Singaporean Ambassador praises Nguyen Phu Trong’s legacy

Singaporean Ambassador praises Nguyen Phu Trong’s legacy

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong left a proud legacy of a Vietnam whose standing in the world has never been higher and future never brighter, Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam told the Vietnam News Agency.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong - a great friend of Russia: Ambassador

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong - a great friend of Russia: Ambassador

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong is a great leader of the Party and people of Vietnam and a great friend of Russia, who has played a crucial role in strengthening and enhancing the two countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership, Russian Ambassador to Vietnam G.S. Bezdetko has affirmed.
Vietnamese Party chief - a leader with great personality: Lao ambassador

Vietnamese Party chief - a leader with great personality: Lao ambassador

Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Khamphao Ernthavanh has affirmed that Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is a leader with great personality and an exemplary figure.
Import-export heads in right direction VIR to host conference on H2 investment opportunities
Import-export heads in right direction

Import-export heads in right direction

Vietnam’s export-import landscape is regain momentum on the back of recovering demands from many foreign markets, with a large trade surplus recorded.
VIR to host conference on H2 investment opportunities

VIR to host conference on H2 investment opportunities

Vietnam Investment Review will host a conference to discuss investment opportunities in the remaining months of 2024.
"The Tao of Coffee" philosophy promoted by CNN

"The Tao of Coffee" philosophy promoted by CNN

"The Tao of Coffee", a philosophy initiated by coffee firm Trung Nguyen Legend, continues to be promoted globally by CNN.
Vietnam set to boost agricultural exports to China

Vietnam set to boost agricultural exports to China

Vietnam in the first six months of this year harvested a bumper crop from its agro-forestry-fishery exports to China which is now its largest buyer in this sector.
Imprints of Party Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong in Vietnam-US relations German textile maker opens thermal insulation factory in Long Thanh
Imprints of Party Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong in Vietnam-US relations

Imprints of Party Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong in Vietnam-US relations

US politicians and officials with close engagement with Vietnam have shared their stories and recognised General Secretary of Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong's imprints in elevating Vietnam-US relations to new heights.
German textile maker opens thermal insulation factory in Long Thanh

German textile maker opens thermal insulation factory in Long Thanh

Freudenberg Apparel inaugurated its state-of-the-art thermal insulation factory located in Long Thanh district on July 23.
Vietnam tries to buck trends in M&A

Vietnam tries to buck trends in M&A

Despite a slump in global merger and acquisition transactions, Vietnam witnessed a significant uptick in large transactions in the first half of 2024, with robust deal flow in key sectors and the rise of strategic acquisitions.
VinFast opens first three dealerships in the Philippines

VinFast opens first three dealerships in the Philippines

Following its expansion into Indonesia and Thailand earlier this year, VinFast has launched in the Philippines.
Vietnam prepares as Fed closer to cutting interest rates Policy efforts going some way to impact investment
Vietnam prepares as Fed closer to cutting interest rates

Vietnam prepares as Fed closer to cutting interest rates

The US Federal Reserve is likely to start cutting interest rates, which, if becoming true, would affect Vietnam’s trade activities late this year.
Policy efforts going some way to impact investment

Policy efforts going some way to impact investment

Several key policies will shape investment channels from now until the end of 2024, notably the laws on land, housing, and real estate business, all set to take effect on August 1. These laws will be supplemented by a series of decrees detailing specific articles, currently being finalised by relevant ministries.
F88 optimises operational costs with KPMG

F88 optimises operational costs with KPMG

The F88 convenience financial store chain and accounting giant KPMG have signed a deal to optimise the efficiency of F88's 823 nationwide transaction offices.
The next generation has what it takes

The next generation has what it takes

PwC last week launched its Global NextGen Survey report for Vietnam. Ng Siew Quan, Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurial and Private Business Leader for PwC Singapore; and Hoang Viet Cuong, Partner at Entrepreneurial and Private Business for PwC Vietnam, discussed with VIR’s Linh Le the key findings in the report.
Exciting automotive industry changes must be followed

Exciting automotive industry changes must be followed

The automotive and mobility industry is rapidly changing, driven by technological development and evolving consumer preferences. These transformations have given rise to a new era of innovation, where the boundaries of what is possible are being pushed to new heights.
DIGI-TEXX sets the standards in digital and business process outsourcing services

DIGI-TEXX sets the standards in digital and business process outsourcing services

Since its first entry in Vietnam 20 years ago, DIGI-TEXX Vietnam, A German-invested company, has positioned itself as a leading, most trusted tech company offering world-class digitally-based business process outsourcing (BPO) services.
EPLegal joins forces with Dentons LuatViet in Vietnam

