17:48 (GMT +7) - Friday 22/03/2019
'Hoi An Memories' now performed twice a night

Biz Traveler 22/3/2019

'Hoi An Memories' now performed twice a night

Gami Theme Park show attracting huge numbers of visitors.

New Advisory Board Chairman and investments for VinaCapital Ventures

Dr. Philipp Rösler to take up role as fund also announces two investments in UrBox and Wee Digital.

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Press Club celebrates 40 years of culinary innovation by Chef Alain Dutournier

Michelin-starred chef at Press Club in Hanoi from March 16 to 20 to present his Festival of Flavors.

2

Hanoi to open longest pedestrian street

Street along Duong Lang for walking and cycling only.

3

Japanese & South Koreans take a liking to My Dinh

My Dinh has become home to many Japanese and South Korean expats as a result of the huge levels of FDI flowing into...

4

Gen Z next in line

While it's true that FMCG brands must consider the needs of Gen Y, they also need to keep an eye on who will follow -...

5

Vietnam fourth globally in seafood exports

Country first in Southeast Asia and second in Asia.

6

First Singapore cultural festival set for Hanoi

Singaporean culture highlighted in capital on March 23 and 24.

7

Construction contractor for Landmark 81 changes name

Construction contractor for Hoiana Casino and Landmark 81 projects renamed Newtecons.

8

Hi-tech and garden fresh

One agriculture startup offers hi-tech vegetable growing methods to the benefit of both customers and the community.

9

Vietnam among 15 best countries for retirees

Vietnam one of the best places for retirees given its low living costs, according to MoneyWise.

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Issue

Vietnam is doing better than most in terms of gender equality in the workplace but there is still some way to go. One field where women fare particularly well is in the digital economy, where they have found it less daunting to become business owners or use their skills to move up the career ladder and secure management positions. The number of successful women nowadays provide great examples for the younger generation to follow and build upon.

Commodities

Crude Oil: $59.48 ? -0.27%
Copper: $2.64 ? 0.38%
Sugar: $134.30 ? 1.21%
Coffee: $12.05 ? -2.19%
Gas: $2.75 ? 0.00%
Corn: $375.25 ? -1.83%

Source: vietstock

Exchange Rates

Unit: VND

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Source: Vietcombank

Gold

Unit: milion VND/ounce

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Source: SJC

Weather

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

As VET goes to print this month, Hanoi is hosting the second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump on February 27 and 28, with the capital and country well and truly in the international spotlight and showcasing the elegant old city and Vietnam’s economic reforms...
Women doing business amid Industry 4.0 need to balance their time and goals as well as enhance their communication and interaction skills to balance work and family, including interacting with colleagues and family...
Empowering women is critical for the world’s economy and people in general and for women in Vietnam in particular.Happy International Women’s Day!
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The Guide this month focuses on community-based tourism, where visitors can experience the daily lives of local people on special tours and even stay overnight with a family if they so desire...