1337 Ventures: Vietnamese ecosystem is growing in strength
(May 27, 2016)
Bikesh Lakhmichand, CEO and Founder of 1337 Ventures, speaks to Thu
Huong Le on why 1337 Ventures has tapped into the Vietnamese market and
the potential of cultivating young talent here.
The Trans-Pacific Agreement has been signed and it
promises growth opportunities for all 12 members. Trade is forecast to surge,
requiring solid preparations by companies in logistics and port operations. Viet
Nam News reporter Thu Ngan asks business executives how their companies are
preparing and what Vietnamese companies should do to integrate successfully.
Viet Nam News spoke with Tharabodee
Serng-Adichaiwit, general manager of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited
in Viet Nam, about the investment trend.
Phu My Hung Development has launched a new housing project called Nam
Phuc – Le Jardin. Set amid 45,000sq.m of parks, the project, as city in a
garden, is being built in the most beautiful area in Phú Mỹ Hưng City
Centre. Company vice president Truong Quoc Hung speaks about the project
and the city centre's Southside District.
Piet Hilarides, chief operating officer of FrieslandCampina CPA (Consumer Product Asia) told
Viet Nam News about experiences in sustainable development of the
Netherlands and implementation of green growth by his company in Viet
Ten domestic commercial banks have been piloting Basel II, a set of
banking regulations put forth by the Basel Committee on Banking
Supervision, since late last year, as part of measures required by the
State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) to restructure the local banking system.
Viet Nam News reporter Ngoc Bich talks with the State Bank of Viet Nam's
Governor Le Minh Hung about the opportunities and challenges that the
banking system will face in the near future.
Over the last few years, firms exporting Vietnamese basa and tra fish
fillets to the US have faced severe problems due to a sudden increase in
anti-dumping duties. Dharmendra N. Choudhary, a Washington DC-based international trade
attorney with the law firm GDLSK LLP, speaks about the reasons behind
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will bring
both opportunities and challenges to the finance sector in Viet Nam.
Viet Nam News asks Alan Pham, chief economist of VinaCapital Corporate
Finance Viet Nam Ltd., about them.
The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) this year is expected to bring opportunities and challenges for Viet Nam.Vu Nhu Thang, head of the Ministry of Finance's External Relations Department, spoke the Vietnam News Agency, about the issues.
Vietnamese companies are preparing for the country's deepening
integration with the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
and signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).