Bangladesh in the market for 300,000 tons of Vietnamese rice

A new deal signed by the two governments should ease the pressure on Vietnam's flagging rice shipments that have fallen to multi-year lows.

OPEC, non-OPEC hold informal talks to nail new oil cuts

Deeper production curbs were still seen as unlikely.

Vietnam's 2017/2018 coffee output to rise 10 pct on good weather, prices

Good news for exporters with the 2016/2017 crop likely to fall short of expectations.
03:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sees six-fold rise in foreign workers since 2004

Officials are now looking into possible ways to collect social insurance payments from all of them.
02:25 pm GMT+7

Nokia, Apple bury hatchet in patent dispute

It's an upgrade in the relationship between two companies.
May 23, 2017 | 07:31 pm GMT+7

Honda spreads its wings into Southeast Asia's private jet market

With the fastest growing 'super rich' group in the world, Vietnam is going to be a prime target for ...
May 23, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's commerce group finds loopholes in draft law to support SMEs

'Are all SMEs qualified to receive assistance or do they have to meet certain requirements?'
May 23, 2017 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

What a Trans-Pacific trade deal without the US would look like

Data suggests it will be a lot less ambitious, if TPP-11 becomes a reality for Vietnam and other ...
May 23, 2017 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Retro Nokia phone hits the right buttons on return to Vietnam

‘It has triggered a hunt like when the iPhone first arrived.’
May 23, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese lawmaker worries growth obsession will foster mining-dependent economy

The government plans to maintain GDP growth this year by excavating more crude oil.
May 22, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, China's favored trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership 'is the biggest trade agreement being negotiated at ...
May 22, 2017 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

US and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting in Vietnam

One of the biggest challenges is keeping on board Vietnam and Malaysia, which promised to make ...
May 21, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Saigon housing market slows as insiders warn of crash

Sales in the first quarter fell 13 percent from late last year with a 47 percent drop in the ...
May 21, 2017 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

US trade rep says no return to TPP deal and wants bilateral deals in Asia

'The U.S. pulled out of the TPP and it's not going to change that decision. That does not mean we ...
May 21, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

TPP trade deal members agree to seek way forward without US

Japan and New Zealand had been leading efforts to get the remaining 11 countries to continue with ...
May 21, 2017 | 10:25 am GMT+7