Vietnam’s public debt rises to $1,500 per citizen

Vietnam’s per capita public debt is set to rise to $1,500 this year, a new government report says. 

Global chains suffer as Vietnamese coffee lovers vote with their feet

Local coffee shop chains are outmaneuvering international brands like Starbucks by catering to customers’ demands.

Moody’s upgrades Vietnamese banks’ ratings

Moody's on Tuesday upgraded the ratings of 14 Vietnamese banks following its recent upgrade of the ...
August 16, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam urged to curb negative impacts of FDI inflow

Vietnam should consider the unhealthy implications of the large role that FDI plays in the national ...
August 16, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam frets over Chinese ODA, contractors

Chinese ODA costs more and the quality of work by Chinese contractors is not guaranteed, a ministry ...
August 16, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Vietnamese mobile game a hit in Korea, China

A made-in-Vietnam mobile game has become very popular in South Korea and China, two major game ...
August 15, 2018 | 08:46 pm GMT+7

Plastic industry hit hard by abrupt scrap import ban

Vietnamese plastic firms are unable to import scrap following a ban by the government, and said ...
August 15, 2018 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Chinese brands grab 39 percent of Vietnam smartphone market

Xiaomi and Huawei were the two fastest growing mobile phone brands in Vietnam in the second ...
August 15, 2018 | 11:52 am GMT+7

New entrant perks up competition in Vietnam’s ride-sharing market

Go-Viet’s attractive perks for drivers are motivating many to shift from Grab, and the market ...
August 15, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam set to increase minimum wages in 2019

Vietnam’s National Wage Council has proposed a minimum wage increase of nearly $7-9 per month ...
August 14, 2018 | 08:09 pm GMT+7

Dong dips to new low against the greenback

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the Vietnamese dong on Tuesday as the central bank upped its ...
August 14, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam agricultural machinery maker profits from car sales

Agricultural machinery producer VEAM Corp has piggybacked on its associate stakes in ...
August 14, 2018 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam most vulnerable in ASEAN to US-China trade war

Vietnam will be the most vulnerable country in Southeast Asia should the U.S.-China trade war ...
August 14, 2018 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Auto maker Thaco to pump in $1 billion for HAGL firefighting

Truong Hai Motor Company has announced a strategic tie-up with the Central Highlands-based Hoang ...
August 13, 2018 | 03:49 pm GMT+7

Japan seeks involvement in Vietnam's major railway, airport projects

Vietnam's key transportation projects have drawn special interest from Japanese investors.
August 13, 2018 | 02:47 pm GMT+7
 
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