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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...
World Bank approves $500m loan for Vietnam’s electrical grid

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The World Bank has approved a loan of $500 million to the Vietnamese government to improve the capacity and efficiency of electrical transmission to...
Vietnam urged to relax restrictions on foreign property investment

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Singapore developers and investors are urging Vietnam to open up its real estate sector more to foreign investment, but there is still some resistance...
Vietnam needs $500b for infrastructure in 10 years, says ministry

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Vietnam needs $500 billion for its infrastructure development in the next 10 years, a senior official at the Ministry of Planning and Investment has...
Vietnam’s stock market capitalisation tops $52 billion

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The capitalisation of Vietnam’s stock market has amounted to some $52 billion, equal to about 32 per cent of the national GDP, a senior...
Microsoft moves Nokia manufacturing from China to Vietnam

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Amid a large restructuring of its Nokia unit, Microsoft is also joining many technology companies moving manufacturing from China to Vietnam. Microsoft is also...
Vietnam central bank expects credit to double this year

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Lending by Vietnam banks will rise more than 10 per cent this year as credit growth typically quickens in the second half, the country's...
Vietnam has 110 super-rich, World Bank says

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The World Bank estimated that Vietnam was home to 110 super-rich citizens in 2013, meaning individuals with assets of $30 million or more excluding...
Retailers eye Vietnam for future expansion, says report

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Vietnam has become more attractive to regional retailers this year, as the country ranked second among the 10 top locations for retailers in Asia...
Vietnam may post $500m trade surplus this year

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Vietnam could post a trade surplus of $500 million this year, a state-run newspaper reported, citing revised government forecasts, as it seeks to reduce...