korea tra vinh wind farm finishes race to secure preferential feed in tariff

Korea-Tra Vinh Wind Farm finishes race to secure preferential feed-in-tariff

While many wind farm projects are racing to meet the deadline to enjoy the preferential feed-in-tariff of 0.98 US cents per kWh, Korea-Tra Vinh Wind Farm has completed energising at the end of September in the midst of the pandemic.
promise more than evident in vietnams edtech fortunes

Promise more than evident in Vietnam’s edtech fortunes

Vietnam’s edtech startups are luring the interest of both local and foreign venture capital funds as they are bringing new business models to tap into millions of online students.
healthy competition crucial for e commerce logistics

Healthy competition crucial for e-commerce logistics

Better regulations are expected to come into play to facilitate the growth of Vietnam’s e-commerce logistics sector.
leflair flying high with double digit weekly growth amid comeback

Leflair flying high with double-digit weekly growth amid comeback

Vietnam’s luxury market has witnessed a strong shift from offline to online during the pandemic, and Leflair has made an official comeback with a view to tap into this trend. Ngo Thi Cham, country head of Leflair, shared with VIR’s Thanh Van everything about the comeback of Leflair in Vietnam.
predictability the top goal for japanese groups in vietnam

Predictability the top goal for Japanese groups in Vietnam

Vietnam has been among the top investment destinations for Japanese groups aiming to diversify their supply chains. Hirai Shinji, chief representative of the Japan Trade Promotion Organization in Ho Chi Minh City, spoke with VIR’s Thanh Van about the investment activities of Japanese investors during these challenging times.
economic status hinges on reopening

Economic status hinges on reopening

Protecting lives and maintaining economic growth in a careful balancing act, the government’s pace of economic reopening will define Vietnam’s economic outlook and foreign investment prospects.
scg packaging to invest 355 million into new packaging paper complex in vietnam

SCG Packaging to invest $355 million into new packaging paper complex in Vietnam

SCG Packaging (SCGP), Thailand's largest packaging solutions provider under the conglomerate Siam Cement Group (SCG), announced today that it will inject VND8.13 trillion ($353.48 million) into a new packaging paper complex in the northern province of Vinh Phuc.
leflair officially makes comeback in vietnam

Leflair officially makes comeback in Vietnam

US-incorporated technology firm Society Pass announced today that Leflair has officially made a comeback by relaunching its e-commerce platform.
masan takes over mobicast to venture into telecom sector

Masan takes over Mobicast to venture into telecom sector

The Sherpa, a Masan Group subsidiary, has completed the purchase of 70 per cent of Mobicast JSC for a total cash payment of VND295.5 billion ($13 million) to enter the telecom industry.
vietnam to miss out on potentially lucrative opportunities if it delays reopening

Vietnam to miss out on potentially lucrative opportunities if it delays reopening

Foreign business associations in Vietnam have warned that slow reopening could cost Vietnam great opportunities to attract investment.
singapore based carousell becomes southeast asias latest unicorn

Singapore-based Carousell becomes Southeast Asia's latest unicorn

Carousell, the parent company of Vietnam's online classified site Cho Tot, has become Souhteast Asia's youngest billion-dollar startup after raising $100 million in a new funding round led by South Korean private equity firm STIC Investments.
uniqlo facing sourcing challenges as vietnamese factories deal with covid 19

Uniqlo facing sourcing challenges as Vietnamese factories deal with COVID-19

Uniqlo is the latest big apparel retailer experiencing sourcing challenges because Vietnamese factory are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
foreign hotel brands pin high hopes on post pandemic rebound of southeast asia

Foreign hotel brands pin high hopes on post-pandemic rebound of Southeast Asia

Foreign hotel brands are stilling pursue new opportunities in Southeast Asia amidst the pandemic as they are looking to capitalise on the region’s rebound in the future.
china formally applies for cptpp accession

China formally applies for CPTPP accession

China has held initial discussions about joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
excelsior capital vietnam pours capital into khoi nguyen education

Excelsior Capital Vietnam pours capital into Khoi Nguyen Education

Excelsior Capital Vietnam Partners, LP (ECVP) has recently announced its investment in Khoi Nguyen Investment and Education Development JSC, which four kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) schools in Ho Chi Minh City.