VIOD holds corporate governance and market upgrade event amid new AGM season

VIOD holds corporate governance and market upgrade event amid new AGM season

VIOD on March 1 organised a seminar titled "Towards a Season of Innovative and Effective Shareholder Meetings".
Businesses start to feel impact of Red Sea shipping crisis

Businesses start to feel impact of Red Sea shipping crisis

The Red Sea shipping crisis may put a squeeze on Vietnam-based businesses as it lingers on with no foreseeable end in sight.
Dedicated policies driving transport development plans

Dedicated policies driving transport development plans

Based on the disbursement of public investment and construction of transport infrastructure projects in 2023, Tran Quoc Phuong, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, points out solutions to accelerate spending in 2024 as a driving force for economic growth.
Food firms proactively finding solutions Boeing agrees to $51 mn settlement for export violations
Food firms proactively finding solutions

Food firms proactively finding solutions

Vietnam's food exporters are seeking alternative markets to bolster their businesses in the face of the current challenges.
Boeing agrees to $51 mn settlement for export violations

Boeing agrees to $51 mn settlement for export violations

Boeing has reached a $51 million settlement with the US State Department to resolve almost 200 export violations, including its unauthorized export of technical data to China, the State Department said Thursday.
Saint-Gobain promotes sustainable construction in Vietnam

Saint-Gobain promotes sustainable construction in Vietnam

Saint-Gobain sees sustainable construction as a way for Vietnam to meet its net-zero commitments.
UniSolar to organise series of workshops

UniSolar to organise series of workshops

UniSolar JSC is organising a series of seminars to provide information on renewable energy and storage solutions.
Thai investors bolster operation in Vietnam in 2024 Vietnam woos $4.29 billion in FDI capital in first two months of 2024
Thai investors bolster operation in Vietnam in 2024

Thai investors bolster operation in Vietnam in 2024

Vietnam continues to be a magnet for Thai investors who are spreading their wings to the neighbouring country to tap into lucrative opportunities.
Vietnam woos $4.29 billion in FDI capital in first two months of 2024

Vietnam woos $4.29 billion in FDI capital in first two months of 2024

An influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam offers positive signs for the economy, with $4.29 billion registered in the first two months of 2024.
Fintech startup 1Long secures $500,000 in funding

Fintech startup 1Long secures $500,000 in funding

Fintech platform 1Long has announced that it has secured $500,000 in a pre-seed funding round.
FPT takes ownership of Japan's NAC

FPT takes ownership of Japan's NAC

FPT Corporation has announced its first M&A deal in Japan.
A retail strategy for brands to tackle Vietnam’s meal tradition Vietnam can become major semiconductor player
A retail strategy for brands to tackle Vietnam’s meal tradition

A retail strategy for brands to tackle Vietnam’s meal tradition

Vietnam’s macroeconomic landscape is showing signs of stable recovery, despite challenging global conditions. Amid such uncertainties, consumers are shifting their focus towards essential commodities, particularly food and groceries, thereby reinforcing the significance of home meals.
Vietnam can become major semiconductor player

Vietnam can become major semiconductor player

During VinFuture Prize 2023, Dr. Sadasivan Shankar, research technology manager at SLAC National Laboratory and Adjunct Professor in Stanford Materials Science and Engineering, spoke with VIR’s Tuan Minh about his insights into Vietnam’s chances in the semiconductor industry.
Repairing balance sheet to return to profitable growth

Repairing balance sheet to return to profitable growth

Amidst the complexities of Vietnam’s market in 2023, where sectors such as manufacturing and exports are marked by promising growth over the next 5-10 years, the economic landscape is a mosaic of opportunities.
A clear path for Vietnam’s robust growth

A clear path for Vietnam’s robust growth

The Asia-Pacific region unfurls a nuanced economic landscape, presenting a fusion of risks and opportunities. Nguyen Luong Hien, partner of Deals Strategy at PwC Vietnam, outlines Vietnam’s economic prospects for 2024.
Preparations for a GMT overhaul

Preparations for a GMT overhaul

Le Khanh Lam, chairman of RSM Vietnam, explains why preparations for this move will be necessary for Vietnam’s permanent development.
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.
EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and its impact on Vietnam's industry

EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and its impact on Vietnam's industry

The impending implementation of the European Union's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is poised to have a considerable effect on Vietnamese exporters, especially those operating within the steel, cement, aluminium, and fertiliser sectors.
Saint-Gobain promotes sustainable construction in Vietnam

