hong kong tourism stocks take hit as virus spooks investors Hong Kong tourism stocks take hit as virus spooks investors

Tourism-linked stocks sank in Hong Kong on Tuesday (Jan 21) with investors spooked by confirmation that a deadly virus in China can be transmitted between humans, while confidence was also hit by Moody's decision to ...

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ford expands hai duong facility Ford expands Hai Duong facility

Ford Vietnam has announced an additional investment of $82 million to upgrade its Hai Duong assembly facility and expand annual production capacity to 40,000 vehicles, up from its current 14,000.

hcm city calls for wbs support to build intl financial centre HCM City calls for WB’s support to build int’l financial centre

A leader of Ho Chi Minh City on January 17 expressed his hope that the World Bank (WB) will assist Vietnam’s southern economic hub to build an international financial centre.

Hanoi Tax Department to scrutinise transfer pricing in 2020

The Hanoi Tax Department will scrutinise transfer pricing among foreign-invested enterprises in 2020, announcing it as its key task for the year.

Prime Minister requests 12 solutions to promote digital enterprises

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive to promote the development of digital enterprises in Viet Nam with a target of developing 100,000 tech firms by 2030.

quality to trump alleged slowdown Quality to trump alleged slowdown

While the real estate market is going through momentary growth pains, Michael Piro, chief operating officer of Indochina Capital, discusses with Ngoc Huong how the domestic market recognises excellence, and which road the developer, real ...

hcm city to implement e tax system from february 10 HCM City to implement e-Tax system from February 10

The HCM City Department of Taxation will implement the e-Tax system from February 10 to improve tax service quality in the city.

consumers lean towards modern payment methods Consumers lean towards modern payment methods

A new study has found that the majority of Vietnamese cardholders is interested in using biometric authentication methods such as fingerprints or facial recognition to complete transactions, rather than the traditional PIN method or passwords.

Hanoi children eager to wrap Chung cake as Tet gifts
prime minister hails ovs warm sentiment for homeland Prime Minister hails OVs’ warm sentiment for homeland

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met a delegation of overseas Vietnamese (OVs) joining the annual “Homeland Spring 2020” programme in Hanoi on January 18.

university hitachi systems vietnam ink deal for smart lab University, Hitachi Systems Vietnam ink deal for smart lab

A smart laboratory using new digital technology will be developed at the Hanoi University of Mining and Geology (HUMG) in order to help its students learn advanced industrial technologies needed for global economic integration.

hcm city gets busy with flower festivals markets ahead of tet HCM City gets busy with flower festivals, markets ahead of Tet

Several flower festivals and markets opened across Ho Chi Minh City on January 17, adding to the festive air in the city as the traditional New Year (Tet) festival is nearing.

trump to meet eu chief iraqi president in davos Trump to meet EU chief, Iraqi president in Davos

US President Donald Trump will meet his Iraqi counterpart and the head of the European Union executive body during his visit to Davos in Switzerland this week, the White House said Monday.

troops fire gas as migrants try to storm into mexico Troops fire gas as migrants try to storm into Mexico

Hundreds of Central Americans from a new migrant caravan tried to force their way into Mexico on Monday (Jan 20) by crossing the river that divides the country from Guatemala, prompting the National Guard to ...

china confirms 218 pneumonia cases as president xi urges top priority for protecting lives China confirms 218 pneumonia cases as President Xi urges 'top priority' for protecting lives

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday (Jan 20) the country would curb the spread of an outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus, state television reported.

dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire weary australia Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia

"Apocalyptic" dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas of Australia over the weekend, with thunder and giant hail battering the east coast, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country.

chinese travellers unfazed as sars like virus spreads Chinese travellers unfazed as SARS-like virus spreads

An outbreak of a mysterious virus has not deterred millions of people in China from packing into crowded trains as they head home for the Chinese New Year - but some are donning masks as ...

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