The “Vietnam M&A Forum 2018: New thrust, new era” conference on August 8 (Photo: VNA)

Experts optimistic on Vietnam’s M&A scene

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become a popular investment channel and a crucial factor in restructuring companies to improve their efficiency and competitiveness and that of the economy, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (fourth, right) and other participants in the conference (Photo: VNA)

First national conference on heritage protection, promotion opens

The first national conference on the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage in Vietnam was held in Hanoi on July 27, with the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, head of the UNESCO Vietnam branch Michael Croft, as well as authorities from World Heritage Site localities, cultural researchers, and experts.
Vietnam performs liver transplant from living donor

Vietnam performs liver transplant from living donor

The Medicine University Hospital on Tuesday announced its first successful liver transplant from living donor after a long preparation and with the support of medical experts from South Korean ASAN hospital.

Experts say housing crisis impossible

Experts say housing crisis impossible

It is impossible that housing crisis to arise in Vietnam, said experts at seminar “ Crisis period and real estate investment” organized by Thanh Nien newspaper on July 18.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (standing) speaks at the meeting (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam calls for science-technology experts

Vietnam continues the call for more incentives for experts, scientists, as well as domestic and international enterprises to accompany Vietnam in its adoption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 12.
Blockchain Forum on trends and development visions, held by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Photo by Nguyen Tuong

Vietnam shows genuine interest in Blockchain technology

The Blockchain has been mentioned much lately in official media in Vietnam. Many conferences on Blockchain technology and their implementation in life have been held, attracting Vietnamese businesses, startups, and technology experts. The Vietnamese government also displays their keen interest in this promising technology.

Dollar hike won’t significantly affect Vietnam’s economy

Dollar hike won’t significantly affect Vietnam’s economy

The US dollar has appreciated significantly against the Vietnamese dong in the past few days in the wake of the US Federal Reserves (Fed)’s interest rate hike last week, but local officials and experts are not too worried, believing these hikes won’t affect Vietnam’s economy in any major way.

The city has developed a new policy and higher salary levels to attract more experts and scientists to work for the local government. (Photo:

HCM City moves to attract more experts, scientists

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a policy that would help attract experts and scientists, particularly in the fields of IT, biotech, logistics, nanotech, and the support industry, in the 2018-20 period.