The new EU-Vietnam free trade deal may prompt manufacturers to move operations from Thailand to Vietnam. Thailand will likely look to other markets to compensate.
In 2016, a Taiwanese steel plant in Vietnam dumped toxic pollution into the ocean, destroying local livelihoods and incurring millions of dollars of environmental damage. Now seven thousand of these Vietnamese fishermen and their families are taking the Formosa Group to court.
In 1967, few expected ASEAN to succeed. The bloc’s ability to put aside the differences of member states has been its greatest asset. It needs to remember this when addressing new challenges.
African Swine Fever threatens to cripple the pork industry in Vietnam and Cambodia, as smallholder farmers struggle to prevent outbreaks.
South Korea and Vietnam continue to work together, boosting the Vietnamese economy. At the same time, South Korean tourists flock to Vietnam. How closely are the two linked?
2018 started off positively for Grab in Vietnam. Uber’s exit handed the Singapore-based startup dominance in the local ride-hailing market. But the following 12 months saw increased competition from local startups and rising regulatory pressure.
ASEAN governments are passing a slew of cybersecurity and internet censorship laws. These internet restrictions could be more damaging than the misinformation and inappropriate content they aim to control.
The Vietnamese government wants to facilitate the growth of a sharing economy. But it lags behind other ASEAN nations with regulations governing the peer-to-peer (P2P) industry.
Returning Viet Kieu are using their skills and experience to boost Vietnam’s economy. Experts explain why entering the workplace can be challenging for them.
Business is thriving in Vietnam as vast numbers of expats return. Their skills are helping to stimulate the country’s economy, and the government wants to cash in.