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Four Vietnamese nationals appeared in court on Tuesday accused of stealing SG$26,000 (US$19,000) worth of women’s clothes - the biggest haul by a shoplifting syndicate in Singapore to date. 

Vietnamese spend billions of USD on overseas healthcare services

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s healthcare sector has made big progress in recent years, but many people still want to go abroad to have treatment, even for diseases which can be treated in Vietnam. 

Capital keeps flowing into startups

VietNamNet Bridge - Investors have poured more capital into Vietnamese technology startups amid the strong rise of new technologies such as AI and Big Data.

Trump-Kim summit to be held on Singapore's Sentosa island

 The much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place at a hotel on the Singaporean island of Sentosa, 

Vietnam to reinforce defence ties with New Zealand, UK, Singapore

 Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich had bilateral meetings with defence officials of New Zealand, the UK and Singapore on June 1 on the sidelines of the 17th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.

More Vietnamese startups register business in Singapore

After spending two hours on a flight from HCMC, plus 30 minutes on entry procedures, a group of Vietnamese, including two business owners and investors, landed in Singapore recently to complete business registration procedures.

Korean Minister of Land to visit Vietnam, Singapore

 Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mi will visit Vietnam and Singapore next week to support local companies' bids for infrastructure projects and expand economic ties with the Southeast Asian nations.

Singapore, Hanoi seek cooperation in digital technology

 Singaporean businesses want to cooperate with their Vietnamese counterparts in digital technology to serve industrial development in each country, said President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation Douglas Foo.

Students make device that prevents falls, to be presented in Singapore

People with foot injuries can move around in a convenient and safe way supported by a device invented by a group of lecturers and students at Da Nang University Junior College.

Foreign investors rush to buy stake in Vietnamese businesses

VietNamNet Bridge - The wave of foreign investors making capital contributions and buying a stake in Vietnamese businesses began in 2015 and increased significantly last year.

Singapore, Vietnam join hands to boost MICE tourism

 Tourism packages combining meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) hold big potential for cooperation between Vietnamese and Singaporean travel agencies, as heard at a roadshow event in Singapore on December 9.

The third real estate wave

VietNamNet Bridge - A new real estate wave in South East Asia is targeting Vietnamese upstarts.

Hanoi bolsters cooperation with South Africa, Singapore

 A high level delegation from Hanoi paid a working visit to South Africa and Singapore from October 1-12 to enhance friendship and cooperation between Hanoi and the two countries’ cities.

First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore

 The first driverless taxi began work on Thursday in a limited public trial on the streets of Singapore.

Vietnam seeks deepened ties with Brunei, Singapore

 The upcoming State visits to Brunei and Singapore by President Tran Dai Quang aim to realise the foreign policy set forth by the 12th Party Congress and deepen relations with the two ASEAN member countries.

President to pay State visit to Brunei, Singapore

President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse will pay a State visit to Brunei from August 26-28 and to Singapore from August 28-30.

Singapore makes up 60% of approved FDI in property sector

 VietNamNet Bridge – ASEAN investors had registered a total of over US$16.6 billion in property projects in Vietnam as of June with Singapore firms accounting for 60%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

Ties with Malaysia, Singapore thrive

 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s upcoming trip to Malaysia and Singapore is expected to give a new boost to the friendship and thriving cooperation between Vietnam and the two ASEAN fellow countries.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to visit Malaysia, Singapore

 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will pay an official visit to Malaysia from August 7-8 at the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart Najib Rajak.

Singapore, Vietnam air forces boost cooperation

 A Singaporean delegation led by Chief of the Republic of Singapore Air Force Major General Hoo Cher Mou is visiting Vietnam with the aim of boosting defence cooperation between the two countries.