Vietnam needs more intelectual property lawyers and a strong enforcement system. Sounds boring? Perhaps so, but data from the World Bank 2011 report imply it may be the only way to rocket Vietnam from a third-world manufacturer to a global competitor like South Korea. Yes, it's even a higher priority than new schools. Asian Tiger or Copy Cat What's the difference between … [Read more...] about Asian Tiger or Copy Cat: Why Unlocking Innovation in Vietnam Requires Lawyers, Not Schools
It's a momentous day for Vietnamese engineers. Hoa Dinh Viet, a Vietnamese-French engineer, is sitting on top of the Mac App Store with his incredible Mac Email client, Sparrow App. The email application is called the perfect desktop translation of Gmail: simple, powerful, and beautiful. I've been a beta tester of Sparrow for a few months now and I'm blown away by the … [Read more...] about Hoa Dinh Viet’s Email App, Sparrow, Tops Apple Mac App Store
Having assessed the pertinent evaluation criteria for free contents on the web, the next step is to figure out the right steps to approach searching for content. There are numerous ways to start searching for relevant web content; an Harvard Business School article outlines a few effective approaches to consider (Source: Jan Rivkin & Ann Cullen, HBS Publishing 2008, p. … [Read more...] about What is the Most Effective Way to Approach Online Search?
It’s a warm Saturday afternoon in Saigon. I’m roaming the street, unusually confident in this maze of a city. How? I’m rocking Google Maps using Viettel’s 3G network on my iPhone 4. You can, too. Here’s the complete guide to using your smartphone on the next trip back to the motherland. Preparation 1. Jailbreak your phone: If you own an Android device, no jail-breaking is … [Read more...] about Complete guide to using your iPhone and Droid in Vietnam [Techie in Vietnam]
The necessity of a Medical Vietnamese Class to teach second generation Vietnamese youths is more prominent than ever. As the 1.5 and 2nd generation grow up in America, the Vietnamese language is slowly being diluted. However, the number of immigrants coming from Vietnam is still rising. Additionally, as the older generation age, they require physicians to care for them in a … [Read more...] about Medical Vietnamese on YouTube!