Vietnam's pharma sector tipped for success Business

Vietnam's pharma sector tipped for success

The European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Eurocham) highly values the potential of Vietnam to become a centre for the research-based pharmaceutical industry including production, export and supplies of high quality healthcare services in the ASEAN region.
Long Thanh airport plans send land prices soaring Society

Long Thanh airport plans send land prices soaring

The real estate market in Long Thanh district in southern Dong Nai province, site of the proposed new airport, has entered an upward spiral following the National Assembly Standing Committee's passage of a resolution to dissolve and alter the administrative boundaries of six communes on May 29.
HCM City begins work to become southern logistics hub Business

HCM City begins work to become southern logistics hub

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has reported to the municipal administration that it is appraising tenders from contractors to develop logistics facilities and turn the city into a logistics hub for Southern Vietnam.
State Audit completes 96 percent of annual plan Business

State Audit completes 96 percent of annual plan

The State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) has carried out 222 audits out of total 232, equivalent to 95.7 percent of its yearly plan, recovering nearly 8.4 trillion VND (360.5 million USD) for the State budget in the last nine months.
SBV says bitcoin prohibited in Vietnam Business

SBV says bitcoin prohibited in Vietnam

According to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), the issuance, supplement and use of bitcoin and other similar virtual currencies for legal payment is prohibited in Vietnam.
Jury still out on cryptocurrency in Vietnam Business

Jury still out on cryptocurrency in Vietnam

The use of cryptocurrency and blockchains in Vietnam is currently limited to just one percent of the total population, though experts anticipate that the number could grow to 30 million users in the next ten years.