18:39 (GMT +7) - Sunday 26/05/2019
Cargo meets carrier

Business 26/5/2019

Cargo meets carrier

New logistics startup EcoTruck aims at making the industry more efficient and lowering overall costs.

ACA Investments announces new plans in Vietnam

Fund plans to invest $70mn in Vietnam from July.

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Ben Tre specialty products exhibited in HCMC

City and Mekong Delta province partner to promote local specialties.

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RMIT Vietnam offering first accredited tourism and hospitality program

University introduces first internationally-recognized hospitality training program in Vietnam.

3

StartupCity.vn finds success

Portal attracts more than 300 parties and dozens of large investment funds in its three years of operations.

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Beat the heat at Duyen Ha Resort Cam Ranh

Summer promotion gives you and your family a cool and refreshing stay at the beach resort.

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The Anam opens new spa villas

Cam Ranh resort opens two new 267 sq m villas boasting expansive views.

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SCG showcases SCG Super Cement at Vietbuild 2019

Thai conglomerate introduces innovative new product at Da Nang trade fair.

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IFAD celebrates 25 years in Vietnam

International Fund for Agricultural Development has financed 15 rural development projects since its arrival.

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PM approves National Steering Committee on IUU Fishing

Committee to assist PM in dealing with matters relating to illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.

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MoET & World Vision act to stop violence against children

Two to start initiative with programs and activities to protect children at home and at school.

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Issue

Tourism joins a host of industries in standing to gain a great deal as digitalization fully takes hold. Smart tourism development is the catch-word of the moment, as the country looks to become a major travel destination. Industry players will need to improve their technology and make it known to potential guests exactly what it is they offer. Travellers now have a virtually limitless source of tourism information and competition is sure to heat up into the future.

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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Weather

Hanoi, vn

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

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