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Vietnam’s ‘cheapness’ is hurting future generations

Cheap labor and resources may attract foreign investors, but the nation and its people benefit little.

Vietnam per capita income matches Malaysia’s 20 years ago

Vietnam’s recent economic achievements notwithstanding, much effort is needed for it to close the gap with other ...

Vietnam makes debut in Bloomberg innovative economy index

Vietnam has for the first time entered the Bloomberg Innovation Index of the world’s 60 most innovative economies.
January 24, 2019 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018.
January 20, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

Businesses are shutting earlier than usual this year as the prolonged trade war curtails orders.
January 19, 2019 | 07:02 pm GMT+7

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

The U.S. is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has ...
January 19, 2019 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to see slower growth in 2019: forecasts

Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to slow down this year though it will remain a regional outperformer, according to leading global analysts.
January 04, 2019 | 12:59 pm GMT+7

Cathay Pacific to honor premium Vietnam-US tickets sold by mistake

Cathay Pacific Airways mistakenly sold Vietnam-U.S. first class and business class tickets at economy prices, but will honor them.
January 03, 2019 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Poverty's down, but that's small comfort for Vietnam's destitute

Conventional welfare programs, ironically, can’t help the ones who need them the most.
January 01, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam might become China's dumping ground amidst US trade war

As China rises up the value chain, where do its old low-quality technologies and machinery and the products they produce go?
December 23, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Small sized firms limiting Vietnam’s logistics potential

The large number of small logistics firms is preventing the sector from contributing more to Vietnam’s economy.
December 08, 2018 | 01:57 pm GMT+7

For the state, letting cash cows go a difficult ask

Unless Vietnamese officialdom changes its eighties way of thinking, an effective market economy will stay beyond our reach.
November 05, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnamese enterprises unruffled by US-China trade war

Only 19 percent of Vietnamese firms in a survey feel the ongoing U.S.-China trade friction would hinder their business over the next three years.
November 04, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Record imports balloon US trade deficit in September

A hungry American economy powered by a strong U.S. dollar saw record imports in September, the government reported Friday.
November 03, 2018 | 08:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam to grow 7 percent in 2018: report

A report by the Standard Chartered Bank says Vietnam will top ASEAN economic growth this year.
October 07, 2018 | 08:10 pm GMT+7
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