• Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:48
    Major Vietnam high speed railway to be elevated, tunnelled: draft report
    The new north-south high-speed railway connecting Hanoi and HCM City over a distance of 1,545 kilometres is expected to run mainly on elevated sections and below ground to avoid creating more level crossings.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:09
    SL chosen as garbage dump by S'pore after China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia shut their doors – expert
    One-time top government trade negotiator Gomi Senadhira Monday urged the ruling coalition to immediately halt the importing of garbage of all sorts in accordance with the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SL-SFTA).
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Global domain names come to Vietnam
    THE AVAILABILITY of a series of new foreign domain names in the Vietnamese market is offering more choices to local companies and opening up new opportunities for domain name registrars.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
    Safety the key for Vietnamese food exporters
    GOOD AGRICULTURAL practices and food safety certification are the first requirements for Vietnam's agricultural producers who want to export or sell to international retail chains, experts said at a conference titled “Overcome the technical barriers for food and agricultural products to export to EU” in Ho Chi Minh City last week.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:58
    BGRIM acquire Vietnam solar power project for $35.2m
    B Grimm Power Plc has completed a US$35.2 million acquisition of a solar photovoltaic power projects in Vietnam.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:12
    Vietnam's caged bears dying off as bile prices plummet
    Two moon bears are gently removed from the cramped cages where they have been held for 13 years, rescuers carefully checking their rotten teeth and matted paws before sending them to their new home in a grassy sanctuary in northern Vietnam.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Banpu gets greener 
    Banpu Power Plc recently increased the production percentage of renewable-based power, through its investment in an 80-MW wind power project in Soc Trang, Vietnam. 
    Corporate
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:41
    Regional countries discuss digital technology in Bangkok
    The growth of digital technology for inclusive and sustainable economic development is a top priority for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV).
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00
    Pho named world's 20th best food experience
    Vietnamese pho has been named the world's 20th best food experience by world travel guide book publisher the Lonely Planet.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
    Why is the Philippines lagging behind in Asean?
    My last piece on how the Philippines remains the tailender among the five original Asean members – and now even including Vietnam – begs the question, why?
    opinion
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
    Gulf Energy wins favour in Hanoi
    GULF Energy Development's planned investments in renewable energy in Vietnam have won the endorsement of the country’s prime minister, who says Vietnam is giving priority to the development of alternative energy sources.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:37
    Tropical Storm Bebinca set to lash northern Laos
    Northern regions of Laos are being warned to prepare for heavy rain and wind with weather forecasters predicting that Tropical Storm Bebinca will move across parts of Vietnam and northern Laos from August 16-18.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:17
    UOB incorporates fully owned subsidiary bank in Vietnam
    United Overseas Bank (UOB) recently announced the incorporation of United Overseas Bank (Vietnam) Limited, its fully owned subsidiary in Vietnam.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:48
    Sophisticated cybercrime on the rise in Vietnam
    As reliance on information technology becomes ever more pervasive in society, cybercrime has grown rapidly both in quantity and sophistication in Vietnam, experts said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:55
    Vietnam stops bitcoin mining imports
    Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment to the country since the beginning of July, according to the HCM City Customs Department.
    Breaking News
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