Online learning platform Vietrade Edu offers crucial skills for female entrepreneurs Today, the Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade and MVV Entrepreneur Academy (MVV Academy) held an online opening ceremony to launch the Vietrade Edu online learning system along with the Business Planning Training Course and the "Female Entrepreneurs with a Successful Business Plan" contest. These activities belong to the project on improving competitiveness in the digital environment for female-owned businesses in Vietnam (e-SWB Vietnam), funded by the Dutch Government through the Holland Embassy in Vietnam. This initiative aims to support Vietnamese businesses and female entrepreneurs in trade promotion skills and strategic business thinking through a highly accessible and effective e-learning programme. Registered businesses will receive free online courses on business planning, production, import and export implemented on the Vietrade Edu system to … [Read more...] about VIETRADE and MVV Academy launch online learning system for female-owned enterprises
As Vietnam moves toward recovery, the development of a productive and diversified private sector will become more imperative given scarce public resources, international experts have recommended. Workers check bags of instant coffee at Trung Nguyen Co's factory in Bac Giang Province. Building a stronger private sector is key to Vietnam's economic transformation. — VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam Vietnam has demonstrated leadership and swift action in containing the virus since it broke out in early 2020 which made it one of the few countries in the world to register positive growth last year. However, the latest wave of COVID-19 infections since July this year has dealt a severe blow to business and employment, mirroring the downward pressure on Vietnam’s recovery path. To resume its ambition of realising a high-income growth trajectory by 2045, Vietnam needs to strengthen private sector development to help the country recover from the pandemic and unlock its potential, … [Read more...] about Productive and diversified private sector key to Vietnam’s economic transformation
I must admit I was just as shocked as everyone when I was told Tuoi Tre News (TTN) would have to shut down along with the Vietnamese language version. Although I knew the shutdown was only a few months, it was surprising how much it had become a part of my life. I didn’t realize how much I would miss TTN. Sniff…where’s the hanky? After contributing to the ‘City diary’ section of the TTN website for five years and more than 300 articles, it was disconcerting to find my weekly writing process grind to a halt. It felt like being fired from a job. Initially I wasn’t too worried but as time passed, the lack of a creative outlet began to get to me. No, my hands didn’t shrivel up in despair nor did I hide in the corner imagining my public life had come to an end. However I did eat more chocolate. I wrote more than one story a week as some events during the year required more content, for example, between Christmas and the Western New Year and then over the Tet holiday. Other times I … [Read more...] about Did ya miss us?