The launch of the first Chuk Chuk coffee and milk tea shop was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic Tran Le Nguyen, general director of KIDO Group said that the company planned to open the first Chuk Chuk coffee and milk tea shop in June and Chuk Chuk kiosks and trolleys would have been rolled out in July. However, the prolonged social distancing measures have delayed opening plans. As Ho Chi Minh City has recently resumed takeaway services, KIDO has decided to launch its Chuk Chuk chain online. Besides its inhouse delivery team, the company will also team up food delivery apps to serve customers. The company will sell beverages, milk tea, fresh cakes, and potato chips from next month. He noted that the new products will help the company increase its revenue and that they will diversify products to reach more customers. KIDO aims to open 58 Chuk Chuk coffee and milk tea stores in Ho Chi Minh City by the end of 2021. However, expansion plans have been affected by the … [Read more...] about KIDO Group to begin selling beverages online under Chuk Chuk brand in October
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Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long (second from right) and British guests at the ceremony. (Photo: VNA) London (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK held a ceremony on September 20 to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the National Day, gathering more than 500 guests from the host country's parliament, ministries, sectors, localities, international organisations in the UK and the Vietnamese community in the country. Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Lindsay Hoyle ; Minister of State at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Amanda Milling, Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace; and Communist Party of Britain (CPB) General Secretary Robert Griffiths were among guests. Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long underlined that the event also aims to celebrate the friendship between Vietnam and partners and all countries in the world. Highlighting the achievements that Vietnam has made after 35 years of “Doi … [Read more...] about National Day celebration held in London
“Vaccination is just half the challenge amid the current surge of the Delta variant.” An enhanced and comprehensive approach to reconfiguring critical care in hospitals and at home will be important to Viet Nam’s re-opening roadmap and plan for life with Covid-19, stated Gareth Ward, British ambassador to Vietnam in a webinar held yesterday. The workshop, jointly organized by the British Embassy in Vietnam and the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Consortium for Global Health, was an opportunity for health experts to exchange knowledge on reconfiguring critical care in the hospitals and community in response to the Covid-19 surge. Health experts of the UK and Vietnam attended the webinar . From the UK perspective, ambassador Gareth said, a comprehensive strategy would help to reduce the pressure on hospitals, protect the health system and support economic resilience amid the pandemic. “Vaccination is just half the challenge,” affirmed the diplomat. … [Read more...] about Covid home treatment – a solution for Vietnam to safely live with Covid-19: UK experts
Online platforms will help Vietnamese businesses expand their foothold in the foreign market. Vietnamese furniture exporters have been grasping opportunities to expand their foothold in the foreign market as the country is a member of multiple trade deals including the CPTPP and EVFTA, being emerged as an attractive alternative option. Making wooden products in a facility in Ung Hoa District, Hanoi. Photo: Cong Hung Insiders have said that the challenges are huge, but the opportunities since the pandemic have been pushing major buyers in Europe, the US, or Japan to look beyond China. Local firms, however, would not be able to grasp such opportunities if they are unable to approach customers during the pandemic. Taking furniture to online platforms While the Covid-19 pandemic has been causing tremendous hardship for businesses over the world, the combination of traditional and online selling channels is expected to open the door for Vietnam’s wood … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s wood industry strives to extend its reach globally
After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam? On September 21, The Sherpa, a subsidiary of Masan Group Corporation, announced an investment of $13 million to acquire a 70-per-cent stake in mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Mobicast and officially expand to the telecommunications sector. This is Masan's first step into the digital services sector. Mobicast's services target tech-savvy customers with great demand for data usage and digital lifestyle. As a result, the startup can help Masan to complete its offline-to-online offerings of necessities and financial services. An MVNO offers a fast and cost-efficient system to build transmission and reception network infrastructure. Besides this, an MVNO is considered a catalyst for competition in the mobile telecommunications market. MVNO players will develop value-added services on mobile devices, helping to improve quality and diversify experiences. It is estimated that necessities … [Read more...] about After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam?
Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Thái Xuân Dũng speaks at the event. — VNA/VNS Photo PRAGUE — The Vietnamese Embassy together with the association of Vietnamese enterprises in the Czech Republic earlier this week held a forum on promoting trade and investment between the nations. Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Thái Xuân Dũng highlighted the importance of trade and investment promotion, particularly when both countries and others are seeking solutions for post-pandemic recovery. He said the forum aimed to help participating firms discuss issues related to the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) so that they could come up with more suitable business plans and strategies. Trade between the nations hit US$936 million in the first half of 2021, up 28 per cent on-year, thanks to both sides’ efforts and the EVFTA’s impact. Participants focused their discussion on opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises with the coming-into-force … [Read more...] about Forum promotes Việt Nam-Czech Republic trade, investment