News on Hebronstar vol. 74


[Inside Korea]


Automobile Interior will be the last change of the Auto industry

Automobile is one of the most advanced technology that public can face and can own. Since development of Engine (Mechanical Engineering), ECU (Electronic Engineering), Embedded system (Computer Science), Light and durable material (Material Science), and recently Self driving technology (Artificial Intelligence technology) have developed. the Industry has been continuously facing the change. However, it is the fastest mobility that public can own, the safety issues keep the entry barrier and technical barrier and stay as conservative industry.

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H-Camp 컨소시엄, 한국콘텐츠진흥원과 함께 2021년 콘텐츠 분야 창업 재도전(세컨찬스) 사업화 지원 스타트업 모집

본 사업은 한국콘텐츠진흥원(원장직무대행 정경미, 이하 콘진원)이 콘텐츠 산업분야 재창업 기업의 재도약 성공 제고를 위한 사업화 자금 및 제반을 지원하는 프로그램으로, H-Camp는 “Time to Re-Start” 액셀러레이팅 프로그램을 운영할 예정입니다.

해외진출지원 전문 액셀러레이터 H-Camp는 비즈니스 전략 컨설팅 전문 헤브론스타㈜와, 글로벌 액셀러레이팅, 네트워킹 전문 (사)한국액셀러레이터협회와 함께 재도약 의지와 기본적인 역량을 보유한 스타트업을 대상으로 차세대 융합 콘텐츠 분야에 특화된 보육 프로그램을 운영합니다.

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[Inside Vietnam]



Binh Duong overtakes major cities, tops per capita income

Binh Duong Province has the highest per capita monthly income in Vietnam at more than VND7 million ($302.73), according to the General Statistics Office.

A 2020 living standards survey that covered around 47,000 families in 63 cities and provinces found the southern province’s per capita income was higher than HCMC’s (VND6.54 million) and Hanoi’s (VND5.98 million).

Other localities with monthly per capita incomes of over VND5 million include Dong Nai, Bac Ninh, Da Nang, Hai Phong and Can Tho.

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HCMC real estate giants spend big on buying land elsewhere

Major HCMC-based real estate developers are spending thousands of billions of dong (VND1 billion=$43,000) in other localities to earn higher profits and ensure land supply for future projects.

Novaland acquired nearly 300 hectares of land in the southern province of Dong Nai in November for a billion dollars last year. It has also announced plans to increase its land fund in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, as well as the central provinces of Ninh Thuan, Khanh Hoa and Binh Dinh. It aims to expand its land fund by 185 percent to 15,400 hectares by 2030.

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Let Samsung suppliers resume production, province tells neighbor

Bac Ninh Province authorities want the neighboring province of Bac Giang to allow Samsung’s suppliers to reopen their plants with Covid-19 safety measures in place.

Letting the 13 tier-1 vendors resume production would ensure the supply of parts required for the South Korean company’s factories in her province and Thai Nguyen, its people’s committee chairwoman, Nguyen Huong Giang, said on Thursday.

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[Inside Indonesia]


Indonesia has potential to lead in electric vehicle production: Kadin

Indonesia can become the world’s largest producer of lithium batteries and electric vehicles given its abundant reserves of nickel, a key component in electric car development, the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has said.

“Indonesia has remarkably abundant resources of nickel. It could dominate the supply chain of lithium batteries and the development of electric cars,” Kadin’s deputy chairman for national business development, Arsjad Rasjid, said in a statement issued here on Thursday.

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Minister seeks greater role of MSMEs in boosting Indonesia’s economy

National Development Planning Minister/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Head Suharso Monoarfa seeks Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to play a broader role in boosting Indonesia’s economy, with a mere 57-percent contribution to GDP.

“Some 99 percent of the businesses in Indonesia are dominated by MSMEs, which absorb 97 percent of the total number of workers, but MSMEs only contribute 57 percent to the national GDP,” Monoarfa stated here on Wednesday.

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BI focusing on property, automotive sectors to stoke economic revival

Bank Indonesia (BI) has said it is using several macroprudential policy strategies to speed up national economic recovery this year after the deep contraction recorded last year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Specifically from macroprudential (perspective), what is the strategy? Because credit is still contractive, so our focus is on how to encourage first credit from sectors that have high forward linkages and backward linkages, namely property and automotive,” assistant governor and head of the macroprudential policy department of Bank Indonesia, Juda Agung, said during a webinar on ‘The Role of Macroprudential Policy in Economic Recovery’, here on Friday.

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