Vietnam’s power prices high due to monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official

Electricity of Vietnam owes $9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.

Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump's trade deal rebuff

Vietnam has been a big winner as Chinese manufacturing costs have risen and China itself is now one of the three ...

Five Vietnamese companies in Asia’s top 300: Nikkei

Dairy giant Vinamilk has made it to the top 10, rising from its 20th position last year.
June 16, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's fishermen unhappy with low compensation in shipbuilding scandal

The companies that built the substandard vessels have offered to recompense, but fishermen say it's ...
June 12, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s planning minister says growth target challenging but attainable

Lawmakers continue to question if an economic expansion of 6.7 percent for the year is too ...
June 10, 2017 | 12:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s TTC Group plans to spend big on solar projects

TTC is the latest group to see the light with plans to tap into the country's green energy industry.
June 08, 2017 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Chinese exports, imports beat forecasts but analysts wary

Exports rose 8.7 percent on-year to $191 billion while imports jumped 14.8 percent to $150.2 ...
June 08, 2017 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Japan’s 7-Eleven to open first store in Vietnam next week

The convenience store chain is promising to set itself apart by offering a wide range of take-away ...
June 07, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

How will Saigon track down Facebook retailers to collect tax?

Tax officials are reaching out to 13,500 retailers in their database, but they admit this will be a ...
June 07, 2017 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Going green: Clean energy generates giant investments across Vietnam

It looks like investors are trying to cash in on incentives for green power projects.
June 06, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Asian peers can unlock $5 trillion, 230 million jobs via development goals

Asia's growth and stability are under threat from the impact of many environmental and social ...
June 06, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion

The deals were signed at a 'historic' business conference attended by record number of Vietnamese ...
June 06, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Power consumption hits record high as Vietnam swelters under heat wave

Air conditioners and fans have been going at full blast as locals take cover.
June 05, 2017 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's premier touts ‘Asian dreams,’ hints at new trade pact with US

‘Asia will be a place where dreams of all countries… will all be heard of and respected,’ PM Nguyen ...
June 05, 2017 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam premier warns of sanctions on officials failing to meet growth targets

The government says it's determined to hit the economic growth target of 6.7 percent set for this ...
June 03, 2017 | 04:57 pm GMT+7