Unemployment ratio at record high in first half

Swelling unemployment in the first six months may be alleviated by the wave of foreign investors shifting to Vietnam in the upcoming time. Read more »

Vietnam to accelerate divestment plans of SOEs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved several state-owned enterprises' (SOEs) divestment plans in 2020, signalling Vietnam's ambition to boost the equitisation progress. Read more »

M&A deals anticipated to flourish in Vietnam post-Covid-19

The appetite for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities in Vietnam has not been dampened by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »

IT skills of young labour force – a must for Vietnam’s digital transformation 

Investing in infrastructure and enhancing the IT skills of the young labour force is a great challenge for Vietnam, urging the country to seek solutions to accelerate digital transformation. Read more »

ADM wins global reputation recognition for 2020

ADM was named one of the World's Most Admired Companies in the food production industry by Fortune Magazine for the 12th year in a row. Read more »

ASEAN businesses embrace vital digitalisation wave

Amidst the digital wave surging through many ASEAN states, facilitating their businesses to have closer connectivity with global markets, many Vietnamese enterprises nevertheless remain slack in adopting digital solutions, causing impediments in improving their competitiveness. Read more »

1,000 Japaneses firms looking for investment opportunities in Vietnam

While countries across the world are still in the fight against Covid-19, Vietnam has resumed business as usual and become one of the first countries to diversify the supply chains. Read more »

Volkswagen can be sued anywhere in the EU, says top court

Volkswagen can be sued for damages linked to the "Dieselgate" scandal anywhere in the EU, a top court ruled on Thursday, handing a setback to the auto giant that faces a wave of court cases. Read more »

Further support enacted for strained enterprises

With the economy growing at the lowest six-month rate since 2011, the government is quickening practical support for enterprises to soon bring them out of difficulties as part of an effective measure to spur on economic growth for the whole year. Read more »

Eurozone picks new chief as pandemic recession looms

Eurozone finance ministers, known as the Eurogroup, will elect their new president on Thursday, filling a key job just as the continent is facing the worst recession in EU history. Read more »

New PPP law to drive Vietnam’s infrastructure development

Prior to the passage of the PPP law, Vietnamese authorities had been struggling to attract private capital to the country’s burgeoning infrastructure sector. Read more »

Siemens shifts away from coal as it wins spin-off backing

German industrial giant Siemens on Thursday unveiled plans to set its energy subsidiary on the road towards a coal-power-free future, as it won backing from shareholders to spin off the unit. Read more »