EPLegal joins forces with Dentons LuatViet in Vietnam

PLegal, a leading Vietnamese law firm, has joined forces with Dentons LuatViet, enhancing client offerings across Vietnam and the ASEAN region.
Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical remains committed to safety and stability

Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical remains committed to safety and stability

Japan's CADDi invests in Vietnam's fast-growing manufacturing industry

Japan's CADDi invests in Vietnam's fast-growing manufacturing industry

Suntory PepsiCo breaks ground on its largest Asia-Pacific plant in Vietnam

Suntory PepsiCo breaks ground on its largest Asia-Pacific plant in Vietnam

Nam Long Group gears up to capture market

Nam Long Group gears up to capture market

AIA leads the charge to healthier, longer, better lives

AIA leads the charge to healthier, longer, better lives

AIA Vietnam is navigating the promising yet challenging Vietnamese life insurance market under the helm of newly appointed CEO Andrew Loh
Innovation for future communities

Innovation for future communities

Official development assistance can act as the playing field for nations. Vietnam is no exception, having benefited from such assistance over the years in the building of many structures and systems up and down the country.
SABECO: 2023 journey of community development

SABECO: 2023 journey of community development

By continuously supporting the younger generation to develop its talents, and spending large sums on activities for its staff, SABECO is showing its relentless sustainable development efforts and making positive contributions to the community.
Fuelling Vietnam's enterprises with 5G

Fuelling Vietnam's enterprises with 5G

One of the first Southeast Asian nations to pilot 5G networks, Vietnam is now setting up the path to become home to one of the region’s first 5G-powered smart factories.
Igniting creativity: inside Sun Life Vietnam's innovative workspaces

Igniting creativity: inside Sun Life Vietnam's innovative workspaces

In its mission alongside embracing cultural and artistic expressions, Sun Life Vietnam pays special attention to cultivating creative workspaces to enhance the experiences of its staff, advisor and clients.
MoIT report addresses offshore wind project concerns Seminars on livestock biosecurity to be held in Can Tho and Hanoi Australia's Pure Hydrogen to supply hydrogen fuel for vehicles in Vietnam DPPA approval a win for clean energy Construction begins at BCG's waste-to-energy plant BASF introduces future of sustainable synthetic leather
MoIT report addresses offshore wind project concerns

MoIT report addresses offshore wind project concerns

The MoIT has proposed that state-owned enterprises such as EVN, PVN, or the Ministry of Defence should pilot offshore wind power projects.
Seminars on livestock biosecurity to be held in Can Tho and Hanoi

Seminars on livestock biosecurity to be held in Can Tho and Hanoi

The MARD and the Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam are to hold seminars on biosecurity in the livestock industry in Can Tho and Hanoi.
Australia's Pure Hydrogen to supply hydrogen fuel for vehicles in Vietnam

Australia's Pure Hydrogen to supply hydrogen fuel for vehicles in Vietnam

Australian clean energy company Pure Hydrogen Corporation Limited has signed an MoU with the Vietnam ASEAN Hydrogen Club to supply hydrogen fuel for vehicles.
DPPA approval a win for clean energy

DPPA approval a win for clean energy

The US Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources has applauded Vietnam’s direct power purchase agreement.
Construction begins at BCG's waste-to-energy plant

Construction begins at BCG's waste-to-energy plant

Bamboo Capital Group has broken ground on a new waste-to-energy plant in Ho Chi Minh City.
BASF introduces future of sustainable synthetic leather

BASF introduces future of sustainable synthetic leather

BASF on July 17 launched Haptex 4.0, an innovative polyurethane solution for the production of synthetic leather.
Daewoo E&C signs deal with Coteccons to expand in Vietnam's construction market Marina Central Tower opens for retail and office leasing
Daewoo E&C signs deal with Coteccons to expand in Vietnam's construction market

Daewoo E&C signs deal with Coteccons to expand in Vietnam's construction market

Daewoo E&C has signed an MoU on international cooperation with Coteccons Construction JSC.
Marina Central Tower opens for retail and office leasing

Marina Central Tower opens for retail and office leasing

Masterise Homes has announced the official launch of leasing for Marina Central Tower.
Riverfront Financial Centre a new landmark in Ho Chi Minh City

Riverfront Financial Centre a new landmark in Ho Chi Minh City

Riverfront Financial Centre has opened in Ho Chi Minh City, becoming the most modern office building in the city.
Vietnam's industrial property sector to benefit from stable growth of FDI

