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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Chinese steelmaker plans to put up $2-billion plant in Vietnam

Mintal Group wants to build a $2-billion plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa producing carbon ferrochrome, stainless steel and non-ferrous metals.
August 20, 2019 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Jailed senior banker faces another criminal probe

A former Vietnamese bank executive serving a 30-year jail term for embezzlement will be investigated for appropriating property.
August 19, 2019 | 08:50 pm GMT+7

Currency printer reports H1 loss

The National Banknote Printing Press has reported a VND11 billion ($475,000) H1 loss, down from VND60 billion ($2.6 million) in H1 2018 profit.
August 19, 2019 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Lottery company profit plummets in H1

Private lottery firm Vietlott saw its net profits plunge 70 percent to VND64 billion ($2.8 million) in the first half of this year.
August 19, 2019 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Stock exchange profits plunge in H1

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange’s pre-tax profits plummeted 48 percent year-on-year in the first six months to VND200 billion ($8.6 million).
August 19, 2019 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Vingroup opens admissions to aviation school

The Vinpearl Air Flight Training Center has opened admissions to train its first batch of 400 pilots and flight technicians.
August 18, 2019 | 09:28 am GMT+7

THACO recalls BMW cars with air-conditioning fan faults

Leading Vietnamese auto firm THACO is recalling 885 BMW sedans with faults in air-conditioning fans which could lead to overheating.
August 17, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

B2B startup KiotViet lands $6 million from foreign investors

Vietnamese startup KiotViet has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round from Singaporean venture fund Jungle Ventures and Indonesian unicorn Traveloka.
August 17, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vingroup to deliver cars to ride-hailing app FastGo

Vingroup has signed a deal with ride-hailing company FastGo to provide 1,500 cars to its drivers in three cities for rent or installment purchase.
August 16, 2019 | 08:24 pm GMT+7
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