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Vn-Index predicted to hit all-time high of 1,300 pts in Aprilicon
BUSINESS08/04/20210

Vn-Index predicted to hit all-time high of 1,300 pts in April

Strong involvement of individual investors and participation of new foreign fund would help offset the net selling trend of foreign investors.

 
Pandemic reveals enterprises’ view of responsibilityicon

Pandemic reveals enterprises’ view of responsibility

BUSINESS
11/02/2021

The unprecedented challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted more than ever the importance of responsible crisis management and sustainable development at enterprises.

Hanoi: Fines of VND1-3 million imposed for not wearing facemasks in public placesicon

Hanoi: Fines of VND1-3 million imposed for not wearing facemasks in public places

SOCIETY
04/02/2021

Police in Hanoi have fined people from VND1-3 million ($43-130) for not wearing facemasks in public places amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dengue cases drop in Ho Chi Minh Cityicon

Dengue cases drop in Ho Chi Minh City

SOCIETY
10/01/2021

The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control yesterday said that cases of dengue dropped to 528 last week, a decrease of 34.6 percent compared to the average number in the prior four weeks.

Vietnam banks promote loans with low interest rates by year-endicon

Vietnam banks promote loans with low interest rates by year-end

BUSINESS
17/12/2020

Given abundant liquidity and low demand for credit, banks are offering attractive loans during the year-end period.

The drivers for record high trade surplusicon

The drivers for record high trade surplus

BUSINESS
01/11/2020

Few people can realize that Vietnam has achieved a record high trade surplus amid the Covid-10 pandemic.

Large growth potential for Vietnam banking services in long-termicon

Large growth potential for Vietnam banking services in long-term

BUSINESS
16/09/2020

Many listed banks witnessed weak performance of fee income growth in the first six months of the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnam GDP growth forecast in 2020 remains highest in Asia: IMFicon

Vietnam GDP growth forecast in 2020 remains highest in Asia: IMF

BUSINESS
29/06/2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) maintains its forecast for Vietnam’s GDP growth at 2.7% in 2020, the highest in Asia, and the pace is expected to speed up to 7% in 2021.

Coronavirus: Qantas to axe 6,000 jobs due to pandemicicon

Coronavirus: Qantas to axe 6,000 jobs due to pandemic

BUSINESS
26/06/2020

The airline says the collapse in billions of dollars of travel revenue means it has "little choice".

Sands shifting as pandemic shakes up geopolitical arenaicon

Sands shifting as pandemic shakes up geopolitical arena

BUSINESS
25/06/2020

With the current upheaval taking place around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, how can geopolitical frictions between the major powers impact nations like Vietnam that are looking to attract top investment?

Vietnam encourages ASEAN to promote social development after pandemicicon

Vietnam encourages ASEAN to promote social development after pandemic

POLITICS
23/06/2020

The pandemic has not only caused negative impacts on people's health but their livelihoods, especially the poor and vulnerable.

Vietnam warned of troublemaking transshipment from China, S.Korea to USicon

Vietnam warned of troublemaking transshipment from China, S.Korea to US

BUSINESS
18/06/2020

Vietnam should take stronger measures related to origin of goods and products to avoid risks of lawsuits or being taken advantage of by other countries to evade US import tariffs.

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19icon

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19

BUSINESS
18/06/2020

The country would remain the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia, which is expected to bounce back to 6.8% in 2021.

Sands shifting as pandemic shakes up geopolitical arenaicon

Sands shifting as pandemic shakes up geopolitical arena

FEATURE
12/06/2020

With the current upheaval taking place around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, how can geopolitical frictions between the major powers impact nations like Vietnam that are looking to attract top investment?

Grappling with digital evolutionicon

Grappling with digital evolution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/06/2020

Amid the pandemic, with countries imposing social distancing and lockdown orders, digital transformation has become quite the buzzword, being mentioned more often than ever as people and businesses find themselves more reliant on technology. 

Vietnam pushes for medicine self-sufficiency post Covid-19: Fitch Solutionsicon

Vietnam pushes for medicine self-sufficiency post Covid-19: Fitch Solutions

BUSINESS
04/06/2020

The Vietnamese government intends to meet 80% of its domestic pharmaceutical demand through local drug manufacturers.

Vietnam’s manufacturing activity signals improvement in Mayicon

Vietnam’s manufacturing activity signals improvement in May

BUSINESS
01/06/2020

The sector saw a softer contraction than in April as the Covid-19 pandemic was brought under control in Vietnam.

Vietnam needs more efforts to lure new FDI waveicon

Vietnam needs more efforts to lure new FDI wave

BUSINESS
27/05/2020

While other countries are setting up specific and clear priorities to attract FDI projects, Vietnam is still pursuing a strategy with multiple targets that could lead to missed opportunities.