Ten years ago, the term BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) was used to refer to emerging markets with high growth potential. Recently, seven more countries, Vietnam among them, have been included in the rank of these emerging markets, and the group has been designated as CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa). According to HSBC, several main … [Read more...] about Shifting Eastward as CIVETS Join Rank of BRIC
Renewable energy as an alternative to high-carbon energy is desirable for environmental sustainability, as it reduces reliance on imported energy. However, for developing countries, the technologies that produce renewable energy come at prohibitively high prices, both financially and technically. A recent report published by the World Bank states that governments must balance … [Read more...] about Birth of Renewable Energy in Vietnam
Searching for a job in Vietnam while living abroad can be a difficult process, especially due to the long-distance traveling during the interview process. As previously reported by OneVietnam, searching for a job begins online and through personal networks. However, the process of transitioning to a job in Vietnam does not end with a job offer. Pass forward from when you finish … [Read more...] about What Comes After Landing the Job?
Girls Less Wanted in Asia? In many societies, particularly developing countries, girls are perceived as less desirable than boys. For example, China’s one-child policy combined with a preference for boys has led to a substantial imbalance between the sexes. A report in the Economist states that in China, there are 108 boys to 100 girls for the generation born in the late 1980s … [Read more...] about The Case for Investing in Girls
As our interest in Vietnam grows, some of us will come to think about the possibility of working in Vietnam or, if we are already working there, finding alternatives to our current jobs. Despite being affected by the worldwide recession, Vietnam’s economy continues to grow and foreign direct investments lead the way in directing resources, including manpower, towards certain … [Read more...] about Where to Start Looking for a Job in Vietnam