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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...
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 Airlines IPO tests appetite for state sell-offs

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Vietnam’s long-awaited state company sell-off is approaching a crunch as investors press for terms for the flagship part-privatisation of the national airline, the Financial...
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 to license dozens of billion-dollar FDI projects by year-end

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A number of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects to Vietnam that are worth billions of US dollars are under negotiation and are likely to...
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 gets first private non-profit university

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The government of Vietnam has approved in principle the establishment of Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV), that country’s first private, non-profit institution of higher education....
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...
Vietnam to have first foreign non-profit university

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An organisation in the US has gotten the green light to establish a non-profit university in Ho Chi Minh City, the first of its...
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...
Laotian coffee company readies for AEC expansion

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Dao-Heuang Group, a major Laotian company specialising in coffee, is aggressively investing in regional countries including Thailand and Vietnam ahead of implementation of the...
Vietnam to establish fishing business with Indonesia

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Vietnam expects to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesia to support the plan of establishing a joint venture on fisheries business, Vietnam Ambassador...
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,...
Beijing, Hong Kong issue Vietnam travel warning after Chinese factories torched

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Beijing and Hong Kong authorities have warned their citizens against travel to Vietnam after protesters, angry over oil drilling in disputed waters, ran amok...
Amazing views of Ho Chi Minh City – from a drone (video)video

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A hi-tech aficionado based in Ho Chi Minh City has recently wowed locals and visitors alike with several videos featuring the beauty of Vietnam’s...
Vietnam Airlines seeks IPO approval

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Vietnam Airlines, the country's national carrier, said it expects to get approval in June for the number of shares to be sold at an...
First capsule hotel in Vietnam popular choice for travelers

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The first capsule hotel - a hotel type originally developed in Japan that features extremely small "rooms" (capsules) intended to provide cheap, basic overnight...
Smart water management needed for Asian cities

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Key to the success of Asia's megacities will be smart urban water management, Lisa Hook, a senior program officer for The Asia Foundation’s Environment...