Vietnam’s agricultural produce will face strong competition from the US as the Trans-Pacific Partnership requires it to eliminate import tariffs on many US products.
Last year saw Manulife break all previous records in insurance sales in Asia. A key part of this regional market is Vietnam, where Manulife is pioneering new products that offer peace of mind to Vietnamese customers.
Foreign pharmaceutical firms have welcomed Vietnam’s recent move to eliminate the local clinical trial requirement for medicines where global clinical trial data already exists.
Nokia Vietnam, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsoft, must await final approval from the Ministry of Science and Technology to see if it qualifies as a hi-tech enterprise eligible for tax incentives.
Investment guarantees can help Vietnam attract new foreign capital sources. Karin Finkelston, vice president and chief operating officer for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency – the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group talked to VIR’s Minh Trang how such guarantees could mitigate risks and draw foreign investors into the country.
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security has announced that approximately 15 million domain names were added to the internet in the fourth quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 314 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of the end of last year.
Vietnam is becoming an attractive profit-generating market for investment in Southeast Asia, with a low interest rate, record low inflation in 2015, and the VND exchange rate far better than other currencies in the region.
Domestic shareholders at Vietnam Export Import Bank (Eximbank) refused to show up at the annual shareholders’ meeting on April 29 possibly to protest foreign shareholders’ pushing them out of the Board of Directors.
Since its liberation on April 30, 1975, Ho Chi Minh City, once known as Saigon, has witnessed big changes in its socio-economic development. Nguyen Truong Nhan, vice chairman of the city’s Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, spoke with VIR’s Gia Huy on this topic.
The testing results of sea water samples in Da Nang shows that the water is normal for serving aquatic sports and entertainment activities, according to authorities of Da Nang.
The Heart Beat will present DJ and music producer Shifted, aka Guy Brewer, from the UK at The Observatory on May 6. This will be his debut performance in Asia.
At 9pm on April 30, millions of Ho Chi Minh City citizens all welcomed the firework celebrating the 41st year of Vietnam's Liberation Day in Vietnam.
Nicolas Almagro ended a title drought lasting four years on Sunday when the experienced Spanish clay-courter defeated younger compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 to win the Estoril Open.
Fifteen more migrants are missing after their boat sank in the Mediterranean on Friday, the UN said Sunday.
Enterprise revenue, average total expenditure and number of workers are some of the factors considered in new regulations for becoming a hi-tech enterprise.