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Mapped out: Saigon's upcoming metro network

Of all the megacities in Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only one without any form of metro transport.
November 29, 2017 | 11:42 pm PT

Vietnam's stock capitalization rockets to $132 billion

The VN Index reached a 10-year high on Wednesday and has climbed 20 percent since the end of last year.
November 8, 2017 | 08:47 pm PT

Moody's raises outlook for Vietnam's banking system

The upgrade was supported by the country’s robust economic growth and diversified economy.
November 1, 2017 | 02:26 am PT

Dirty air responsible for 10 percent of deaths in Vietnam: research

Probably not advisable to take a deep breath before reading this story of toxic smog.
October 20, 2017 | 01:38 am PT

Confessions of a hydropower calamity in Vietnam

The good, the bad and the ugly sides of  hydropower plants in the Central Highlands.
October 14, 2017 | 10:22 am PT

Vietnam's budget revenue climbs 14 percent to hit $37 bln from Jan-Sep

Most of the revenue came from housing and land tax, personal income tax, admin fees and the lottery tax.
October 12, 2017 | 12:29 am PT

Saigon rakes in $3.3 bln in overseas remittances from Jan-Sep

Most of the money was sent by Vietnamese people living in Europe and the U.S.
October 8, 2017 | 11:47 pm PT

Tracing your chicken from farm to plate in Saigon

Curious about where your delicious chicken wings come from? A new app in Ho Chi Minh City has all the answers.
October 6, 2017 | 11:02 pm PT

Chinese visitors flock to Vietnam to celebrate their National Day break

While many are heading to the country's top tourist destinations, others are on the hunt for property deals.
October 4, 2017 | 12:21 am PT

Vietnam among leaders in APEC countries for female science graduates

Around 41 percent of Vietnamese science graduates are female, compared with just 32 percent in the U.S.
October 2, 2017 | 08:26 pm PT

Local e-commerce sites win the hearts of Vietnam's shoppers

Eight out of the 10 most visited e-commerce sites in Vietnam are locally based, but number one spot goes to Lazada.
September 28, 2017 | 05:09 pm PT

Low-skilled Vietnamese laborers at risk of losing jobs to automation: report

With advancements in automation, soon enough cheap labor will no longer be Vietnam's key selling point. 
September 26, 2017 | 07:51 pm PT

Air pollution cuts 1.16 years off life expectancy in Vietnam: study

Air quality in northern and central Vietnam is much worse than in the south, the study notes.
September 21, 2017 | 02:54 am PT

New direct air route links Hanoi, China’s Jiangxi Province

Travel time from Hanoi to Jiangxi will be shortened from six hours to three hours.
September 18, 2017 | 02:49 am PT

Foreign brands stirring up a passion for fashion in Vietnam

Vietnam's fast fashion market is moving and shaking at a dizzying speed.
September 16, 2017 | 11:05 pm PT
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