Nearly 55 per cent of Japanese firms in Vietnam gained profits despite pandemic

Nearly 55 per cent of Japanese firms in Vietnam gained profits despite pandemic

The proportion of profitable Japanese companies in Vietnam is expected to have climbed by 4.7 points in 2021, compared to 2020, equivalent to 54.3 per cent.
Six Vietnamese sectors obliged to keep greenhouse gas inventories

Six Vietnamese sectors obliged to keep greenhouse gas inventories

The energy, transportation, construction, industry, agriculture, and waste sector are now legally required to establish and report their greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories to relevant authorities since January 18.
Employers expect strong hiring outlook for first half of 2022

Employers expect strong hiring outlook for first half of 2022

International and local employers in various sectors are expecting their hiring intentions to rise in the first half of 2022 as the economy is gradually recovering, according to the newly published Vietnam Employment Outlook Survey.
SEA business leaders to focus on omnichannel and supply chain diversification

SEA business leaders to focus on omnichannel and supply chain diversification

Business leaders in Southeast Asia are set to build back better by investing in a robust omnichannel approach, diversifying their supply chains, and focusing on employees and business continuity, according to a new industry report released today.
Rising demand for coffee in EU opens doors for increased Vietnamese offerings

Rising demand for coffee in EU opens doors for increased Vietnamese offerings

Europeans love their morning coffee – and Vietnam could continue to profit from this habit if domestic exporters make good use of the trade agreement with the EU. However, the competition remains active too, increasing the pressure from markets like Brazil and Southeast Asia, in addition to the seemingly ever-lasting challenges in freight costs.
Potential drivers set for both greener trade and growth

Potential drivers set for both greener trade and growth

Vietnam, whose growth is expected to strongly bounce back this year and beyond, is advised to green its trade sector as it will help improve the economy’s competitiveness and materialise the government’s commitment to minimise greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over future decades.
Improving access to innovative therapies for high-risk breast cancer patients in Vietnam

Improving access to innovative therapies for high-risk breast cancer patients in Vietnam

The Vietnam Medical Association and Roche Vietnam on January 14 reviewed the first year of implementation of the joint project to “Improve access to innovative therapies for high-risk breast cancer patients in Vietnam for 2020-2025”.
FrieslandCampina Vietnam pursues sustainable development

FrieslandCampina Vietnam pursues sustainable development

Dutch-backed FrieslandCampina is pursuing sustainable development as one of its key drivers to success in Vietnam.
Striving for sustainability amid the pandemic

Striving for sustainability amid the pandemic

While the global health crisis continues to impact the business community, a number of manufacturers in Vietnam have been focusing on sustainability by emphasising a strong corporate culture and contributing to the country’s sustainable development.
Venture capital for Vietnam's startups reached $2.1 billion in 2021

Venture capital for Vietnam's startups reached $2.1 billion in 2021

Vietnam's startup scene is blossoming, securing a total sum of $2.1 billion in venture capital last year. The country's digital economy also hit $21 billion in 2021.
Novartis – A success story for a quarter of a century with great plans forward

Novartis – A success story for a quarter of a century with great plans forward

Novartis has made great breakthroughs over the past 25 years. Amitabh Dube, country president at Novartis Vietnam, discussed with VIR’s Bich Thuy the great journey and future plans ahead.
Winnie Wong elected as chair of AmCham Vietnam for 2022

Winnie Wong elected as chair of AmCham Vietnam for 2022

AmCham Vietnam has announced that Winnie Wong, country manager for Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos at Mastercard, has been elected as the new Chair of AmCham Vietnam for 2022.
New cold spell to hit northern Vietnam from January 10 night

New cold spell to hit northern Vietnam from January 10 night

A new cold snap is projected to hit north-eastern Vietnam starting January 10 night,according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Investors reinforce trust in Vietnam

Investors reinforce trust in Vietnam

Efforts by several localities in Vietnam in boosting on-spot investment promotion models are reinforcing investors’ trust and driving them to both fund newly-registered projects and expand their operations.
Spurring vibrant economic growth

Spurring vibrant economic growth

Vietnam is approaching 2022 with great hope that its economy will strongly bounce back from negative impacts of the past two years. Jacques Morisset, World Bank lead economist and programme leader for Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Thanh Thu about the New Year’s prospects and expectations.
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