Vietnam likely to keep dong strong this year

Vietnam has room to keep its currency strong until year-end despite pressures from a rising dollar and falling yuan, analysts said.

Central bank clamps down on corporate bond growth

Vietnam's central bank has directed commercial banks to stop purchasing corporate bonds towards minimizing risks and tightening control over real estate sector borrowings.

How Brazil and Vietnam are tightening their grip on the world's coffee

A towering machine rumbles through the fields of Julio Rinco’s farm in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, engulfing whole coffee trees and shaking free beans that are collected by conveyor belts in its depths.
08:31 am GMT+7

Vietravel meets conditions to establish airline: aviation authority

Tour operator Vietravel’s proposed airline meets conditions to apply for the PM’s investment approval, Vietnam’s aviation authority says.
August 23, 2019 | 08:35 pm GMT+7

Singapore bank says Vietnam FDI on track to hit all-time high

Foreign investment in Vietnam is expected to top $20 billion this year, a record high, according to Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB).
August 23, 2019 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

Thien Minh Group seeks permit to establish new airline

Hospitality group Thien Minh is looking to establish an airline that can begin operations next year.
August 23, 2019 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Former Vietnam Airlines exec becomes Vingroup airline CEO

Vingroup has named a former deputy CEO of Vietnam Airlines as the first chief executive of its new airline, Vinpearl Air.
August 23, 2019 | 12:33 pm GMT+7

Suppliers struggle to join multinationals’ chains

Vietnamese firms say they have struggled to participate in MNC supply chains, with the latter prioritizing cheaper home country inputs.
August 23, 2019 | 12:15 pm GMT+7

Politburo issues first resolution on FDI

Vietnam's Politburo has issued its first ever resolution on attracting foreign investment, prioritizing high-tech and clean sectors.
August 23, 2019 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Electronics exports at risk from South Korea-Japan trade tensions

Material inputs Vietnam needs for its electronics manufacturing and exports could be disrupted by ongoing Japan-South Korea trade tensions, experts caution.
August 23, 2019 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Viglacera-Exim, Ke Kelit team up for superior construction products

Viglacera-Exim has partnered with Austria's Ke Kelit to provide the market with plastic pipes meeting European standards for environmental friendliness and health safety.
August 23, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

US maintains decision to lift anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese shrimp

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that its April decision scrapping anti-dumping duties on 32 Vietnamese shrimp exporters stays in effect.
August 22, 2019 | 06:01 pm GMT+7

Vingroup seeks airline license, to fly from mid-2020

Vingroup has applied for an airline license with investment of VND4.7 trillion ($202 million) and wants to start flying next July.
August 22, 2019 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Rise of the super app: tech firms join battle

Tech firms are racing to include more and more services in a single app as they seek to diversify revenue sources and keep users.
August 22, 2019 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Tiki acquires ticket selling startup

E-commerce firm Tiki has acquired ticketing startup Ticketbox to have a foot in Vietnam's entertainment industry as it seeks to attract more online shoppers.
August 22, 2019 | 08:43 am GMT+7
 
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