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If the Covid-19 pandemic is put under good control in September, the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth may reach 3.5-4 percent in the whole year, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.
Forty of them in four categories including small and medium business start-ups showing creativity, economic efficiency and positive impacts on society, organizations and individuals with creative and innovative solutions, outstanding media stories that had a great impact on the start-up community, and incubators, investors and experts for assistance to start-ups were selected.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh has suggested the Ministry of Planning and Investment propose the Prime Minister approve the allocation of 17.2 trillion VND (754 million USD) to carry out three key projects.
Ho Chi Minh City has basically completed giving the first shots of COVID-19 vaccines to those aged above 18 while new infections are on the decrease, the municipal Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control told a press conference on September 16.
COO Builder, which supports startups of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to operate in Vietnam, has opened a startup centre in Ho Chi Minh City, reported the RoK’s Aju business daily.