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Ho Chi Minh City

Indonesia resumes construction of sea wall to protect Jakarta

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In what could be a role model for Bangkok, the Indonesian government decided to resume with the planned construction of a sea wall plus...
Vietnam to upgrade HCM City airport to handle 50 million passengers

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Vietnam is working to expand its largest airport Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City to receive more than twice the passengers in...
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...
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...
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....
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...
Royal Brunei Airlines to enter new restructuring phase

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Brunei Darussalam's national carrier Royal Brunei Airlines has announced that it is preparing a new five-year business plan running from April 2016 through March...
Vietnam puts new casino licenses on hold

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After seven casinos licenses granted in Vietnam in the recent past and six casinos already put into operation, the country’s Ministry of Finance has...
Cambodia aims at becoming hub for dental tourism

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Being aware that medical tourism is a success story in Southeast Asia, Cambodia has embarked on a particular segment of this business: Dental care....
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...
Ho Chi Minh City receives $3.12 billion remittances in 9 months

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Overseas remittances to Vietnam's southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh City hit $3.12 billion in the first nine months of this year, up 11....
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...
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...
Mergers & acquisitions wave set to hit Vietnam, say analysts

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An ambitious plan to privatise more than 400 of Vietnam’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) by the end of next year will fuel a new wave...
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...