The Hanoitimes - Industry 4.0 will require Vietnam lots of efforts to tap its potential and Australian educational institutions get ready to make the goals attainable. Australia minister visits Vietnam for tighter economic, cultural ties Australia supports Vietnam in innovation Australia, with a strong education ties knotted with Vietnam over the past decades, has been active in supporting the preparations for the country’s high quality manpower in the Fourth Industry Revolution. Swinburne University of Technology and FPT University reach an agreement. Photo: FPT In recent years, the matured and diverse Vietnam-Australia relations, typically with the bilateral relationship elevated to a Strategic Partnership, has encompassed cooperation on a wide range of issues, including education. Accordingly, Australia has intensified its support to Vietnam through a specific Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on vocational education and training as well as a … [Read more...] about How Australia prepares manpower for Vietnam in Industry 4.0?
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HSG exports steel sheets to US Steel producer Hoa Sen Group reported that it shipped 17,000 tonnes of steel sheets to the US worth US$14 million on Thursday. The company has been exporting to the US since 2014 and shipments have been increasing recently. A company spokesperson said the shipment proves the company’s capacity and global competitiveness since exports to the US and EU have been hit by the trade barriers they have imposed. Hoa Sen has exported to over 75 nations and territories. In 2017-18, it produced nearly 1.9 million tonnes of steel worth over VND34.4 trillion ($1.5 billion), up 13 per cent in volume and 32 per cent in value over the previous year. Revenues from domestic sales were worth over VND22 trillion ($964 million), up 34 per cent, and exports fetched $538 million, up 27 per cent. Its profit after tax was VND410 billion ($18 million). It uses advanced technologies to meet the standards expected in international markets like the US, the … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 14/1
Vietnam Airlines receives first Airbus A321neo plane The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has received its first Airbus A321neo from US-based Aviation Capital Group (ACG) in Hamburg, Germany earlier this week. The new aircraft will be used for domestic flights and routes connecting destinations in Southeast Asia. It is among the 20 new-generation A321neo planes the airline plans to lease from the ACG, ICBC Leasing of China, and US-based Air Lease Corporation (ALC), expected to be fully delivered by the end of 2019. These planes will help expand its aircraft fleet to about 110 in 2020. Khanh T. Tran, president and CEO of ACG, expressed his delight at the delivery and stressed the company looks forward to Vietnam Airlines operating these highly fuel-efficient aircraft in their growing route network. For his part, Vietnam Airlines’ president and CEO Duong Tri Thanh said his firm selected the Airbus A321neo for its exceptional operational performance with 15-20 percent … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 19/11
HCM City works to solve difficulties facing property enterprisesThe People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City held a conference on November 7 to help local real estate enterprises solve difficulties.Le Hoang Chau, President of the Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association, said the local property market faces several bottlenecks affecting enterprises’ business and investment activities, including approval of investment intentions, ground clearance, land use feess, project acquisition, using land funds to pay for Build-Transfer (BT) contracts, and credit and financial procedure issues.The slow settlement of these bottlenecks is one reason for the significant decrease in the supply of real estate products in 2018, which is forecast to continue reducing in 2019, Chau affirmed.At the event, local enterprises shared difficulties facing them during project implementation.Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong admitted that there remain several … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 9/11
Hanoi Gift Show 2018 to draw more than 250 exhibitors Local airlines increase aircraft fleet Data from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) show that the number of aircraft registered in Vietnam amounted to 175 as of September, up 14% year-on-year. Cat Lai customs work with 58 shipping firms over waste imports Customs officials at HCMC's Cat Lai Port have worked with representatives of 58 shipping companies that have transported over 3,000 containers of scrap to the port to determine their responsibilities and brief them of the Prime Minister’s Directive 27 on solutions to enhance control over imported waste, Thanh Nien newspaper reported, citing Pham Thi Leo, deputy head of Saigon Port Area 1 Customs Office. Leo said the customs agency was cooperating with these shipping companies in line with the 2014 Customs Law and 2005 Maritime Law. Shipping companies were asked to carry ineligible scrap imports out of Vietnam. They must assume responsibility for the waste … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 17/10