60 percent of online orders in Vietnam made on social networks Vietnamese people are shopping on social networks more than on e-commerce websites. The payment methods for goods exchanged on the social networks, however, remains very ‘primitive’. … [Read more...] about Is it time for next-generation social networks?
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Định also said: “We are speeding up the process to help the province achieve this goal as soon as possible, including promoting the development of information technology and digital transformation. We would like to cooperate with Facebook in all pillars that the company is running in Việt Nam, especially in terms of capacity building and innovation. We believe that this comprehensive partnership can address and focus on strategic issues of the province in accordance with the spirit of Resolution 54 and development goals of the two parties.” … [Read more...] about Thừa Thiên-Huế, Facebook kick off comprehensive partnership
Furthermore, December 5th is also the World Soil Day (WSD) to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil, and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources and as recognition to His Majesty the late King as one of the main proponents of sustainable soil management. Consequently, in 2018, the 6th Global Soil Partnership (GSP) of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) endorsed the establishment of the annual “King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award (WSDA)” in recognition of the His Majesty the late King’s lifetime work on soil utilisation and research. The Award will be granted to individuals and/or institutions that have made significant efforts and contribution by organising successful World Soil Day activities. … [Read more...] about Thriving forward together: Sharing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great’s Light for resilient nations
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is expected to mount a “strong recovery in 2021”, with growth projected to strengthen to 6.5 percent as domestic and foreign economic activity stablished, the UK-based news outlet proactiveinvestors.co.uk (Proactive) has cited a report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a story published recently, the newswire highlighted Vietnam as one of the most successful countries in minimising the impact of the coronavirus on its economy, with the IMF saying the Southeast Asian nation’s containment of the virus should allow its economy to stage a fast rebound in the post-pandemic world. The IMF said Vietnam’s growth this year is expected to be 2.4 percent, among the highest in the world, thanks to the country’s “decisive steps to contain the health and economic fallout from COVID-19”, Proactive reported. The IMF’s view has been echoed by investment firm Vietnam Holding Limited which has said Vietnam’s … [Read more...] about Vietnam expected to mount strong recovery next year: UK’s Proactive
The DHL Global Connectedness Index employs more than 3.5 million data points to track the globalization of 169 countries over the period from 2001 to 2019. It measures each country's global connectedness based both on the size of its international flows relative to the size of its domestic economy ('depth') and the extent to which its international flows are distributed globally or more narrowly focused ('breadth'). This year's GCI report also marks the start of the new DHL Initiative on Globalization at New York University's Stern School of Business. The new research initiative aims to create a leading center of excellence for data-driven globalization research. To learn more about its work, visit the website at www.stern.nyu.edu/globalization. … [Read more...] about DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 signals recovery of globalization from COVID-19 setback