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Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours
Travel

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours

A report from the Vietnam Tourism Association showed that 6.5 million Vietnamese traveled abroad in 2016 and spent $7-8 billion. Spending per capita was $1,230 on outbound tours, an increase of 15

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms
Business

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City is committed to improving its investment environment and creating favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), so that they

Telecoms, IT, retail firms top VN’s profit-making list
Tech

Telecoms, IT, retail firms top VN’s profit-making list

Telecommunications, IT and retail firms took the lead in terms of profitability last year on the list of Profit500 –...

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours
Travel

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours

Saigontourist has launched seven new waterway routes on the Sai Gon River and the river sections of Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An.

Vietnamese, Malaysian firms discuss regional integration
Business

Vietnamese, Malaysian firms discuss regional integration

NDO – Vietnamese and Malaysian businesses shared their experience, in terms of difficulties, obstacles and success, in the process of regional integration, at a conference and forum held in Kuala

High earnings for telecom firms
Tech

High earnings for telecom firms

Vietnamese telecom operators reported a big gain in the first nine months of this year.

Online Friday boasts 3,000 firms
Tech

Online Friday boasts 3,000 firms

Some 3,000 businesses will participate in Online Friday 2017, the year’s largest e-commerce event scheduled for today.

Traditional taxi firms turn to technology
Tech

Traditional taxi firms turn to technology

The transportation market of Viet Nam is witnessing significant changes since the rapid expansion of ride hailing apps...

Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Vietnam
Business

Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

NDO – Japan's Kanagawa Prefecture in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the embassy of Vietnam in Japan, held the Vietnam-Japan Investment Cooperation Forum on September

Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Ha Nam
Business

Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Ha Nam

NDO/VNA - A business delegation from Japan’s Hyogo prefecture and Kobe city held a working session with the leaders of the northern Ha Nam province, on September 11, to inquire about the local

Dong Nai firms seeks potential partners in Japan
Business

Dong Nai firms seeks potential partners in Japan

NDO/VNA - Enterprises from the southern province of Dong Nai and Japan were given a chance to meet and seek cooperation opportunities at a conference in Tokyo on September 7.

Vietnam pushes divestment in state-owned firms to counter rising public debt: HSBC
Business

Vietnam pushes divestment in state-owned firms to counter rising public debt: HSBC

The country’s public debt is on the verge of hitting the mandated limit set by the government.

Australian brewer looking to tap into Vietnam’s top beer firms
Business

Australian brewer looking to tap into Vietnam’s top beer firms

Vietnam’s seemingly unquenchable thirst for the 'amber nectar' has got the Aussie giant after a taste.

Lam Dong licenses adventure tourism firms
Travel

Lam Dong licenses adventure tourism firms

Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong have licensed 10 companies to organise adventure tours.

Vietnam and Singapore firms set up logistics joint venture
Business

Vietnam and Singapore firms set up logistics joint venture

En nexpress - The new company is expected to improve logistics services at Vietnam’s northern port city of Hai Phong.

Multi-million dollar deals inked between Vietnamese, German firms
Business

Multi-million dollar deals inked between Vietnamese, German firms

En nexpress - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is hoping expert German support will help accelerate Vietnam's automobile industry.

Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese automobile firms in face of overseas competition
Business

Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese automobile firms in face of overseas competition

En nexpress - Tariffs on vehicles imported from Southeast Asian countries will be scrapped next year as past of a regional free trade deal.

US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord
Science

US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Yahoo News State governors, city mayors and powerful companies united Friday in defiance of President Donald Trump's pledge to take the United States out of the Paris climate accord, pledging to meet

Bloomberg says US cities, firms will honour climate pact
Science

Bloomberg says US cities, firms will honour climate pact

Yahoo News Billionaire climate advocate Michael Bloomberg met French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday as the political and grassroots response to Donald Trump's ditching of the Paris Agreement

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax
Health

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

Baomoi - It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services.

Forum updates Indonesian firms on Vietnam’s business climate
Business

Forum updates Indonesian firms on Vietnam’s business climate

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – A Vietnam-Indonesia forum on trade, business and investment promotion has been held in Surabaya city, the capital of Indonesia’s East Java province to update local firms on the

Textile and clothing firms reluctant to implement Industry 4.0 practices
Business

Textile and clothing firms reluctant to implement Industry 4.0 practices

Vietnamnet - The textile and garment sector is forecast to benefit greatly from the technologies of Industry 4.0 – businesses in the sector, however, remain indifferent to the changing tide.

Prime Minister vows to create level playing field for firms
Business

Prime Minister vows to create level playing field for firms

Vietnamnet - The Government has pledged to take stronger measures to create a level playing field for businesses and to improve the competitiveness of local enterprises.

Vietnamese firms mostly pleased with Gov’t support: survey
Business

Vietnamese firms mostly pleased with Gov’t support: survey

Vietnamnet - As many as 75 per cent of the enterprises surveyed by VCCI have seen the positive impact of the Government resolution on supporting and developing enterprises, according to a VCCI

Many Vietnamese plastics firms change hands, silently
Business

Many Vietnamese plastics firms change hands, silently

Vietnamnet - Many Vietnamese plastics firms have fallen into foreign hands, while others are in a state of anxious suspense because they may be swallowed up one day.