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10/29/2018 2:25:20 PM

Grab now has more rivals than ever before

Grab has announced a strategy on developing an ecosystem of services, from ride-hailing services and food ordering to lending. However, with the expansion strategy, it will have more rivals than ever.

  • Sugary drinks may get unsavoury tax

    Sugary drinks may get unsavoury tax

    Public: 8/25/2017 2:14:11 PM

    The Ministry of Finance is proposing the levy of a special consumption tax of 10-20 per cent on sugary drinks to combat obesity rates, though a similar proposal was rejected by the government three years ago. VIR’s Van Thu offers insight into the hot debate surrounding the new proposal.

  • Phu Quoc fish sauce recognised as traditional craft

    Phu Quoc fish sauce recognised as traditional craft

    Public: 8/21/2017 10:32:28 PM

    The Phu Quoc Fish Sauce Association received a decision from the People's Committee of Kien Giang province on August 18th in recognition of Phu Quoc fish sauce as a traditional craft. In addition, the fish sauce making village on Phu Quoc Island has been recognised as a traditional craft village.

  • Vietnamese spend VND 15 trillion importing fruits in first seven months

    Vietnamese spend VND 15 trillion importing fruits in first seven months

    Public: 8/21/2017 2:04:42 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam’s main fruit import market is Thailand, which accounts for 57% market share; followed by China with nearly 17%.

  • Chinese goods make Singapore “shopping heaven” dying

    Chinese goods make Singapore “shopping heaven” dying

    Public: 8/14/2017 4:14:43 PM

    (VNF) - The changing shopping habits of consumers has made retailers in Singapore - the shopping paradise struggling more than ever.

  • Vietnamese drinkers enrich brewers

    Vietnamese drinkers enrich brewers

    Public: 8/9/2017 2:58:11 PM

    Brewers and pubs are thriving thanks to Vietnamese wine and beer consumption.

  • Over 90 countries import Ca Mau shrimps

    Over 90 countries import Ca Mau shrimps

    Public: 8/9/2017 11:15:41 AM

    With favourable climatic conditions endowed by nature, Ca Mau has led the Mekong Delta provinces in shrimp production. Currently, nearly 300,000ha in the province are dedicated to shrimp production, with a turnover of nearly 150,000 tons and an export value of nearly US$1 billion.

  • Vietnamese enterprises participate in ASEAN-India Expo and Forum 2017

    Vietnamese enterprises participate in ASEAN-India Expo and Forum 2017

    Public: 8/6/2017 5:00:22 PM

    (VNF) - The High Quality Vietnamese Product Business Association, for the first time led a business delegation that will participate in the 2017 ASEAN-India Expo and Forum held in Bangkok from August 2-5.

  • Vietnam firms win bids to sell rice to Philippines

    Vietnam firms win bids to sell rice to Philippines

    Public: 7/26/2017 10:28:42 AM

    Vietnamese firms have won deals to supply 175,000 tons of rice to the Philippines at a tender on July 25, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

  • Vietnam ships footwear to nearly 100 countries

    Vietnam ships footwear to nearly 100 countries

    Public: 7/20/2017 2:25:48 PM

    Vietnam has shipped footwear products to nearly 100 countries worldwide, with 72 of them buying at least USD 1 million of the products, reported the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (LEFASO).

  • Food courts in Vietnam moving to suburbs

    Food courts in Vietnam moving to suburbs

    Public: 7/13/2017 11:25:37 AM

    The food court model, popular in Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand, is thriving in Vietnam. While many food service chains huddle together in central business districts and pay high retail rent, some new food service models are moving to the suburbs.

  • Vietnam’s exports forecast to hit USD 195 billion  in 2017

    Vietnam’s exports forecast to hit USD 195 billion in 2017

    Public: 7/5/2017 3:23:05 PM

    Vietnam’s export turnover is likely to hit 195 billion USD this year, up 10-11 percent compared with 2016 and 6-7 percent higher than the target set by the Prime Minister, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Export-Import Department.

  • Vietnam spends US$376 million on fruit imports from Thailand

    Vietnam spends US$376 million on fruit imports from Thailand

    Public: 6/30/2017 2:47:26 PM

    Thailand became the leading supplier of fruit for Vietnam with US$376 million, making up more than half of Vietnam’s market share of fruit imports of US$507 million during the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

  • China buys over 9,500 tons of lychees

    China buys over 9,500 tons of lychees

    Public: 6/20/2017 3:24:41 PM

    China remains a traditional and important market for Vietnamese lychees, according to the Bac Giang provincial Department of Industry and Trade.

  • Low-cost car manufacturers can’t find opportunities in Vietnam

    Low-cost car manufacturers can’t find opportunities in Vietnam

    Public: 6/9/2017 5:08:11 PM

    Though demand for low-cost cars in Vietnam is high, low-cost car manufacturers have failed to enter the market.

  • Vietnam third most expensive country to buy Starbucks: survey

    Vietnam third most expensive country to buy Starbucks: survey

    Public: 4/28/2017 4:35:56 PM

    Vietnam is among the top three most expensive countries to sip a Starbucks, compared to the U.S. coffeehouse chain’s home country, a survey finds.

  • Indian cars flood Vietnam market

    Indian cars flood Vietnam market

    Public: 4/17/2017 2:06:09 PM

    Viet Nam imported nearly 4,800 Indian cars in the first quarter of this year, increasing more than threefold compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Customs.

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