Vietnam-U.S. Business Forum: Official Information Channel for Business Community Vietnam Business Forum has an interview with Ms. Dang Thi Hoang Yen, Chairwoman of the Vietnam-US Business Forum on the occasion of the launching of the Vietnam-US Business Forum on April 8, 2010. Ms. Yen is currently the President of Tan Tao Group. The Vietnam-U.S. Business Forum, besides acting as a connecting bridge between the two countries, is also an official information channel for the business community to contribute their points of view to the both Governments’ policies with the objective of building a more favorable business investment environment. Would you please describe the major functions and mission’s orientation of the Forum? In supporting the business communities of both countries, a key priority of the Forum is to bridge the gap of bilateral information, including collating market opportunities and trends, the meeting and sourcing of business partners and collaboration … [Read more...] about Vietnam-U.S. Business Forum: Official Information Channel for Business Community
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The Business Insider recently published a list of 30 best places for solo travel which allows tourists more self reflection and chances for enjoying the culture. According to the magazine, Viet Nam is considered one of the most female-friendly places to travel in Southeast Asia and in its largest cities, like Ho Chi Minh City, people will find a safe and vibrant environment. The Business Insider suggested single travellers explore markets like Ben Thank, located in Ho Chi Minh City, or the massive Dong Xuan Market, located in Ha Noi. Top ten ideal destinations included New Zealand, Norway's fjords, Switzerland, Costa Rica, the city of Vienna, Cinque Terre in Italy, Ubud in Bali, Portugal's southern tip in the Algarve regio, Vancouver in Canada, Kyoto in Japan./. By Khanh Phuong … [Read more...] about VN named in 30 best places for solo travel
Amendment to Law on Enterprises 2005: Single Unit Mechanism for Business Registration System Management Is Essential "The Law on Enterprises 2005 has a positive impact on society, especially business activities in the country. In the process of equitising enterprises in the past years, the Law on Enterprises has effectively played its full role and facilitated lawful business transformation. However, this law was enacted nearly 10 years ago and many State policies have been changed to catch up with the process of deeper international integration and higher level of business management. To create a favourable, convenient and healthy business environment and not to be left behind, the amendment to the Law on Enterprises 2005 to suit the current situation is essential." This is the opinion by Mr Mai Dinh Manh, General Secretary of the Vietnam Electrotechnical Industry Association (Velina), at a seminar entitled “Collecting opinions of business community and experts on … [Read more...] about Amendment to Law on Enterprises 2005: Single Unit Mechanism for Business Registration System Management Is Essential
Landmark 81 tower an ideal place for foreign homebuyers Landmark 81, which will become Vietnam’s tallest building, is seen becoming an ideal residence for foreigners as new rules with effect from early July allow them to own homes in Vietnam. The revised Law on Housing eases restrictions on foreign property ownership in Vietnam. This progressive legislation is expected to reinvigorate the market by offering non-nationals attractive conditions for buying a home. According to Marc Townsend, Managing Director of CBRE Vietnam, the new law has opened the door for foreigners who are keen to get on the property ladder here. Foreigners will soon be able to buy unlimited numbers of condominiums with an ownership period of 50 years, which can be extended subject to applicable laws. Significantly, the new law permits foreigners to lease, mortgage and contribute as capital, gift and bequest property. As a result, real estate analysts are looking forward to bright prospects in the … [Read more...] about Landmark 81 tower an ideal place for foreign homebuyers
Editor's Note:Stivi Cooke is an Australian expat living and working in Hoi An Ancient Town in central Vietnam. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect Tuoitrenews' stance. Each year, around August, I leave the country to get a one-year business visa as I'm an educational consultant. However, this year I got a shock as I discovered that the one-year visa is no longer available. … [Read more...] about Is Vietnam open for business?