Vietnam must keep up with new industrial revolution
2/18/2018 7:36:15 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s economy is changing quickly in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Professor Nguyen Mai writes on how this revolution can impact the country, particularly in terms of foreign direct investment.

VN seeing a boom in renewable energy projects
2/18/2018 1:32:52 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam has seen a boom in renewable energy projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s future demands for power, after the Government scrapped plans to build a nuclear power plant in Ninh Thuan Province.

HCM City maps out plans for water transport expansion
2/18/2018 1:37:32 PM (GMT+7)
HCM City agencies have unveiled plans to promote waterway transport on the 975km of riverways in the city, according to the city’s Department of Transport.

2018 promising for foreign property investors
2/12/2018 3:02:49 PM (GMT+7)
Last year saw a lot of merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in the Vietnamese property sector, with transactions totalling US$1.5 billion and the participation of many major foreign players.

Increase of 1-2% to USD/VND rate this year appropriate
2/18/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Senior banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu shares his thoughts with VET on the USD/VND exchange rate this year.

Businesses want to remain small
2/18/2018 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Complicated administrative procedures and weak financial and management capability are why business households do not want to become enterprises.

Open arms
2/18/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Japan is keen to attract more foreign investment and many Vietnamese companies have decided to try their luck in the country.

Domestic protection: the appeal from fertilizer plants
2/18/2018 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - About 1 million tons of cheap DAP fertilizer imports, mostly from China, have been flooding through the border gates in the north every year.

Vietnamese goods losing market share to imports in home market
2/18/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Import tariffs of zero percent and the strong development of the foreign-invested retail chains have cleared the way for foreign imports to invade the Vietnamese market.

Into the game
2/17/2018 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 McDonald’s has finally opened a restaurant in Hanoi, three years after arriving in Vietnam.

Long-awaited CPTPP presents opportunities and pitfalls
2/17/2018 10:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
With the eagerly anticipated conclusion of talks on the Comprehensive Partnership and Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (CPTPP) in late January, Vietnam embarked on a still more difficult path. 

E-commerce market: big players follow hard on each other’s heels
2/17/2018 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Tiki has received a hefty investment, Shopee is marching forward in midst of victory, Lazada has resources from Alibaba, and Cho Tot has new ambitions.