HÀ NỘI – Vingroup’s mega urban area in the west of Hà Nội – VinCity Sportia is creating a wave of excitement among Japanese and Korean investors who want to grab a golden opportunity, as developments in the project can be sold to foreigners. In recent years, investment in Việt Nam has soared significantly in every sector, from production to trade, services and real estate. The number of foreigners living and working in Việt Nam has exceeded 83,000 and keeps increasing rapidly, and many of them are Japanese and Korean. The good news is the Law on Housing which took effect from July 1, 2015 allows foreign individual and organisations to own homes in Việt Nam. With more transparent instructions, the law has turned on green light for foreign investors to invest in real estate projects which promise high returns. And VinCity Sportia is arising as a spotlight in the west of Hà Nội. Quality living For highly-demanding … [Read more...] about Why is VinCity Sportia attractive to Japanese, Korean
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Although e-commerce is increasingly popular nationwide, many establishments are struggling in the battle to win the trust of consumers Photo: Le Toan Last week, some complaints were made about Lazada.vn displaying and selling replica guns with accessories. These products were in fact plastic guns with bullets made of plaster produced in China. Immediately after receiving the complaints, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, the Market Surveillance Agency, and the Customs Department set up an inspection of Lazada.vn. Under pressure, the company removed all these products from its website. This is not the first time the company has violated regulations. Last year during Halloween, parents were shocked to see swords and imitation hands, feet, and fingers being displayed and sold on the platform. Customers were even offered free fake blood capsules when completing their purchase. Elsewhere, in late 2018 consumer Mai Anh … [Read more...] about Shop sites blasted over fake goods
American company Kohler, a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, marked its 145th anniversary and 12th year in the Vietnamese market through a strategic partnership with official distributor RitaVõ on November 29. Việt Nam News spoke with Ms. Angel Yang, President, Kohler Kitchen and Bath, Asia Pacific. Ms. Angel Yang, President, Kohler Kitchen and Bath, Asia Pacific Can you tell us a little about Kohler? Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprising more than 35,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations world-wide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems and decorative products, cabinetry and tiles, and the owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler and St. Andrews, Scotland. Kohler has … [Read more...] about Kohler Continues To Ensure Absolute Customers’ Satisfaction
The Hanoitimes - According to Joe, an Australian tourist, Thailand is more attractive than Vietnam when there are thousands of high-end resorts near the sea shore that make people want to return. VnExpress has named a number of reasons why few foreign visitors return to Vietnam, citing some of travelers’ feedbacks. According to the Asia-Pacific Tourism Association, just 10-40% of tourists go back to Vietnam, while the rate is 80% in Thailand. Da Nang city, Vietnam. Jorn – a Norwegian tourist said, although he is impressed with Vietnam because of cheap, good food, and diverse culture, he is not considering returning to Vietnam any time soon because of the rather frequent tourist scams. Typically, he and his girlfriend had to pay an additional of VND60,000 (US$2.5) each for a bus ride instead of VND40,000 (US$1.7), the regular amount paid by Vietnamese. Meanwhile, according to Pile, a SCMP journalist, theft, traffic congestion, poor food … [Read more...] about Why few foreign visitors return to Vietnam?
A large number of domestic consumers have shown disappointment with the brands on social networks, Photo: Dung Minh Untruthful advertisement on quality Recent years, Vietnam has become an attractive destination for convenience store brands. With more than 100 stores of various brands concentrated in crowded streets nationwide, these stores has made the habits of Vietnamese consumers gradually change. Instead of going to supermarkets to buy daily necessities, they choose convenience stores due to their reasonable prices, diverse types and designs of products, and attentive services. Daiso Japan is the leading brand in the business in Vietnam, officially having entered the market with its first store launch in 2008. To date, a number of South Korean- and Japanese-style shops have mushroomed on the Vietnamese market and have been welcomed by consumers, as Minigood, Yoyoso, and Ilahui advertise themselves as brands from South Korea, Mumuso styles itself as “a retail brand name … [Read more...] about Unclear labelling of goods upsets buyers