There remains considerable potential for Vietnam to export rice to Singapore, according to a Vietnamese delegation which visited Singapore in early August to seek ways to boost the shipment of agricultural products to this country.
Investors around Asia may share the same excitement about Vietnam’s M&A market, but their strategies are often quite different from one another.
President Tran Dai Quang on August 8 sent a letter of congratulations to Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam on the occasion of his country’s 52nd National Day (August 9).
The Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, known as VietCham Singapore (www.vietcham.org.sg), was established in 2013 to support Vietnamese businesses with their regional and global expansion.
The Vietnam-Singapore Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh City (VSFA) and the HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) on August 7 held a get-together to mark the 52nd anniversary of Singapore’s National Day (August 9).
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).
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has established an economic advisory group led by Vu Viet Ngoan, former head of the National Financial Supervisory Commission.
The Japanese-invested TPR Vietnam Co. Ltd on July 21 put into operation a factory producing gaskets, electric mattress pads and plastic products for daily use in the southern province of Binh Duong.
Singapore's United Overseas Bank has received the in-principle licence from the State Bank in Vietnam to open a subsidiary in the country.
The Transport Ministry has chosen a lotus-inspired design for a terminal at Long Thanh international airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho wants to lure Singaporean and Japanese investment in the regional logistics centre in the city, a local official said at a meeting in July 19.
Foreign investors are keen on Vietnam’s healthcare industry and seeking to tap into local patients’ spending power.
The Vietnam Sports Administration, the Vietnam Olympic Committee and relevant ministries and branches will create the best possible conditions for Vietnamese athletes to gain impressive achievements at the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, slated for August 19-30 in Malaysia.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh spoke highly of the role of the Vietnamese community in Singapore in connecting the two countries during a visit to the Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore on July 15.
Vietnam and Singapore have shared concern over terrorism in the region and the world and affirmed willingness to fight terrorism and extreme violence.
Vietnam hope to perform well in the ninth ASEAN Schools Games (ASG), which is taking place in Singapore from July 14 to July 21.
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.
Four Vietnamese sailors on board a Taiwanese fishing vessel that sank near South Africa several days ago have been saved, the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre reported on July 11.
The embassies of Vietnam and Laos in Singapore joined hands to organise an evening get-together on July 1 to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations (September 5) and 40 years of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty (July 18).
VOV.VN - Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 29 met with Khaw Boon Wan, Chairman of Singapore’s ruling Party, the People’s Action Party (PAP), the Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and the Minister for Transport in Hanoi.