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Stronger actions needed for economic rebound

The local economy is confronted with multiple hardships, and to beef up development and quickly rebound, faster and stronger actions become an urgent need.

Nation’s economic forecast leads way

With its success in fighting COVID-19, Vietnam has continued to be the best performer in Southeast Asia, laying a firm foundation for the country to attract more investment and spur on production.

Stimulus welcomed as Vietnam accelerates economic reactivation

The ongoing pandemic has completely upended lives and economies across the planet, restricting movement, shutting schools, forcing people to work from home, and jeopardising employment for millions.

Ensuring greater economic triumphs

Despite the negative impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Vietnamese economy under sturdy policies from the government will have numerous opportunities to move forwards strongly. 

Economic growth slows as GDP rate threatened

Sticky projected prospects caused by the global health crisis among  Vietnam’s key trading partners are expected to hit the domestic economy this year with the manufacturing and processing sector, one of the key growth pillars, to be hit hardest.

Economic bailout package proposed

A bailout expected to be implemented by the government will contribute to helping the economy out of difficulties.

Overseas Vietnamese return with tech skills

Vietnam is calling for all resources at home and from overseas Vietnamese people in order to fuel the country’s socio-economic development. 

Learning lessons for Vietnam’s future prosperity

Vietnam has reaped impressive economic successes in 2019 and is expecting a bumper crop this year. 

Rising above headwinds to growth

Vietnam has produced significant economic achievements that have simultaneously strengthened the country’s international status. 

Working groups thrash out solutions for economic growth

Vietnam has never before received so many recommendations from international investors on sustainable development in all sectors of concern, with expectations to step up involvement in socio-economic development in the new decade. 

Lands of riches

Many local property developers are looking to investment opportunities overseas to expand and grow.

LNG the fuel of the future

Foreign investors need a smoother passage before bringing much-needed LNG projects to life in Vietnam.

Broader digital application needed in agriculture

Digital technology is indeed being used in agriculture but is insufficiently widespread.

Coffee on the run

The way coffee is bought and consumed in Vietnam is changing as new players work hard to get their name out there.

P2P loans finding favor

Peer-to-peer lending fills a critical gap in Vietnam's financial landscape but full regulation is lacking.

Edtech a promising space

The views of a range of stakeholders on what the future holds for edtech.

Tech to take insurance to the next level

Technology is set to change the face of the insurance industry, analysts said.

Fintech putting pressure on banks

Mr. Marc Djandji, Entrepreneur in Residence at VIISA's Fintech Lab, talks about the mark fintech is making in Vietnam.

DKRA: Hospitality real estate still in favor

New supply and absorption see rapid rises in Q2 according to consultants DKRA.

Huge opportunities await foreign telco investors

Mr. Sesto E Vecchi, Managing Partner at Russin & Vecchi, and Mr. Chu Bao Khanh, Associate, talk about the prospects for Vietnam's telecommunications industry attracting foreign investment.