Emerging markets have once again shown the greatest advancement in the index, with six Asia Pacific markets – Mainland China (32nd), Thailand (33rd), India (34th), Indonesia (40th), the Philippines (44th) and Vietnam (56th) – among the top 10 biggest improvers globally. … [Read more...] about Vietnam becomes ‘semi-transparent’ real estate market for first time: JLL
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According to EuroCham’s Pharma Group, the innovative pharmaceutical industry should be seen in the context of it being one of the most innovative sectors, with approximately $140 billion being invested in research and development annually. The Pharma Group represents the voice of the international research-based pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam and has 22 members from Europe, Switzerland, the US, and Japan. … [Read more...] about Replaced regulation to hit global drugmakers
“Among these shifts is the accelerated move towards a cashless society across the region. In line with social distancing efforts, we see consumers embracing digital payments for greater convenience and security. Local governments are also stepping up their efforts to encourage this move. … [Read more...] about Older shoppers are discovering convenience of digital payment: report
US businesses expressed their wish for ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, to continue to maintain the supply chain, especially for medical equipment. They also proposed that Vietnam soon reopen its market for US enterprises to enjoy access to partners and the Vietnamese market as a whole. … [Read more...] about US businesses delight at Vietnamese economic recovery measures
The tuition fees offered by international schools in Vietnam are the fourth highest in Asia. This result is from a 2019 poll of 688 international schools in 27 countries and territories conducted by Expat Finder, a company providing information and support services for families moving abroad. According to the survey, Vietnam has an average annual tuition fee of $17,940 per year (about VND412.6 million), cheaper only than China, Singapore, and Hong Kong. … [Read more...] about Picking schools for your kids post-COVID-19: Keep a cool head!