Annual furniture fair targets domestic market Business

Annual furniture fair targets domestic market

The 2019 Vietnam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair (VIFA Home 2019) will be held in HCM City from November 28 to December 1 to promote locally made wooden furniture, home decor and handicrafts.
Software firms are adding more value to products Sci-Tech

Software firms are adding more value to products

TMA Solutions, one of the largest software outsourcing companies in Vietnam, has established the TMA Innovation Centre to develop new software products and solutions based on the fourth Industrial Revolution's technologies, said Tran Phuc Hong, the company’s vice president.
HCM City sees 26,000 job vacancies in November Society

HCM City sees 26,000 job vacancies in November

Ho Chi Minh City needs about 26,000 workers in November, up more than 4 percent from the previous month, according to the city’sHuman Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information Centre (Falmi).
Competition in airline industry set to intensify Business

Competition in airline industry set to intensify

Increasing numbers of airlines and aircraft are putting serious pressure on Vietnam’s aviation infrastructure. As competition for market share and skilled labour intensifies, the Government must take measures to ensure a fair playground and long-term development, said industry experts and authorities.
Vietnamese, Russian firms seek to foster trade ties Business

Vietnamese, Russian firms seek to foster trade ties

Vietnam and Russia boast a lot of potential for stronger trade cooperation in various areas, especially agriculture and technology, heard participants at the Vietnam-Russia trade exchange programme in Ho Chi Minh City on September 17.
Diplomats, firms discuss trade among Vietnam, Africa, Middle East Business

Diplomats, firms discuss trade among Vietnam, Africa, Middle East

​Economic ties between African and Middle Eastern countries and Southeast Asia in general, Vietnam in particular is still constrained, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at the two-day conference ‘Meet Ambassadors from the Middle East and Africa 2019’ held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from September 9 to 10 in Hanoi.
Trade wars, speculation to hurt stocks Business

Trade wars, speculation to hurt stocks

The market sentiment will remain lateral in September weighed down by global economic and political tensions while trading quiet amid speculations of Q3 corporate earnings.