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Hai Phong a potential destination for investment

Business 24/4/2018

Hai Phong a potential destination for investment

Seminar hears of improvements in infrastructure that help the northern port city attract both local and foreign investors.

IFC: Private sector in good shape

Mr. Kyle Kelhofer, the International Finance Corporation (IFC)'s Country Manager for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, shares...

ASEAN Bahrain Council delegation pays visit

Opening of two Bahraini trade promotion offices in Hanoi and HCMC this year announced during April 11-17 visit.

Norway continues help with clearing bombs and mines in Quang Tri

Nearly $10 million being provided by Norwegian People's Aid to continue work clearing away unexploded ordnance in...

Shortcomings identified in draft law on alcohol abuse

Seminar hears plans to limit sales would have opposite of desired effect.

Brand building needed for sustainable exports

Trademark forum held as part of Vietnam Trademark Week from April 16 to 24.

Samsung Vietnam celebrates 10th anniversary of Samsung Electronics Vietnam

Samsung Vietnam celebrates ten-year journey of development and large-scale investment in Vietnam on April 20.

Hanoi among TripAdvisor's best destinations in 2018

Capital selected on list of world's Top 25 destinations.

April 20: VN-Index up 0.48% in morning session

Rocky start ends well as index finishes just under 1100 points.

Mon Asian Food Festival 2018 set for Hanoi, Ha Long

Feast of regional dishes available at festival in Hanoi and Ha Long city this month.

EY: Local fintechs hold competitive advantage in region

Number of fintech companies in Vietnam to rise sharply in the future, attracting increasing investor interest,...

Issue 290

It’s perhaps no surprise that foreign investment is finding its way into Vietnam’s education sector in greater numbers, given the country’s long-standing belief in the importance of a good education. With large sums being outlaid by families on sending their children overseas to study, the appearance of high-quality, international-standard schools and universities is also good news for the country’s economy.


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%

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Editor’s letter

VET annually organizes the Golden Dragon Awards (GDAs), to honor foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) in Vietnam and recognize their outstanding achievements in production and business[...] On behalf of VET and our readers, I would like to congratulate the winning FIEs this year, who have worked hard to record outstanding business performance and have played an important role in the development of Vietnam’s economy.... (read more)

The Guide this April has a night out at a show in Phan Thiet, compares and contrasts the tea culture of Vietnam and the UK, and admires rhododendrons in Sapa...