Vietnam is a leading information technology (IT) services destination in Asia, heard a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 on the upcoming IT service export conference 2017.
President of the Vietnam
Information Technology Outsourcing Alliance (VNITO) Lam Nguyen Hai Long said
the IT outsourcing industry is growing in Vietnam, especially in HCM City.
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The city earns nearly one
billion USD per year from exporting IT services, he noted.
According to the global
real estate adviser Cushman & Wakefield, Vietnam was ranked first in the
world’s business process outsourcing (BPO) in 2016.
The US Gartner’s research
and advisory company ranked Vietnam first among the six leading destination in
global technological transfer in Asia-Pacific in 2016.
The latest research from
the KPMG service firm showed that Quang Trung Software City in HCM City was
ranked third in eight technological parks in terms of land occupancy rate,
incentives, and telecom infrastructure and ranked fourth in scale, efficiency
and operation of businesses, FDI attraction, and human resources skills.
CEO and President of
LogiGear Corp Hung Nguyen suggested increasing capacity for youngsters and
investing in research and development activities, as well as reform
technologies to increase competitiveness.
The IT service export
conference 2017 is scheduled to take place in HCM City on October 19-20 with
the participation of over 150 multinational groups and 250 domestic IT
businesses to promote Vietnam’s potential in the field and connect domestic and
(HBO) – Bau Ben duck has its origins in Cho Ben area in Luong Son district. The species has valuable genetic traits, including the ability to eat raw and low-nutritious food, insects and other creatures in the nature while able to resist various diseases
(HBO) – Being keen on gardening, Nguyen Van Thang, born in Hanoi’s outlying Ba Vi district in 1969, has been spending more than 20 years in Thung Rech, a rich soil area in Tu Son commune of Kim Boi district (Hoa Binh province). Between 1992 and 1997, he was known as "King of Sugarcane” in Thung Rech. He was the first to grow sugarcane in the area, leading to a mass cultivation that helped local people alleviate hunger and reduce poverty.
(HBO) – Responding to the appeal of the Party, Nguyen Van Chien from Dan Phuong district, former Ha Tay province, and other 100 local young people moved to work in the Hoa Binh lake area in Voi hamlet, Thai Thinh commune, the northern province of Hoa Binh, in 1978. Three years later, he decided to make a living from scratch in the locality. After 40 years, he built a big stilt house surrounded by 10-ha pomelo orchard which earns him hundreds of millions of Vietnam dong a year. However, Chien’s biggest asset is his strong will and great endeavours to surmount any difficulties he met.
(HBO) – Farmers in Quy Hau commune, Tan Lac district have focused on production restructuring in line with local potential and strength, making significant contribution to sustainable poverty reduction in the locality.
All batches of Vietnam’s catfish products that are imported to the United States will undergo quality inspection at the warehouses designated by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), before being put into circulation in the country, starting August 2.
(HBG) – The making of "chit” brooms in Hop Thinh commune (Ky Son) has developed strongly in recent years, bringing stable incomes for many households. "Chit” broom-making workshops have generated jobs for a lot of farmers in post-harvest time.