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Beer on the rocks: a strong Vietnamese preference

About 75 percent of Vietnamese like to put ice cubes in their beer glasses, a survey has found.

Vietnam office space remains lucrative as demand spurts, supply dawdles

Hanoi and HCMC will continue to be among the best performing office space markets globally in 2019, top property ...

Saigon a big lure for international travelers in 2019

Singapore-based travel site Kayak says Ho Chi Minh City will be a top 10 destination for international visitors this year.
January 19, 2019 | 08:20 pm GMT+7

Banknotes with pig images expected to be bestsellers

Souvenir shops in HCMC are selling currency bills and coins with images of swine a month before the Year of the Pig begins.
January 12, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Three dead, three injured in Hanoi, HCMC traffic mishaps

Two traffic accidents Sunday afternoon in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City killed three people and injured as many.
January 06, 2019 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s largest brewery, taxman at loggerheads

HCMC tax authorities have failed to collect $135.73 million in taxes and fines, while brewer Sabeco has cried foul.
January 03, 2019 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Second-hand furniture boom in HCMC

There is burgeoning demand for used furniture in Ho Chi Minh City as locals look increasingly for inexpensive items.
January 02, 2019 | 08:28 pm GMT+7

Grab to appeal, says Vietnamese court’s decision sets ‘bad precedent’

Ride-hailing firm asserts it has not violated Vietnamese laws and will appeal a court’s order to compensate taxi firm Vinasun.
December 29, 2018 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam court orders Grab to pay Vinasun $208,000

Grab should pay Vinasun VND4.8 billion ($208,000) for damage it has caused the top taxi firm, a court ruled Friday.
December 28, 2018 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

Saigon's first metro line off track, in crisis mode

Saigon’s first metro line, tangled in bureaucratic bungling, funding shortages and a personnel crisis, looks set to miss its 2020 deadline.
December 28, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Court commutes central bank official’s imprisonment in Vietnam’s largest ever bank scam

A HCMC appeals court has commuted the three-jail sentence handed to a former deputy head of the central bank to a suspended sentence.
December 11, 2018 | 11:51 am GMT+7

HCMC rental returns down as investors dominate purchases

More high-end apartments for rent have reduced returns on investment in HCMC, real estate professionals say.
December 11, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

HCMC a top 20 Asia Pacific office rental market

With office rents rising constantly for several years, HCMC has moved into the top 20 Asia-Pacific office rent markets.
December 10, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

New target in HCMC thieves’ sights: public electronic devices

The loss this year alone is estimated to be more than VND600 million ($25,500).
December 07, 2018 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

An improbable Vietnam-US love story gets real

Five years ago, if 3.9-feet tall Xuan was told she’d get married and have kids someday, she would’ve said yeah right.
December 05, 2018 | 09:36 pm GMT+7
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