Vietnam Business News

There has always been a debate about the origin. Was it Richard Nixon, his general counsel Chuck Colson or an adviser, a former Vietnam veteran, who supplied them with the quote? Time may have obscured the authorship but it has done nothing to diminish the immortal line: ”When you’ve got them by the balls, their [...]

WASHINGTON: Indian and Vietnamese immigrants become “Americanised” over time through social activities, but still retain their identities, say researchers after studying the two communities in Texas. Typically, Indian immigrants came voluntarily, seeking education, jobs and economic opportunity, although some came to join family members, said Caroline B. Brettell, an anthropology professor at Dallas’ Southern Methodist [...]

December 07, 2011, 1:17 AM EST By Aki Ito and Shamim Adam (Updates with comments from ANZ Bank in 16th paragraph.) Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) — The Asian Development Bank is preparing for a surge in demand for its trade financing, with a pull-back in lending by European banks risking a greater credit squeeze for some [...]

Winning text messages in hand, about 25 angry Metfone customers yesterday gathered at the telecom’s head office on Mao Tse Tung Boulevard to demand the new iPhones they were promised. Each of the customers had paid US$0.30 to enter a Metfone-sponsored contest and received a text message from the Vietnamese-owned company confirming they had won [...]

YANGON | Wed Dec 7, 2011 2:41pm IST (Reuters) – Just hours after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left Myanmar last week, property prices began to soar. In central Yangon, an area of dilapidated colonial-era buildings, one property shot up to $1.8 million from $1.5 million. “He said he would be stupid not to [...]

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – A trade team from North Dakota is heading home today after what participants are calling successful visits to Indonesia and Vietnam. One member of the group, Beverly Flaten of JM Grain, Garrison, said buyers were very receptive to North Dakota products. “There were several [...]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN–(Marketwire – Dec 7, 2011) – Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) (“Stevia Corp.” or the “Company”), a farm management company focused on the economic development of stevia, the fastest growing product in the alternative sweetener sector, is pleased to advise that its entry into the Farm Management side of its business model has been met [...]

December 07, 2011, 12:10 AM EST By Bloomberg News Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) — Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Vietnam trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the close. The VN Index, the benchmark measure of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, fell 0.8 percent to 387.21. [...]

VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of new products have been created after Vietnamese businesses understand that they should not continue competing with Chinese businessmen in collecting materials, but they should find new ways out forthemselves. A lot of businesses have experienced full of hardships when Chinese businessmencome directly to Vietnam to scramble for collecting [...]

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index retreated from a three-month high on December 6 after selling pressure suddenly increased at the end of the trading session. Shares of 301 companies and five mutual funds listed on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange slid 0.25 percent, or 0.99 points, to close at 390.2 points. Among the [...]