japanese yen hits 16 year low against euro

Japanese yen hits 16-year low against euro

The Japanese yen fell to a 16-year low against the euro on Wednesday as the Bank of Japan indicated that monetary policy would remain loose even after shifting out of its negative interest rate environment.
can tho lures japanese investment with skilled workforce infrastructure advantages

Can Tho lures Japanese investment with skilled workforce, infrastructure advantages

Chairman of the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho Tran Viet Truong highlighted the potential benefits awaiting Japanese enterprises investing in the city during a working session on March 18 with a delegation of executives of Japanese banks led by Managing Executive Officer of Gunma Bank Uchibori Takeo.
japanese retailer aeon to join vietnam international sourcing 2024

Japanese retailer AEON to join Vietnam International Sourcing 2024

As the demand for Vietnamese agricultural products and processed foods is rising, Japan’s retailer AEON TopValu will seek suppliers for its supermarket chain Aeon at the Vietnam International Sourcing 2024, which is slated for June 6-8 in Ho Chi Minh City.
nissan honda explore partnership in electric vehicles

Nissan, Honda explore partnership in electric vehicles

Japanese arch-rivals Nissan and Honda said Friday they were exploring a strategic partnership in electric vehicles to face up to a "once-in-a-century" upheaval in the car industry.
japan asean to integrate qr code payments from 2025

Japan, ASEAN to integrate QR code payments from 2025

Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries will integrate QR code payments from 2025, aiming to facilitate spending between these countries without the need to exchange currency, which is time-consuming, especially for tourists, according to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
vietnams stock market on the radar of japanese investors

Vietnam’s stock market on the radar of Japanese investors

Japanese investors expressed an interest in Vietnam’s stock market at a conference themed “Vietnam – Investment Destination” in Tokyo on March 12.
toyota to invest 22 bn in brazil hybrid production

Toyota to invest $2.2 bn in Brazil hybrid production

Japanese auto giant Toyota said Wednesday that it plans to invest 11 billion reais ($2.2 billion) in beefing up production of hybrid vehicles in Brazil through 2030.
japanese charity fund presents wheelchairs to da nang disabled

Japanese charity fund presents wheelchairs to Da Nang disabled

The Japan Foundation for Social Contribution Fund on March 3 presented tens of wheelchairs to disabled people in the central city of Da Nang.
the factors to building enduring businesses

The factors to building enduring businesses

Japanese investment in Vietnam has persisted, with a focus on merge and acquisition activities. Masataka “Sam” Yoshida, head of the Cross-border Division of RECOF Corporation, talked with VIR’s Luu Huong how the Year of the Dragon symbolises strength and optimism for Vietnam-Japan relations.
acecook vietnam bringing market value

Acecook Vietnam bringing market value

Making great strikes thanks to the core value and the combination of Japanese technology and Vietnamese flavours, Acecook Vietnam is making innovations and creating added values in the local market. Kaneda Hiroki, general director of the company, discussed with VIR’s Minh Anh the sustainable development journey ahead.
japanese retail businesses want to expand in vietnam

Japanese retail businesses want to expand in Vietnam

100 per cent of Japanese retail businesses in Vietnam have expansion plans, according to a Survey on the Status of Japanese Enterprises Investing Abroad in the fiscal year 2023.
erex to put 101 million into biomass plant in vietnam

Erex to put $101 million into biomass plant in Vietnam

Erex Corporation, a Japanese firm specialising in supplying electricity sourced from biomass, has just unveiled plans for a pioneering 50MW biomass power plant in the central province of Binh Dinh.
mufg and nic jointly propel vietnams startup ecosystem

MUFG and NIC jointly propel Vietnam’s startup ecosystem

A new partnership will support the development of Vietnamese startups in international markets while introducing global and Japanese tech firms to Vietnam’s opportunities.
uniqlo sues china rival shein over viral bag copies

Uniqlo sues China rival Shein over viral bag copies

Japanese fashion giant Uniqlo said Tuesday that it is suing Chinese rival Shein over copycats of a massively popular crossbody pouch dubbed online the "Mary Poppins carryall".
honda weighs plan for major ev plant in canada report

Honda weighs plan for major EV plant in Canada: report

Japanese automaker Honda is considering building its next electric-vehicle factory in Canada in a multi-billion-dollar project that might include producing its own batteries by 2028, according to a report Sunday.