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Global cancer drug spending to exceed $150 bln by 2020

Worldwide spending on cancer medicines will exceed $150 billion by 2020, driven by the emergence of expensive new therapies that help the immune system to attack tumors, according to a global oncology report released by IMS Health Holdings on Thursday.

More foreigners touching down in Vietnam, but belts have been tightened

And whether they come back is another big question.

Are young, urban Vietnamese spending too much?

Vietnamese Generation Z grew up during an economic boom; does it justify their 'urge to splurge'?
December 16, 2017 | 08:00 am GMT+7

HCMC wants $687 mln budget to host Southeast Asia’s biggest sports event

The city says it will need three new venues to host the SEA Games in 2021, but Hanoi claims it could organize the event for a tenth of the cost.
January 10, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Fight over US spending bill rekindles immigration debate

Lawmakers have until March 23 to work out how to fund government agencies for the next six months.
March 16, 2018 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese happy to hoard spare cash: report

But when it comes to spending, they like to spend big.
March 31, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Spending boom as foreign tourists linger longer in Saigon

Foreign tourists spent $145 a day on average in Vietnam’s commercial hub last year.
June 25, 2018 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s VAT hike could plunge thousands into poverty

Large households with children and the elderly over 80, as well as people with insufficient education deemed most at risk.
July 01, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

A quarter of Vietnamese workers still barely getting by: survey

26 percent of Vietnamese workers are barely getting by, said a 2018 survey on workers’ salary and spending by Vietnam General Confederation of Labor.
July 13, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Media impact under the lens as Vietnam ad spending reaches $3 billion

With Vietnamese advertising set to reach VND68 trillion this year, the media industry is closely scrutinizing ad impacts.
August 24, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese prefer fresh food by far to processed items

Vietnamese citizens spend three times more on fresh food than fast-consumer moving goods (FMCG), a new survey says.
December 24, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese women up makeup spending

More Vietnamese women are wearing makeup and spending more on makeup products, a new survey finds.
February 13, 2019 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

Tet 2019 consumer goods purchases highest in three years

A new report says Vietnam spent nearly $2 billion on consumer goods this Tet, the highest in three years. 
May 15, 2019 | 08:45 am GMT+7
 
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