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Vietnam should take advantage of being the second country in Southeast Asia to sign a free trade agreement with the EU to attract FDI from Europe.

Hong Kong to give cash gift of $1,200 to residents

Officials hope it will boost spending as the city's economy struggles after a tumultuous year.

Coronavirus: Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong

Toilet rolls have become hot property in the city due to a shortage from coronavirus panic-buying.

Coronavirus: Ten passengers on cruise ship test positive for virus

At least 10 people on board a cruise ship docked in the Japanese port of Yokohama have tested positive for coronavirus, health authorities said.

 

Vietnam Airlines to use wide-body jets to transport passengers from Hong Kong

Vietnam Airlines will use wide-body aircraft to evacuate a large number of passengers from China’s Hong Kong to Vietnam and vice versa this week, as the new coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak is ravaging the region.

Flights to carry Vietnamese in nCoV-hit China back home

Vietnam Airlines is resuming flights between Vietnam and Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan (China) as from February 2 after the civil aviation authority permitted the resumption to repatriate affected passengers amid the novel coronavirus (nCoV) epidemic.

Fantastic “Hong Kong Alley” in hub of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

The “Hong Kong Alley” has emerged as an instagramable setting in Hanoi where young people can capture the most satisfying shots according to Hong Kong style with the colorful lights shimmering as in movies.

Vietnam’s average wage equals one seventh of Asia – Pacific

Only 11.6% of Vietnam’s 57.5 million workforce are high skilled, and the rate of English proficiency is 5%.

FWD group inks insurance distribution deal with Vietcombank

Insurer FWD Group confirmed on November 12 its purchase of Vietcombank-Cardif Life Insurance (VCLI), an unit of Vietnam’s largest listed lender by market value, Vietcombank.

Vietnam's export price of rice suffers dramatic decrease

The average price of rice exports during the first nine months of the year suffered a sharp decline of 13.4 per cent to US$435.6 per tonne, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.

Hong Kong becomes largest investor of Vietnam in nine months

Hong Kong (China) topped 109 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the first nine months of this year with total capital of $5.89 billion, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

 

Vietnamese designer to shine in Hong Kong

Designer Vu Ta Linh will present his latest collection at Centrestage – Asia’s Fashion Spotlight which will be held from September 4 to 9 in Hong Kong.

Vietnam win two golds at Shuttlecock World Championships 2019

Vietnam has claimed two gold medals at the ongoing Shuttlecock World Championships 2019 in France on August 21-24.

Vietnam’s U22 team defeat Kitchee SC in friendly match

Vietnam's U22 team beat Kitchee SC of Hong Kong 2-0 in a friendly match at the Promotion Fund for Vietnamese Football Talent (PVF) Football Training Centre in the northern province of Hung Yen on August 14.

Vietjet’s flights to/from Hong Kong canceled on airport closure

Vietjet Air’s Flights VJ876 from HCMC to Hong Kong and VJ877 from Hong Kong to HCMC will be canceled after the Hong Kong Airport Authority announced to close the airport until 7:00 on August 13, due to a large number of protesters at the airport.

Hong Kong the largest source of foreign investment in Vietnam in first 7 months of 2019

Hong Kong retained its crown as Vietnam’s leading source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of this year, pouring US$5.44 billion in the country, according to the Foreign Investment Agency said.

 

Vietnam surpasses Hong Kong in port throughput

Vietnam’s container throughput surpassed Hong Kong’s in the first half of this year, possibly in part due to trade diversion amid the trade war between China and the US, reported the Chinese news site Caixin Global.

 

Vietnam among top five favourite places of Japanese tourists

Vietnam is one of the five most favourite places of Japanese tourists this summer, according to a survey announced by the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) in early July.

Investment from China, Hong Kong in H1 surpasses 2018

Vietnam attracted a total of US$7.5 billion in fresh investments from China, including Hong Kong, in the first half of this year, which is more than 30% higher than in all of 2018.

Hong Kong remains biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in first half

Hong Kong topped the list of 95 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the January-June period, with a total investment of $5.3 billion, making up 28.7 percent of the new FDI inflow into the country.