Homogenous hospitality
12/14/2017 2:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Despite Vietnam’s great potential in the hospitality sector, diversification of services is needed if the country hopes to live up to expectations, according to experts.

PM approves Vinacomin restructuring
12/14/2017 11:33:50 AM (GMT+7)
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to reshuffle Vinacomin in 2017-2020, aiming to make the firm a strong economic group with high technology and a highly professional governance model.

Transportation via coastal shipping route surges 154 percent
12/14/2017 11:00:14 AM (GMT+7)
 Shipping volume through the coastal route Quang Ninh-Quang Binh-Binh Thuan-Kien Giang in the first ten months of the year increased 154 percent to 21 million tonnes of cargo compared to the same period last year.

Is the electricity price in Vietnam too low or too high?
12/14/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
While Vietnamese believe that the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the only electricity retailer, sets high retail prices, international reports point out that the electricity price in Vietnam is lower than in other countries.

Forum calls for improvement of business environment
12/14/2017 10:44:14 AM (GMT+7)
 Further improving the business environment and facilitating the private sector’s development were part of the focus at the Vietnam Business Forum. 

Shares fall on market volatility fears
12/14/2017 10:15:44 AM (GMT+7)
 Shares on both local exchanges declined on December 13 with investors cautious about market volatility.

Fintechs flock to Vietnam, but cash is still ‘King’
12/14/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts believe it is not by chance that Samsung, Ant Financial Services and Facebook  joined the Vietnamese fintech market this year.

12/14/2017 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Policy changes cause confusion for investors, eTax services started in two northern provinces, Wood exports set US$8 bil export turnover target, Dong Nai: trade surplus predicted to hit US$2 bln

Rail giant makes move to logistics
12/14/2017 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 State-owned giant Vietnam Railways is venturing further into the logistics services market to cash in on rising trade and to prepare for the possible merger of two railway units.

Only 3.3% of ships nationwide transport containerized cargo
12/13/2017 6:57:02 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam has more than 1,600 ships, but a mere 3.3% of them are container ships, according to a report of the Vietnam Maritime Administration at a meeting on raising the market share of sea transport on December 11.

Mechanical engineering enterprises do outsourcing to survive
12/14/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Unable to compete with foreign manufacturers in the home market, Vietnamese mechanical engineering enterprises have to do outsourcing to survive.

ADB: Growth at 6.7% in 2017 & 2018
12/13/2017 6:05:14 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s growth prospects have been revised upwards to 6.7 per cent in both 2017 and 2018 compared to previous forecasts of 6.3 per cent and 6.5 per cent, respectively.