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Business 19/4/2018

Nokia 7 plus and New Nokia 6 now available

HMD Global launches two new Nokia phones on the market.

Efforts underway to promote Vietnam's stock market

VET interviewed Mr. Tran Van Dung, Chairman of the State Securities Commission (SSC), just prior to the April 16-20...

VET hosts CEO Forum 2018

"Workplace Productivity - A Key Indicator of Economic Development" forum held as part of VET's Golden Dragon Awards.

FLC signs deals with more than 60 agents in south

Cooperative arrangements struck during meeting held by the FLC Group.

Cao Bang Geopark recognized by UNESCO

Recognition announced at UNESCO Executive Board meeting in Paris on April 12.

Coca-Cola sponsors national football teams

Leading beverage producer signs strategic partnership with VFF to support national football teams.

JLL: Hanoi apartment supply down in Q1

Supply of approximately 9,000 units down 5.3 per cent quarter-on-quarter, according to quarterly report from JLL...

Toong opens largest co-working space in HCMC

Toong Minh Khai the fifth Toong co-working space in Vietnam, with others to open shortly in Cambodia and Laos.

Tien Giang to apply Zalo in building smart urban model

Province and Zalo sign agreement on deploying public administration and e-administrative services.

HNX signs MoU with Moscow Exchange

MoU a bridge for cooperation between market members and investors from both countries when seeking opportunities and...

Vietnam Ethnic Groups' Cultural Day set for Hanoi

Celebration of distinctive cultures to take place from April 19 to 22 at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture...

Op-Eds 18/4/2018

IFC: Private sector in good shape

IFC: Private sector in good shape

Mr. Kyle Kelhofer, the International Finance Corporation (IFC)'s Country Manager for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, shares his thoughts with VET on the country's private sector and the support the IFC is providing.

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

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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...