Starbucks Hanoi

Vietnam will have to open its food & beverage (F&B) market beginning in January 2015 under its WTO (World Trade Organization) commitments. However, dozens of F&B brands have been present in Vietnam for years, some entering through the “front door”, and others through the “side door”. The opening of the first Starbucks shop in Vietnam earlier last year, for example, was a surprise More...

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Stocks nosedive on bank scandal

The arrest of a senior banking official late last week, the second in as many years, dragged down shares on both stock exchanges yesterday as investors tried to avert downward More...

BSC upbeat about market outlook

Analysts of BIDV Securities Company (BSC) forecast the local stock market would maintain its uptick in the last quarter and the VN-Index would hover around the range of 630-670 More...

Second domestic ETF licensed

The State Securities Commission has granted a license to SSIAM HNX30, the second domestic exchange-traded fund (ETF) under management of SSI Asset Management (SSIAM). The fund More...

Vingroup to build tallest building in Viet Nam

Vinhomes Central Park

Vingroup is planning to construct the tallest building in Viet Nam that will serve as a landmark along Sai Gon River in HCM More...

More Japanese investing in Vietnam’s property market

real estate

Singaporean, South Korean and Taiwanese investors have been the traditional investors in the property sector, but More...

Vingroup retail Real-estate giant Vingroup enters retail sector, redraws market map

Vingroup’s leap into the retail market is expected to give Vietnamese retailers better opportunities in the...

Vietnam aviation industry Boeing lags behind its rival in Vietnam

While its rival from Europe, Airbus, has obtained large orders from Vietnamese air carriers, Boeing’s market...

Tam Dao 05 offshore oilrig Work begins on made-in-VN offshore rig

A ceremony to launch the construction of the Tam Dao 05 offshore oilrig, the second locally-manufactured...

Exports to grow by 15.9% this year: HSBC

Vietnam trade 2014

Vietnam is quietly fixing itself. After years of credit-intensive growth, with most capital channelled into More...

China – major market for Vietnamese fruit exports

China is the leading fruit importer of Vietnam with an import value of US$321.4 million in the first nine months of..

India against Vietnam’s plastics machine exports

India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has decided to lodge an anti-dumping lawsuit against plastics processing machine or..

Equitization of 432 SOEs to finish next year


The Government has pledged to speed up a national equitization scheme to ensure that 432 State-owned enterprises More...

Ministry aims for 2015 Mobifone equitisation

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will submit its equitisation plan for Mobifone to the Government by end-2014 and if..

Hoa Sen chairman is EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

Le Phuoc Vu, chairman of the management board of Hoa Sen Group, yesterday won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014..
Vietnam rice

Farmers unhappy with MARD’s rice-production restructuring strategy

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set high goals when drafting the rice-production restructuring strategy, which Vietnamese farmers..
Cau Gie-Ninh Binh highway.

Ministry of Transport to sell several highways

The Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) is seeking partners to sell a number of expressways such as Cau Gie – Ninh Binh..
Vietnam shrimp exports

Shrimp prices tumble as anti-dumping duties soar

After the US Department of Commerce (DOC) imposed the highest ever anti-dumping duties on warm-water shrimp exports from Vietnam, prices for..