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Truong Gia Binh awarded Japan’s Nikkei Asia
  • | VNA | May 23, 2013 02:56 PM
Japan’s Nikkei Inc. on May 22 presented the Nikkei Asia Prize to Truong Gia Binh, chairman and chief executive officer of Vietnam’s FPT Group.

Binh is the fifth Vietnamese individual but the first Vietnamese entrepreneur to have received the award after more than 18 years.

Addressing the award ceremony on May 22, Professor Yasuhiko Torri, a jury member highlighted active contribution to establishing the Vietnam Software Association and building a university specialized in training human resources for the information technology (IT) sector.

He added that the prize will help improve the status of Vietnam’s IT industry not only in Japan and also in other Asian nations.

In reply, Binh said the prize is a great honour for himself, FPT Group and Vietnam’s IT sector as a whole.

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