Vietnam's industrial property sector to benefit from stable growth of FDI

Vietnam's industrial property segment is continuing to benefit directly from a steady increase in foreign direct investment.
Policy credit delivers results in Danang Gelex and Bamboo Capital hold significant stakes in Eximbank
Policy credit delivers results in Danang

Policy credit delivers results in Danang

Danang has implemented new policy credit strengthening measures, leading to considerable improvements in the quality of life of people in the city.
Gelex and Bamboo Capital hold significant stakes in Eximbank

Gelex and Bamboo Capital hold significant stakes in Eximbank

Gelex Group and Bamboo Capital Group have been revealed to be the largest shareholders in Eximbank.
German insurer increases stake in PVI

German insurer increases stake in PVI

HDI Global SE acquired three million shares of PVI Corporation on July 17.
PVI Insurance tops market for average labour productivity

PVI Insurance tops market for average labour productivity

PVI Insurance has been named the most reputable insurer in Vietnam for 2024.
Visa report shows top scams impacting consumers and businesses globally

Visa report shows top scams impacting consumers and businesses globally

Visa released the spring 2024 edition of its Biannual Threats Report on July 24, outlining the top payment threats to consumers and businesses around the world.
Visa and VNPAY strengthen partnership to advance contactless payments with VNPAY SoftPOS

Visa and VNPAY strengthen partnership to advance contactless payments with VNPAY SoftPOS

Visa is collaborating with VNPAY to enhance contactless payments via VNPAY SoftPOS.
Total power capacity by 2030

Total power capacity by 2030

In Decision No 262/QD-TTg dated April 1, 2024, the Prime Minister approved the implementation plan for the National Power Development Master Plan in the 2021-2030 period with a vision to 2050.
GDP growth reaches 6.42 pc in first half

GDP growth reaches 6.42 pc in first half

Vietnam's economy grew by 6.42 pc in the first six months of 2024, slightly lower than the figure of 6.58 pc in the same time of 2022 within the 2020-2024 period.
Hanoi, Da Nang among best places in Southeast Asia for solo travellers

Hanoi, Da Nang among best places in Southeast Asia for solo travellers

The capital city of Hanoi and the central city of Da Nang have been ranked among the seven best places in Southeast Asia for solo travellers by Lonely Planet.
Lonely Planet gives tips to fully explore Phu Quoc

Lonely Planet gives tips to fully explore Phu Quoc

Going on an island-hopping snorkelling tour, taking the cable car to an amusement park on Hon Thom (Pineapple Island) and visiting Sunset Town are among top activities while travelling Phu Quoc island in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, recommended Lonely Planet, the travel information website dubbed “the backpacker's blue bible”.
Phu Quoc, Nha Trang among most favourite destinations for Korean tourists

Phu Quoc, Nha Trang among most favourite destinations for Korean tourists

Tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are increasingly interested in destinations in Vietnam, according to a survey conducted by Rankify Korea website.
Cuisine boosted by latest Michelin Guide

Cuisine boosted by latest Michelin Guide

The latest Michelin Guide Vietnam has stimulated the food and beverages industry and contributed to boosting demand and bringing the Vietnamese culinary scene closer to international tourists.
Fusion launches flagship Fusion Resort & Villas Danang

Fusion launches flagship Fusion Resort & Villas Danang

Fusion Hotel Group this month will open Fusion Resort & Villas Danang, a luxury beach front property in central Vietnam.
Michelin Guide’s role in stimulating culinary tourism

Michelin Guide’s role in stimulating culinary tourism

Vietnam has been rated as having some of the best cuisine in Asia, especially when it comes to street food. Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin Guide, talked to VIR’s Hoang Oanh about the latest additions to the guide’s list for Vietnam this year and its impact on the country’s culinary culture and tourism.
Cuisine boosted by latest Michelin Guide

Cuisine boosted by latest Michelin Guide

The latest Michelin Guide Vietnam has stimulated the food and beverages industry and contributed to boosting demand and bringing the Vietnamese culinary scene closer to international tourists.
Netflix wins subscribers as ad strategy pays off

Netflix wins subscribers as ad strategy pays off

Netflix on Thursday said it added eight million new subscribers in the second quarter, as the home of hit shows "The Crown" and "Bridgerton" posted its latest financial earnings that exceeded analyst expectations.
Herbalife Vietnam helps organise send-off ceremony for Olympics-bound athletes

Herbalife Vietnam helps organise send-off ceremony for Olympics-bound athletes

Herbalife Vietnam joined with the Vietnam Olympic Committee (VOC) to organise a send-off ceremony for Vietnamese athletes, coaches, and officers.
Nestlé accompanies Vietnamese sports for Paris Olympics

