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Many foreigners want to remain in Vietnam despite social distancing

Many foreigners want to remain in Vietnam despite social distancing

Only 31 out of 470 foreign visitors currently staying in HCMC wish to return to their home countries, while most of the remainder want to remain in the city even though the social distancing order is still in place to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

A sharing economy for new startups

A sharing economy for new startups

The rapid development of the IT revolution has helped startups generate a buzz in the social circle, establishing a new era of promoting globalisation in all sectors while building a new economy – the sharing economy.

HCM City among top five destinations for solo travellers

HCM City among top five destinations for solo travellers

Ho Chi Minh City has joined Bangkok and Bali in a new list of best places for solo travel, according to Airbnb, an accommodation service that allows people to list their homes and hotels for holiday rentals.

Court delays Vinasun lawsuit against Grab

Court delays Vinasun lawsuit against Grab

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court has adjourned trial proceedings brought against ride-hailing service Grab by Vinasun taxi company, which has accused Grab of unfair business practices and demanded compensation of VND41.2 billion (US$1.75 million) for losses it has suffered.

Vinasun suit against Grab delayed again

Vinasun suit against Grab delayed again

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Economic Court has once again adjourned the suit filed by taxi operator Vinasun against ride-hailing service Grab, which accuses it of unfair business practices and demands compensation.

Forum talks future of retail banking in Industry 4.0

Forum talks future of retail banking in Industry 4.0

The trend of cashless payment and digitalisation in personal banking services is generating major opportunities and challenges to banks, especially amid Industry 4.0, according to a 2017 report on banking services compiled by IDG Vietnam Co. Ltd.