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9/25/2017 1:24:36 PM

Cash remains king in Vietnam

Even though the majority of employees are paid via bank transfers, most still prefer physical banknotes in their pockets

  • Denmark continues to assist Vietnam in renewable energy development

    Denmark continues to assist Vietnam in renewable energy development

    Public: 9/23/2017 4:16:20 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam's opportunities and challenges in developing sustainable energy were discussed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate on September 20.

  • Workshop promotes Vietnam - Russia trade ties

    Workshop promotes Vietnam - Russia trade ties

    Public: 9/23/2017 4:03:15 PM

    The Russian Centre for Sciences and Culture of the Embassy of Russia in Vietnam and the Saint Petersburg State University jointly organised a workshop to promote trade ties between Vietnam and Russia in Hanoi on September 22.

  • Russian food and beverages introduced to Hanoi customers

    Russian food and beverages introduced to Hanoi customers

    Public: 9/21/2017 7:04:50 PM

    Russian Gastro Week kicked off in Hanoi on September 21st, bringing together more than 50 leading businesses from Russia that operate in agricultural processing, food and beverages.

  • Two biggest banks of Vietnam and Laos boost cooperation

    Two biggest banks of Vietnam and Laos boost cooperation

    Public: 9/21/2017 2:38:59 PM

    (VNF) – The Bank of Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and the Bank of External Commerce of Laos (BCEL) signed an agreement on comprehensive cooperation for the period 2017-2020.

  • Vietnamese people consume nearly 73 tons of ice cream per day

    Vietnamese people consume nearly 73 tons of ice cream per day

    Public: 9/20/2017 2:22:24 PM

    VNF - Ice cream industry in Vietnam this year witnesses the sales of 26,000 tons, bringing about USD 1,3 billion revenue for ice cream suppliers.

  • Forbes Magazine: Vietjet named on list 50 Vietnamese companies in 2107

    Forbes Magazine: Vietjet named on list 50 Vietnamese companies in 2107

    Public: 9/19/2017 2:47:21 PM

    Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company came 12th on the Vietnamese edition of Forbes Magazine’s top 50 listed Vietnamese companies in 2107.

  • Vietnam a ready, willing partner for Canada

    Vietnam a ready, willing partner for Canada

    Public: 9/18/2017 4:34:23 PM

    “Vietnam has moved well beyond the devastation of the war years and is a ready and willing partner for Canada”, wrote Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada in a recent article for Canada-based The Globe and Mail.

  • Franchise battle stirring up Vietnamese milk tea market

    Franchise battle stirring up Vietnamese milk tea market

    Public: 9/15/2017 2:16:48 PM

    The milk tea market is heating up day by day as a number of foreign giants have been opening franchise stores in Vietnam, reviving the trend that once hyped up the beverage market.

  • Ethnic minority youth inspired by Israeli farms

    Ethnic minority youth inspired by Israeli farms

    Public: 9/15/2017 10:11:18 AM

    A young man from the northern mountainous province of Son La has travelled to Israel to learn modern farming techniques and apply them to his homeland.

  • Korean biotech products reach Vietnamese market

    Korean biotech products reach Vietnamese market

    Public: 9/14/2017 4:47:59 PM

    Biotech products from the Republic of Korea (ROK) are being introduced at an exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City, organised by the Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation (CBF) in collaboration with Lien Hoa Group.

  • Vietnam’s major power projects to be completed in September

    Vietnam’s major power projects to be completed in September

    Public: 9/14/2017 4:41:40 PM

    The State-owned power utility corporation EVN has announced that it is stepping up construction work in order to complete its major power generation and transmission projects in September.

  • Appropriate growth plan considered for 2018

    Appropriate growth plan considered for 2018

    Public: 9/13/2017 9:27:32 AM

    The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has outlined three scenarios for economic growth in 2018, in preparation for the next year's socio-economic development plan with GDP growth expected to be at 6.4-6.8%.

  • Economists warn about FDI flow into real estate

    Economists warn about FDI flow into real estate

    Public: 9/12/2017 10:43:48 AM

    After 10 years of being left idle, the Vietnam International University Township (VIUT) project proposed by Berjaya is facing closure. Many other foreign invested projects are in the same situation.

  • ASEAN to sign Hong Kong free trade deal in November

    ASEAN to sign Hong Kong free trade deal in November

    Public: 9/11/2017 9:06:35 AM

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is to sign a free-trade agreement with Hong Kong in November, a Philippine government official said Saturday, following three years of talks.

  • World Bank: Vietnam can benefit more from global value chains

    World Bank: Vietnam can benefit more from global value chains

    Public: 9/9/2017 5:49:19 PM

    Higher value added activities and boosting linkages between domestic firms with foreign markets and investors can help Vietnam move up global value chains, says two new World Bank Group reports.

  • International tourism fair opens in Ho Chi Minh City

    International tourism fair opens in Ho Chi Minh City

    Public: 9/8/2017 8:49:55 AM

    The International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City 2017 (ITE HCMC), themed ‘Your gateway to tourism in Asia’, officially kicked off at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in District 7 on September 7th.

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