Saint-Gobain promotes sustainable construction in Vietnam

TCP surges ahead with responsible initiatives

TCP surges ahead with responsible initiatives

DHL Express opens new gateway in Hanoi

DHL Express opens new gateway in Hanoi

AI: unstoppable trend of the future

AI: unstoppable trend of the future

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.
SABECO's taste for innovation takes the local brand to the world

SABECO's taste for innovation takes the local brand to the world

SABECO's never-ending attempts to win new customers in an ever-changing economic and cultural environment has resulted in the company winning several prestigious awards at the World Beer Championship.
Energy-related CO2 emissions hit record levels in 2023: IEA Project to develop multi-use values of forest ecosystem to 2030 approved BASF India plants receive certification China's Electric Wind Power to provide turbines for Quang Tri plant Training course sheds light on emission trading system, carbon market Support policies needed to develop green hydrogen
Energy-related CO2 emissions hit record levels in 2023: IEA

Energy-related CO2 emissions hit record levels in 2023: IEA

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose to a record level in 2023, but the growth slowed from previous years thanks to continued expansion of clean technologies, the International Energy Agency said Friday.
Project to develop multi-use values of forest ecosystem to 2030 approved

Project to develop multi-use values of forest ecosystem to 2030 approved

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang on February 29 signed a decision approving a project on developing multi-use values of the forest ecosystem to 2030, with a vision to 2050.
BASF India plants receive certification

BASF India plants receive certification

BASF's two dispersions plants in India have received REDcert2 certification.
China's Electric Wind Power to provide turbines for Quang Tri plant

China's Electric Wind Power to provide turbines for Quang Tri plant

Electric Wind Power, a subsidiary of Shanghai Electric, has signed a deal to provide its advanced wind turbines to the Hai Anh Wind Farm project in Quang Tri.
Training course sheds light on emission trading system, carbon market

Training course sheds light on emission trading system, carbon market

An ongoing training course on the emission trading system (ETS) and carbon market has gathered 145 participants from relevant state agencies, organisations, and enterprises, making the first capacity-building activity in Vietnam with participation from both public and private sectors.
Support policies needed to develop green hydrogen

Support policies needed to develop green hydrogen

The Government should implement support policies to ensure the development and competitiveness of clean hydrogen sources in the country.
Mapletree Logistics Trust to acquire properties in Vietnam and Malaysia Land law overhaul transforms land acquisition
Mapletree Logistics Trust to acquire properties in Vietnam and Malaysia

Mapletree Logistics Trust to acquire properties in Vietnam and Malaysia

Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd has announced the proposed acquisition of logistics properties located in Malaysia and Vietnam.
Land law overhaul transforms land acquisition

Land law overhaul transforms land acquisition

Land acquisition is poised for transformation under the new Land Law.
Green and high-tech offices space becomes a trend

Green and high-tech offices space becomes a trend

Companies are pivoting to greener, more sustainable offices.
BW Industrial Development appoints Gene King as chief investment officer

BW Industrial Development appoints Gene King as chief investment officer

BW Industrial Development JSC announced the appointment of Gene King as its chief investment officer, effective from March 1.
VIOD holds corporate governance and market upgrade event amid new AGM season VIR to host investor symposium on March 5
VIOD holds corporate governance and market upgrade event amid new AGM season

VIOD holds corporate governance and market upgrade event amid new AGM season

VIOD on March 1 organised a seminar titled "Towards a Season of Innovative and Effective Shareholder Meetings".
VIR to host investor symposium on March 5

VIR to host investor symposium on March 5

VIR will host a symposium on March 5 with the participation of representatives from the SSC and various securities companies.
Shinhan Life Vietnam organises career orientation programme for school students

Shinhan Life Vietnam organises career orientation programme for school students

Shinhan Life Vietnam has launched the S-Career programme for high school students.
Vietnam boasts huge growth potential for insurtech

Vietnam boasts huge growth potential for insurtech

Vietnam is poised for significant insurtech growth, driven by its modest insurance penetration rate and growing demand.
MFast scoops SME100 Asia 2023 award

MFast scoops SME100 Asia 2023 award

On December 14, SME Asia magazine honoured MFast at the “SME100 Fast-Moving Companies Awards” ceremony.
AI can reshape Vietnam’s payment landscape

