Restaurants at risk from 'unreasonable' new regulations in Vietnam: commerce chamber

The draft law defines 'quality' restaurants as able to seat at least 50 guests at a time and accept credit card payments.

Outlook bright for Vietnam’s soaring stock market in 2018

After hitting a decade-long high in 2017, the banking and energy sectors could drive the market to record levels.

Computer shops embrace lucrative business: outfitting cryptocurrency miners

Some of the biggest electronics bazaars in Asia are being flooded with customers looking for ...
February 21, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by US on ice

The 11 remaining nations including Vietnam have suspended many controversial provisions and are ...
February 21, 2018 | 11:19 am GMT+7

New Zealand pushes for text of reinvigorated Trans-Pacific trade pact to go public this week

New Zealand Prime Minister said her government had become frustrated as the release had been held ...
February 20, 2018 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Grab makes takeover bid for Uber’s Southeast Asia operations, including Vietnam: reports

Uber has been unable to turn a profit in Asian markets, making it a prime target for rivals.
February 18, 2018 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

US Commerce Department proposes hefty import curbs on steel, aluminum from Vietnam, China

The department recommended a steel tariff of at least 53 percent and a 23.6 percent tariff on all ...
February 17, 2018 | 08:34 am GMT+7

Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU

The platforms are required to be responsible towards EU consumers in the same way as offline ...
February 16, 2018 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Stocks rally despite US inflation spike, dollar on defensive

Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data.
February 15, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Trump threatens China sanctions, vows to rework South Korea trade deal

The U.S. president accused Beijing of decimating American steel and aluminum industries.
February 14, 2018 | 10:44 am GMT+7

More Vietnamese shift to online shopping ahead of Tet

Many office workers don't have time to shop at the already overcrowded supermarkets.
February 14, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7

US company forms $200mln logistics joint-venture with state-owned Vietnamese firm

The American firm is backing rising imports and exports to drive Vietnam’s logistics sector.
February 13, 2018 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Vietnamese stocks bounce back after harrowing week for investors

Just one more day of trading is left before the Lunar New Year, and investors are pinning their ...
February 12, 2018 | 06:06 pm GMT+7

PetroVietnam withdraws US loan application for coal-fired power project: NY Times

It's unclear whether the move was influenced by international pressure to end funding for coal ...
February 12, 2018 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese province forks out salaries to workers abandoned by S Korean employer

The company's director has reportedly left Vietnam, hanging hundreds of employees out to dry before ...
February 11, 2018 | 02:02 pm GMT+7
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