Vietnam needs extra 368 billion USD to achieve net zero emissions

Vietnam needs extra 368 billion USD to achieve net zero emissions

As the energy industry has a crucial role in achieving net zero emissions by 2050, it requires a structural transition toward green growth. Therefore, Vietnam needs assistance from developed countries regarding both financial and technical issues.
CT Group wins at HR Asia Awards 2022

CT Group wins at HR Asia Awards 2022

CT Group was honoured by HR Asia – the continent's leading magazine – with the prestigious Best Place to Work in 2022 Asia award on August 11.
Denmark and Vietnam strengthen cooperation in agri-food

Denmark and Vietnam strengthen cooperation in agri-food

The Danish Agriculture and Food Delegation to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from August 16-19 exchange opportunities for cooperation with their Vietnamese partners.
More British investors look at Vietnam to cash in on free trade agreements VNPAY earns certificate for highest level of international security
More British investors look at Vietnam to cash in on free trade agreements

More British investors look at Vietnam to cash in on free trade agreements

Many British investors are seeking investment opportunities in Vietnam in the hope of cashing in on free trade agreements (FTAs) that Vietnam has signed with the UK and other economies worldwide.
VNPAY earns certificate for highest level of international security

VNPAY earns certificate for highest level of international security

VNPAY has just received the PCI DSS 3.2.1 Level 1 international security certificate for its services by ControlCase, an international assessment organisation.
The key challenges ahead for a digital economic boom

The key challenges ahead for a digital economic boom

Digital revenues in Vietnam are forecast to grow exponentially as the government continues to roll out new initiatives. Dwayne Ong, founder and CEO of Singaporean certification body CASUGOL, talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about how Vietnam can address its primary challenges to ensure sustainable digital growth.
INSEE Vietnam champion in 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards

INSEE Vietnam champion in 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards

On August 10, INSEE Vietnam was honoured to win the 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards by Nhip Cau Dau Tu newspaper.
RoK seminar on investment in Vietnam Overseas Vietnamese strengthen Danang’s investment climate
RoK seminar on investment in Vietnam

RoK seminar on investment in Vietnam

An international seminar on trend of investment in Vietnam in the new normal context took place in Seoul on August 18, with over 150 Korean investors and enterprises in different areas taking part.
Overseas Vietnamese strengthen Danang’s investment climate

Overseas Vietnamese strengthen Danang’s investment climate

The central city of Danang is expected to become more vibrant with a flow of investments from overseas Vietnamese.
Japan's biggest power generator Jera acquires 35 per cent of TTC Group's subsidiary

Japan's biggest power generator Jera acquires 35 per cent of TTC Group's subsidiary

In order to enhance Vietnam's renewable energy capacity by 2025, Vietnam's conglomerate Thanh Thanh Cong Group (TTC Group) partnered up with Japan's Jera Co.
Viettel Global posts impressive H1 profits

Viettel Global posts impressive H1 profits

Following the growth momentum of the previous quarter, Viettel Global continued to post strong revenue and profit in the second quarter of the year.
21st-century skills crucial for appropriate growth Vietnam able to become new tiger in Asia: economist
21st-century skills crucial for appropriate growth

21st-century skills crucial for appropriate growth

While economic growth in Vietnam seems to be on the right track following a bumpy few months, experts warn that improving tertiary and higher education may be the biggest key to acheiving long-term growth in a sustainable manner.
Vietnam able to become new tiger in Asia: economist

Vietnam able to become new tiger in Asia: economist

Vietnam, a rising star in the global supply chain, has the potential to become a new tiger in Asia, economist Brian Lee Shun Rong at Maybank - Malaysia's largest financial services group and the leading banking group in South East Asia – has reportedly said.
KPMG discusses latest report Emerging Giants in Asia Pacific

KPMG discusses latest report Emerging Giants in Asia Pacific

Nguyen Trung Kien, director of KPMG Private Enterprise, talked with VIR’s Linh Le about the trends for startups.
Empowered consumers prepared to make changes

Empowered consumers prepared to make changes

The PwC June 2022 Global Consumer Insights Pulse Survey has found that consumers are continuing to adapt to supply chain disruptions and increasing inflation.
RSM Vietnam continues to transform to realise its vision

