Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The growth of connected device ownership is causing a boom in the online retail sector, with the number of people making online purchases spiking in the last two years in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, global information company Nielsen said in a report last week.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A Vietnamese auto company's plan to assemble and sell the world's cheapest car in Vietnam has been met with skepticism as the market seems lukewarm to cheap cars.
Monday, July 21, 2014
For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Women with certified financial backgrounds should find it easier to win positions on the boards of big corporations, a recent seminar held by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) was told in Hanoi.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The State Bank of Vietnam has lowered the interest rate on short-term deposits (one to six months) from 7 percent to 6 percent annually, a move that would normally result in lower rates for loans from commercial banks. But banks are still concerned about customers' deposit needs and question whether they will apply for business loans.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Vietnam's central bank on Tuesday cut its key interest rates for the first time in nearly a year in an attempt to kick-start the nation's sluggish economy.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Vietnam earned US$3.3 billion from exports of mobile handsets and spare parts in the first two months of 2014, posting a year-on-year increase of 22.9 percent.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Vietnam's revised bidding law, which took effect in January, prioritizes local bidders, made-in-Vietnam products, human resources development, and job creation.
Monday, December 30, 2013
The middle and affluent class (MAC) in Vietnam will double in size between now and 2020, from 12 million to 33 million consumers, a survey by the Boston Consulting Group (BSG) has found.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Up to 83 percent of Vietnamese enterprises consider cloud computing a top priority and 67 percent said cloud computing made a great impact on business transformation.