AI can reshape Vietnam’s payment landscape

Vietnam's payment landscape is set to undergo significant transformation through the use of generative AI, according to Visa.
Vietnam’s FDI inflow surges 38.6 per cemt in two months

Vietnam’s FDI inflow surges 38.6 per cemt in two months

Total newly-registered foreign investment capital, adjusted and contributed capital to buy shares and buy contributed capital of foreign investors totalled 4.29 billion USD as of February 20, up by 38.6 per cemt compared to the same period in 2023.
Hanoi piloting dedicated cycling route from Feb. 1

Hanoi piloting dedicated cycling route from Feb. 1

The Hanoi Department of Transport has issued a document on piloting a dedicated bicycle route along the To Lich River starting from February 1. From Moc Bridge to Yen Hoa Bridge in Cau Giay district, the route was previously reserved for pedestrians but is now for both pedestrians and cyclists.
Vietnam Ao Dai Week 2024 launched

Vietnam Ao Dai Week 2024 launched

The Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) on February 29 launched the annual Vietnam Ao Dai Week 2024 and organised an art performance programme to promote the value of the traditional costume in life, culture, and society.
Tourism to spearhead fresh era for Phu Yen

Tourism to spearhead fresh era for Phu Yen

With beautiful natural scenery rare to find anywhere else, Phu Yen province vows to become a major tourist centre for the entire country.
PM requests expansion of visa exemption policy to more countries

PM requests expansion of visa exemption policy to more countries

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) consider expanding the coverage of the visa exemption policy.
Hoi An among world’s top Honeymoon Destinations of 2024

Hoi An among world’s top Honeymoon Destinations of 2024

The ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been named among the world’s top 25 Honeymoon Destinations of 2024 on Tripadvisor 2023 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Awards.
Ana Mandara Cam Ranh Resort & Spa clinches ASEAN Green Hotel Awards 2024

Ana Mandara Cam Ranh Resort & Spa clinches ASEAN Green Hotel Awards 2024

Ana Mandara Cam Ranh is celebrated for its outstanding contribution to sustainable tourism development.
Promoting Vietnamese tourism globally is a must

Promoting Vietnamese tourism globally is a must

There are still many challenges in the first half of 2024, which will gradually become better in the second half of the year because of the resilience in the economy. Travelling by air will be affected by unreasonable airfares, while highway networks will be expanded, leading to the increment in travelling by cars and buses.
Nam Dinh to host Pho Festival 2024 in mid-March

Nam Dinh to host Pho Festival 2024 in mid-March

The Pho (Noodle) Festival 2024 will be held from March 15-17 in the northern province of Nam Dinh – the birthplace of renowned Pho Co.
Vietnam - one of Asia’s fastest growing cinema markets: US news site

Vietnam - one of Asia’s fastest growing cinema markets: US news site

Deadline.com, a US premier news source covering the business of entertainment, including movies, television, online, digital and related areas, has described Vietnam as one of Asia’s fastest-growing cinema markets.
AC Milan owners reveal plan for 70,000-capacity new stadium

AC Milan owners reveal plan for 70,000-capacity new stadium

AC Milan's owners said on Thursday they will build a 70,000-capacity new stadium for the seven-time European champions that will serve as a multi-purpose venue.
Vietnam to join in more phygital sports events: Spokeswoman

Vietnam to join in more phygital sports events: Spokeswoman

Vietnam will continue taking part in sport competitions, especially the ones combining electronic and traditional sports in the future, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang told the ministry’s regular press briefing on February 29.
Coach Park Hang-seo makes official return to Vietnamese football

Coach Park Hang-seo makes official return to Vietnamese football

Coach Park Hang-seo has returned to Vietnamese football, taking on the role of advisor to Bac Ninh FC.
Young star midfielder, goalkeeper win Vietnam Golden Ball 2023

Young star midfielder, goalkeeper win Vietnam Golden Ball 2023

Midfielder Nguyen Hoang Duc of The Cong Viettel Football Club (FC) has won the Golden Ball award for the second time while goal keeper Tran Thi Kim Thanh of Ho Chi Minh City FC 1 picked up the title in the women’s category.
Cai Mep - Thi Vai Port affirms Vietnam’s maritime position

Cai Mep - Thi Vai Port affirms Vietnam’s maritime position

The Cai Mep - Thi Vai International Port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province plays a crucial role as a gateway connecting maritime trade routes among southern provinces of Vietnam. It also serves as a major international transshipment port, significantly reducing the transportation time between Vietnam and other countries.
Green transportation towards sustainable urban development

