Vietnam has become an ideal destination for international technological businesses. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam aiming to boost its innovation index

Witnessing a satisfying increase of 3 positions to 42 out of 129 nations/economies in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 and realizing the importance of innovation to the national development, Vietnam is planning to put more focus on improving this rating via a series of practical activities.

HCMC accounts for nearly half of national startups

HCMC accounts for nearly half of national startups

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) takes the lead in the number of startups in Vietnam, making up around 45 percent out of the total 3,000 businesses, according to statistics presented in the recent working session between the Department of Science and Technology of HCMC and Thua Thien - Hue Province.