• Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Stricter rules bolster Vietnam banking revamp
    THE State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has decided to push ahead with restructuring the banking system, applying stricter measures to effectively prevent cross-ownership at commercial banks.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:40
    Seamico gets nod to sell its stake in VN securities firm
    Seamico Securities informed the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that the State Securities Commission of Vietnam had approved the company’s sale of its stake in Thanh Cong Securities Joint Stock Co (TCSC) to Le Anh Vien
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:37
    B Grimm inks collaboration deal to develop SE Asia’s largest solar power plant in Vietnam
    B Grimm Power informed the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that it had signed a collaboration agreement for the development of a solar power plant with 420-megawatt installed capacity in Vietnam, which would be the largest solar plant in Southeast Asia.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding key focus of ACMECS leaders
    THE LEADERS of five countries in mainland Southeast Asia will today gather under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) to map out their five-year plan for development cooperation.
    politics
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    WB backs Vietnam’s ’robust’ economic progress
    VIETNAM’S economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) expected to expand by 6.8 per cent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:56
    Pick-pocket gang used fake passports to steal in Thailand, sell items in Vietnam: police
    Many of the 17 suspects of a Vietnamese pick-pocket gang arrested last week in Bangkok’s Din Daeng district were carrying counterfeit passports and using fake names and had stayed in Thailand for 30 years, and another three were found to have overstayed their visas, the Tourist Police Bureau told a press conference on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    In Vietnam's veggie heaven
    A new cookery book that focuses on the country’s vegetarian cuisine unlocks a little-known universe of flavour
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Hanoi revisited: perspectives from our former ambassador
    Komgrit Varakamin reflects on the changes he HAS discovered in modern-day Vietnam  What does Hanoi look like today compared with the city I first saw in 1985? My prompt answer to that question is that Hanoi is much more modern and developed now than when I first visited 33 years ago.
    opinion
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Old phones find matches in HCM City
    DESPITE smartphone manufacturers’ best efforts, there is still a big market in Vietnam’s HCM City, often driven by nostalgia, for old feature phones, which is driving their prices to unreasonable levels.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:20
    AAPICO set for joint venture in Vietnam
    Thai auto parts manufacturer AAPICO Hitech has formed a joint venture with Vinfast to manufacture Body in White (BIW) in Vietnam.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 19:15
    SCG invests Bt173 bn in petrochemical plant in Vietnam
    SIAM Cement Group (SCG) has invested Bt173 billion in the first integrated petrochemical plant in Vietnam on expectations of starting construction next year, with production to begin by 2023.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    Blockchain helps build Vietnam’s digital economy
    BLOCKCHAIN technology will play an important role in building the digital economy and the fourth industrial revolution in Vietnam.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 18:53
    Sadness at Vietnam noodle shop where Bourdain dined with Obama
    The owner of a Hanoi noodle shop where Anthony Bourdain slurped down 'bun cha' with former US president Barack Obama expressed her shock and sorrow Saturday over the death of the globetrotting American celebrity chef.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    SCG RAISES STAKE IN VN PETROCHEMICAL PROJECT
    Siam Cement Group (SCG) has increased its holding in Long Son Petrochemical Co Ltd (LSP) from 71 per cent to 100 per cent, which will be the first petrochemicals complex in Vietnam, the company’s president and CEO Roongrote Rangsiyopash said in a press release yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:42
    Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis
    A Vietnamese mangrove draped with polythene, a whale killed after swallowing waste bags in Thai seas and clouds of underwater trash near Indonesian "paradise" islands -- grim images of the plastic crisis that has gripped Asia.
    Breaking News
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