Blockchain industry yearns for new talent (19/05/2022)
A serious shortage of personnel has become a bottleneck hindering the development of blockchain companies, even though Vietnam is among the top five countries globally in terms of blockchain tech.

HCMC petitions for specific mechanisms and policies to develop sustainably (19/05/2022)
The People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City petitioned the National Assembly to consider promulgating a Resolution to replace Resolution 54 so that the southern metropolis can continue to implement specific mechanisms and policies for rapid and sustainable development.

PM visits Sillicon Valley tech giants (19/05/2022)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 17 (US time) visited tech giants Intel, Apple and Google in Silicon Valley as part of his US visit.

Vietnam to work with US to develop start-ups on climate change, digital transformation: PM (19/05/2022)
Vietnam expects for start-up collaboration with the US on issues of global concerns such as climate change, digital technology and supply chain diversification, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said.

IEEFA: Việt Nam’s manufacturing future rests on a credible renewable energy game plan (18/05/2022)
The Vietnamese economy’s unparalleled exposure to multinational corporations and the global consumer market calls for a pragmatic alignment between the country’s renewable energy strategy and the decarbonisation commitments of the global brands, according to IEEFA’s latest report on Việt Nam.

HCMC wishes to see more investment activities from Austrian firms: official (18/05/2022)
Ho Chi Minh City wants to see more investment promotion activities from Austrian enterprises to tap on the sides’ cooperation potential, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan while receiving a business delegation from Austria on May 16.

ThaiBev spin-off pinpoints dedicated beer group growth (18/05/2022)
Thai Beverage Public Company, known as ThaiBev, has announced its intention for BeerCo – which comprises ThaiBev’s brewing operations in Thailand and Vietnam – to resume its plan of a proposed spin-off offering of its brewery unit in Singapore and thus kicking off its restructuring.

Việt Nam Blockchain Association makes debut (18/05/2022)
The Việt Nam Blockchain Association was launched in the capital city on Tuesday, the first official legal entity specialising in the field of blockchain technology.

FPT Software opens 10th office in the US (17/05/2022)
FPT Software on May 15 opened a new office in New York City to explore new opportunities for development, expecting to provide technology and digital transformation services for large enterprises in the Northeast region of America.

PM meets leaders of investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Visa Group in New York (17/05/2022)
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính met with leaders of global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Visa Group in New York and held phone talks with the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during his trip to the US.

Vietnamese PM receives leaders of Warburg Pincus, Glenfarne Group (17/05/2022)
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính received executives of Warburg Pincus and Glenfarne Group in New York on May 15 (US time), as part of his working visit to the US and the UN.

VIR to host conference on public-private partnerships in healthcare on May 18 (17/05/2022)
VIR will host the Strengthening Public-private Partnerships for Sustainable Healthcare Transformation conference on May 18.

Ministry calls for Korean investors to pour money into South Central region (16/05/2022)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday coordinated with the People’s Committee of the Central Province of Binh Dinh to organize a conference ‘Gap go Han Quoc’ ( Meet Korea in 2022) with the participation of nearly 200 delegates in Quy Nhon City with the aim to call for Korean investors to pour investment in the South Central region - Central Highlands.

Digital Business Development Programme for Ho Chi Minh City launches (16/05/2022)
The BambuUP innovation platform, in association with HEPZA Business Association (HBA) and Digital Transformation Alliance (DTS), launched the Digital Business Development Programme - Go Digital on May 12 to support digital transformation and innovation in Ho Chi Minh City in 2022.

Pandora announces plans to build $100 million facility in Vietnam (16/05/2022)
Pandora – a Danish jewellery brand – signed an MoU on May 12 to build a new jewellery crafting facility in the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park III (VSIP) in the southern province of Binh Duong, 40km north of Ho Chi Minh City.

Vingroup offers incentive for semiconductor manufacturers (16/05/2022)
Vingroup is willing to offer incentives for semiconductor manufacturers who invest in Vietnam to produce chips for vehicles and help them rent land and hire facilities.

Samsung kicks off Solve for Tomorrow 2022 (12/05/2022)
Samsung Vina Electronics Co Ltd (SAVINA), Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co Ltd (SEV), and Junior Achievement Vietnam (JA Vietnam) on Thursday officially launched the fourth season of the “Solve for Tomorrow 2022” contest to encourage students to apply technology in practice to tackle social and local problems.

Fresh opportunities abound for US transport investors (12/05/2022)
As Vietnam strongly promotes private investment in transport infrastructure with a number of potential initiatives in the pipeline, more openings may become available for American investors.

New Zealand assists Vietnam’s post-pandemic recovery (12/05/2022)
The Government of New Zealand has presented two million NZD (nearly 1.26 million USD) from its COVID-19 response fund to support Vietnam’s recovery from the pandemic.

Vingroup aims for over 6 billion USD of revenue in 2022 (12/05/2022)
Vietnamese multi-sector corporation Vingroup aims for net revenue of about 140 trillion VND (6.06 billion USD) this year, an increase of 11.4 percent year on year and after-tax profit of about 6 trillion VND (260 million USD), heard the firm’s annual stakeholders’ meeting held on May 11.