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Microsoft announces $3mn YouthSpark investment in Vietnam

Friday, March 27, 2015, 18:48 GMT+7
Microsoft announces $3mn YouthSpark investment in Vietnam

Young people across Vietnam will be provided with technology skills training and connections to employment and entrepreneurial opportunities under a three-year program funded by Microsoft, the U.S. software titan announced Tuesday.

Microsoft will invest US$3 million in Vietnam over the next three years as part of its global YouthSpark commitment to empower young people with opportunities for education, employment, and entrepreneurship, the company said on its website.

This latest announcement cements Microsoft’s long-term commitment to Vietnam’s future – helping to develop its economy, driving innovation, and empowering the people of Vietnam to do and achieve more for themselves, their families and their country, according to the Washington State-based company.

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