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Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning establishes sales company in Vietnam

Business 18/9/2018

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.

Singaporean PM stops for traditional Vietnamese cuisine

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had a taste of traditional Vietnamese food while in Hanoi for WEF ASEAN.


Da Nang's Golden Bridge tops list of world's most breathtaking attractions

Vietnam the only Asian country on Brightside list with two representatives.


PwC: How to sustain business growth

PwC releases two publications during World Economic Forum on ASEAN.


FLC negotiating partnership with GE

Partnership to provide engines and leased aircraft to FLC's Bamboo Airways.


South Korean ICT companies take part in Trade Mission

Ten South Korean ICT companies and 55 Vietnamese enterprises get together at business matching meeting in Hanoi on...


Foreign investors eye industrial and logistics property

Vietnam's industrial and logistics property sector has seen a wave of foreign investors in recent years hoping to seize...


Shinhan Bank to issue Samsung Pay Cards

Cards come in nominated and non-nominated types with special features.


Vietnam Airlines adds hotel bookings to website

Bookings of rooms in local and international destinations now available on national flag carrier's website.


LINE holds first engineering meetup

Tech firm holds first event aimed at connecting local IT engineers.


Ben Tre representing Vietnam at CAEXPO in China

15th China-ASEAN Expo being held in Nanning from September 12 to 15.


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.


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

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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...