Da Nang determined to build startup city

Vietnam’s agriculture sector needs to end the practice of small-scale production and reorganize it on a larger scale towards high-tech agriculture, the “Reorganizing Agricultural Production” seminar, held prior to the second Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) at the end of this month, heard. Mr. Tran Manh Bao, Chairman of VPSF’s Agriculture Working Group and the Thai Binh Seed Company, told the seminar that Vietnam’s agricultural production needs to be reorganized with a greater focus on businesses rather than farmers. “Agricultural production in Vietnam is still very fragmented,” he said. “For businesses like us, if we want to have 100 ha…... [read more]

Lam Gia Vu from the Christian Academy of Western New York and Ngo Le Hoang My from Nguyen Thuong Hien High School, Juliet Bao Ngoc Doling and Tran Anh Khoa of The Western Australian International School System, and Vu Hong Anh and Chu Ngoc Anh of Luong The Vinh High School were all selected as the winners of Vietnam International Trade Challenge. They will advance to the Asia-Pacific ITC finals in Singapore occurring August 20 to 24, 2017. The ITC program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of global trade to aspiring young entrepreneurs, providing them with a…... [read more]

Lam Gia Vu from the Christian Academy of Western New York and Ngo Le Hoang My from Nguyen Thuong Hien High School, Juliet Bao Ngoc Doling and Tran Anh Khoa of The Western Australian International School System, and Vu Hong Anh and Chu Ngoc Anh of Luong The Vinh High School were all selected as the winners of Vietnam International Trade Challenge. They will advance to the Asia-Pacific ITC finals in Singapore occurring August 20 to 24, 2017. The ITC program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of global trade to aspiring young entrepreneurs, providing them with a solid…... [read more]

The second Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) is to take place in Hanoi at the end of July this year, chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and attended by leaders from the government, departments, international organizations, and business associations. With the theme “From Central Resolution 5 to the Action Program of the Private Sector in Vietnam”, the session will focus on discussions and dialogue between the government and the private sector in three key national spheres: agriculture, tourism, and the digital economy. To prepare for dialogue with the Prime Minister, the Tourism Team at VPSF has raised and discussed…... [read more]

NDO - SDG Challenge 2017, a competition and acceleration programme has been launched by UNDP Vietnam to find business ideas and innovations that will help to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs). The programme, created in collaboration with HATCH! VENTURES, a start-up incubator, will take place in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, with the final round scheduled for October, in Ho Chi Minh City. The winning teams will receive equity-free seed funding, professional training on entrepreneurship on the SDGs, incubation and acceleration services, direct introductions to international impact investors and mentorship on enhancing SDG business impact from UN…... [read more]

Starting the business barehanded, with her tireless effort and sensitivity, Entrepreneur Chau Loan, President of the Board of Directors of Nam Chau Son Foods Joint Stock Company and Vice Chairwoman of the Dong Nai Young Entrepreneurs Association, developed a small chemical shop into well-reputed and strongly-established Ngoc Lan Anh Private Enterprise in just 10 years. Four years later, she expanded into extractive industries and, in 2017, stepped into trading, import and export of organic agricultural products supplied to construction, mining and organic agricultural product business. Her ambitions and concerns of creating values for the community via…... [read more]

VietNamNet Bridge - Nguyen Tuan Hoang is not only one of the five top scorers on the high school entrance exams with 18.75 of 20 score, but also placed first on the entrance exam to mathematics major class of the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, the most prestigious high school in Hanoi.  “I believed I would get high scores, but I could not imagine that I would be among the top scorers, because I know my friends all are good learners,” Hoang said.  With a passion for mathematics, Hoang also took the exams for the math majoring classes of…... [read more]

VietNamNet Bridge – To most people, insects are a pest to be shooed out of the house of squashed underfoot. To a group of four young entrepreneurs from Da Nang’s University of Economics however, creepy crawlies are a good source of nutrition. Their batch of cookies, made with crickets, has become a surprising success and they’re now considering more products. Tasty treat: Dough is rolled to make the cricket cookies. When you mention crickets many Vietnamese people will remember growing up with exciting stories by To Hoai, especially his book Diary of a Cricket, which was published 70 years ago.…... [read more]

Vo Tuong An, who won scholarships from more than 10 prestigious international universities and is co-founder of ICE organization, organized the program “ Developing young leaders” in Binh Son High School in the central province of Quang Ngai.  Vo Tuong An instructs student in the program " Developing young leaders" In addition to the program, An has colaborated with the International Catalysts for Empowerment (ICE), a non-profit organization founded in 2014 under the Yale Young Global Scholars program and Young Entrepreneurs Adventure Vietnam (YEA Vietnam) launched the program “60DAYS”, to provide free summer course for tenth and eleventh graders in…... [read more]

The second plenary session of the Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) 2017 will take place in Hanoi at the end of July, chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders from the government, departments, international organizations, and business associations. Mr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of FPT Corporation and Chairman of VPSF's Advisory Board, speaks at the event announcing VPSF 2017  Ms. Pham Thi Ngoc Thuy, VPSF’s Deputy General Secretary, within the framework of the VPSF Forum 2017 and in cooperation with the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association, will launch a survey for the CEO Confidence Index (CEO.CI) with technical assistance…... [read more]




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