momo announces record breaking growth in 2018 MoMo announces record-breaking growth in 2018

MoMo cements its position as the number one e-wallet and digital financial services platform in Vietnam with another year of record-breaking growth in 2018 on the back of the Series C investment led by Warburg ...

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vietnam railways targets 7 per cent revenue growth in 2019 Vietnam Railways targets 7 per cent revenue growth in 2019

Vietnam Railways (VNR) targets an 8 per cent growth in transport volume and a 7 per cent rise in revenue in 2019, after better performance last year.

da nang calls for investment to build tram line Da Nang calls for investment to build tram line

The central city of Da Nang has called for investment from Singapore to build a 33km tram line connecting the city and Hội An by 2025...

Plan to improve FDI attraction under discussion

The assessment of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) attraction must be realistic and systematic to tackle shortcomings, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

Dak Nong needs to facilitate investors, says PM

The Central Highlands Province of Dak Nong should streamline administrative procedures to create the most favourable conditions for investors, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.

Vietnam lures 35.46 billion USD FDI in 2018
eu ilo begin project to improve corporate social responsibility EU, ILO begin project to improve corporate social responsibility

The EU, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have joined hands to launch the "Responsible Supply Chains in Asia" project, including in Vietnam.

mobile phone robber arrested Mobile phone robber arrested

The central city of Da Nang’s criminal police arrested an armed robber 30 hours after he broke into a mobile phone shop in Lien Chieu District on January 13.

hanoi targets 74 76pc economic growth for 2019 Hanoi targets 7.4-7.6pc economic growth for 2019

The Hanoi People’s Committee has set 22 targets for socio-economic development in 2019, focusing on State budget restructuring, improvement of its investment and business environment and promotion of the innovation and startup ecosystem.

canada asks china clemency for convicted drug trafficker Canada asks China clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Canada urged Beijing on Tuesday (Jan 15) to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that began last month.

un peacekeeping missions at risk over us 2b budget gap UN peacekeeping missions at risk over US$2b budget gap

The United Nations is struggling with close to US$2 billion dollars in unpaid contributions to its peacekeeping budget, with current cash balances covering less than two months of operations, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned.

six dead in attack on upmarket nairobi hotel complex Six dead in attack on upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

At least six people were killed on Tuesday (Jan 15) when an Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen stormed an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi

uk parliament rejects brexit deal in historic vote UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote

Britain's parliament on Tuesday (Jan 15) resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.

may pleads with mps on eve of brexit vote May pleads with MPs on eve of Brexit vote

Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive MPs to think again about rejecting the EU divorce deal, on the eve of a crucial parliamentary vote that could scupper the agreement.

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