RSM Vietnam continues to transform to realise its vision

With the theme Transforming Together for Vision 2030, RSM encourages its people to collaborate to lead the way towards driving change and innovation.
ASL LAW successfully defends in lawsuit against circumvention of trade remedies

ASL LAW successfully defends in lawsuit against circumvention of trade remedies

ASL LAW has successfully represented and protected the interests of two businesses that are not subject to anti-circumvention tax.
Employers expect hiring to increase in H2

Employers expect hiring to increase in H2

Employers are expecting hiring to increase in the last two quarters of the year as positive growth rates are reported in various sectors.
Conforming to treaty via Law on IP

Conforming to treaty via Law on IP

In the last few years, Vietnam has signed a certain number of international trade agreements which require Vietnam to accede to or approve the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) within a prescribed time period.
Passion is available to turn Vietnam into blockchain hub

Passion is available to turn Vietnam into blockchain hub

Even if traditional entrepreneurs have a fantastic business idea, typical fundraising processes require significantly more effort, time, and money. William Do, CEO of HOBBIT Investment, explained to VIR’s Hoang Dan why fundraising in crypto may offer an alternative that is best suited for blockchain-related projects.
CapitaLand Development enhances its operations

CapitaLand Development enhances its operations

TCP Group delivering value

TCP Group delivering value

Attempting to balance green ideas with profit

Attempting to balance green ideas with profit

Boeing to increase its footprint in Vietnam's aviation market

Boeing to increase its footprint in Vietnam's aviation market

Secrets of the most special securities company in Vietnam

Secrets of the most special securities company in Vietnam

Techcom Securities’ (TCBS) leadership, with cutting-edge vision and execution muscle, has changed the course of the company over the last nine years since Nguyen Xuan Minh became chairman of the Board of Directors. VIR’s Tuan Khanh sat together with Minh and talked about his path, vision, and success story.
Promoting gender equality & enhancing women's economic empowerment

Promoting gender equality & enhancing women's economic empowerment

Vietnarn's national strategy on gender equality for the 2021-2030 period sets a target that by 2025, 60 per cent of state management ageneies and local governments at all levels will have female key leaders.
Bringing benefits to business via diversity policies

Bringing benefits to business via diversity policies

Vietnam has made great strides in protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and with gay and lesbian people able to openly disclose their sexual orientation, evidence exists that this can only benefit society – even in an economic sense.
Contributing to Vietnam’s green energy shift (Emagazine)

Contributing to Vietnam’s green energy shift (Emagazine)

With over 3,200km of coastline, Vietnam has huge potential for offshore wind power ventures. Stuart Livesey, senior director and head of Copenhagen Offshore Partners in Vietnam, explained to VIR about Vietnam’s wind power market and how the project he is involved in will contribute towards shaping the country’s offshore wind sector.
PetroVietnam promoting US partnerships: The future of Vietnam’s energy industry

PetroVietnam promoting US partnerships: The future of Vietnam’s energy industry

On November 23, 2021, a round table discussion between PetroVietnam and US investors took place with the topic of potential energy investment in Vietnam.
Vietnam needs extra 368 billion USD to achieve net zero emissions Green standards top policies for fresh foreign ventures INSEE Vietnam champion in 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards Vietnam to mobilise $360 billion for sustainable development targets Japan's biggest power generator Jera acquires 35 per cent of TTC Group's subsidiary Strategic framework for sustainable development between UN and Vietnam
Vietnam needs extra 368 billion USD to achieve net zero emissions

Vietnam needs extra 368 billion USD to achieve net zero emissions

As the energy industry has a crucial role in achieving net zero emissions by 2050, it requires a structural transition toward green growth. Therefore, Vietnam needs assistance from developed countries regarding both financial and technical issues.
Green standards top policies for fresh foreign ventures

Green standards top policies for fresh foreign ventures

Vietnam is becoming a destination for environmentally-friendly initiatives that can contribute to the circular economy. However, improvements from various sides will be necessary in order to lure truly sustainable investment.
INSEE Vietnam champion in 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards

INSEE Vietnam champion in 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards

