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McDonald’s in Vietnam: Let the burger war begin

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Vietnam may be closer to biting into its first Big Mac than earlier expected, but when McDonald’s finally opens its first outlet it’ll find...
Vietnam’s first gay sitcom goes viral on YouTube (video)video

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Debuting on April 8, 2012 and making history as Vietnam’s first gay sitcom, My Best Gay Friends is a Vietnamese web series on YouTube...
Vietnam tourism projects stall as cash runs out

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Many resort and hotel projects in Vietnam have stalled in recent months due to a credit shortage and reluctance of investors to provide necessary...
Foreign investors flock to Vietnam stocks

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Since the top of 2013 through June 5, foreign investors have been net buyers of $244 million in Vietnamese stocks, the largest year-to-date purchases by since 2008.
Hitachi to build metro in Ho Chi Minh City

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Japan's engineering and infrastructure company Hitachi said on June 11 it will construct Vietnam's first urban railway in Ho Chi Minh City, a 20-kilometer...
Vietnam ports on sale to boost efficiency

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The state-owned Vietnamese ports of Hai Phong, Da Nang, Quang Ninh, Ho Chi Minh City and Quy Nhon will see the sale of between...
Starbucks claims robust Vietnam revenues

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has announced that the coffee house giant’s first outlet in Ho Chi Minh City posted better revenues than expected after...
High risk of terror in ASEAN: Crisis group

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Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar and Indonesia are ranked high on a new list compiled by Aon Crisis Management, a UK-based firm specialising in risk...
Vietnam cuts taxes for investors

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Vietnam has introduced a draft law on corporate income tax prepared by the Ministry of Finance which cuts taxes for investors in new projects...
Asia hotels in investor spotlight

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Hotel receipts nearly tripled in Asia the first quarter of 2013, supported by a tourism boom in the emerging countries of Southeast Asia’s Mekong...
Vietnam, an underestimated investment destination

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Of the Southeast Asian nations on the radar for Middle East investment, Vietnam so far has played an underestimated role. Despite some prevailing risks, the country has a rewarding investment profile.
Vietnam seeks funds for airport upgrades

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Vietnam is calling for domestic and foreign private investment in its airports in line with its airport development programme, which aims to increase the...
Vietnam gets Las Vegas-style casino resort

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A huge leisure resort currently being set up in Vietnam's southern beach town of Vung Tau has been granted a gambling license, the Vietnam...
Vietnam to host Invest ASEAN roadshow

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The seven CEOs of ASEAN Exchanges have said that the next rollout phase of the regional investment roadshow Invest ASEAN 2013 will be held...
Japan pledges $2b Vietnam investment

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Japan has said it will invest $2.16 billion into 12 projects in Vietnam mainly in the infrastructure and power sectors, according to an agreement...
Vietnam has its first dollar billionaire

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A Vietnamese businessman has joined the 2013 Forbes list of global billionaires as the first ever representative of his country. Pham Nhat Vuong (44), majority...
Vietnam to reach 36 million bikes by 2020

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Vietnam will have to deal with 36 million motorcycles and 3.5 million automobiles by 2020, according to a plan for road traffic development passed...