Hanoi tap water warning opens flood gates for bottled water sales

Sales of bottled water of all quantities has soared after Hanoi authorities announced tap water was contaminated with oil.

South Korean firm seeks majority stake in Vietnam’s Mercedes-Benz dealer

A South Korean firm is seeking to acquire a 51 percent stake in Haxaco, a leading Mercedes-Benz car dealer in Vietnam.

North-South Expressay: Vietnam lowers criteria for local investors

The Transport Ministry has opened a new evaluation round for local investors for the North-South Expressway after lowering the experience and capital criteria.
October 16, 2019 | 06:03 pm GMT+7

Non-banking financial sector to pay highest bonuses in 2019: survey

Non-banking financial companies in Vietnam are expected to pay the highest bonuses of 30.4 percent this year, followed by insurance firms 22.9 percent.
October 16, 2019 | 12:15 pm GMT+7

Jan-Sep rice exports plummet

Vietnam’s rice exports value fell 9.8 percent year-on-year to $2.24 billion in the first 9 months as demand from China and other major markets dwindled.
October 16, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

District 1 house prices top Saigon real estate chart

District 1 in downtown Saigon recorded the highest real estate listing prices in Q3 due to limited supply, a new report says.
October 16, 2019 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Transnational expressway investor selection to take until August 2020

Switching from an international to a domestic tendering process for the North-South Expressway means the investor selection will take at least until August 2020 to complete.
October 15, 2019 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Businesses support overtime cap increase for workers

Export businesses have backed a government proposal to increase the annual overtime cap for workers, saying it would help during the peak production season.
October 15, 2019 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Grab tests new bus booking service in Vietnam

A new service, now available on Grab’s app, allows customers to look at schedules and book tickets from the ride-hailing giant’s partner bus operators.
October 14, 2019 | 08:23 pm GMT+7

VinaCapital led consortium invests $21.4 mln in leading packaging firm

An investors’ consortium led by Vietnam-based VinaCapital fund has agreed to invest $21.4 million in packaging firm Ngoc Nghia.
October 14, 2019 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Aircraft abandoned in Hanoi airport worth over $73,000

A valuer has determined that the Boeing-727 abandoned for 12 years at the Noi Bai airport is worth VND1.7 billion ($73,000).
October 14, 2019 | 03:50 pm GMT+7

Work to start on $237-million southern expressway in 2021

The Ministry of Transport has completed a pre-feasibility study for a VND5.5 trillion ($237 million) expressway between Tien Giang and Dong Thap provinces.
October 14, 2019 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Motorcycle market continues to shrink

Vietnam's motorbike sales fell the third straight quarter by 3.8 percent to 831,500 units in Q3.
October 14, 2019 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Major transportation projects to get on the road this year-end

From the north to the south of Vietnam, nine major transportation projects will begin to take shape in the fourth quarter.
October 12, 2019 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

ACV should be Long Thanh airport investor: government

The government has proposed that the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) be appointed main investor in the Long Thanh International Airport.
October 12, 2019 | 12:05 pm GMT+7
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