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The country’s tech-savvy population and burgeoning middle class are making it an attractive market for Singaporean companies.

E-commerce enabler OnPoint raises $50 million from Singapore fund

OnPoint has successfully raised $50 million in a series B fund-raising round from SeaTown Private Capital Master Fund managed by SeaTown Holdings International, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings.

Singaporean firm spots phishing campaign targeting Vietnamese victims

The Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Group-IB has spotted a mass-scale phishing campaign targetting their clients by impersonating 27 Vietnamese financial institutions.

F&B franchise fair MakanSingapore to debut in Vietnam

MakanSingapore, the first ever virtual F&B franchise fair dedicated to bringing F&B franchising opportunities from Singapore to Vietnam, is set to get underway on March 25-26.

Singaporean investors buy 36 percent of local restaurant chain

Local restaurant chain owner, Golden Gate Joint Stock Company has announced the transfer of 35.95 percent of shares to a group of three new stakeholders from Singapore.

Vietnamese law graduate who used to work for the Supreme Court of Singapore

Having graduated from the law faculty of Singapore Management University as the valedictorian, and having finished a stint at the Supreme Court of Singapore, Nguyen Sinh Vuong told Vietnam that 

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc's visit to Singapore achieves great success

The international public opinion and Singapore are highly interested and appreciate the positive results of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc's visit, which gives new opportunities to further develop the Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership.

Vietnamese, Singaporean firms sign cooperation deals worth nearly 11 billion USD

Vietnamese and Singaporean businesses signed cooperation deals worth nearly 11 billion USD at the Vietnam-Singapore business dialogue on February 25, which was attended by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam, Singapore firms partner up to develop 2.5-bln-USD project in Bac Giang

SAIGONTEL of Vietnam and Aurous Capital Pte. Ltd of Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on investment cooperation in a $2.5-billion project to develop an industrial and urban complex in Bac Giang.

Vietnam, Singapore reach consensus on directions for all-round ties

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong held talks on February 25, agreeing to bolster cooperation in all fields.

President Phuc: Vietnam encourages investment in sustainable development

The nation incentivizes Singaporean businesses to continue to expand their investment locally, while also considering investment promotion a priority moving forward, especially with regard to clean energy and sustainable development.

More Singapore firms develop new data centres in Vietnam

Singaporean businesses are increasingly investing in new data centres in Vietnam to serve the rising demand for data storage solutions in Vietnam.

Singapore to assist Vietnam in vaccines via COVAX Facility

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore Chee Wee Kiong has affirmed his nation’s readiness to assist Vietnam in vaccines via COVAX Facility.

Film producer asked to clear renunciation of Vietnamese nationality of movie

The movie Vi (Taste)’s renunciation of its Vietnamese nationality hasn't ever happen before in the country.

Singapore proposes ASEAN nations co-host SEA Games

According to Lim Teck Yin - CEO of Sport Singapore, ASEAN countries could co-host the SEA Games 31.

Vietnam promotes defence cooperation with Philippines, Singapore

Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang on June 2 hosted separately receptions for Ambassador of the Philippines to Vietnam Meynardo Los Banos Montealegre, and Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam.

Singapore miracles and lessons for Vietnam

Singapore’s journey into becoming a dragon took place within only 30 years, offering valuable lessons for countries in the region, including Vietnam.

Singapore climbs to become biggest investor in Vietnam

Singapore has risen to become the largest foreign investor in Vietnam this year, with total investment capital of US$9 billion, accounting for 31.5% of the overall.

Vietnam, Singapore to launch ‘green lane’ for travel next year

Vietnam and Singapore have agreed to conclude ongoing negotiations of the ‘green lane’ arrangement for business and official travel and resume commercial flights between the two countries.

Singapore opens door for Vietnamese, Australian visitors

Singapore will lift border restrictions for visitors from Vietnam and Australia, excluding Victoria state, from October 8.