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Vietnam outlook remains ‘one of the brightest’ in Asia: UBS economisticon
BUSINESS09/07/20200

Vietnam outlook remains ‘one of the brightest’ in Asia: UBS economist

Edward Teather, a senior ASEAN economist from the Union Bank of Swizerland (UBS), has hailed Vietnam as one of the “brightest” spots throughout Asia despite COVID-19 challenges, adding that the national economy now looks poised to rebound.

 
Clothing makers in Asia give stark coronavirus warningicon

Clothing makers in Asia give stark coronavirus warning

BUSINESS
10/04/2020

Millions of jobs in Asia’s vital garment industry are at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Vietnam greets 3.7 million foreign visitors in Q1icon

Vietnam greets 3.7 million foreign visitors in Q1

TRAVEL
28/03/2020

Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Coronavirus: What could the West learn from Asia?icon

Coronavirus: What could the West learn from Asia?

SOCIETY
25/03/2020

Experts say the UK and US lost an opportunity to prepare for the outbreak - but that it's not too late.

HCM City FC ranked in Asia’s top 100 teamsicon

HCM City FC ranked in Asia’s top 100 teams

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
20/03/2020

Ho Chi Minh City FC have been ranked among the best 100 teams in Asia by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Coronavirus: Asian nations face second wave of imported casesicon

Coronavirus: Asian nations face second wave of imported cases

SOCIETY
19/03/2020

China reports no new domestic cases for the first time, but imported cases are growing in the region.

Japan’s ancient way to save the planeticon

Japan’s ancient way to save the planet

TRAVEL
09/03/2020

The concept of mottainai encompasses the idea of respecting resources and not wasting them, along with an inherent recognition of their value.

Oil plunges in Asia as producers start price waricon

Oil plunges in Asia as producers start price war

BUSINESS
09/03/2020

Failure of oil cartel Opec and ally Russia to agree to supply cuts has seen prices crash around 30%.

Robust growth predicted for Vietnam’s power sector despite near-term headwindsicon

Robust growth predicted for Vietnam’s power sector despite near-term headwinds

FEATURE
04/03/2020

Fitch Solutions predicted power consumption in Vietnam to grow by an annual average of 6.5% between 2020 and 2029, which still remains one of the fastest growth rates in Asia.

Flights from nCoV-affected areas to Vietnam suspendedicon

Flights from nCoV-affected areas to Vietnam suspended

SOCIETY
30/01/2020

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAV) has asked airlines to proactively adjust their flight schedules and suspended all flights from coronavirus-affected areas to Vietnam.

Hanoi is cheapest destination for backpacking escape in Asia: Insurericon

Hanoi is cheapest destination for backpacking escape in Asia: Insurer

TRAVEL
10/01/2020

If the budget is key, Hanoi is a must-see in Asia offering the best value.

Vietnam welcomes record number of foreign visitors in 2019icon

Vietnam welcomes record number of foreign visitors in 2019

TRAVEL
28/12/2019

Vietnam greeted over 18 million international tourists in 2019, the highest level so far, according to the General Statistics Office.

Hanoi ranks second in top 10 honeymoon cities in Asiaicon

Hanoi ranks second in top 10 honeymoon cities in Asia

TRAVEL
29/11/2019

The magazine described the city as a “great place to get away for a romantic trip, experience Vietnamese culture, learn about their history, and have some delicious food.”

Vietnam’s role in reshaping Asian supply chains is growing: HSBCicon

Vietnam’s role in reshaping Asian supply chains is growing: HSBC

BUSINESS
18/11/2019

While the recent trade tensions have merely accelerated the movement of supply chains to Vietnam, they were not the trigger.

Dance Dance Asia to kick off in Hanoi this weekicon

Dance Dance Asia to kick off in Hanoi this week

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
23/10/2019

After the show, the dancers and musicians will continue their tour in Bangkok, Thailand.

Hoi An – convergence of quintessence and cultureicon

Hoi An – convergence of quintessence and culture

VIDEO
16/10/2019

The ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam has been honoured as "Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination" at the 26th World Travel Awards for the first time.

Japan launches major search operation after deadly typhoon kills dozensicon

Japan launches major search operation after deadly typhoon kills dozens

SOCIETY
15/10/2019

A major search and rescue operation is underway in Japan after deadly Typhoon Hagibis brought widespread flooding and landslides, destroying buildings and leaving dozens dead.

Vietnam named Asia’s Leading Destination for second year in rowicon

Vietnam named Asia’s Leading Destination for second year in row

VIDEO
15/10/2019

Vietnam has been honored with four important prizes, including Asia’s Leading Destination, by the 26th World Travel Awards (WTA).