High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted Business

High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted

Vietnam has emerged as a destination for large tech firms as the trade dispute between the US and China continues to intensify with no end in sight. However, whether and how much Vietnam can take advantage of the shifting FDI flow out of China remains to be seen.
Vietnam-ILO programme helps create sustainable employment Society

Vietnam-ILO programme helps create sustainable employment

The national cooperation programme signed between Vietnam and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in December 2017 has created sustainable employment and business opportunities for employees and employers, heard a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30.
ADB approves 60 million USD loan for Cambodia World

ADB approves 60 million USD loan for Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 60-million-USD loan for Cambodia to help the country boost the skills and competitiveness of its labour force, according to Xinhua news agency.
Vietnam could emerge as developed economy: expert Business

Vietnam could emerge as developed economy: expert

The prolonging trade war between the US and China makes it easier for Vietnam to continue its upward trajectory toward becoming a developed economy, Bennett Murray recently wrote on the ‘Foreign Policy’ paper.
WB: Cambodia’s exports to EU could decline World

WB: Cambodia’s exports to EU could decline

Cambodia's exports to the European Union (EU) could see an estimated decline of 513 - 654 million USD a year if the EU suspends the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences for the country, said a World Bank's report released on May 6.
Logistics staff needed to meet automation demand Business

Logistics staff needed to meet automation demand

The current logistics labour force needs to adapt to fast-changing automation and ecommerce requirements, experts said at a dialogue organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Australia Aid on April 26 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Exchange rate to be stable in 2019 Business

Exchange rate to be stable in 2019

The Vietnamese Dong would remain stable against the US dollar in the near future, supported by the country’s robust foreign direct investment (FDI), a healthy current account surplus, and by the central bank’s active intervention, experts forecast.