January 16, 2023 | 11:41
After three years of isolation, China lifted domestic lockdowns and opened up its borders on January 8, just in time to allow their citizens to travel and flood all parts of the globe for the Chinese New Year. Within China alone, over two billion trips are expected to take place over the holidays.
January 12, 2023 | 11:05
After a tumultuous year in 2022 with VND interest rates continuously increasing, it is expected that a sideways trend will prevail in 2023.
November 25, 2022 | 17:54
Many hot topics were discussed at the Mekong Connect 2022 Forum including measures to improve the quality of integration in science, technology, and innovation.
September 26, 2022 | 11:00
Despite the globe’s current complications, BASF Vietnam has achieved strong business results. CEO Erick Contreras talked with VIR’s Binh An the efforts to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and the commitment to more sustainable investment in this country.
August 18, 2022 | 20:54
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.
June 22, 2022 | 14:01
Talentnet's CEO gives tips on how to be the most effective leader who embraces negative emotions openly and honestly acknowledges the challenges they face.
May 26, 2022 | 15:05
As long as China continues its current pandemic policy and disruptions such as the Ukraine conflict continues, interest in the China+1 strategy is likely to grow. Kevin Coppel, Asia-Pacific managing director, and Christine Li, Asia-Pacific head of research for Knight Frank in Singapore, explain how Vietnam could well emerge as the greatest beneficiary.
May 16, 2022 | 16:27
In mid-March, exactly two years since Vietnam’s borders began shutting, the majority of entry restrictions into Vietnam were lifted and the country reopened. In Ho Chi Minh City, we can now see foreign tourists with huge backpacks exploring the small alleys in Ben Thanh or taking in the marvellous skyline view on the recently inaugurated bridge. Life finally seems normal again.
April 10, 2022 | 19:51
Google searches for “cryptocurrency” increased sharply in recent years as Vietnamese sought investment channels, especially during the pandemic with social distancing measures in place, which forced people to stay home.
March 21, 2022 | 08:00
Geopolitical tensions and escalating prices for fuel and petrol increased hardships for farmers, which could be further worsened by a proposed increase of special consumption tax on tobacco.
March 14, 2022 | 09:39
The Government’s decision to open the country’s doors to international tourists from March 15 has sparked optimism about the resilience of the tourism industry after 2 years of being “frozen” by the pandemic.
March 03, 2022 | 15:58
Through the significant difficulties posed by the ongoing pandemic, white-collar soldiers on the frontline continue to fight with a gallant spirit in order to bring victory to their country.
February 21, 2022 | 09:32
Vietnam confirmed 47,200 new COVID-19 cases on February 20, including eight imported infections.
February 17, 2022 | 09:00
The Ministry of Health will continue to give a priority to the control of the pandemic this year, while also reforming financial mechanisms and increasing investment in grassroots health facilities. Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long talked to VIR’s Hoang Binh about the plans ahead to achieve these goals efficiently.
February 11, 2022 | 09:42
Sixteen commercial banks cut over VND21.24 trillion (US$936 million) of loan interest for COVID-19-hit customers from July 15 to December 31, 2021, surpassing their commitment by 5.13 per cent, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) reported on Wednesday.