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Trans-Pacific Partnership to go ahead – without the US

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Countries in the economic pact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreed on May 21 to move on with the multilateral trade deal without the...
Vinacafé the next mega-IPO in Vietnam

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Vietnam National Coffee Corporation, the nation’s largest state-owned coffee producer known for its Vinacafé brand, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) next year...
Finally! Vietnamese citizens allowed to gamble

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Vietnamese citizens, known for their penchant for betting and gambling, will be allowed to enter approved casinos in Vietnam and gamble, the government announced,...
Vietnam to merge its two stock exchanges

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The Vietnam government is planning to merge the Hanoi Stock Exchange and Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange into the Vietnam Stock Exchange to...
Vietnam to replicate Israel in becoming “start-up nation” by 2020

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The Vietnam government has ambitious plans to transform the country into a "start-up nation" in the next four years, replicating the success of Israel...
Passport row leads to Chinese cyber attack on Vietnam

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A Chinese hacker group allegedly carried out a number of cyber attacks on Vietnam’s two biggest airports and the official website of national carrier...
Hanoi’s new utopia: No more motorcycles by 2025

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Vietnam's capital Hanoi in a radical step presented a concept of completely banning the ubiquitous motorcycles clogging its streets by 2025, a move that...
Singapore costliest, KL cheapest city for expats in ASEAN

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Singapore remains the most expensive city for expats in the Association for Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, according to the 2016 Cost of Living...
Vietnamese remain beer-guzzling champs in ASEAN

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Even Barack Obama couldn't resist when he sat down for a $6-noodle soup at a street restaurant in Hanoi earlier this week, gulping down...
Obama lifts US arms embargo on Vietnam in historic move

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It's 41 years and three weeks after the fall of Saigon that ended the United States' barbaric war in Vietnam, one of the biggest...
Samsung to invest $300 million in new R&D center in Vietnam

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South Korea's electronics giant Samsung received approval from the Vietnam government to build a $300 million research and development center in the capital Hanoi....
Dominica leader offers investment opportunities on rare Asia trip (interview)

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Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Caribbean island state of Dominica, is currently touring East Asia in a quest to raise funds for rebuilding...
Vietnam property market back on its feet

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Foreign real estate buyers are starting to take greater interest in the Vietnamese property market after a slew of legislative changes has given them...
Vietnam to allow up to 100% foreign ownership in companies

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In a surprise development, Vietnam will eliminate caps on foreign ownership in many companies listed on the country’s two bourses, the Ho Chi Minh...
Vietnam positions itself as IT outsourcing hub

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Vietnam will see its first IT Outsourcing Conference to be held in Ho Chi Minh City this October, an event seeking to promote Vietnam...
Mideast airlines heavily increase capacity to Singapore

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Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates are seen as the big winners after Singapore Airlines has been drastically cutting back flight capacity to the Middle...
Vietnam Airlines readies for IPO in November

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Vietnam Airlines plans to sell a stake in an initial public offering (IPO) in November this year, a move seen as a test of...
Cambodia seeks to boost trade with Vietnam to over $2.5b

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Visiting Cambodian National Assembly (NA) chairman Heng Samrin said in Hanoi on August 18 that he hopes Cambodia and Vietnam will foster cooperation to...