A private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely

China's state-run companies dominate the country's key industries, from banking to insurance, energy, and telecoms.

NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autos

Trump said NAFTA is weighted against his country, has threatened to walk away from the agreement.

Vietnam trade ministry slashes 675 business and investment conditions

The move aims at reducing business obstacles and boosting Vietnam’s business climate.
September 23, 2017 | 12:45 pm GMT+7

Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years: Boeing

Passenger traffic growth in Southeast Asia is in double digits, with Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand ...
September 23, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Without US, 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a deal

The remaning TPP members aim to reach a broad agreement at an APEC scheduled for November in ...
September 23, 2017 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Saigon slams the brakes on Uber, Grab expansion plans

There are now too many cabs for the city to handle, thanks to the two ride-hailing firms.
September 22, 2017 | 06:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s government debt jumps 80 pct in four years

Over 42 percent of the $93.4 billion debt was owed to foreign lenders in 2015.
September 22, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1.1 bn

HTC, once a star of the intensely competitive smartphone sector, has been struggling in the face of ...
September 21, 2017 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

Tech dreams live or die on startup battlefields

The prize was $50,000 and a spotlight that could mean publicity and investor cash.
September 21, 2017 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch

The Watch Series 3 starts at $399.
September 21, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Vietnam to cap foreign ownership at 30 pct for real estate projects in new special economic zones

‘The limit is to guarantee security and prevent acquisitions by foreigners.’
September 20, 2017 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

How fast fashion is emerging at pace in Vietnam

Vietnam has become a magnet for foreign fashion brands practically overnight, but why so? 
September 20, 2017 | 11:40 am GMT+7

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store

The App Store brought in $21.5 billion in revenue in the past nine months.
September 19, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

PetroVietnam denies bleeding red ink on crude oil sales to China

The group dismisses data from Vietnam Customs as incorrect, and says that Chinese buyers are ...
September 19, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Indonesia overtakes Thailand to become Vietnam’s top car supplier in August

Tariff cuts under a regional trade deal are making cars from Southeast Asia more affordable in ...
September 18, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7