09:33 (GMT +7) - Friday 27/04/2018
Prime Minister pays official visit to Singapore

Vietnam Today 27/4/2018

Prime Minister pays official visit to Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse visit Singapore from April 25 to 27.

Brand building needed for sustainable exports

Trademark forum held as part of Vietnam Trademark Week from April 16 to 24.

Samsung Vietnam celebrates 10th anniversary of Samsung Electronics Vietnam

Samsung Vietnam celebrates ten-year journey of development and large-scale investment in Vietnam on April 20.

Hanoi among TripAdvisor's best destinations in 2018

Capital selected on list of world's Top 25 destinations.

April 20: VN-Index up 0.48% in morning session

Rocky start ends well as index finishes just under 1100 points.

"Sri Lanka in Hanoi: A Cultural Fiesta" approaching

Three-day event to be held from April 27 to 29 at Vietnam Women's Museum in Hanoi.

Alternative education approaches proving popular

A range of new education methods have found their way to Vietnam over recent years.

Aung San Suu Kyi visits Vietnam

Myanmar's State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi paid official visit to Vietnam on April 19 and 20.

TTC Sugar purchasing treasury shares

Company to acquire treasury shares from April 18 to May 17.

RMIT University team to represent Vietnam at HSBC competition

The Outliers to represent Vietnam at HSBC Business Case Competition in Hong Kong from June 5 to 8 after winning local...

Shinhan Bank partners with MoMo to launch overseas remittances

New service free from transaction charges until August 31.

Issue 290

It’s perhaps no surprise that foreign investment is finding its way into Vietnam’s education sector in greater numbers, given the country’s long-standing belief in the importance of a good education. With large sums being outlaid by families on sending their children overseas to study, the appearance of high-quality, international-standard schools and universities is also good news for the country’s economy.

Commodities

Crude Oil: $59.48 ? -0.27%
Copper: $2.64 ? 0.38%
Sugar: $134.30 ? 1.21%
Coffee: $12.05 ? -2.19%
Gas: $2.75 ? 0.00%
Corn: $375.25 ? -1.83%

Source: vietstock

Exchange Rates

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Source: Vietcombank

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Editor’s letter

VET annually organizes the Golden Dragon Awards (GDAs), to honor foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) in Vietnam and recognize their outstanding achievements in production and business[...] On behalf of VET and our readers, I would like to congratulate the winning FIEs this year, who have worked hard to record outstanding business performance and have played an important role in the development of Vietnam’s economy.... (read more)

The Guide this April has a night out at a show in Phan Thiet, compares and contrasts the tea culture of Vietnam and the UK, and admires rhododendrons in Sapa...