Newspaper Giao Thong, the official press office of the Ministry of Transport (MoT), quoted Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia as saying at a recent meeting at the ministry that the MoT does not want a price floor for airplane tickets.
The recently announced plan of the two major cities to “comprehensively develop transportation”, which includes a ban on motorbikes in some streets in the inner city area by 2025, may drive motorbike producers into the corner.
Airport Corporation of Vietnam has just requested permission from the Ministry of Transport to raise service fees at domestic airports.
The serviced apartment market in Hanoi, which has experienced little fluctuation in recent years, is poised to see an increase in both supply and demand.
Mobile e-commerce (m-commerce) is set to boom in Vietnam in the upcoming years and companies need to forge plans to cash in on the growing popularity of this retail channel.
A number of fund management companies have recently announced moves to increase their appeal to international investors that hope to cash in on the Vietnamese stock market.
This month, SSI Asset Management (SSIAM), the asset management company under Saigon Securities Incorporation (SSI), is going to launch a new open-end fund that allows investors from Europe to invest in Vietnamese stocks.
Robots, despite being cheaper and more productive, will not immediately shift manufacturing away from countries abundant with inexpensive and low-skilled labour, such as Vietnam.
Donaco International Limited has expressed interest in joining in the development of Lao Cai airport in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
Once Vietnamese mobile network operators deploy 4G networks, they will have to compete not only in terms of downloading and uploading speed but also content services in order to gain and retain customers.
The second Red River Delta Climate Change Symposium, organised today by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), advocated increasing investments to help the Red River Delta adapt to climate change, especially at the delta area.
The Vietnamese government and the World Bank today launched the Vietnam 2035 report: Toward Prosperity, Creativity, Equity and Democracy, which recommends steps to help turn Vietnam into a prosperous, creative upper middle income country with a capable and accountable state and a clean environment, as well as an equitable and inclusive society over the next 20 years.
Ecommerce companies are planning to expand their operation to the largely untapped market of cities and provinces outside of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Microsoft Mobile Vietnam LLC, formerly Nokia Vietnam, recently paid all of its tax arrears incurred in 2013 and 2014, according to newswire baohaiquan.vn, effectively refusing possible tax incentives offered to high-tech companies.
As a market of 100 million people with high smart phone penetration and high connectivity, Vietnam offers a lot of potential for tech startups according to Google’ CEO Sundar Pichai.