Air pollution cuts 1.16 years off life expectancy in Vietnam: study

Air quality in northern and central Vietnam is much worse than in the south, the study notes.

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 Vietnam.

Vietnam named most affordable country in the world for foreigners

Nearly one in five said they have far more money at their disposal than their lifestyles require.
September 08, 2017 | 01:59 pm GMT+7

Is it a good time for Vietnam to raise value added tax?

If the proposal is approved, Vietnam's VAT rate will be the second highest in Southeast Asia.
August 27, 2017 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese shoppers no longer the world’s thriftiest: Nielsen

Consumer spending seems to be on the rise with less people interested in saving.
August 24, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam ranks 87th in global safety index: report

Drownings remain a major cause of concern in a country that has nearly 3,300 kilometers of ...
August 16, 2017 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam ranks 74th in global internet speed: report

Vietnam's average broadband speed is 10 times slower than Southeast Asian neighbor Singapore.
August 12, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam develops an appetite for booking trips by phone

'Travel expenditure in Vietnam will rise rapidly due to increasing disposable incomes and growing ...
August 03, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s retail sales jump to $74bln in first 7 months

Rapidly rising incomes and relaxed regulations have got foreign retailers queuing up for a piece of ...
August 01, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's biggest trade deficit is no longer with China but S.Korea

Experts said the trend is not a source of concern as the Korean imports mostly serve industrial ...
July 29, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Vietnam climbs to seventh worldwide for number of Facebook users: report

With a 40 percent jump in the number of users this year, it's safe to say the Vietnamese 'like' ...
July 16, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Vietnamese people among the most sedentary in the world - survey

The survey is based on the number of steps people take each day. 
July 13, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Traditional markets winning retail battle with supermarkets in Vietnam

The big-box shopping format is slowly but surely losing its share.
July 12, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Here are Southeast Asia's next big car manufacturing hubs

Foreign car firms can smell the burning of engine oil as the Vietnamese market heats up. 
July 10, 2017 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s economic growth to out-tiger China by 2018: UBS report

Increased foreign investment is putting Vietnam on the right track.
July 05, 2017 | 08:09 pm GMT+7