Nestlé accompanies Vietnamese sports for Paris Olympics

Nestlé Vietnam and its MILO brand on July 17 were announced as co-sponsors for the Vietnamese sports delegation in a send-off ceremony for the Olympics.
Nadal powers past Norrie to reach Bastad quarters

Nadal powers past Norrie to reach Bastad quarters

Rafael Nadal continued his Olympic preparations with a confident 6-4, 6-4 win over Cameron Norrie at the Bastad Open on Thursday, showing signs of the power hitting that fired him to 14 French Open titles.
Manchester United sign 18-year-old French defender Yoro

Manchester United sign 18-year-old French defender Yoro

Manchester United have bought teenage French defender Leny Yoro from Lille, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.
Lego factory on track for end of year

Lego factory on track for end of year

The $1.3 billion Lego factory in the southern province of Binh Duong is expected to be up and running by year-end.
Inside BASF Vietnam's new office

Inside BASF Vietnam's new office

BASF Vietnam has relocated its head office to Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City.
Dreamy Hanoi during crape myrtle flower season

Dreamy Hanoi during crape myrtle flower season

In the early days of May, many streets around Hanoi are dyed purple by crape myrtle flowers, creating an incredibly romantic and peaceful scene.
Military parade celebrates 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory

Military parade celebrates 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory

A military parade took place on May 7 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the historic victory of the battle of Dien Bien Phu.
Metro line 1 nears operation

Metro line 1 nears operation

The first metro line in Ho Chi Minh City, linking Ben Thanh Market in District 1 to Suoi Tien in Thu Duc, could be in operation by the end of the year.
President To Lam examines preparations for Party chief’s funeral More inviting work environment pursued by foreigners
President To Lam examines preparations for Party chief’s funeral

President To Lam examines preparations for Party chief’s funeral

President To Lam on July 24 came to the Mai Dich cemetery in Hanoi to examine preparations for the funeral of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
More inviting work environment pursued by foreigners

More inviting work environment pursued by foreigners

Vietnam is striving to create an attractive work environment for international professionals, balancing traditional work culture with more open benefits, as the country climbs global ranking for expat appeal.
Swing for the Kids scholarships delivered to underprivileged students in Ha Tinh

Swing for the Kids scholarships delivered to underprivileged students in Ha Tinh

Swing for the Kids scholarships have been given to disadvantaged students in Ha Tinh city.
Scholarships awarded to students in Nghe An province

Scholarships awarded to students in Nghe An province

Scholarships worth VND100 million ($4,000) from the Swing for the Kids Foundation have been awarded to 100 disadvantaged students in Nghe An province.
Herbalife Vietnam helps organise send-off ceremony for Olympics-bound athletes

Herbalife Vietnam helps organise send-off ceremony for Olympics-bound athletes

Herbalife Vietnam joined with the Vietnam Olympic Committee (VOC) to organise a send-off ceremony for Vietnamese athletes, coaches, and officers.
Brilliant young music student wins four scholarships to top US universities

Brilliant young music student wins four scholarships to top US universities

With his steadfast commitment to helping underprivileged communities, the sky is the limit for young music scholar Tran Phuc Tin.
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Singaporean Ambassador praises Nguyen Phu Trong’s legacy

Singaporean Ambassador praises Nguyen Phu Trong’s legacy

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong left a proud legacy of a Vietnam whose standing in the world has never been higher and future never brighter, Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam told the Vietnam News Agency.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong - a great friend of Russia: Ambassador

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong - a great friend of Russia: Ambassador

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong is a great leader of the Party and people of Vietnam and a great friend of Russia, who has played a crucial role in strengthening and enhancing the two countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership, Russian Ambassador to Vietnam G.S. Bezdetko has affirmed.
Vietnamese Party chief - a leader with great personality: Lao ambassador

Vietnamese Party chief - a leader with great personality: Lao ambassador

Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Khamphao Ernthavanh has affirmed that Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is a leader with great personality and an exemplary figure.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong a dear friend of Thailand: Ambassador

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong a dear friend of Thailand: Ambassador

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong was always a very dear friend of Thailand, stated Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Urawadee Sriphiromya, clarifying that under his leadership, the Thailand-Vietnam relationship has flourished in all aspects.
Message of condolences of ASEAN leaders on General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s passing

Message of condolences of ASEAN leaders on General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s passing

Senior leaders of ASEAN countries on July 24 issued a message of condolences on the passing of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.
World leaders mourn passing of Vietnamese Party General Secretary

World leaders mourn passing of Vietnamese Party General Secretary

Upon learning of the passing of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong, leaders of countries; ruling, communist, partner parties;