Vietnam IT industry is more than just outsourcing

Vietnam is known as an outsourcing software destination but local IT businesses are expanding into other technology areas such as AI and fintech.

Flights get expensive in national holiday travel rush

Many flights and train tickets to tourist destinations have either been fully booked, and prices for remaining ...

First Vietnamese mangos exported to US

Vietnam has exported its first batch of eight tons of mango to the U.S. after a decade-long process ...
April 19, 2019 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Car imports skyrocket in first quarter

Vietnam imported 39,000 vehicles in the first quarter this year compared to only 4,000 in the same ...
April 18, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam tourism staff productivity small fraction of Singaporean peer

Vietnamese tourism employees’ productivity is way lower than Singapore, yet it’s a struggle to find ...
April 17, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7

$108-mln wind power plant construction starts in southern Vietnam

Construction of an offshore wind power plant began Monday in the southern coastal province of Bac ...
April 16, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7

Hanoi apartment sales robust in first quarter: JLL

The Hanoi apartment market was strong in Q1 with the number of transactions rising by 65 percent ...
April 16, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

​Saigon cost of living compares favorably to prominent Southeast Asian cities

Housing and food cost less in HCMC than Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, says a major real ...
April 14, 2019 | 09:34 pm GMT+7

Ban or promote online liquor sales? Vietnam lawmakers at odds

Lawmakers Friday hotly debated a draft law prohibiting online liquor sales, with some arguing it ...
April 12, 2019 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

PM questions ministry on admin procedures spiking renewable energy prices

The Prime Minister has demanded an explanation over reports that admin procedures have spiked ...
April 12, 2019 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

South Korea visa delays caused by surging demand hurts travel firms

Vietnamese tour agencies are reporting losses as they are unable to get visas in time for customers ...
April 12, 2019 | 09:04 am GMT+7

HCMC admin procedures a hassle, say real estate firms

Admin procedure delays are hurting them and robbing the city of increased investment, real estate ...
April 11, 2019 | 07:54 pm GMT+7

US scraps anti-dumping duty on Vietnamese shrimp

The U.S. Department of Commerce has temporarily removed the anti-dumping duty on Vietnamese frozen ...
April 11, 2019 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Vietnamese banks find out car loans not low-hanging fruit as borrowers cheat

Vietnamese banks are struggling to recover overdue car loans since many customers mortgage vehicles ...
April 10, 2019 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Staff shortage still a stiff challenge for tourism firms

Finding qualified people to work remains a big challenge for Vietnam’s hospitality industry, ...
April 10, 2019 | 08:05 am GMT+7
 
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