Vietnam’s retirement age rise worries blue-collar workers

Bill meant to smooth pension payment in aging country, but older workers are not sure they want to continue for longer.

Trump in Davos: US would consider remaining in TPP

'I would do TPP if we made a much better deal than we had.' Trump told CNBC from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. ​

CPTPP: What is it and what does it mean for Vietnam?

The U.S. may have abandoned the TPP trade deal, but the 11 remaining members are working on an alternative.
November 15, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Police crack down on Uber, Grab drivers at Saigon airport

At this point, there're just too many service cars in Saigon and the ride-hailing apps are taking the blame.
October 21, 2017 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese taxi giant launches Facebook booking service to fight Grab, Uber

Will instant messaging save Vinasun from the dog-eat-dog competition?
September 19, 2017 | 05:59 pm GMT+7

Thousands flood opening of H&M's first Vietnam store

Free gift vouchers were on offer for those lucky enough to squeeze into the store.
September 10, 2017 | 05:20 pm GMT+7

Metro line sends land prices through the roof in downtown Saigon

Try and catch a ride on this real estate express train.
September 05, 2017 | 11:54 am GMT+7

The latest tax hikes Vietnam is trying to cash in on

Rising public debt has forced the government to squeeze more out of revenue streams. 
August 17, 2017 | 09:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s pork crisis ain’t over yet

Vietnamese farmers have been hit by a glut in supply for months.
July 04, 2017 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Top Vietnam taxi firm says Uber, Grab driving it out of business

App-based transport services have eaten into the profits of traditional cabs.
July 02, 2017 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

5 things to watch out for in Vietnam’s retail market this year

The retail market keeps moving and shaking at dizzying speed.
June 15, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Thousands of crocodiles left hungry in Saigon farms amid price crisis

The animals suffer as their market value has dropped sharply since 2015.
June 12, 2017 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

The abandoned skyscraper of Saigon

From one of the city's most ambitious projects to a notorious eyesore.
June 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Why these $5,000 apartments can be a game changer for Vietnam

The low-cost housing project developed for workers in Binh Duong Province has been a big hit and the whole country is in awe.
February 07, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 7 explosions caused by defective batteries

The Galaxy Note 7 is probably Samsung’s most famous model, but not for its design or specs.
January 23, 2017 | 09:58 pm GMT+7
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