Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Four years ago, Le Van Tho borrowed US$200,000 to build a new ceramic factory on rice fields bordering Hanoi. But with the economy slowing, orders have slumped this year and she recently laid off almost half her workers.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The former chairman of Vietnam's biggest state shipping firm has been arrested abroad with the help of Interpol after more than three months on the run, Vietnamese authorities said on Wednesday, as the company faces scrutiny over corruption and debts.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Consumer confidence has picked up across Asia Pacific markets as concerns about slow growth lessen in the region, according to the latest MasterCard Worldwide Index for Consumer Confidence.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Vietnamese inflation slowed to 5.04 percent year-on-year in August, its lowest rate in nearly three years, according to official figures released Friday, mirroring cooling economic growth in the communist state.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Depositors were withdrawing money from one of Vietnam's largest banks after the arrest of its founder this week triggered panic, state media reported Thursday.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Vietnam police have arrested a top banking tycoon on suspicion of illegal business activities, the government said on Tuesday, sending ripples through financial markets in the communist state.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The number of smartphone users in Vietnam will increase from the current 16 percent of mobile phone users to 21 percent by the end of this year.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Vietnamese inflation has slowed to the weakest pace in more than two years, the government said Tuesday, mirroring cooling economic growth in the communist state.
Monday, July 23, 2012
There was plenty of room for bilateral relations between Vietnam and Russia to develop further when several barriers are overcome, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Vu Tien Loc told a conference in Hanoi on Saturday.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The authorities in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City have urged all transport businesses and associations in the city to reduce fares further, given that retail petrol prices have fallen five times since May.