Mapped: Hydropower plants across Vietnam

Water discharged from hydropower dams during heavy rains has been blamed for escalating flooding in Vietnam.

Dirty air responsible for 10 percent of deaths in Vietnam: research

Probably not advisable to take a deep breath before reading this story of toxic smog.

Vietnam’s foreign currency reserves hit record high

The central bank has reported healthy liquidity in the foreign currency market and a stable ...
October 12, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam among leaders in APEC countries for female science graduates

Around 41 percent of Vietnamese science graduates are female, compared with just 32 percent in the ...
October 03, 2017 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Local e-commerce sites win the hearts of Vietnam's shoppers

Eight out of the 10 most visited e-commerce sites in Vietnam are locally based, but number one spot ...
September 29, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Low-skilled Vietnamese laborers at risk of losing jobs to automation: report

With advancements in automation, soon enough cheap labor will no longer be Vietnam's key selling ...
September 27, 2017 | 10:51 am GMT+7

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.
September 21, 2017 | 05:54 pm 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

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