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New solar power plant for Binh Thuan

Business 24/9/2018

New solar power plant for Binh Thuan

Song Luy 1 solar power plant to open in south-central province in April 2019.

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning establishes sales company in Vietnam

New company underway from October 1 and providing a wide variety of Hitachi air conditioning solutions.

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Masan & SK Group sign strategic partnership

SK Group to invest $470 million in Masan Group for a 9.5% stake.

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Vietjet introduces Tet promotions

Millions of tickets available for flights during lunar new year 2019.

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Vietnam Airlines to introduce in-flight duty-free

Lotushop to be introduced in October in partnership with King Power Traveler.

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Vinasoy introduces new Fami Go soy drink

Latest soy product available in over 150,000 retail outlets nationwide.

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The Reverie Saigon hosting Voyage of Marco Polo

Specialty set dinners recognizing the legacy of the famed Venetian traveler available until September 30.

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Business culture and ethics key to success

Hanoi workshop hears of importance of business culture and business ethics in competitiveness.

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September 19: Positive signs in early trade

Indexes rising as global markets do well overnight.

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Japanese expats at ease in Vietnam

Most Japanese expats in Vietnam are quick to settle in and find a lot to like.

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Foreign PE funds making a difference

VET gathered opinions from foreign investors about Vietnam's private equity (PE) market.

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Issue 295

Celebrations of 45 years of relations between Vietnam and Japan are ongoing this year. Japan has actively supported Vietnam in a host of endeavors, in particular ODA and FDI, and tho two countrios also boast a complementary trade relationship that continues to blossom. Japanese enterprises are arriving in or expanding their existing projects in Vietnam as they view the country as an investment destination of choice in Asia.

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

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

Vietnam and Japan celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations in September. Over the past 45 years, since September 21, 1973, and especially since the two countries established a strategic partnership in 2009 that was then upgraded to a “Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia” in 2014, the relationship has developed rapidly and comprehensively and been a “bright spot” in Vietnam's foreign policy...
We strongly believe that the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan will develop more firmly and rapidly as leaders from the two countries have always upheld mutual political trust...(read more)

The Guide this month shines the spotlight on Vietnam's myriad villages with traditional trades, many of which are at risk of disappearing...