Beer firms rush to build factories
Despite ever-growing special consumption taxes on alcoholic beverages and the economic slump, across the country, the number of beer factories keeps on growing.
Even as Wages Rise, China Exports Grow
Cheng Chunmeng, the general manager of a manufacturer of colorful children’s chairs in east-central China, gave his workers a 30 percent raise last year to keep them from...
Challenges facing HCM City in 2014
Ho Chi Minh City acknowledges meeting its 9.5–10% economic growth targets - 1.5 times the national average - will be challenging in 2014.
Vinamit honoured for China success
Dried fruit producer Vinamit JSC has become the only Vietnamese company to receive the China-ASEAN Business Council's award for successfully penetrating the Chinese market.
Metro chief discusses VN retail prospects
The Vietnamese retail market is changing rapidly with the entry of many foreign players. Viet Nam News speaks with Philippe Bacac, chairman and managing director of Metro Cash...
Tough choices for consumer-goods companies
Increasingly empowered consumers, rising yet volatile input prices, and tricky emerging markets mean global consumer-packaged-goods companies must rethink how they do business....
VN battles poor competitiveness rating
Viet Nam faces an urgent need to become a more competitive global economy or risks being left behind, according to a statement from Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
TV advertising still dominates local market
The Vietnamese advertising market grew strongly in 2013, with television channels still dominating the market, although they are competing with one another fiercely to lure...
JBIC opens representative office in Hanoi
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has officially opened its first ever representative office in Hanoi after securing approval from the Governor of the State...
City rated 174th most expensive to live
Expatistan.com, a website that provides the cost of living in various cities around the world, has ranked HCM City 174th in the list of the world's most expensive cities.
Co.op Mart parent to open first mall
Saigon Co.op is set to launch its first ever mall with a supermarket, food court, entertainment areas with games, bowling, and cinemas, and fashion and cosmetic stores.
Lixil Vietnam opens Dong Nai factory
Lixil Global Manufacturing Vietnam, a company under Japan's Lixil group, inaugurated its factory in the Long Duc industrial zone in the southern province of Dong Nai on...