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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 ...

'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

Vinamilk, Viettel top list of biggest brands in Vietnam

The top five alone has a combined brand value of $3.6 billion. 
September 17, 2016 | 02:34 pm GMT+7