No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
Forex rate forecast to remain stable till year-end Business

Forex rate forecast to remain stable till year-end

The Vietnamese dong was expected to remain broadly stable against the US dollar over the remainder of 2019 and to be slightly weaker on average over 2020, buoyed by robust foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, dollar purchases by businesses, and a healthy foreign reserve position, experts forecast.
Shopping fresh food service booms Business

Shopping fresh food service booms

As the world goes digital at a mind-boggling pace, more and more everyday habits are being performed hand-held, all at the touch of a button through smart phones.
Blockchain community asks for a sandbox Business

Blockchain community asks for a sandbox

Representatives of the blockchain industry in Vietnam have asked for a ‘sandbox’ for the technology while meeting with Government agencies at a conference on in Hanoi on September 18.
Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers Business

Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers

Green buildings provide more benefits for investors in the long term than normal buildings and reduce the economic burden for low- and middle-income families, according to general secretary of Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) Nguyen Viet Chien.
Banks short of credit growth quota for 2019 Business

Banks short of credit growth quota for 2019

Though there remains six months, some banks have almost used up the assigned quota for the whole year, and experts said it would be difficult for the banks to get an expansion approval from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).