On August 10, INSEE Vietnam was honoured to win the 2022 Top 50 Corporate Sustainability Awards by Nhip Cau Dau Tu newspaper.
Vietnam to mobilise $360 billion for sustainable development targets

Vietnam to mobilise $360 billion for sustainable development targets

Vietnam needs to mobilise $360 billion for implementing its green and sustainable development targets by 2030.
Japan's biggest power generator Jera acquires 35 per cent of TTC Group's subsidiary

Japan's biggest power generator Jera acquires 35 per cent of TTC Group's subsidiary

In order to enhance Vietnam's renewable energy capacity by 2025, Vietnam's conglomerate Thanh Thanh Cong Group (TTC Group) partnered up with Japan's Jera Co.
Strategic framework for sustainable development between UN and Vietnam

Strategic framework for sustainable development between UN and Vietnam

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the UN have just signed the One Strategic Framework for Sustainable Development cooperation agreement.
Phat Dat's strategy to successfully acquire new real estate projects Kusto Group diversifies its business in Vietnam
Phat Dat's strategy to successfully acquire new real estate projects

Phat Dat's strategy to successfully acquire new real estate projects

Bui Quang Anh Vu shared his feelings and enthusiasm about the journey he has experienced, as well as the future of Phat Dat's real estate developments.
Kusto Group diversifies its business in Vietnam

Kusto Group diversifies its business in Vietnam

Yerkin Tatishev, founder and chairman of Kusto Group, has just finished a 10-day visit to Vietnam.
IFC subscribes to $44 million bond to promote green housing

IFC subscribes to $44 million bond to promote green housing

On April 12, International Financial Corporation announced it had subscribed to a roughly $44 million bond to be issued by Nam Long Investment Corporation.
Vietlog Industrial breaks ground on flagship warehouse in Hung Yen

Vietlog Industrial breaks ground on flagship warehouse in Hung Yen

Vietlog Industrial on August 16 announced the groundbreaking of its newest project – VLI Hung Yen.
Banks should tighten assessment control of their corporate bonds investments: experts Home Credit invests VND200 billion into Buy Now Pay Later service
Banks should tighten assessment control of their corporate bonds investments: experts

Banks should tighten assessment control of their corporate bonds investments: experts

Banks must tighten their assessment control of corporate bond investments to avoid excessive risk and the misuse of funds raised by firms, experts said.
Home Credit invests VND200 billion into Buy Now Pay Later service

Home Credit invests VND200 billion into Buy Now Pay Later service

Home PayLater – a digital financial product with a VND200 billion ($8.7 million) investment – is set to enhance the convenience of consumers’ online shopping experiences.
Generali Vietnam launches education-focused insurance solution

Generali Vietnam launches education-focused insurance solution

On August 16, Italian-backed life insurer Generali Vietnam announced its VITA – For our Children, the very first education-focused solution in the market.
Generali Vietnam shining at the Insurance Asia Awards 2022

Generali Vietnam shining at the Insurance Asia Awards 2022

Italian-backed life insurer Generali Vietnam was honoured in the Marketing Initiative of the Year category at the Insurance Asia Awards 2022.
Eco-friendly payment initiative launched by Visa

Eco-friendly payment initiative launched by Visa

Digital payment giant Visa is boosting its contribution to promoting the prosperity of Vietnam towards sustainable development and a digital economy.
Visa paving the way to an inclusive digital economy

Visa paving the way to an inclusive digital economy

Visa is empowering innovation in Vietnam, supporting consumers and businesses towards a digital economy.
Vietnam’s overseas investment nears 358.76 million USD in first 7 months

Vietnam’s overseas investment nears 358.76 million USD in first 7 months

In the first seven months of this year, Vietnam’s total investment abroad neared 358.76 million USD, or about 63 percent against the figure in the same period of 2021.
Top 10 hospitable tourist destinations in Vietnam in 2022

Top 10 hospitable tourist destinations in Vietnam in 2022

Vietnam's tourism sector officially entered the recovery stage after a long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Acknowledging an increase in demand of search for destinations, US-based online booking travel agency Booking.com announced top 10 most hospitable tourist destinations in Vietnam in 2022.
Da Lat listed among world’s best places for binge-worthy dating by Booking.com

