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Vietnam Plans to Grow its Halal Industry

Vietnam Plans to Grow its Halal Industry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently held a virtual workshop aimed at increasing Vietnamese exports to the halal market and develop a strategic and comprehensive plan for ...
VinFast Collaborates with Israel’s StoreDot and Other Players for Fast Charging Batteries

VinFast Collaborates with Israel’s StoreDot and Other Players for Fast Charging Batteries

Aiming to obtain a competitive advantage in the global electric vehicle (EV) market, Vinfast, Vietnam´s leading private automotive manufacturer, has formed several ...
Vietnam’s Digital Banking Pioneer Timo to Partner with Germany’s Mambu

Vietnam’s Digital Banking Pioneer Timo to Partner with Germany’s Mambu

Timo, Vietnam’s first digital bank, has partnered with Germany's Software as a Service (SaaS) banking specialist Mambu to take advantage of its cloud-native core banking ...
Vietnam Releases 1st National Marine Report

Vietnam Releases 1st National Marine Report

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has just completed a report on maritime environment and national islands covering the 2016 - 2020 period. The report ...
New Opportunities for Vietnam’s Exports as the World Re-opens

New Opportunities for Vietnam’s Exports as the World Re-opens

Several countries are reopening their economies after the success of vaccination programs. As a result, it is predicted that the demand for textiles, footwear, furniture, and ...
Boeing Opens its First Office in Vietnam

Boeing Opens its First Office in Vietnam

Boeing has opened its first office in Hanoi, along with another in Jakarta, in Indonesia. In parallel, Boeing announced the appointment of a new president of the company’s ...
Australia Sponsors GRAFT Challenge Vietnam to Support Vietnam’s Agriculture

Australia Sponsors GRAFT Challenge Vietnam to Support Vietnam’s Agriculture

GRAFT Challenge Vietnam has been recently launched in order to assist promising AgriTech innovators from around the world in expanding into Vietnam. The program is sponsored ...
CP Group to Digitalize Lotus Supermarket Chain

CP Group to Digitalize Lotus Supermarket Chain

Thailand's largest conglomerate. Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group, has announced that it will overhaul its Lotus supermarket chain in order to align to new shopping habits in the ...
Thailand to Complete the Largest Rail Station in the Region

Thailand to Complete the Largest Rail Station in the Region

The government of Thailand has just announced that the country is on track to open the largest rail station in Southeast Asia. The new Bang Sue Grand Station will open by the ...
Thailand to Test Retail Digital Currency in 2022

Thailand to Test Retail Digital Currency in 2022

The Bank of Thailand has just announced that it plans to test its retail digital currency for the public in the second quarter of 2022 as an alternative payment option. The ...
Thailand Develops Robot Administering Covid-19 Vaccines

Thailand Develops Robot Administering Covid-19 Vaccines

Researchers from Thailand's Chulalongkorn University have developed a machine to draw out Covid-19 vaccine doses more efficiently and optimize lower-than-expected. The new ...
PTT Pivots to Green Investments, Allocates USD 10 Billion

PTT Pivots to Green Investments, Allocates USD 10 Billion

PTT, the Thai state-owned oil and gas giant whose sales account for about 10% of the nation’s economic output, has embarked on a series of investments worth billions of ...

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