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Better way to use mobile overseas

Business 25/4/2018

Better way to use mobile overseas

Excessive roaming charges are now a thing of the past thanks to a new Hanoi startup.

Brand building needed for sustainable exports

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

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.

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.

Alternative education approaches proving popular

A range of new education methods have found their way to Vietnam over recent years.

TTC Sugar purchasing treasury shares

Company to acquire treasury shares from April 18 to May 17.

HVACR Vietnam exhibition held for first time in Hanoi

Exhibition in Hanoi on April 18 after eleven editions in HCMC.

Financial Investment Promotion Conference held in South Korea

Seoul conference on April 18 attracts more than 400 South Korean investors and agency leaders.

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.

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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Source: SJC

Weather

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

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...