News

Briefing note provides new insights on small and micro-sized entities in the Mekong forestry sector

Little is known about the small and micro-sized entities (SmEs) engaged in the forestry sector in the Mekong region, their characteristics, the number and gender of people involved in the businesses, their supply chains and levels of compliance with regulations. A new briefing published by ...

MIST backs five Mekong ventures

Five international tourism SMEs have qualified for this year’s Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) Market Access Programme 2018. The winner, Adventoro, receives the Market Access prize package and personalised meetings with key local partners and stakeholders. Keep reading ...

APEC promotes integration of SMEs into global value chains

Good logistics management, both by governments and businesses, will help enhance competitiveness and growth, Lương Hoàng Thái, director general of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Department of Multilateral Trade Policy, has said.Keep reading ...

The rise of health tech entrepreneurs

The newest wave of tech startups in Thailand are health tech entrepreneurs — working on innovative services designed to change the face of healthcare and solve problems traditional caregivers avoid.Keep reading ...

VN needs policies to boost digital economy: experts

Việt Nam needs to raise policies to boost digital economy, a stimulator to generate added value and breakthroughs for sustainable development, experts have said.Keep reading ...

Land issues, SME promotion dominate Party meeting

The leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party has told the government to continue to prioritise the addressing of land issues along with greater promotion of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to boost the economy. The Party leadership gave the advice at the fourth Plenary ...

Industrial park aims for SME segment

WorldBridge International Group will sink $25 million into developing an industrial park for small and medium-sized enterprises in Kandal province after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts on November 4, the company’s chairman said on November 7. The industrial ...

SMEs urged to use digital technology

Vietnamese firms, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises, should take advantage of the power of digital technology to boost sales and improve competitiveness, delegates said at a workshop held in HCM City on November 2. Việt Nam has a high growth rate of internet penetration, with ...

Development of SMEs, startups allotted B96m

The Commerce Ministry has vowed to spend 96 million baht next year to help develop startups and raise Thai brand awareness in the world market. According to Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn, the ministry is committed to moving ahead with plans to promote Thai small and medium-sized ...

World Bank funds environmental protection projects

The Environment Protection Fund and the World Bank recently provided funding for the second phase of four environmental and social protection sub-projects in Laos at a cost of more than US$4 million. The first sub-project named Capacity Building for Pollution Control, Waste and Hazardous Chemicals Management ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Mekong? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Mekong website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Mekong website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Mekong will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

VG2jm
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!