free to Vietnamese businesses
Making Markets Work Better for the Poor To improve the effectiveness of the market for the poor means to boost the involvement of the poor in the local and international markets, which include the role of goods and service consumers, input producers for industrial production and value chains. James Grall, principal of Development Alternatives Incorporation, said that the concept ‘base of the pyramid (BOP) showed that the poor could get involved in the market in the way they could get access to high quality and reliable goods and services. At present, BOP consists of around four billion people in the world with incomes of less than US$2,000 per annum. In Vietnam, the number of poor people is very high. According to the world norm, Vietnam has a lot of poor people. The Vietnamese norm for the poor is based on an income of VND 260,000 per person per month in urban areas and VND 200,000 per person per month in rural areas. Therefore, the development of BOP market has been focused … [Read more...] about Making Markets Work Better for the Poor
(VOV) – Despite global economic difficulties, Ho Chi Minh City has been leading the country in terms of foreign direct investment attraction since early this year. The achievements can be attributed to the solutions being applied to lure FDI companies to the city. VOV’s Cao Thoa analyzes these measures. After 18 years, Saigon Precision, a wholly Japanese invested company, now has three factories in the processing zones of Linh Trung 1 and Linh Trung 2 in Ho Chi Minh City. In the context of many companies facing production stagnation, Saigon Precision which specializes in complex manufacturing - is planning to increase production capital and hire more land to build a fourth factory in Linh Trung Processing Zone 1. Shigeki Okamura, Director General of Saigon Precision, says “since we have invested in Ho Chi Minh City, we have received a great deal of support from the management board of the municipal export processing zone and industrial zone to implement our … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City works to attract foreign investment
Google reduced the fees for Google Apps for Work by 40 per cent for five markets, including Viet Nam, on September 16, Global Integrated Management System Co Ltd (Gimasys) said Google has lowered fees for Google Apps for Work in Viet Nam. – Photo googleforwork.blogspot.com HA NOI (Biz Hub) – Google reduced the fees for Google Apps for Work by 40 per cent for five markets, including Viet Nam, on September 16, Global Integrated Management System Co Ltd (Gimasys) said. The other four markets are Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. The fees have been cut to US$3 per account for monthly packages and $30 per account for yearly packages. This is an attempt by the technology giant to expand the application of cloud-based solutions in Viet Nam, seeing the huge potential of a country with a population of more than 90 million and an estimated 500,000 businesses. Nearly three years ago, the fees were cut in India – the second most populous country in the … [Read more...] about Google Apps for Work becomes cheaper in VN