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Vietnam consumer confidence grows fastest in Asia Pacific region

Vietnam’s consumers confidence index saw the biggest gains in the Asia Pacific region in the first quarter this year, market research firm Nielsen says.

Vietnam envisions Van Don economic zone as Asia-Pacific financial hub

Vietnam aims to have northern Van Don economic zone be a financial center for the Asia Pacific region by 2030. 

Vietnam emerges a new favorite among Asia Pacific travelers

A report by travel website Skyscanner names Vietnam as a new top destination among Asian Pacific (APAC) travelers.
December 14, 2018 | 06:39 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC among top 10 Asia-Pacific business destinations

Hanoi is seventh and Ho Chi Minh City ninth in a 2017 Asia-Pacific ranking of overnight business trip destinations.
December 08, 2018 | 09:15 pm GMT+7

Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities: UN agencies

Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia's rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, United Nations officials said on Friday.
November 02, 2018 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Pacific trade pact to start at end-2018 after six members ratify

Australia has become the sixth nation to formally ratify the CPTPP, the New Zealand government said on Wednesday.
October 31, 2018 | 07:47 am GMT+7

As typhoons get stronger, Asia must build better, experts say

Rapid growth and development are increasing the risk of heavy damage from powerful typhoons in the Asia Pacific, experts said.
September 23, 2018 | 10:14 am GMT+7

China's vigor surprises, strong regional currencies hinder Asian exporters

Strong currencies have hurt large exporters like S.Korea and Japan but not China and smaller economies like Vietnam and Indonesia.
March 01, 2018 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Developing Asia to fuel global growth but risks ahead - ADB

Countries like India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam will drive Asia Pacific's growth as China's expansion is moderating.
April 06, 2017 | 07:26 pm GMT+7

China considers granting Philippines access to disputed shoal - adviser

'A wholesale bilateral fishing industry deal is still being discussed, an agreement has not yet been reached.' 
November 27, 2016 | 06:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam internet speed among the slowest in Asia Pacific

A new study shows the country is left behind by most of its neighbors.
October 05, 2016 | 08:07 pm GMT+7

U.S. fighter planes arrive in Philippines for training mission

U.S. fighter planes have arrived in the Philippines for a training mission and operations to ensure access to the disputed South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea), the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
June 16, 2016 | 07:29 pm GMT+7

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Commanders Visit Vietnam

Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet and Marine Corps in Pacific, Admiral Scott H. Swift and Lieutenant General John A. Toolan, are on a three-day visit to Vietnam from March 17 – 19 which involves meetings with a number of Navy senior officers as part of activities to strengthen the U.S – Vietnam naval relationships, according to U.S. Embassy in Hanoi.
March 18, 2016 | 06:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese the world's best savers

Around 80 percent of Vietnamese people say they save their spare cash rather than spending, according to a new Nielsen survey.
February 27, 2016 | 01:14 pm GMT+7
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