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Raising the bar in Vietnam's real estate market

Property 20/2/2019

Raising the bar in Vietnam's real estate market

Indochina Capital continues to bring innovative real estate concepts that uphold the highest standards and values for its clients.

ThinkLABs Asia-Pacific champion of IBM Watson Build 2018

Vietnamese startup wins regional crown with tMonitor Indoor Air Quality Monitoring solution.


IBM's AI system debates human at Think 2019

Project Debater pits knowledge against debate champion at IBM's Think 2019 in San Francisco.


Vietnam International Travel Fest to debut in Hanoi

Thousands of tourism products and services at best prices available at March 15-17 event.


HPT Vietnam makes presentation on IBM DBA at Think 2019

Company Director explains how Vietnamese banks are transforming with IBM Digital Business Automation.


Six Senses now under IHG

InterContinental Hotels Group announces acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.


Germany Embassy announces new visa service

Applications for 90-day Schengen visa through Germany can now be submitted through Visa Application Center in Hanoi and...


IBM leaders address next stage of innovation at Think 2019

Businesses now ready to move to Chapter 2, the next stage of innovation, IBM leaders tell conference.


Hoang Lien Son mountains among Nat Geo's best destinations

Northwestern mountain range offers both stunning views and rich culture.


Deputy PM chairs conference on FDI attraction

Consultation conference on refining mechanisms and policies held on February 14 in Binh Duong.


Inside younger minds

Brands and retailers must determine what is likely to win favor among the Millennial generation.



Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) have recorded impressive growth over recent years, though something a slowdown is being seen in urban Vietnam. One key target market is Millennials, but approaching them is anything but straightforward, as traditional marketing methods no longer apply. They have money to spend, though, and an eagernesss to do so, presenting a great deal of promise for brands that win their favor.


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

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Editor’s letter

This month also marks our 300th issue. The growth of VET has resulted in a greatly increased workload for our honorary editors and Editorial Board members as well as our highly committed staff. We would like to thank our contributors and readers for their continuing interest in VET and encourage them to send us feedback and ideas on further improving the magazine.
As we go to print, people around Vietnam are eager to welcome in Tet, the Lunar New Year. On behalf of everyone here at VET, I wish all our readers a Year of the Pig with health, happiness, and prosperity!
Chuc Mung Nam Moi!
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The Guide this month takes a look at Vietnam`s myriad traditions, some of which have been maintained over the years and even centuries while others are in need of a revival or are perhaps no longer relevant...