Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island World

Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island

The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39 percent of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, according to data from the Centre for International Forest Research (CIFOR), a research firm based in Indonesia.
Small businesses reap rewards from Trump-Kim summit Business

Small businesses reap rewards from Trump-Kim summit

Many businesses in Hanoi have created unique products related to the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and leader of the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un as a way to attract customers.
Vietnam looks to promote franchise market Business

Vietnam looks to promote franchise market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has licensed 17 foreign enterprises specialising in franchises to operate in Vietnam so far this year, according to statistics from the ministry.
Franchising makes Vietnam’s retail market more attractive Business

Franchising makes Vietnam’s retail market more attractive

Vietnam is a promising market for retail and franchise sector as franchising is an increasingly popular strategy taken by many enterprises, said experts at a conference held on the sidelines of the Shop & Store Vietnam Exhibition 2018 held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 28.