Hoàng Quốc Vượng, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, told an energy workshop between his ministry and the Sweden Embassy that with rapid growth, “Việt Nam’s demand for energy and electricity is greater but we are facing a lack of energy.” … [Read more...] about Swedish firms see potential in local power system
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Truong Cong Thang, chairman of Masan Consumer, said the key priorities of CrownX are to develop a winning store network and supply chain across the country, develop VCM as a consumer-goods-like business led by power brands to become one of the top 50 retail brands in the world, develop an exclusive portfolio (up to 40 per cent) through strategic partnerships with suppliers, acquire household grocery spending data, and be one of the top 10 companies to work for in Viet Nam. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 5
It is unclear how many of the hundreds of thousands of ticket reservations touted by the Trump campaign were fake, but one TikTok video from 12 June encouraging people to sign up for free tickets to ensure there would be empty seats at the arena has received more than 700,000 likes. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump: Re-election campaign denies low turnout manipulation claim
The early months of the year saw ASEAN face its biggest challenge since its inception in 1967 with many regional nations throughout Southeast Asia closing borders and imposing travel restrictions. Despite this adversity, ASEAN co-operation was never suspended. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 response clearly demonstrates Vietnamese role as ASEAN Chair
* Vo Tri Thanh is a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council. The holder of a doctorate in economics from the Australian National University, Thanh mainly undertakes research and provides consultation on issues related to macroeconomic policies, trade liberalisation and international economic integration. Other areas of interest include institutional reforms and financial systems. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?