Rise of the super app: tech firms join battle

Tech firms are racing to include more and more services in a single app as they seek to diversify revenue sources and keep users.

Fruit and vegetable exports to China plummet in July

Vietnam exported $144.2 million worth of fruits and vegetables to China in July, down 44.2 percent year-on-year.

US tops H1 chicken exports to Vietnam

The U.S. was the largest exporter of chicken to Vietnam in the first half of this year, at around 62,400 tons or over $48.6 million.
August 20, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Steep plunge in rice exports to China as import rules tighten

Vietnam Customs data show rice exports to China in the first seven months fell 65.7 percent year-on-year to 318,000 tons.
August 18, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

1 in 4 Vietnamese wants to be an entrepreneur

A survey says 25.7 percent of young Vietnamese want to work for themselves, with tech growth fuelling entrepreneurship.
August 18, 2019 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Annual car sales to reach a million in 2025

Vietnam's annual car sales could more than triple in the next five years to reach a million in 2025.
August 17, 2019 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam faces AI stumbling block: developers

Artificial intelligence is crucial to Vietnam's digitization aims, but a shortage of developers is a stumbling block. 
August 17, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Affluence, e-commerce make Vietnam a lucrative cosmetics market

Rising incomes, higher demand for beauty products and online shopping are throwing up enormous opportunities for businesses in the cosmetics market.
August 16, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Vietnam upgrades premium healthcare to attract high-spending patients

Vietnam is planning premium healthcare upgrades to allure high-spending patients who spend billions of US dollars a year on overseas treatment.
August 14, 2019 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Solar power firms see revenue surge in H1

Solar power firms in Vietnam connected to the national grid have reported robust first half results, with revenue doubling year-on-year.
August 13, 2019 | 08:34 pm GMT+7

Seafood exports to China could recover in second half

Seafood exports to China could recover in the second half of the year after falling in the first half due to tightened regulations there.
August 12, 2019 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Hanoi taxi association wants ride-hailing tax benefits

The Hanoi Taxi Association is seeking to provide ride-hailing services for under 9-seater cars to enjoy tax benefits.
August 09, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Another 50,000 ICT firms needed to boost Vietnam digitization

Vietnam needs another 50,000 ICT firms to expedite its progress and become a world leader in digitization, a minister says.
August 08, 2019 | 06:47 pm GMT+7

Demand for GPS watches soars after boy dies in school bus

Kids’ GPS watches flew off shop shelves in Hanoi after the tragic death of a 6-year-old boy abandoned in a school bus.
August 08, 2019 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Vietnam investigates plastic dumping by China, Malaysia, Thailand

Vietnam is investigating the alleged dumping of plastic film material from China, Thailand and Malaysia, hurting the local industry.
August 07, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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