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Vietnam cleaning up its business environment - survey

Notable improvements have been made to tax and admin procedures a year since the PM's first official meeting with local businesses.

South Korea's consortium to build $885 mln commercial complex in Saigon

Construction is expected to complete by 2023, upgrading Thu Thiem to a new modern area.

South Korea becomes Vietnam’s biggest foreign investor in Q1

Samsung Display Vietnam has been licensed to pour an extra $2.5 billion into Bac Ninh Province.
March 24, 2017 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Japanese automakers consider leaving Vietnam due to weak supporting industries

The companies are looking for bigger profits in nearby countries such as Thailand.
February 15, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

January brings $300 million in foreign investment to Vietnam's real estate market

As foreign investors swoop into the market, home ownership remains out of reach for large swaths of Vietnam's cities
February 09, 2017 | 05:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's retail market hits $118 billion amid M&A spree

Foreign investors, mainly from Thailand, Japan and South Korea, are attracted by the country's bigger and richer middle class.
January 04, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Singapore’s CapitaLand to invest $500 million in commercial property in Vietnam: report

The company sees strong potential in the office sector, especially Ho Chi Minh City upmarket segment.
November 23, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Foreign investors show little interest in Vietnam’s agriculture sector

Only 1 percent of foreign funds pouring into the country is cultivating the agriculture sector.
October 30, 2016 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s FDI pledges fall 8.7 percent in Jan-Oct

Actual inflows, however, saw a 7.6 percent increase.
October 29, 2016 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

US investment agency announces $500 mln for Vietnam’s small companies

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation is particularly interested in clean energy and telecom projects.
October 29, 2016 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Foreign investors circle Vietnam’s property market

Vietnam's real estate market is showing signs of flourishing.
October 07, 2016 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans massive sell-off in state-owned firms early next year

The privatization push in giants such as Vinamilk and FPT could raise billions of dollars.
September 16, 2016 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's garment workers get paid better than Asian peers, in a sense

The ILO says employers in the country's garment and footwear sectors are generally following the minimum wage rule, but wages remain low.
September 16, 2016 | 11:35 am GMT+7

TPP to give foreign investors power to sue Vietnamese government

The Trans Pacific Partnership could cost Vietnamese taxpayers untold millions in arbitration fees and rulings.
September 15, 2016 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam gov't sanctions lowest minimum-wage bump in a decade

The monthly minimum wages for 2017 will increase by 7.3 percent, the lowest level since 2007.
September 08, 2016 | 12:20 pm GMT+7