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Survey reveals Vietnamese prefer American cosmetics
Business

Survey reveals Vietnamese prefer American cosmetics

Vietnamnet - The cosmetics industry in Vietnam has experienced a burgeoning demand for premium products over the past decade, driven by a fast-growing market of women who increasingly want to buy

More Vietnamese prefer traveling abroad
Travel

More Vietnamese prefer traveling abroad

EN VietNamNet - Vietnamese now tend to prefer outbound tours instead of domestic ones as it has become less costly to travel abroad and foreign agencies are more professional in promoting tours.

Vietnamese prefer Thailand’s expensive rice to Vietnam’s cheap rice
Business

Vietnamese prefer Thailand’s expensive rice to Vietnam’s cheap rice

Vietnamnet - Instead of buying Vietnam’s rice at just VND10,000 per kilo, Vietnamese are willing to pay higher to buy rice from Thailand or Japan.

More Vietnamese prefer holidays abroad
Travel

More Vietnamese prefer holidays abroad

Bao Moi - More people are choosing to travel abroad thanks to cheap prices and greater interest in exploring other countries.

Vietnamese prefer to shop on e-Bay, Amazon, Alibaba
Business

Vietnamese prefer to shop on e-Bay, Amazon, Alibaba

Vietnamnet - Cross-border e-commerce (CBE) is deleting traditional trade boundaries, and creating equal opportunities for distributors and retailers.

Vietnamese prefer Thai and Chinese fruit & vegetables
Business

Vietnamese prefer Thai and Chinese fruit & vegetables

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese people spent more than $164 million on fruit and vegetable imports in the first two months of 2017, of which 70 per cent were from Thailand and China, according to figures

VN banks rush to enter bourse, prefer UpCom
Business

VN banks rush to enter bourse, prefer UpCom

Vietnamnet - The wave of commercial banks entering the bourse was triggered earlier this year when 564 million shares of VIB, with charter capital of VND5.644 trillion, was put on UpCom on January 9.

Poll shows Israelis and Palestinians prefer 2-state solution
World

Poll shows Israelis and Palestinians prefer 2-state solution

Yahoo News JERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll shows the number of Israelis and Palestinians who support the establishment of an independent Palestinian state has dropped in recent months. But far more

No country for old men: Japan's elderly inmates prefer jail
World

No country for old men: Japan's elderly inmates prefer jail

Yahoo News The situation has become so dire the government approved a plan to deploy nursing care staff to about half of Japan's 70 prisons from April, allocating a budget of 58 million yen

Coal piles up as VN firms prefer imports
Business

Coal piles up as VN firms prefer imports

Vietnamnet - According to statistics from the General Customs Department, as of December 15 Viet Nam had imported a total 13 million tonnes of coal worth US$860 million during the year, more than

Vietnam's skilled workers prefer jobs overseas: report
Business

Vietnam's skilled workers prefer jobs overseas: report

Vietnam, in contrast, become a potential market for senior personnel.

Netanyahu ally says he would prefer Arab Israelis not to vote
Politics

Netanyahu ally says he would prefer Arab Israelis not to vote

A close ally of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he would prefer Arab Israelis not to vote in parliamentary elections. David Bitan, chairman of Netanyahu's governing

Saigonese, Hanoians prefer buying goods online via Facebook
Business

Saigonese, Hanoians prefer buying goods online via Facebook

Fashion products are the most easily sold online items in Vietnam, followed by high-tech products and mobile phones.

To raise funds, large corporations prefer bonds to bank loans
Business

To raise funds, large corporations prefer bonds to bank loans

Large corporations say they would rather issue corporate bonds to mobilize capital than borrow from banks because of the lower cost.

Tadpoles Prefer Vegetarian Meals During Heat Waves
Science

Tadpoles Prefer Vegetarian Meals During Heat Waves

When it's just too darn hot, amphibian young adapt by changing their diet, weathering heat with vegetarian fare. In a new study, tadpoles representing three frog species were exposed to mock "heat

Vietnamese businesses prefer not to list on domestic bourse
Business

Vietnamese businesses prefer not to list on domestic bourse

The Vietnamese stock market lacks attractive shares which could be valuable assets for investors, such as Vinamilk shares.

Vietnamese consumers prefer ‘Made in Thailand’
Business

Vietnamese consumers prefer ‘Made in Thailand’

More than ever, consumers in Vietnam are looking for the ‘Made in Thailand’ label when purchasing consumer goods, and they're willing to pay a premium for these products, according to experts.

Businesses prefer issuing corporate bonds to borrowing from banks
Business

Businesses prefer issuing corporate bonds to borrowing from banks

With reasonable interest rates, corporate bonds have become more attractive to businesses than bank loans.

Businesses prefer Vietnam-EU FTA over TPP
Business

Businesses prefer Vietnam-EU FTA over TPP

When comparing Vietnam’s commitments within the Vietnam-EU free trade agreement (EVFTA) and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, businesses see bigger benefits in EVFTA, especially in