Author: bizlive

Work on Hanoi’s 2020 F1 Race Just Started

According to updates from ESPN, Reuters and Vingroup, the construction of a race circuit in capital Hanoi where the Formula…

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General Director of South Korean Bank and the Story of 7 Minute Banking Service

In the International Economic and Financial Conference, the General Director of South Korean bank – Kakao Bank, Yun Ho Hong,…

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Fintech in Vietnam: Mushrooms after Rain

Fintech is used to describe new tech that seeks to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services….

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Vietnam’s Journey to Become a High-Income Economy Has Only Just Begun

Strong economic growth is perhaps one of the most important pre-conditions for development success. Since Doi Moi took place in…

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VN Needs to Embrace “Doi Moi 4.0” to Sustain High Quality Growth

Vietnam should make a strategic shift towards a more productivity and innovation-based economy while making the most of the ongoing…

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Number of BRT Passengers Surged in 2018, said World Bank Country Director

Just over two years ago, Hanoi unveiled the country’s first BRT line, the culmination of many years of hard work…

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Southeast Asia Hastens 5G Shift to Close Development Gap

Southeast Asian nations are scrambling to introduce 5G networks, determined not to fall behind developed nations as the technology is…

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The Luxury Real-estate Market in Vietnam Heats Up

The Southeast Asian country has been seeing a surge in luxury real estate development, Bloomberg reported, thanks to a booming…

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Vietnam’s Danang Basks in Southeast Asian Hotel Boom

French hotel group Accor seeks to solidify its dominance in Southeast Asia by doubling its regional network of 300 lodgings over…

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Reference Exchange Rate Up 5 VND on March 15

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks…

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South Korea Arrests 10 Vietnamese for Buying Forged Alien Registration Certificates

The Vietnamese nationals, whose identities have not been disclosed, have been placed under criminal investigation for charges of forging official…

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Free Woman Accused of Murdering North Korean: Vietnam Justice Minister

Justice Minister Le Thanh Long sent a letter Tuesday afternoon to his Malaysian counterpart Tommy Thomas, discussing Vietnamese woman Doan…

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Fish Sauce Set of Standard Postponed Because of Harsh Criticisms

Recently, there have been many strident protests by the traditional fish sauce producers, consumers and analysts about the fish sauce…

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Vietnam Bans Boeing 737 MAX into Airspace

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam said on Wednesday it would not license Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the country…

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Fitch Lowered South Korean’s Ratings Because of Trump – Kim Summit Result

The lack of an agreement during last week’s summit in Hanoi between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman…

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Foreign Drug Companies on a Buying Spree in Vietnam

Japanese pharmaceutical giant Taisho Pharmaceutical has announced plans to acquire an additional 21.7 percent stake in DHG Pharmaceutical Joint-Stock (DHG…

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Five Vietnamese Nursing Interns Got Approved to Start Working in Japan’s Niigata Prefecture

Nursing care is likely to see the biggest influx of foreigners under a Japanese visa program launching in April 2019…

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Vietnamese Intern Abused by Japanese Sewing Company

According to Sankei News in Japanese, a 39 year old Vietnamese woman who used to work as a sewing intern…

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Blue chip stock plummets after YouTube “incident”

The incident arose after YouTube claimed SPRINGme Pte. Ltd, a Thailand-based company, indirectly owned by Yeah1 (16.93 percent), had violated…

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ADB Loan Signed to Improve Connectivity in Northwestern Mountain Provinces

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)and the Government of Viet Nam signed today a $188 million loan for the Northern Mountain…

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Hanoi’s First Metro Fares Up to 65 US Cents

The minimum will be VND8,000 (34 cents). Passengers can also buy monthly season tickets for VND200,000 ($8.61) or daily tickets…

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Vietnam Tourism Hopes to Make Hay While the Summit Sun Shines

Hoang Nhan Chinh, general secretary of the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board, said: “Vietnam has spent millions of dollars to promote…

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Tourists, expats say Hanoi ideal for Trump-Kim summit

Wearing a red-and-yellow Vietnam flag T-shirt, Jacob Brown was running back and forth with his camera in downtown Hanoi, trying…

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Luxury Hotels in Hanoi Run Out of Rooms 5 Days Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

The Trump-Kim summit will take place after 5 days in Hanoi. So far, most of the five star luxury hotels…

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Muji to Follow Aeon and Uniqlo to Bet on Vietnam’s Consumer Market

Muji, the Japanese lifestyle-goods retailer operated by Ryohin Keikaku, is accelerating its expansion in South and Southeast Asia to better…

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Retailers in Hanoi Rushed to Promote Businesses when Trump – Kim Summit Approaches

Truong Van Duc has been running his clothing store in Hang Bong Street, Hanoi for about 20 years. He mainly…

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Retailers in Hanoi Rush to Promote Businesses when Trump – Kim Summit Approaches

Truong Van Duc has been running his clothing store in Hang Bong Street, Hanoi for about 20 years. He mainly…

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The Future of Thai Company’s Acquisition of ALC I of Agribank Uncertain

The Thai financial firm Srisawad Corporation is seeking to acquire the Finance Leasing Company I (ALC I) belonging to Vietnam…

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Germany Seeks to Restore Strategic Relation with Vietnam

German Foreign Minister – Heiko Mass. Photo: AP German Foreign Minister, Heiko Mass, in the latest statement said that he…

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Trump-Kim Summit Affirms Vietnam’s Geopolitical Status: S Korean Envoy

Speaking to correspondents Wednesday, Kim Do-hyon underlined the great importance of the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North…

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