PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes new Australian ambassador Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes new Australian ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received new Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Robyn Mudie in Hanoi on August 22, voicing his belief that with her knowledge and experience, the diplomat will help bilateral ties grow even more strongly in the years to come.
 Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age Business

Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age

Business leaders and economic experts discussed how an open economy like Vietnam should deal with risks and impacts in the wake of international economic and technological upheavals at a business forum themed “Navigating the digital age” held by Forbes Vietnam in HCM City on August 15.
China's prolonged falling yuan may harm Vietnam's trade Business

China's prolonged falling yuan may harm Vietnam's trade

China’s yuan (renminbi) has remained above the sensitive level of seven to the US currency for the last three days, hinting that trade friction between the US and China is entering a dangerous phase. The escalating tension between the two world powers is predicted to have negative impacts on Vietnam’s trade in the short term.
Demands for industrial property heat up Business

Demands for industrial property heat up

Vietnam’s industrial zones have been attracting attention from foreign investors thanks to its robust economic growth, abundant workforce, and the signing of various free trade deals which are expected to form a more favourable business climate, according to the latest report from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Thailand to speed up FTA negotiations World

Thailand to speed up FTA negotiations

Thai Minister of Commerce Jurin Laksanawisit on August 7 pledged to speed up negotiations on bilateral and regional free trade agreement (FTAs), including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the EU-Thailand FTA.