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Royal HaskoningDHV Signs Major Wastewater Contract In Ba Ria-Vung Tau


Netherlands-based firm Royal HaskoningDHV has signed a €9.5-million ($11 million) contract with Ba Ria-Vung Tau Urban Sewerage and Development Company (BUSADCO) to implement a complete wastewater solution for over 175,000 residents of Phu My New Urban Area, near Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam PM Receives East-West Seed Pledge For Agriculture Scholarship


“To celebrate 35 years of East-West Seed and our continued cooperation with Wageningen University we created the Simon N. Groot Scholarship, named after our company founder. We want to emphasize our commitment to Vietnam, to smallholder farmers and the importance of education and knowledge transfer,” said Joost van Elzakker, East-West Seed general manager in Vietnam.

Zuellig Pharma Vietnam Supports Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship Program


Zuellig Pharma Vietnam Chief Executive Robert Kruit said: “The Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship has supported the education of more than 2,000 medical professionals since it was established in 1998. These men and women play a big role in shaping our future healthcare system and meeting the fast-growing and changing needs of people across the country. It is an honour to contribute to their education.”

The Financial Complexity Index 2017 – Vietnam Ranked Most Momplex Country In Asia Pacific For Accounting And Tax Compliance


Vietnam is the most complex country in Asia Pacific for Accounting and Tax compliance – just beating its giant and complex neighbour, China – according to TMF Group’s inaugural Financial Complexity Index 2017. The leading provider of global business and compliance services ranked 94 jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas, with 1 being most complex and 94 the least complex. Hong Kong came in at 91 as the easiest place in APAC for compliance from an accounting and tax perspective; only the Cayman Islands, BVI and UAE were ranked less complex for business across the world.

Vietnam Red Cross And FrieslandCampina Sign For Partnership


On June 14th 2017 in Ha Noi, the Vietnam Red Cross Society and FrieslandCampina Viet Nam have signed a three-year partnership to implement the project “Nutritional education and Vietnamese wellbeing development”. Deputy Prime Minister – Mr. Vu Duc Dam, Representatives of Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Training, International Federation of The Red Cross and Vietnam Red Cross Society were present at the signing ceremony.

Staff Retreat Tips


Team retreats are a time for reflection. ‘Retreating’ means stepping away from our daily routine. This can shed a whole new light on our work and on our relations. But how to make retreats meaningful and fun? MDF’s experienced facilitators share tips.