Defining innovative startup enterprises in Vietnam

Defining innovative startup enterprises in Vietnam

The state has provided special policies to encourage small- and medium-sized startup enterprises (SMEs) that primarily focus on tech advancement and research, and need the assistance of all resources for building their reputation and market status.
Developing the economy through global value chains

Developing the economy through global value chains

Vietnam is boosting its integration into global value chains. Economist Raymond Mallon writes about how the country has been improving living standards, the role of global economic cooperation, and how Vietnam is moving beyond labour-intensive manufacturing.
Clearer regulations a wise move for corporate bonds

Clearer regulations a wise move for corporate bonds

Over the last 12 months real estate stocks, which have about 22 per cent of the total VN-Index weighting, outperformed bank stocks, which have about a 30 per cent weighting.
M&A in banking industry expected to stay high in H2

M&A in banking industry expected to stay high in H2

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the banking industry are expected to remain high for the rest of the year as the industry continues the digital transformation process, according to experts.
Solving talent shortages amid fierce human capital landscape

Solving talent shortages amid fierce human capital landscape

Andree Mangels, general manager of ManpowerGroup Vietnam, shares his insights about the current demand for workers in Vietnam and a strategy for employers.
Taking on a global corporate tax rate

Taking on a global corporate tax rate

Implementing a global minimum tax rate will create conditions to increase tax revenue from foreign enterprises, but at the same time put Vietnam in front of new challenges. Patrick Lenain and Agustin Redonda from the Council on Economic Policies in Switzerland analyse the advantages and the risks of this type of tax for Vietnam.
Firms must work to fully benefit from UKVFTA: Insiders

Firms must work to fully benefit from UKVFTA: Insiders

The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) has given a big push to Vietnamese exports, but insiders said firms still have much to do to make the most of the deal.
Healthcare pros call for legal advances in telehealth

Healthcare pros call for legal advances in telehealth

Despite strong interest among medtech businesses and hospitals, the legal framework for telehealth performance in Vietnam remains incomplete, making the amendment to the Law on Medical Examination and Treatment an ever-urgent need.
Ensuring the legitimate rights of copyright owners

Ensuring the legitimate rights of copyright owners

A recent copyright case in which a Vietnamese company was sued for copyright infringement by a foreign entertainment corporation has sparked prevalent debate about copyright protection and creativity.
A helping hand for tech through amended IP law

A helping hand for tech through amended IP law

The long-awaited amended Law on Intellectual Property is expected to boost innovation and commercialisation of intellectual property assets in Vietnam once it takes effect in 2023. Huynh Thanh Dat, Minister of Science and Technology, talked to Hoang Giang about the important highlights that will create breakthroughs in the field.
21st-century skills crucial for appropriate growth

21st-century skills crucial for appropriate growth

While economic growth in Vietnam seems to be on the right track following a bumpy few months, experts warn that improving tertiary and higher education may be the biggest key to acheiving long-term growth in a sustainable manner.
Vietnam able to become new tiger in Asia: economist

Vietnam able to become new tiger in Asia: economist

Vietnam, a rising star in the global supply chain, has the potential to become a new tiger in Asia, economist Brian Lee Shun Rong at Maybank - Malaysia's largest financial services group and the leading banking group in South East Asia – has reportedly said.
Containing the inflation threat and related hazards

Containing the inflation threat and related hazards

The current situation confronts Vietnam’s policymakers with the difficult task of balancing the need to provide continued policy support to solidify the recovery with the need to contain emerging inflation and financial risks.
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