Saigon Futures wins 2021 SME100® Fast-moving Companies award

Saigon Futures wins 2021 SME100® Fast-moving Companies award

On December 23, Saigon Futures JSC won the SME100 award for the fastest-growing and most reliable small and medium enterprise from the SME & Entrepreneurship Magazine, Southeast Asia's best-selling business magazine.
Building on lessons to enhance eye care services in Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines

Building on lessons to enhance eye care services in Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines

Stakeholders from Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia gathered in a virtual forum on January 27 to discuss measures and solutions to enhance eye care services.
Rising inequality threatens to deny access to basic healthcare for some

Rising inequality threatens to deny access to basic healthcare for some

With Vietnam's rising wealth, lingering inequality urges several experts to call for more equal policies that secure the most basic healthcare needs of all.
Quang Nam takes strong measures to facilitate investment in eastern region

Quang Nam takes strong measures to facilitate investment in eastern region

The central province of Quang Nam has decided to halt the planning and implementation of a series of projects in the eastern part to enhance the provincial investment environment.
Agriculture sector's growth in 2021

Agriculture sector's growth in 2021

Agriculture sector overcame difficulties caused by Covid-19 to enjoy strong growth, with crop cultivation restructured properly in 2021.
Five outstanding achievements of Vietnam at UNSC during 2020-2021 tenure

Five outstanding achievements of Vietnam at UNSC during 2020-2021 tenure

Vietnam had a successful tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021, a difficult period for the world and the UNSC in particular due to complicated, uncertain and unprecedented developments in the world.
Ajinomoto Vietnam becomes next sponsor for 31st SEA Games

Ajinomoto Vietnam becomes next sponsor for 31st SEA Games

Ajinomoto Vietnam became the next diamond sponsors of the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after a signing ceremony in Hanoi on January 25.
Vietnam hope to gain points in match with Australia: head coach

Vietnam hope to gain points in match with Australia: head coach

The men's national team will do their best to earn points in their away game with Australia in the final round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers, head coach Park Hang-seo said during a press conference held on January 26.
Indonesia’s investments in marine, fishery sector reach 419 million USD

Indonesia’s investments in marine, fishery sector reach 419 million USD

Indonesia's investments in the marine and fishery sector in 2021 reached 6.02 trillion Rp (419 million USD), its Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono has said.
Singapore, RoK agree to boost defence cooperation

Singapore, RoK agree to boost defence cooperation

Senior defence officers of Singapore and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to strengthen cooperation in cyber security, counter-terrorism and other defense-related areas during their talks in the Southeast Asian nation on January 26.
RoK firm invests 200 million USD in solar power in Vietnam

RoK firm invests 200 million USD in solar power in Vietnam

Nami Solar, a subsidiary of Vietnam’s Nami Energy company, and SK Ecoplant, a member of the Republic of Korea’s conglomerate SK Group, sealed a joint venture deal on January 24 to pump 200 million USD into solar energy development in Vietnam.
Vietnam eyes foreign investment to boost electric vehicle industry

Vietnam eyes foreign investment to boost electric vehicle industry

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh wants Vietnam to attract major investors from all over the world to develop the electric vehicle industry, according to an official document issued by the Government’s Office on January 26.
Strategies to best avail of supportive policies

Strategies to best avail of supportive policies

In order to support enterprises against the impacts of the pandemic, the Vietnamese government and ministries have issued many supportive policies and tax incentives for enterprises and employees on declaration and payment of corporate income tax (CIT), VAT, and land rent, as well as rules on a 30-per-cent tax reduction for small- and medium-sized enterprises with revenues of less than VND200 million ($8,700).
SABECO’s spirit of never giving up

SABECO’s spirit of never giving up

While economic troubles have devastated many businesses in recent times, major names such as SABECO are standing tall with the new mission of bringing the economy back to normality.
Banks reach for the stars with tie-ups

Banks reach for the stars with tie-ups

The prospects of strategic deals and ease in foreign ownership rules might provide commercial banks with more firepower. Meanwhile, a revision of the regulatory regime is expected to bring the domestic banking sector into line with international standards.