merger may bring retail renaissance Merger may bring retail renaissance

Vietnam’s largest conglomerate Vingroup has announced the sale of its retail and agricultural arms to Masan Group. With the move, speculation now mounts as to what fortunes lie ahead for the two domestic giants, and ...

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bong mieu exit causes golden headache for local authorities Bong Mieu exit causes golden headache for local authorities

The current standing of laws on environmental protection and minerals in Vietnam are being called into question after the collapse of Bong Mieu gold mine, with locals paying the price for the damage left behind.

us deals power up trade for balancing out deficit US deals power up trade for balancing out deficit

Vietnam is reaching for aircraft and energy orders to balance trade further with the United States, with the future prospects to increase footing of investment and trading flows from the US being in the pipeline.

Inspections to shore up wood industry

Vietnam is intensifying inspection of all wood product shipments to the United States in order to prevent origin fraud, illegal transshipment, and the circumvention of trade remedies which can harm its healthy exports.

Railway development yet to overcome legal hindrances

Despite the latest legal improvements, the path for domestic and international investors to join railway projects remains arduous, urging more positive changes.

identifying apt locations for industrial property Identifying apt locations for industrial property

The industrial property landscape in Vietnam is changing with localities looking at raising costs of land. Paul Tonkes, director of Industrial & Logistics Services at Cushman & Wakefield Vietnam, explains how each province must be ...

powering up process of equitisation Powering up process of equitisation

Vietnam is expected to speed-up equitisation of state-owned enterprises and divestment of state capital to create a level playing field for business entities and generate funds for infrastructure.

need for strategy adjustment as vinamilk loses momentum Need for strategy adjustment as Vinamilk loses momentum

Investors have soured on Vinamilk, Vietnam’s second-largest listed firm, after the dairy giant’s upbeat quarterly results were overshadowed by a foreign sell-off trend in the equities market, damaging rumours about its ingredients, and a questionable ...

Foreign businesses look to expand investment in Vietnam
herbalife nutrition to support healthy ageing Herbalife Nutrition to support healthy ageing

Herbalife Nutrition has just launched the 12th Asia-Pacific Wellness Tour to encourage healthy, active living among consumers, with a focus on healthy ageing.

vietnam makes big leap in human development undp Vietnam makes big leap in human development: UNDP

Vietnam has made good progress in human development, with an average annual Human Development Index (HDI) growth of 1.36 percent during the 1990-2018 period.

strong partnership to prevent ncds threats at an early stage Strong partnership to prevent NCDs threats at an early stage

Sharing the same vision to help address non-communicable diseases at an early stage in Vietnam, the second consecutive year of Community Day was held successfully by the robust partnership of AstraZeneca, the Vietnam Young Physicians ...

french pm fails to appease strikers with pension reform plan French PM fails to appease strikers with pension reform plan

France's prime minister sought to strike a conciliatory note on Wednesday (Dec 11) as he unveiled a controversial plan to overhaul the country's pension system, but failed to appease striking unions which vowed to expand ...

train kills two elephants in india Train kills two elephants in India

Two elephants were hit and killed by a passenger train on Wednesday (Dec 11) in eastern India, officials said, with the animals' bodies decorated with flowers before being cremated at the spot.

chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard air force Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard has gone missing after it took off from the country's south for a base in Antarctica and is presumed to have crashed, authorities have said.

us china working to delay dec 15 tariffs report US, China working to delay Dec 15 tariffs: Report

US and Chinese officials are working on a deal to postpone a round of tariffs set to hit Chinese imports in five days, according to a media report on Tuesday (Dec 10).

european companies minimise risks from us china trade war European companies minimise risks from US-China trade war

European companies in China have been able to minimise the effect from the tariff war between Beijing and Washington, although some are considering relocating their businesses, the EU Chamber of Commerce said Monday (Dec 9).

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