The northern province of Ha Nam is becoming a magnet for foreign investors thanks to its business-friendly climate, Thanh Tung reports. Foreign investors have taken a liking to Ha Nam’s business-friendly environment as well as the abundant opportunities on offer At this week’s Ha Nam investment promotion conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Nam’s authorities will be granting investment certificates to some local and foreign projects backed by investors from Japan, South Korea, and Israel. The local authorities will also sign a co-operation agreement in agricultural project between Ha Nam and domestic group Hoang Anh Gia Lai, so that by 2020 the province will have 15,000 dairy cows with the annual output of 45,000 litres of milk, up from the existing 2000 cattle. Preparations for the implementation of these projects have already been completed. These projects are just a few of the many future projects expected to be licensed in the province, according to the provincial … [Read more...] about Investors hold Ha Nam in high esteem
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Government struggles to lure overseas Vietnamese talent back home; experts say it may take years After the Vietnam War ended in 1975, Jean Nguyen and her family moved to the US, where she then graduated at the top of her class at West Point, America's premier military academy, ten years later. US President Ronald Reagan called her an "American hero." Nguyen's story, and the story of US-Vietnam relations, came full circle that day. West Point was a driver of the killing of millions of Vietnamese and a million more Laotians and Cambodians during "The Vietnam War," which had caused Nguyen to leave. The country now finds itself lacking talented and trained workers, specialists and leaders. Historically, the cause has been war and colonialism and their lingering aftereffects. Currently, it might have to do more with bloated bureaucracies and business and management culture. Experts are mulling over what can be done in Vietnam to keep talent around, and draw in talent from … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s not got talent?