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Value Chains Idea Contest launched to support ethnic minorities

Vietnam Today 23/6/2018

Value Chains Idea Contest launched to support ethnic minorities

Contest launched by Committee for Ethnic Minorities Affairs, World Bank, and Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with a deadline for...

Youth Co:Lab Vietnam 2018 kicks off

UNDP, the Citi Foundation, and Ministry of Science and Technology co-leads in startup support program.


JLL: Da Nang's potential enormous

Real estate consutant's latest report notes the strengths of the central city in tourism and retail.


Hanoi announces $17 bn in new investment

Investment puts capital in second place in terms of total FDI attraction.


June 18: VN-Index sheds nearly 3%

Heavy afternoon selling sees Index finish under 990 points.


AMD targets 2018 revenue of $100.7 mn

Miner aiming for handsome growth over 2017.


HCMC to host Asia-Pacific cities' tourism promotion forum

8th Tourism Promotion Organisation for Asia Pacific Cities Forum being held in city on June 20-24.


Prospects bright for seafood exports to ASEAN

Vietnamese seafood expected to hold a larger share of exports within ASEAN in the future, VASEP conference hears.


June 19: VN-Index down 2.55%

Main indexes on both bourses finish in negative territory.


Local companies embracing environment and the community

Many Vietnamese companies now actively define their business strategies as being linked to environmental protection and...


Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc appoints GM

Mr. Peter Feran to oversee pre-opening of brand new upper-upscale resort, which will open next month.


Issue 292

Companies large and small, domestic and foreign, have begun to comprehend the important role corporate social responsibility (CSR) can play in the success or otherwise of their business. Many grapple with doing it right, however, including which activities to conduct and which personnel to assign to the task. Some have even gone beyond CSR, introducing the concept of Creating Shared Value (CSV) as a means of better reaching out to the community.


Crude Oil: $59.48 ? -0.27%
Copper: $2.64 ? 0.38%
Sugar: $134.30 ? 1.21%
Coffee: $12.05 ? -2.19%
Gas: $2.75 ? 0.00%
Corn: $375.25 ? -1.83%

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Editor’s letter

During a discussion within the framework of the 14th National Assembly (NA)’s fifth working session, currently underway in Hanoi, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted the country’s achievements in socioeconomic development, diplomacy, national security and defense, and anti-corruption efforts. He signed a decision in late May saying that the government will strive for GDP growth of 6.8 per cent in 2019...
The business community will define the future of Vietnam’s economy in the coming decades and will be an important driving force in achieving prosperity. Businesses, both local and foreign and big and small, have increasingly recognized the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, acknowledging that successful CSR programs not only help them from a business perspective but can also mean a great deal from a social perspective... (read more)

The Guide this June profiles one of Vietnam`s most famous artists, heads up to the Chinese border to admire a waterfall, and checks out a relatively unknown beach not far from Hanoi...