The Hanoitimes - In Vietnam, pho is always flavorful, the Buddhist pagodas remain breathtaking and the festivals continue to be vibrant. Vietnam shines in RSVP Live’s list 10 travel destinations you need to consider this year Vietnam among world’s surprising places to discover solo Vietnam shines in Traveller’s list of best countries for budget travelers Vietnam has been named among the 14 best destinations that are worthy of a visit in 2019, according to a list released by Forbes, a US business magazine. Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An’s new spa services. Eclipsed by other Asian cities for decades, Vietnam finally is getting its moment. Forbes said that pho is always flavorful, the Buddhist pagodas remain breathtaking and the festivals continue to be vibrant. But the magazine adds on some elevated experiences: Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An’s new spa services (Visiting Masters and Mindful Moments initiatives); … [Read more...] about Vietnam shines in Forbes’s list of best destinations of 2019
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Vietnam, New Zealand networking event discusses CPTPP The Vietnam Trade Office partnered with the Wellington Chamber of Commerce and the ASEAN-New Zealand Business Council to run the Vietnam-New Zealand Free Trade Breakfast last week, discussing various trade issues. The event gathered representatives from enterprises in Wellington and Auckland doing business in or have business transactions with Vietnam together with local trade promotion agencies. It provided an opportunity to network and hear directly from key figures in Vietnam and New Zealand to gain a better understanding of the benefits of the two countries’ trade relations, particularly as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is about to enter into force. Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to New Zealand Ta Van Thong gave the attendees an overview of Vietnam’s economy, its CPTPP commitments relating to the domestic business environment, and support … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 21/12
Viet Nam News HCM CITY — HCM City’s District 1 has been a magnet for property developers in recent years thanks to its constantly improving infrastructure. Being in the heart of the city, the district is home to government offices, local and foreign companies and shopping centres. The property market in the district, especially the condo segment, always runs hot and prices never come down. In the last 10 years a number of infrastructure works have been completed, including the 12-lane Võ Văn Kiệt Boulevard connecting districts 6 and 8 and provinces to the city’s west, Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh Street connecting the eastern region and the Thủ Thiêm tunnel connecting districts 2 and 9. The district also got a walking street during this period while the first metro route has been under construction here for several years. It is soon set to become the first district in the city to become ‘smart’, with e-governance and … [Read more...] about District 1 property market on the up
The move aims to affirm the bank’s prestige and position in the international community, while paving the way for the bank to gain a place among the world’s top 300 banking and financial groups. Vietcombank’s representative office in New York will perform the functions of connecting with existing and potential customers in the U.S. market; carrying out analysis reports on the market and finance-banking sector; supporting the maintenance of relations with U.S. financial institutions; and attending business conferences and seminars to establish relationships. The event marks a significant strategic step for Vietcombank, and it will be the first time a Vietnamese commercial bank has ever been licensed to set up a representative office in the US, one of the world’s leading countries regarding its transparent and complete legal framework, and close management and supervision mechanism. The event highlights the position, brand and influence of the Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Vietcombank receives permit to open representative office in the U.S.
Vietcombank has become the first commercial bank of Vietnam to set up a representative office in the US. (Photo: vneconomy.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has become the first commercial bank of Vietnam to set up a representative office in the US. Vietcombank has obtained the US Federal Reserve’s approval to open a representative office in New York City, it said on October 31. The move aims to affirm the bank’s prestige and position in the international community, while paving the way for the bank to gain a place among the world’s top 300 banking and financial groups. According to a report from the Ministry of Industry and Trade in 2017, the US was among the largest trade partners of Vietnam with two-way trade hitting 50.8 billion USD last year. Meanwhile, Vietnam was the 16th biggest trade partner of the US. The country enjoyed a trade surplus of more than 32.4 billion USD with the US in the year. … [Read more...] about Vietcombank approved to set up representative office in US