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Strictly following safety regulations and maintenance
Friday,  Apr 6,2018,14:25 (GMT+7)
The Saigon Times Daily talked with Chen Lian Pang, CEO of CapitaLand Vietnam, about the recent fire in an apartment unit of the Parc Spring building in District 2, HCMC.
Still upbeat about Vietnam’s economic growth
Thursday,  Mar 29,2018,23:34 (GMT+7)
John Chong, CEO of  Maybank Kim Eng Group, talked with The Saigon Times Daily on the growing importance of his business group in Vietnam and the attractiveness of ASEAN as a bloc on the sidelines of the Invest ASEAN Conference organized in Singapore on March 27 and 28. 
Sacombank has solved more than VND19 trillion bad debts
Friday,  Jan 5,2018,16:41 (GMT+7)
Following is an interview with Duong Cong Minh, Chairman of Sacombank, over how to deal with bad debts. Regarding Tram Be’s involvement in the Vietnam Construction Bank case, he says:
When you drive, never drink
Thursday,  Dec 21,2017,17:40 (GMT+7)
Drinking beer is part of the Vietnamese culture. However, excessive drinking and drink-driving is a big concern amongst many Vietnamese people. Recently HEINEKEN Vietnam launched a large campaign called “When You Drive, Never Drink” to address this serious social issue. The Saigon Times Weekly talks to Leo Evers, Managing Director of HEINEKEN Vietnam, about this topic.
Vietnam - Bosch’s success story in Southeast Asia
Tuesday,  Dec 12,2017,19:50 (GMT+7)
Late last month, on the occasion of its 10 th anniversary in Vietnam, Bosch announced an additional investment worth 58 million euro in a push belt factory in Dong Nai Province. Mr. Peter Tyroller, member of Bosch Management Board in charge of Asia-Pacific, elaborated on opportunities for Bosch in Vietnam.
Building women’s entrepreneurial capabilities - key to sustainable and inclusive growth
Wednesday,  Oct 4,2017,03:44 (GMT+7)
The economic empowerment of women is a strong commitment of the Vietnamese Government, and one of its priorities as well as of the 2017 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Conference.
Leading Innovation
Thursday,  Sep 21,2017,18:05 (GMT+7)
In the following interview, Mr. Omar Channawi, Vice President of Procter & Gamble (P&G) Asia Pacific, briefed the Weekly on why and how P&G can help develop the local communities of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups in line with its global innovative vision
Mondelez Kinh Do deepens its presence after M&A deal
Friday,  Sep 1,2017,17:06 (GMT+7)
Two years after the acquisition of Kinh Do snack business, Mondelez finds the deal a game-changer as its products are now available across Vietnam. The company’s Vietnam-based factories are increasing their capacities to boost exports to ASEAN countries, China and Japan. Mondelez Kinh Do Vietnam JSC’s Managing Director, Stephane Gripon, told the Weekly that Vietnam and other ASEAN countries are great places to invest into and the company is scoring a success as the Vietnam’s snack market is rising by double digits.
Market understanding the key to success
Thursday,  Jul 13,2017,13:02 (GMT+7)
Despite the cut-throat competition among the leading brokerage firms, Viet Capital Securities Joint Stock Company (VCI) has become the top broker for foreign investors with a market share of over 30% in 2016, as per the data of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE). What is the secret behind such achievement of VCI, even though brokerage for foreign investors for years had been dominated by other units? Richard Fitton, Senior Manager of Investment Banking at VCI, says the key is “market understanding.”
Private sector the key driver of Vietnam’s growth
Thursday,  Jun 1,2017,00:09 (GMT+7)
John Hawksworth, chief economist for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the UK (PwC UK), recently came to Vietnam to attend an APEC-related meeting as speaker. The Saigon Times Daily spoke with him about his views on Vietnamese and global economies.
Peugeot Scooters offers a wider choice to customers
Wednesday,  May 17,2017,19:56 (GMT+7)
Last October, Peugeot Scooters made its official launch to Vietnam’s high-end scooter market, bringing in three scooter models—Django, CityStar and Satelis. What is the value Peugeot sets for customers and is their goal feasible of becoming one of the top three premium scooter brands in Vietnam when it comes to market share? In the following interview with the Weekly, Mr. Xavier Casin, Chief of Representative Office in Vietnam, Asia Director of Peugeot Motocycles, addressed these issues.
Mondelez Kinh Do Inaugurates New Cake Workshop In Hung Yen Factory
Wednesday,  May 17,2017,19:08 (GMT+7)
Nearly two years after its acquisition of the Kinh Do snacks business in Vietnam, Mondelez is investing in increasing its capacity through a new cake workshop in its Hung Yen facility to satisfy the robust market demand. This world-class workshop is aimed to make Vietnam a key manufacturing country in Asia Pacific. According to Stephane Gripon, Managing Director of Mondelez Kinh Do Vietnam, this investment is a key milestone on the success of Kinh Do’s integration to Mondelēz International.
How Home Credit Retains Its Work Force
Wednesday,  May 17,2017,19:07 (GMT+7)
Mr. Ivo Slanina, Country Manager of Home Credit—one of the first finance companies to run in Vietnam—shared the secret Home Credit employs to retain his company’s 10,000-strong staff, which lies in how to make the workplace their home and how to re-energize employees with full enthusiasm every day at work
Prudential: Be creative and stay innovative to meet customers’ demand
Thursday,  Feb 16,2017,18:18 (GMT+7)
Last December, Prudential Vietnam welcomed Mr. Steve Clark as its new Country Head. With over 30 years’ experience in the life insurance sector, including four years working in Vietnam, he makes a welcome addition to the Prudential Vietnam team. This change, together with the many advances made throughout 2016, Prudential Vietnam is looking to consolidate its position as one of the leading companies in the Vietnamese insurance market. The Weekly had an in-depth conversation with Mr. Steve Clark on Prudential Vietnam’s priorities for 2017.
Energy efficiency is a foundation for sustainable growth
Friday,  Dec 30,2016,00:46 (GMT+7)
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, together with the Schneider Electric Foundation, DEG, a subsidiary of the German Development Bank, and ASSIST, a non-governmental international capacity building organization, opened the “Green Electrician” lab at Ly Tu Trong Technical College in HCMC on November 15. The lab will be used to train young people within the framework of the “Green Electrician, Education in Electricity for Employment” project which aims to improve vocational training in the energy industry in Vietnam. The project focuses on technical and vocational education in electricity, sustainable energy management and entrepreneurship. The training programs are designed for local youths to help them obtain job opportunities. From a state-of-the-art facility, at least 500 students are expected to get hands-on experience in energy training a year. Tommy Leong, East Asia and Japan Zone president at Schneider Electric, spoke with The Saigon Times Daily over the program. Excerpts:
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