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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...
Samsung wins license to invest $1 billion in Vietnam

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Vietnam authorities gave a license to a unit of Samsung Electronics Co. to invest $1 billion in a factory in the country's northern province...
Vietnam GDP grows 5.18% in first two quarters

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Vietnam's economic growth picked up in the first half of the year, official figures showed on June 28, indicating the effects of anti-Chinese riots...
Thai Vietjet to take off in September

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The Thai offspring of Vietnam's discount airline Vietjet is ready to take off this September. The targeted launch of Thai VietJet Air is in...
Vietnam’s property market enters attractive phase, says expert

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Vietnam’s real estate market has bottomed out and is showing some encouraging signs of recovery, an expert has said. Neil MacGregor, managing director of property...
Malaysia hospital group to expand in Myanmar, Vietnam, China

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Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd, the world's second-largest hospital operator by market value, is looking to expand further in China and Vietnam as well as...
MICE tourism could be new income source for Vietnam

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Many tour operators believe that as Vietnam’s inbound tourism nears saturation, it’s time the country focused on events tourism, which has grown increasingly profitable...
China questions Vietnam’s commitment to foreign investors

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Anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam last week have raised doubts about its commitment to foreign investment, the state-run China Daily newspaper wrote on May 19,...
South China Sea dispute casts a cloud over ASEAN summit in Myanmar

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Leaders of Southeast Asia's regional bloc met on May 11 in a historic summit overshadowed by soaring tensions in the South China Sea and...
Vietnamese spend $3b on booze a year

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Vietnamese people, number one beer drinkers in Southeast Asia, spend around $3 billion on beer and alcohol per year, according to the Ministry of...