Starbucks wants to penetrate the Vietnamese market, but there’s already the distinct Vietnamese-style coffee brew to compete with. Can Starbucks carve a spot for itself in Vietnam?
TEDxMekong is happening on August 18th in Saigon. The event will focus on entrepreneurship in Vietnam.
Meet some of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest at the next Toast of the Town on August 4th!
Vietnam’s National Highway 1A (NH1A) is one of the main arteries of transport in Vietnam. It is the longest highway in the country, stretching along the coastline from Huu Nghi Quan Border Gate (near the Sino-Vietnamese border) in the north to Nam Can in Ngoc Hien District of Ca Mau Province in the south.
Saigon, already Vietnam’s most crowded city, is growing in population yet. As the population size increases and the demand for personal automobiles grows, how will urban planners tackle the accompanying spurt in traffic-related issues?
Governments of the world are scared of social media and react by blocking sites like Facebook and Twitter. They shouldn’t. Attempts to control information will only drive more extreme activities. Here’s why.
Skyscrapers are popping up at a fast pace in major cities in Vietnam, taller than ever. While a good sign progress, it’s causing dense cities like Saigon and Hanoi to be even denser. Traffic much?
Internet penetration has grown from 4% in 2003 to 31% in 2010. Are the marketing communities in Vietnam and abroad ready to take advantage of these new opportunities?
Transparency International ranks Vietnam 116th out of 178 in corruption perception. Vietnam can decrease corruption by making paying bribes in the country legal. Here’s why.
Since 2005 prices have almost doubled. The effect is easily noticeable, from the price for a bowl of pho to parking your motorbike in downtown Saigon.