The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has been named the best bank in Vietnam in 2017 by Alpha Southeast Asia (Alpha SEA) magazine.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China’s Hong Kong on September 9 announced the conclusion of their negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a related Investment Agreement.
The Regina Miracle International Vietnam Project has increased its investment capital to US$500 million from US$350 million.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines decided to adjust the departure time of its flights from Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City to Hong Kong/Guangzhou of China on August 27 to ensure safety for its passengers as storm Pakhar landed China’s Guangdong.
In an attempt to reaffirm their ambitions of developing Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai, Hanoi General Export Import JSC (Geleximco) and Hong Kong United Investors Holding (HUI) submitted their proposal to the prime minister for approval.
The Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong and Macau (China) on August 23 held a banquet at the Shangri-La hotel in Hong Kong to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2) and the 50th birthday of ASEAN.
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to Vietnam enjoyed a year-on-year surge of nearly 50% in the first seven months of 2017, making the Southeast Asian country the third biggest importer of RoK goods.
Vietnam lost to Japan 22-25, 21-25, 16-25 in the quarter-final round of the SMM 19th Asian Women’s Senior Volleyball Championship held in the Philippines on August 15.
FWD Vietnam Life Insurance Company Ltd. (FWD) and Nam A Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Nam A Bank) have signed an exclusive 15-year bancassuarance partnership to provide comprehensive and diverse life insurance products for Nam A Bank’s customers.
According to the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI), more companies sought its support in the first half of this year, especially firms looking to invest in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
More than 7.2 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in the first seven months of 2017, up 28.8% from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam secured one more gold at the ninth World Shuttlecock Championships in Hong Kong on July 25.
Financial group Blue HK from Hong Kong signed an investment agreement with Start-up Beta Media JSC to construct low-cost multiplexes in smaller cities and provinces in Vietnam, according to newswire NDH.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) issued Decision No.2574/QD-BCT on amending two decisions dated September 1, 2016 and March 30, 2017 on taking anti-dumping measures against imported plated steel.
VOV.VN - Starbucks has officially opened its 29th café in Vietnam, which is located at 15A Tran Phu Street in the northern port city of Haiphong.
VOV.VN - Hundreds of Vietnam Airline passengers heading to Hong Kong or Guangzhou (China) from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City had unexpected delays Sunday (July 23) due to severe weather.
A seminar on economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and Guangdong-Hong Kong (China) took place in Hanoi on July 19, attracting senior officials from 14 Vietnamese cities and provinces and nearly 200 businesses from both sides.
The food court model, popular in Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand, is thriving in Vietnam. While many food service chains huddle together in central business districts and pay high retail rent, some new food service models are moving to the suburbs.
Hong Kong-based SIBC International Ltd has proposed to the Can Tho authority a project to build a racecourse and an entertainment and tourism complex in the southern city.
Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hong Xiaoyong held a reception in Hanoi on June 29 to mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (July 1, 1997).