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Vietnam's GDP growth slowdowns amid severe Mekong drought

Vietnam's GDP grew by 5.64 percent in the first quarter of 2016, a slow down compared to the same period last year when it rose 6.12 percent, announced the General Statistics Office today.

Vietnam's industrial production outperforms 2015 figures in May

Vietnam's index of industry production (IIP) is set to rise 7.8 percent in May compared to the same month last year, spurred on by the manufacturing sector which has climbed 11.2 percent on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Services outshine industry and construction in first half of 2016

Vietnam's GDP growth recorded an expansion of 5.52 percent in the first six months of the year, nearly half of which came from the service sector. 
July 01, 2016 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to export nuclear equipment

Vietnam has satisfied strict requirements to seal a contract with a South Korean conglomerate.
August 08, 2016 | 12:04 pm GMT+7

Toxic waste piles up 40 meters high in Vietnam's environmental nightmare

Welcome to the northern port city of Hai Phong.
August 19, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Toyota, Suzuki eye partnership as industry consolidates

Japan has eight domestic automakers in an intensely competitive market.
October 13, 2016 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

China turns to robots as workers age

With China's labor force shrinking under the impact of the now abandoned one-child policy, the country is turning to machines to fill the gap.
January 12, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Prime Minister halts $10.6 bln steel plant over questions of demand, pollution

Says the project is 'very sensitive' in the wake of Vietnam's worst ever environmental disaster that occured last year.
April 16, 2017 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Is coal too relaxed as renewables gear up for Asia fight?

The message from the coal industry was that they are still the cheapest.
June 13, 2017 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead

Investments pouring into China's pharma. 
October 20, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Thai Amata plans 15.5 bln baht investment in Vietnam's smart industrial estates

Thai Amata's investment is the next big move for Vietnam, following Thai beverage's $4.8 billion deal to purchase Sabeco. 
January 19, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Indian workers clash with fashion bosses as union activity rises

Increasing number of workers in the south Indian garment hub have been suspended or dismissed within days of joining unions.
February 01, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Gold mine leaks toxic waste into central Vietnam river

Dozens of fish died after the river was polluted with mining tailings.
March 19, 2018 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Vingroup envisions a world class transformation

Realty and retail giant Vingroup sees itself becoming an international standard tech-industry-services powerhouse in ten years.
August 23, 2018 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam 9-month GDP growth highest in 8 years

Vietnam’s GDP grew by 6.98 percent between January and September, the highest nine-month growth rate since 2011.
September 28, 2018 | 03:11 pm GMT+7
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