Eleven of the 17 companies are building for cross-border markets, pushing beyond their geographical borders from day one. Several of these companies are also challenging the status quo in their respective categories, digitizing and disrupting traditionally offline industries like logistics, automotive and insurance. … [Read more...] about Sequoia Capital India’s Surge selects 17 startups who will thrive in a post-COVID world
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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Administration of Sea and Islands, in coordination with the UN Environment Programme and the World Wide Fund for Nature, hosted an international conference in both online and in-person formats on solutions to handling plastic waste in East Asian seas from November 24-26. Addressing the event on November 26, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Minh Ngan called for joint efforts by all parties, including policymakers, management officials, businesses and consumers to tackle the issue, which has posed serious impacts on the ecosystem and environment, especially the oceans. Ngan said that due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the world is facing another source of pollution from medical masks, especially in the context that many waste treatment plants have suspended operations due to the pandemic. The pandemic has led to the increase use of single-use products as part of measures to minimize COVID-19 spreading, he noted, adding … [Read more...] about Vietnam hosts int’l conference on tackling plastic waste pollution in oceans
This modernisation does not need to be expensive or painful. Changing your own attitude is for free. Persuading others to do the same is as good as free. The new technologies are now 10 times faster and cheaper than they were a couple of years ago. The first step is to see what is possible from those who actually succeeded, then embrace the same change that they did. With this approach, people, companies and countries can move forward. Vietnam is leading that progress and there is nothing stopping Vietnamese people and companies from doing the same – they are more than capable of it! … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
Tiêu Yến Trinh, CEO of Talentnet Corporation and permanent vice chairwoman of the organising committee, said: “We call this the season of excellent responsive initiatives because both the contestants and the organising committee are doing their best to overcome adversity. As a member of the jury, being able to listen to the presentations by businesses, I believe that behind the brief words in the presentation slides are whole teams working together to overcome adversity.”— VNS … [Read more...] about Companies, individuals honoured for most responsive HR practices
Hanoi (VNA) – The world’s largest electronic component and computer manufacturer Foxconn is moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam from China at the request of Apple Inc, Reuters quoted a person with knowledge of the plan as saying. The production lines are expected to come into operation in Vietnam in 2021. According to Bloomberg, Apple’s partners have ramped up iPhone production capacity in India, and companies that assemble AirPods have added some assembly lines in Vietnam. Foxconn announced 270 million USD of new investments earlier this week, which a person familiar with the company’s operations said was for Vietnam. “This would be done to help Apple diversify production away from China and reduce the impact of the US-China trade war. Firms located in Taiwan such as Foxconn are also concerned about the trade war and are working out ways to move production out of China and into Vietnam, Mexico, and India,” according to … [Read more...] about Int’l media: Some Apple production to be shifted to Vietnam