(VEN) - UNSW Sydney is one of the top universities in Australia and one of the best in the world. The university is ranked 43rd in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia’s leading research intensive universities. In 2019, UNSW was awarded the maximum QS Five Star Plus rating for teaching, research, employability, facilities, internationalisation, inclusiveness, specialist subject and innovation. This is also the Number 1 institution attended by Australian start-up founders. The campus is located in the vibrant and beautiful city of Sydney, situated near the business hub of Australia’s largest city, providing easy access to a wide range of academic, cultural and social activities. It is easily accessible from Central Station and other major transportation hubs located throughout Sydney. Our students enjoy a state-of-the art campus featuring a world class innovation centre, biomedical precinct, energy … [Read more...] about UNSW Sydney Australia’s global university
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The Hanoitimes - The Vietnamese leadership seems to have been inspired by Singapore and the Nordic countries which would ensure more sustainable and equitable growth. Hanoi attempts to trim 10% public servants by 2021 Vietnam is striving to become a potential investment hub, a process inspired mostly by the US-China trade tensions driving more capital flows from China, and the US-DPRK summit that has drawn attention of the whole world. Vietnam's GDP growth rates compared to Southeast Asian peers. Photo: Oxford Economics The Hanoi summit will likely drive more foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam, thereby sustaining the country's fast-growing economy. But in the long run, the country cannot rely on such windfalls. Leaders recognize both opportunities and challenges for the process, addressing a series of problems to overcome, mostly threats of graft, according to Tran Le Thuy, a Hanoi-based journalist and researcher. Anti-corruption … [Read more...] about What challenges does Vietnam face on way to become potential investment hub?
ICD My Dinh (Photo: nhandan.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi is expected to become one of the country’s three major logistics hubs that meet international standards, said a municipal official. Nguyen Thanh Hai, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade, said Hanoi has launched a project on managing and developing logistics services in the locality by 2025. Accordingly, the city will build two logistics centres in its north and south, each spanning from 20 to 50ha and connected with inland container depots (ICD) and seaports like Hai Phong, Hon Gai and Cai Lan, and airports, coach and railway stations, and industrial parks. A specialised logistics centre will also be constructed at Noi Bai International Airport. The sector is expected to contribute 9-11 percent of the city’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) by 2025 when two logistics centres, two ICDs, an international container port and other facilities are put into operation. Tran Duc … [Read more...] about Hanoi aims to become national logistics hub
An overview of the meeting (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City hopes to receive support and cooperation from foreign partners, including the US, in building its smart transport system, said a city senior official. Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong made the statement at a meeting with visiting Assistant Secretary for Global Markets at the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, Ian Steff, and a delegation of US firms in the city on December 6. Phong said the city considers settling urban transport problems an urgent priority. As an economic hub of the country, Ho Chi Minh City is aware of the need for comprehensive and feasible measures to improve its transport system, thus becoming a model for other localities, he said. Phong appreciated the attention of US firms to the transport infrastructure system of the city, especially smart transport, saying the visit will help promote links between the two … [Read more...] about HCM City keen on cooperating with US partners in smart transport development
Danish Ambassador Kim Højlund Christensen. — Photo courtesy Embassy of Denmark Viet Nam News Việt Nam News reporter Nguyễn Hằng interviews Danish Ambassador Kim Højlund Christensen about the first-ever P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – global summit in Copenhagen in October 19-20 with the attendance of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, as well as the role of Việt Nam in the initiative as one of the founding member countries. ** P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – is a global initiative with the ambition of becoming the world’s leading forum for developing concrete public-private partnerships at scale to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. P4G was established last year, with initial funding over five years from Denmark. The initiative was created with international partners, including Chile, … [Read more...] about Việt Nam committed to global green growth