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Vietnam’s car imports down 20 pct in 2018

Vietnam imported 72,650 cars this year, down nearly 20 percent over 2017, according to the Vietnam Customs.

Vietnamese currency falls to new low, could go lower

The official exchange rate between Vietnamese dong and U.S. dollar reached its highest this year Wednesday, and  ...

Stunned Parisians clean up posh central district after worst riots since 1968

Workmen cleared away burned hulks of cars in Paris on Sunday after the worst riots in the capital in half a century.
December 03, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

FDI firms help boost Vietnam’s trade surplus high

Vietnam’s Jan-Oct trade surplus was the highest in eight years at $7.2 billion. FDI firms dominated this performance. 
November 15, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion but growth rate plunges

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record CNY213.5 billion ($30.70 billion) in sales in its retail frenzy Singles’ Day.
November 12, 2018 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam 19th best country in the world for expats: HSBC survey

Vietnam has climbed four places to 19th in the list of best countries for expats to work and live, an HSBC survey found.
November 08, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Hanoi Imperial Citadel to turn into Italian Square for annual fair

The Italian embassy in Hanoi is all set to organize events in the capital city that showcase the Italian lifestyle.
November 02, 2018 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Vietnamese opera costumes inspire a fashion journey to the east

The latest collection from designers The Huy and Hai Long is inspired by the Hat Boi (Vietnamese opera) tradition.
October 30, 2018 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Jan-Oct coffee exports seen up 21.5 pct, rice to grow 3.4 pct

Vietnam’s coffee exports grew 21.5 percent and rice exports 3.4 percent year-on-year in the first ten months, government data showed on Monday.
October 29, 2018 | 11:16 am GMT+7

When a walking street becomes a catwalk

From simple elegance to the outlandish, Hanoi youth enjoyed strutting their fashion stuff around the Hoan Kiem Lake last weekend.
October 24, 2018 | 06:47 pm GMT+7

Bamboo house wins prestigious German design award

The recipient of the 2018 Red Dot Award can withstand natural disasters but barely costs a few thousand dollars to build
October 09, 2018 | 01:06 pm GMT+7

Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been given to two people who work to fight sexual violence as a weapon in war.
October 05, 2018 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's actual FDI rises 6 pct in first 9 months

Disbursed foreign direct investment in Vietnam reached $13.25 billion between January and September, a year-on-year increase of 6 percent.
September 27, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s public debt could reduce this year: report

High economic growth could see Vietnam’s public debt drop this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
September 24, 2018 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

VCCI envisions an ASEAN startup network

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry feels a network of businesses, especially startups, will catalyze regional growth.
September 21, 2018 | 06:01 pm GMT+7
 
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