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Samsung dismisses labor abuse claims in Vietnam

Samsung said a sample size of 45 female workers is insufficient to conclude its workers suffer from health problems like fatigue, dizziness and ...

Blow to workers' union as Vietnam set for 11-year-low minimum wage bump

The 6.5 percent increase is only half of what the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor was lobbying for.

Vietnam’s leaders say no rescue for state-run factories with massive losses

The Communist Party’s decision-making body has ordered the trade ministry to quickly end business ventures that are in the red.
June 21, 2017 | 01:56 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 barrage of complaints.
May 17, 2017 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Female entrepreneurs take Saigon crowdfunding event by storm

Thousands of dollars and hours of free consultancy were offered to six startups following stellar presentations on Tuesday.
April 27, 2017 | 05:54 pm GMT+7

Large US firms stashed $1.6 trillion in tax havens: Oxfam

The study names the 50 largest U.S. companies including Apple, Microsoft and Wal-Mart.
April 12, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese businesses rank best, worst government regulations

The rating is considered important to help Vietnam improve its business environment and increase national competitiveness
March 01, 2017 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese businesses owe $440 mln to social insurance fund

Foreign companies owed more than 12 percent of the debt that should be used to pay workers' pensions.
February 08, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Nearly 9,000 new companies launched in Vietnam in January

A strong start for the economy in the new year after a record high number of new openings in 2016.
February 03, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Vietnam sees record new business in 2016

The new 110,000 businesses could create nearly 1.3 million jobs.
December 26, 2016 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s economic growth set to hit six-year high

The city’s economy is expected to expand 8.03 percent this year, lower than its target of 8.5-9 percent.
December 08, 2016 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Over 40 percent of small companies in Vietnam pay bribes: survey

Unofficial payments helped them complete tax and customs procedures.
November 10, 2016 | 09:57 am GMT+7

New businesses employ extra 1 million workers in Vietnam

The real estate sector has been leading the way over the first ten months of 2016.
October 31, 2016 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to unveil $45 million fund for startups

The fund is part of a bigger plan to support 2,000 new projects in the next five years.
October 25, 2016 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

HCMC may forgive $61 mln in unrecovered duties

Many of those responsible for the debt have disappeared, according to the municipal customs agency.
September 22, 2016 | 11:12 am GMT+7