Green transportation towards sustainable urban development

Green transportation is not just a trend but also a pressing task in building a sustainable future for urban areas in Vietnam, especially major cities like the capital Hanoi.
Hoi An: A captivating heritage city

Hoi An: A captivating heritage city

Hoi An, an enchanting world heritage site, has consistently been hailed as one of the most alluring and romantic ancient towns in the world. It serves as a remarkable exemplar of traditional urban areas and coastal trading ports in the East Asian region.
Vietnamese women affirm role and position in social development

Vietnamese women affirm role and position in social development

During Vietnam’s integration and development, Vietnamese women not only play the role of “keeping the fire burning” in the family but also continue to promote and affirm their role and position in social development, contributing greatly to the cause of national construction.
Hanoi Autumn Carnival impresses

Hanoi Autumn Carnival impresses

Hanoi Autumn Carnival took place along Hoan Kiem Lake on October 1.
Ba Ria - Vung Tau authorities hand over 11 saved foreign sailors to consulates general Over 100kg bomb successfully deactivated in Binh Dinh
Ba Ria - Vung Tau authorities hand over 11 saved foreign sailors to consulates general

Ba Ria - Vung Tau authorities hand over 11 saved foreign sailors to consulates general

Ten Indonesians and one Malaysian who are crewmembers of vessel Samudra Indah II in distress off the coast of Vietnam were handed over to representatives of the two countries’ consulates general in Ho Chi Minh City on February 29.
Over 100kg bomb successfully deactivated in Binh Dinh

Over 100kg bomb successfully deactivated in Binh Dinh

A 115kg bomb that remained intact and had high dangerousness has been successfully deactivated in the central province of Binh Dinh.
Swing for the Kids 2023 breaks fundraising records

Swing for the Kids 2023 breaks fundraising records

The 16th Swing for the Kids charity golf event raised $126,600 through domestic and foreign donors, the biggest amount for the event ever.
Swing for the Kids charity event supported by dozens of sponsors

Swing for the Kids charity event supported by dozens of sponsors

In addition to long-term sponsors, the 16th annual Swing for the Kids received new support from the likes of Coninco, Gelex, Vinamika, Seven Stars, and more.
SABECO demonstrates long-term commitment to community support

SABECO demonstrates long-term commitment to community support

Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (SABECO) is committed to its sustainable development strategy as well as its business growth targets to create positive socioeconomic values for localities in which the company operates.
SCG spreads spirit of humanity for Year of Dragon

SCG spreads spirit of humanity for Year of Dragon

SCG is carrying out activities to spread the message of kindness.
German police bust major online criminal marketplace Indonesia asks social media platform X to remove gambling ads Malaysian ringgit undervalued, hoped to trade higher Malaysia successfully tests first 5.5G technology in Southeast Asia Thailand’s high household debt affects automotive sector New HIV/AIDS infections increase in Laos
German police bust major online criminal marketplace

German police bust major online criminal marketplace

German police on Friday said they had made arrests and searched dozens of properties in major raids targeting the largest German-language criminal marketplace on the internet.
Indonesia asks social media platform X to remove gambling ads

Indonesia asks social media platform X to remove gambling ads

Indonesia’s Communications and Information Ministry (Kominfo) summoned representatives from the Singapore office of social media platform X, formerly Twitter, to address concerns regarding online gambling advertisements on the platform.
Malaysian ringgit undervalued, hoped to trade higher

Malaysian ringgit undervalued, hoped to trade higher

An official of Malaysia’s central bank expected the country's ringgit to trade higher on the back on positive economic prospects.
Malaysia successfully tests first 5.5G technology in Southeast Asia

Malaysia successfully tests first 5.5G technology in Southeast Asia

Maxis, one of the oldest and largest telecommunications companies in Malaysia, announced on February 23 that it and Chinese tech giant Huawei have successfully staged the first 5G-Advanced technology trial in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
Thailand’s high household debt affects automotive sector

Thailand’s high household debt affects automotive sector

The rising debts of households in Thailand have prompted financial institutes to employ stricter criteria in granting auto loans, resulting in the automotive industry's production and sales down in January compared to the same period last year, according to the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI)’s Automotive Industry Club.
New HIV/AIDS infections increase in Laos

New HIV/AIDS infections increase in Laos

The number of new HIV/AIDS cases in Laos has steadily climbed partly due to a shortage of financial support from foreign countries and limited budget from the government.