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10/29/2018 2:25:20 PM

Grab now has more rivals than ever before

Grab has announced a strategy on developing an ecosystem of services, from ride-hailing services and food ordering to lending. However, with the expansion strategy, it will have more rivals than ever.

  • French Week at Big C begins

    French Week at Big C begins

    Public: 11/4/2018 10:51:03 AM

    Famous French products and dance and musical performances are part of the "French Week in Big C Vietnam 2018", which kicked off at Big C Thảo Điền in HCM City’s District 2 on November 2.

  • EVN inks 35 solar power purchase deals with private firms

    EVN inks 35 solar power purchase deals with private firms

    Public: 10/5/2018 7:37:51 PM

    Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has to date signed 35 power purchase agreements (PPAs) with private solar power firms that have a combined capacity of 2,271 MW.

  • US continues to be key export market for Việt Nam

    US continues to be key export market for Việt Nam

    Public: 7/31/2018 11:49:53 PM

    The United States has maintained its leading position as Việt Nam’s largest export market having spent US$21.6 billion on Vietnamese products in the first half of the year, accounting for 19 per cent of the country’s total export value as of July 15.

  • Vietnamese tea wins “Teas of the World”

    Vietnamese tea wins “Teas of the World”

    Public: 7/23/2018 3:41:42 PM

    The saviour of Vietnamese tea has won hearts at the first International Gourmet Tea Competition “Teas of the World” recently held by the Agency for the Valorisation of Agricultural Products (AVPA) in Paris, France.

  • Vietnam’s automobile market expects a boom in second half of 2018

    Vietnam’s automobile market expects a boom in second half of 2018

    Public: 7/21/2018 5:59:20 PM

    New vehicle sales in Vietnam declined 5% to approximately 22,000 units in June, according to the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).

  • Luc Ngan-Bac Giang Lychee Week kicks off in Hanoi

    Luc Ngan-Bac Giang Lychee Week kicks off in Hanoi

    Public: 6/13/2018 11:00:35 PM

    The 'Luc Ngan-Bac Giang Lychee Week in Hanoi' just opened at BigC Thang Long on June 13th as part of Bac Giang's activities to promote lychee consumption this year.

  • Hanoi seeking ways to save low-priced daikon radishes

    Hanoi seeking ways to save low-priced daikon radishes

    Public: 3/19/2018 11:32:35 AM

    Hanoi authorities on March 16 held a meeting to seek measures to help farmers boost sales of daikon radishes which are facing incredibly low prices.

  • Vietnam targets cultivation export value of USD 21 billion in 2018

    Vietnam targets cultivation export value of USD 21 billion in 2018

    Public: 2/21/2018 4:22:03 PM

    (VNF) - The cultivation sector of Vietnam has set goal to reach over 21 billion USD in export turnover in 2018, representing a year-on-year rise of 2.2-2.3 percent.

  • First unmanned convenient store opens in Saigon

    First unmanned convenient store opens in Saigon

    Public: 11/24/2017 10:02:03 PM

    Customers top up their online account and pay by scanning QR codes with their smartphone

  • Vietnam’s first station for e-vehicles opens in Da Nang

    Vietnam’s first station for e-vehicles opens in Da Nang

    Public: 11/22/2017 11:12:28 AM

    (VNF) - Vietnam’s first electric vehicle quick charger system opened on November 20 in the central city of Da Nang.

  • US approves star apple fruit imports from Vietnam

    US approves star apple fruit imports from Vietnam

    Public: 9/29/2017 11:30:21 PM

    Vietnam will be the first country in the world that is allowed to export star apple fruit to the US.

  • Vietnam ships first batch of dragon fruit to Australia

    Vietnam ships first batch of dragon fruit to Australia

    Public: 9/22/2017 1:31:37 PM

    The first batch of Vietnamese dragon fruit has been exported to Australia by the Hoang Phat one-member Ltd Co in the southern province of Long An, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Long An authorities on September 20.

  • Korean biotech products reach Vietnamese market

    Korean biotech products reach Vietnamese market

    Public: 9/14/2017 4:47:59 PM

    Biotech products from the Republic of Korea (ROK) are being introduced at an exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City, organised by the Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation (CBF) in collaboration with Lien Hoa Group.

  • Toyota Vietnam recalls over 20,000 cars for airbag issue

    Toyota Vietnam recalls over 20,000 cars for airbag issue

    Public: 8/28/2017 1:45:11 PM

    Toyota Vietnam will start recalling 20,015 cars, including Vios and Yaris models, across the country from August 28 in order to replace airbags produced by the Japanese firm Takata, stated the car manufacturer.

  • Sugary drinks may get unsavoury tax

    Sugary drinks may get unsavoury tax

    Public: 8/25/2017 2:14:11 PM

    The Ministry of Finance is proposing the levy of a special consumption tax of 10-20 per cent on sugary drinks to combat obesity rates, though a similar proposal was rejected by the government three years ago. VIR’s Van Thu offers insight into the hot debate surrounding the new proposal.

  • Phu Quoc fish sauce recognised as traditional craft

    Phu Quoc fish sauce recognised as traditional craft

    Public: 8/21/2017 10:32:28 PM

    The Phu Quoc Fish Sauce Association received a decision from the People's Committee of Kien Giang province on August 18th in recognition of Phu Quoc fish sauce as a traditional craft. In addition, the fish sauce making village on Phu Quoc Island has been recognised as a traditional craft village.

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