Da Lat listed among world’s best places for binge-worthy dating by Booking.com

Dutch online travel agency Booking.com has included Da Lat resort city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, often referred to as "City of Love", among the world's six places for the summer’s binge-worthy dating shows.
Vietnam Airlines resumes, increases frequency of several flights in September

Vietnam Airlines resumes, increases frequency of several flights in September

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will resume flights connecting the central city of Da Nang with Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur and Thailand’s Bangkok from September 1 and September 15, respectively, the carrier has announced.
Vietnam Airlines launches PressReader for in-flight reading

Vietnam Airlines launches PressReader for in-flight reading

Since August 15, passengers of Vietnam Airlines can enjoy Vietnamese and international publications through its new free service, PressReader.
Outbound tours to Europe rocked by passport tangle

Outbound tours to Europe rocked by passport tangle

A number of Vietnamese outbound travel companies have already been affected by the decision of some European nations to not recognise Vietnam’s new passports.
Gusto Thai Restaurant earns second Thai SELECT award

Gusto Thai Restaurant earns second Thai SELECT award

For the second year in a row, Gusto Thai Restaurant has been honoured with the Thai SELECT award.
Diversifying career opportunities for ethnic minority youths

Diversifying career opportunities for ethnic minority youths

Implementing vocational training programmes for young people in minority ethnic groups is an effective solution to improve their livelihoods.
AEON Vietnam kicks off AEON Ekiden 2022 in Hanoi

AEON Vietnam kicks off AEON Ekiden 2022 in Hanoi

On July 31, AEON Vietnam launched the relay race series AEON Ekiden to coincide with the Vietnam-Japan cultural festival at AEON Ha Dong.
Miss World 2021 to attend finale of Miss World Vietnam 2022

Miss World 2021 to attend finale of Miss World Vietnam 2022

Miss World 2021 Karolina Bielawska will be present at the finale of Miss World Vietnam 2022, scheduled to take place in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, on August 12 evening.
FOTA and Djinn join the Thailand Play-2-Earn Expo

FOTA and Djinn join the Thailand Play-2-Earn Expo

FOTA and Djinn have taken part in the Play-2-Earn Expo with the most recent data and gaming experiences using Mixed Reality technology.
Roma squeeze past Salernitana, Immobile fires Lazio to Bologna win

Roma squeeze past Salernitana, Immobile fires Lazio to Bologna win

Roma began their Serie A campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Salernitana on Sunday, while Ciro Immobile shot Lazio to a comeback 2-1 win over Bologna.
Alaba free-kick gives Real Madrid win to start title defence

Alaba free-kick gives Real Madrid win to start title defence

David Alaba scored with a stunning free-kick immediately after coming on as a substitute as reigning champions Real Madrid came from behind to beat Almeria 2-1 in their opening game of the season in La Liga on Sunday.
Man Utd battered by Brentford as Man City, Arsenal maintain perfect start

Man Utd battered by Brentford as Man City, Arsenal maintain perfect start

Manchester United suffered an embarrassing 4-0 thrashing by Brentford to sink to the bottom of the Premier League on Saturday, while Manchester City went top as the champions rolled over Bournemouth 4-0.
Hanoi greening urban roads

Hanoi greening urban roads

Together with contributing to the implementation of the Government’s target to plant 1 billion trees during the 2021-25 period, Hanoi is stepping up tree planting along urban roads and aims to plant up to 250,000 this year.
Market session of mountainous region re-enacted in Hanoi

Market session of mountainous region re-enacted in Hanoi

The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo, Son Tay of Hanoi regularly holds a market session for the mountainous region on weekends, which is a draw to visitors at home and abroad.
Khanh Hoa - Phu Yen route: View from above

Khanh Hoa - Phu Yen route: View from above

Dai Lanh lighthouse, Xuan Dai bay and Diep Son island in Khanh Hoa and Phu Yen provinces emerge majestically under the lens of Vietnamese travel blogger Ngo Tran Hai Anh. Most of the photos were taken by a drone to get wide-angle shots from a bird-eye view.
Co Loa Citadel offers glimpse into past

