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PV Drilling to sign $6 million deal with KrisEnergy

PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Service Corporation last week signed a contract worth over US$6 million for providing jack-up rig “PV Drilling I” and drilling services to Singapore-based KrisEnergy (Gulf of Thailand) Ltd. Work is scheduled to start in October, 2017. According to the signed contract, PV Drilling I will be performed in Block G10/48 in […]

Vietnam looks to increase exports to the Middle East

A conference on Vietnam-Middle East business cooperation was held in Hanoi on August 28, drawing more than 40 leading Vietnamese export firms. Addressing the event, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said that the Middle East is a huge market and a gateway to the European market. Vietnam eyes high hope for […]

Vietnam consumer confidence at record high: Nielsen study

Vietnam ranks the fifth most optimistic country globally with an index score of 117 in the latest Consumer Confidence Index released by Nielsen, its highest score in the past five years and up five points from the last quarter of 2016. The report also finds that consumers in Southeast Asia continue to be among the […]

Foreign investment on the rise in Vietnam

The foreign investment is looking up, as the total capital pledged for investment in the country until August 20 was nearly equal to that for the entire 2016. The reports from the Foreign Investment Agency showed that foreign investors had registered to invest US$23.36 billion into Việt Nam in the January-August 20 period, up 45.1 […]

Health franchises in Vietnam see growth spurt

Franchise opportunities in healthcare and wellness are emerging in Vietnam as locals increase spending to improve their health and overall well-being. Vietnamese people spend billions of dollars every year improving their health and wellness, according to Sean T. Ngo, CEO of VF Franchise Consulting. A growing number of Vietnamese citizens are travelling abroad-to countries like […]

Furniture trade show opens in Binh Duong with record exhibitors

An annual furniture and woodworking trade show opened in the city of Thu Dau Mot in southern Binh Duong Province Wednesday, August 23, very upbeat, welcoming record 420 exhibitors. The huge turnout of local and overseas companies with their latest products and vast array of furniture, furnishings and fittings at the Binh Duong Convention and […]

Soybeans Climb as U.S. Shipments Increase; Corn, Wheat Advance

Soybeans rose for a second day, rallying from a four-month low, on signs demand for U.S. supply is increasing as dry weather in Brazil and excessive rains in Argentina may hurt crops in the world’s biggest growing region. The contract for January delivery gained as much as 1.3 percent to $14.2575 a bushel on the […]

Vietnam’s Crude Oil Exports in October Jump 26.4% on Year to 798,745 Mt

Vietnam exported 798,745 mt of crude oil in October, up 26.4% year-on-year, the General Department of Vietnam Customs said Tuesday. The export volumes were down 13.7% from September. The month-on month drop in the country’s crude oil exports was attributed to stable demand for domestic crude from its sole 6.5 million mt/year refinery at Dung […]

AkzoNobel introduces 2013 color trend

AkzoNobel, a paint and coatings company and manufacturer of high-quality paints including Dulux, has launched the 2013 color trend research onto the Vietnam market with new palettes equipped for Dulux paint agents. Introduced in Singapore earlier this month, AkzoNobel’s research program ColorFutures provides an international style and design trends for interiors and exteriors, which is […]

Singapore’s Melior Business School (MBS) In HCM City Closes With Syllabus Unfinished, Singaporean Director Fled

Hundreds of students of the Melior Business School (MBS), based in Ho Chi Minh City, may lose their tuition fees and get no certificate as the unit suddenly closed yesterday and its Singaporean director Cheng Sim Kok fled. On November 10 the school, located at 97 Nguyen Van Troi Street in Phu Nhuan District, informed […]