Things look good for Vietnam’s clothing industry in the next few years. US fashion companies, in a 2015 US Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study by Quartz, are diversifying away from China and expect to make heavy investments in Vietnam. Source and charts below: Quartz: fashion companies are starting to look beyond China for sourcing apparel Source: http://atlas.qz.com/charts/4JKMrX3I […]
Lil PSY from Gangnam Style has been getting hate messages from online bullies when it was revealed that his mother is Vietnamese. We decided to write Lil PSY a Lil Letter to let him know it’s great to be Vietnamese.
The critical distinction between “expert” entrepreneurs and “experienced” entrepreneurs.
Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook: the interesting pattern between their founders.
Aspiring entrepreneurs have asked, and we have delivered! With the launch of the first annual Startup Vietnam Conference on December 19 at the New World Hotel Saigon (StartUp.vn), we’ll be making several big announcements. The first of these is the launch of Startup Labs Vietnam (www.startuplabs.com). Founded by Startup Weekend Co-Founder Clint Nelsen, […]
In celebration of Vietnamese Teacher’s Day, an ode to ESL Teachers in Vietnam (November 20th), brought to you by Chim
The Asian Law Caucus is hosting two free legal clinics on workers’ rights and related labor issues for low-income members of the Vietnamese community. Come by on November 13 or December 11 in San Jose, or November 15 or December 20 in San Francisco.
Last week, I attended an awesome “Unconference” hosted by YouNoodle in SF/Silicon Valley. It was a great event, and the organizers, Rebeca Hwang and Ricard Garriga did a great job pulling it all together. I also had a chance to talk with friends in Silicon Valley about the startup ecosystem here and in Vietnam. One […]
Guest blogger Han Hong writes about the value of education in Vietnamese culture and what you can do to give all kids a chance to succeed in Vietnam’s classrooms.
A facekini is a not-so-attractive accessory that screams a message louder than a simple fashion faux-pas: Asian people hate dark skin.