Asian investors still on lookout for deals

Asian investors still on lookout for deals

Having been the dominant players in Vietnam’s merger and acquisition market for years, new activities from Japanese, South Korean, and Singaporean investors are demonstrating that interest in the fast-growing market remain unchanged.
Keys to success for unique startups

Keys to success for unique startups

As an innovation and startup hub in the region, Singapore continues to attract and nurture startups from Southeast Asia, with many startups managing to scale successfully out of Singapore.
Singaporean President begins State visit to Vietnam

Singaporean President begins State visit to Vietnam

Singaporean President Halimah Yacob and her spouse began a State visit to Vietnam on October 16 at the invitation of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam remains key market of interest for Singaporeans

Vietnam remains key market of interest for Singaporeans

Given Vietnam’s economic potential and large domestic market with a growing middle class, the country is a very attractive investment destination for Singapore companies as they seek to go overseas to diversify their businesses, expand, and capture new opportunities.
Singapore and Vietnam commit to further strong collaborations

Singapore and Vietnam commit to further strong collaborations

Vietnam and Singapore are actively working with each other to further cement bilateral ties. Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the cooperation has flourished.
Education investment dips increasingly into edtech

Education investment dips increasingly into edtech

If previously, Singaporean education investors saw opportunities in opening new training facilities in Vietnam or joint training programmes with existing educational institutions, the market in recent times has witnessed the entry of more Singaporean funds into the edtech sector.
More green property trends incoming

More green property trends incoming

Vietnam is one of the key markets for Singaporean investors who are interested in green real estate, smart cities, and high-tech logistics.
PM suggests Singaporean firms expand investments in Vietnam

PM suggests Singaporean firms expand investments in Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 1 called on Singaporean firms and Temasek in particular to expand their investment in Vietnam, particularly in technology, strategic infrastructure development, logistics and innovative startups.
Raft of deals boost Sembcorp standing

Raft of deals boost Sembcorp standing

Singaporean energy and urban development group Sembcorp Industries has signed four agreements with Vietnamese partners to support the country’s energy transition as well as its sustainable development.
Singaporeans expanding investment into real estate

Singaporeans expanding investment into real estate

Continuously leading in the development of housing, urban, and industrial real estate projects, investors from Singapore are also actively expanding into other segments such as warehousing, logistics, and brokerages in the Vietnamese market.
Incredible potential in reach for fintech

Incredible potential in reach for fintech

Fuelled by generous amounts of venture capital, Vietnam’s fintech landscape is flying high on Singaporean investors’ agenda, promising to offer more innovative customer value propositions than traditional banks.
The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The carbon transition is accelerating, and every company needs to play a role. The pandemic has intensified the race against climate change, renewing focus on such critical efforts by drastically cutting greenhouse gas emissions to reach 50-per-cent reduction by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.
Citizens prioritising healthier services

Citizens prioritising healthier services

Buyers now are more likely to hunt for properties that are not simply accommodation, but also offer greener elements and healthcare facilities.
Education to boost business

Education to boost business

Singapore’s skills programmes are going from strength to strength in Vietnam thanks to the city-state’s innovation, creativity, and resources.
Singaporean startup innovations push through across Vietnamese landscape

Singaporean startup innovations push through across Vietnamese landscape

The city-state of Singapore is forging an even stronger connection with Vietnam in entrepreneurship as more Singaporean startups and venture capital funds ramp up a Vietnamese presence.
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