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85 per cent of businesses expect better situation in Q3

Up to 85 per cent of enterprises in the processing-manufacturing and construction sectors expected better and stable business situation in the third quarter of this year, while only 15 per cent predicted that the situation may be tougher.

Vietnamese consumers turn to online shopping amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Criteo recently unveiled the results of its research analysing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the e-commerce landscape.    

May 2020 manufacturing continues to fall, but at much reduced rate

Vietnam's manufacturing sector still felt the effects of COVID-19 in May, although contraction was softer than in April as the virus was brought under control.

Oxford study finds Vietnam best-placed nation to ease social distancing

The country allowed some non-essential businesses in Ha Noi and HCM City to reopen earlier this week, along with other moves to relax some COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

Survey: 71 pct. of hospitality firms see Q1 revenue down over 30 pct.

Seventy-one percent of enterprises in the hospitality industry responding to a recent survey said their revenue in the first quarter of 2020 fell more than 30 percent against the same period last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam makes it into top 5 economic freedom gainers in Asia-Pacific region

With the strides in opening its economy, Vietnam has improved its ranking to 105th on the 2020 Index of Economic Freedom by The Heritage Foundation.

Vietnam lags behind high-income nations in digital skills and AI

There is a widening gap of digital skills, especially in AI, between Vietnam and high-income nations, according to the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index.

Nearly 74 percent of firms to go bankrupt if epidemic lingers: survey

If the epidemic of the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) lasts for more than six months, it may cause up to 73.8 percent of the firms to go bankrupt, a recent survey finds.

Vietnam most promising Asian investment destination in 2020: Japanese survey

Vietnam has been tapped by Japanese firms as the most promising place in Asia to invest in 2020, with India and Southeast Asian countries dominating other top spots, Kyodo News cited a survey as showing on January 8.

93 percent of Korean firms satisfied with investments in Vietnam: survey

Up to 93 percent of the businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are satisfied with their investments in Vietnam, according to a recent survey conducted by the Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).

68 percent of kids experience violence from relatives: Survey

A recent survey has found that 68 percent of children between the ages of one and 14 had been on the receiving end of violence at the hands of their parents and relatives.

PwC surveys how financial and tech firms navigate fintech landscape

PwC polled over 500 financial services and technology executives worldwide to figure out the factors that will determine the winners and losers of fintech.

German firms intend to expand investment in Vietnam

Fifty-five percent of German businesses, when asked, have said they want to increase investment capital in Vietnam, higher than the rate for Southeast Asia (44 percent).

HCM City reviews people’s satisfaction of administrative reform

The pilot survey of satisfaction of local people and organizations for the administrative reform work in Ho Chi Minh City in 2018 was reviewed at a conference held by the municipal chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) on April 11.


93% of foreign travelers satisfied about tours, survey finds

Experts and travel firms have conflicting views about the survey which found that 93.5 percent of travellers found their visit ‘satisfactory’ or ‘very satisfactory’, and less than 1 percent ‘unsatisfactory’.

VN's poverty rate falling as services improve, survey

 The poverty rate has reduced dramatically in rural households from 27.1 per cent in 2012 to 13.2 per cent in 2014 while access to public services such as vocational and educational training and health care has improved.

Hanoi to survey public’s satisfaction with administrative agencies

 VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi on August 1 will conduct a survey to assess the satisfaction of the public and organizations with services offered by administrative agencies.

Over 70 percent fresh IT graduates need re-training

 VietNamNet Bridge – A survey by the National Institute of Information and Communications shows that 70 percent of graduates in Information Technology (IT) need to be re-trained to meet requirements of firms.

Island in Ha Long Bay eroded due to natural causes

The Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources and the specialized agencies of Quang Ninh province have stated that a rock island numbered 649 in the Ha Long Bay had eroded after storm Jebi, owing to entirely natural reasons.

To become state officers, relations with “officials” a must, survey

 VietNamNet Bridge - Results from a large sociological survey showed that many people thought that having the relationship with officials is an important factor when applying for a job in the public sector.