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.

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 the HondaJet.

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

New Zealand optimistic of reviving TPP trade deal

New Zealand will be trying to win over other members this weekend when TPP ministers get together ...
May 19, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Vietnamese-French entrepreneur interested in local tourism startups

Tourism is the foundation of startups in Paris, he says.
May 18, 2017 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

'Secret payments' and red tape holding back Vietnamese companies

An annual dialogue between Vietnam’s top leaders and businesses started out as expected: with a ...
May 17, 2017 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM woos investors at World Economic Forum

Vietnam is not just a single market, but a gateway into Southeast Asia, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan ...
May 12, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Dollar at 8-week highs vs yen on US economic optimism

'Optimism about the U.S. economy is quite strong, and the dollar/yen's downside is quite limited.'
May 11, 2017 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam lays out plans for Fourth Industrial Revolution

The revolution is expected to change the way the world's economies work, and Vietnam plans to be ...
May 07, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Vietnam won't change GDP growth target for 2017 after Q1 slowdown

The government has adopted a determined stance despite a slowdown in the industrial sector, a ...
May 05, 2017 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's FDI inflow rises 3 pct to $4.8 bln in first four months

Mining has overtaken real estate to become the second most attractive sector in April.
April 30, 2017 | 12:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese firms urge further cuts to customs red tape

'It's not just customs procedures; unofficial fees to complete administrative procedures quickly ...
April 28, 2017 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

Gloria Jean's Coffees quits Vietnam after decade of slow-drip expansion

Tough competition has forced the Australian coffee franchise out.
April 28, 2017 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's top listed bank BIDV looking for steady profit in 2017

The Hanoi-based bank forecasts lending this year to rise by 16 percent, below the 18-percent annual ...
April 24, 2017 | 03:45 pm GMT+7

G20 'consensus' that protectionism damaging for global economy

The United States cast doubt over its adherence to that stance.
April 22, 2017 | 06:50 pm GMT+7