Co Loa Citadel offers glimpse into past

Co Loa Citadel, 20km north of Hanoi, appears to be the oldest such structure in Southeast Asia. The citadel was built under the reign of King An Duong Vuong (around the 2nd century BC). Its name "Co Loa" is derived from the Sino-Vietnamese for "old spiral" as the structure is built in a spiral shape.
Exploring Kieu Cave in Quang Binh province

Exploring Kieu Cave in Quang Binh province

The central province of Quang Binh, dubbed the “Kingdom of Caves”, has thrilled visitors with jaw-dropping caves such as Tu Lan and Ca Loi. The majestic beauty of the newly-opened Kieu Cave will also leave visitors in awe.
Official at Gov"t Office arrested for suspected involvement in bribery case Government offers support to additional 243,000 pandemic-hit labourers
Official at Gov"t Office arrested for suspected involvement in bribery case

Official at Gov"t Office arrested for suspected involvement in bribery case

The Investigation Security Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on August 18 arrested Nguyen Tien Than, an official at the Government Office’s department of international relations, to investigate the act of “taking bribes” in line with Article 354 of the Penal Code.
Government offers support to additional 243,000 pandemic-hit labourers

Government offers support to additional 243,000 pandemic-hit labourers

Vietnam Social Security (VSS) said as of August 18 its branches in provinces and cities had paid out 689 billion VND (29.4 million USD) to support more than 243,000 labourers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sustaining Vietnamese youngsters' scholastic ambitions

Sustaining Vietnamese youngsters' scholastic ambitions

The organisers of the Swing for the Kids golf tournament continued raising funds for the Swing for Kids 2022 Scholarship Fund as well as an integrated auction.
Award-gala Swing For the Kids golf tournament garnered benevolent donors

Award-gala Swing For the Kids golf tournament garnered benevolent donors

The 15th Swing for the Kids charity golf tournament has concluded with nearly $105,000 raised by domestic and foreign donors.
SCG Chemicals and Long Son Petrochemicals join Vung Tau to plant trees

SCG Chemicals and Long Son Petrochemicals join Vung Tau to plant trees

SCG Chemicals and Long Son Petrochemicals joined Vung Tau People’s Committee to plant 400 trees in the area of Nui Lon in the city.
SANSE prepares youth for sustainable development

SANSE prepares youth for sustainable development

VIR's Phuc Gia Ngo talked to Nguyen Trang Linh, head of development at SANSE, to learn more about the organisation.
Indonesia launches new banknotes Blue is the colour for ASEAN’s objectives Marking Vietnam’s input into ASEAN achievements Malaysia-Thailand-Laos freight express to be operational in October Three scenarios affect Thai economic growth FDI flows into Malaysia top 188 billion USD in Q2
Indonesia launches new banknotes

Indonesia launches new banknotes

Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance and Bank Indonesia (BI) have launched seven new banknotes to mark the country’s 77th independence anniversary (August 17).
Blue is the colour for ASEAN’s objectives

Blue is the colour for ASEAN’s objectives

Vietnam and other ASEAN member stated have vowed to jointly foster the blue economy to increase their economic, trade, and investment cooperation.
Marking Vietnam’s input into ASEAN achievements

Marking Vietnam’s input into ASEAN achievements

ASEAN has made big strides since its establishment 55 years ago, with celebration taking place last week. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ha Kim Ngoc talked with VIR’s Thanh Dat about this journey, and the contributions made by Vietnam.
Malaysia-Thailand-Laos freight express to be operational in October

Malaysia-Thailand-Laos freight express to be operational in October

The new freight train ASEAN Express connecting Malaysia, Thailand, and Laos will begin operating in October this year.
Three scenarios affect Thai economic growth

Three scenarios affect Thai economic growth

Thaland's National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) reckoned that the Thai economy can be affected by three scenarios taking into account the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and other geopolitical conflicts.
FDI flows into Malaysia top 188 billion USD in Q2

FDI flows into Malaysia top 188 billion USD in Q2

Malaysia recorded 836.2 billion RM (over 188.1 billion USD) in foreign direct investment (FDI) at the end of the second quarter, up 24.1 billion RM from Q1, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia.