Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019 Business

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019

One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of free trade and investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among the top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2019.
Top 10 world economic events of 2019 World

Top 10 world economic events of 2019

Below is a recap of ten of the year’s most consequential headlines impacting consumers, investors and financial markets worldwide chosen by the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030 Environment

Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Twelve SOEs report losses in 2019 Business

Twelve SOEs report losses in 2019

The Ministry of Finance has revealed that twelve out of 136 wholly state-owned enterprises had posted losses of 720 billion VND in total (31 million USD) in the first half of last year, and six others faced warnings regarding financial security.
Hundreds of millions of USD await to enter Vietnam’s realty market Business

Hundreds of millions of USD await to enter Vietnam’s realty market

The Vietnamese real estate market at all segments continues showing its appeal to foreign investors, and hundreds of millions of USD are waiting to be poured into the market, according to a research conducted by property and investment management services firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Techcombank reports pre-tax profit of over 554 million USD Business

Techcombank reports pre-tax profit of over 554 million USD

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) earned pre-tax profit of over 12.83 trillion VND (554.7 million USD) and revenue of 21.1 trillion VND (910.38 million USD), marking increases of 31.5 percent and 24.7 percent year on year, respectively.