‘I started a fashion business from two suitcases’

‘I was standing at the wrong end of a machine gun’ ‘Someone needs to help parents control their kids’ spending’ The gaming boss who gets addicted to the games ‘My chronic acne inspired me to start my own skincare company’ ‘I used to hate road cycling, now I design biking gear’ Her tailors are working […]

Disability Works: Breaking down barriers in business

I’m keen to address the stereotype of disabled people that we all too often see in the media. For every one of the superheroes climbing mountains or the wheelchair marathon runners, there are dozens of people quietly getting on with running their own business.

Domestic market: ‘Fulcrum” for businesses to survive crisis

According to Le Viet Nga, Deputy Director of the Domestic Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, said that through the campaign “Vietnamese people prioritise using Vietnamese goods”, which has been carried out in the past 10 years, the purchasing power as well as the priority for Vietnamese goods have much increased. This […]

HSBC glitch led to thousands of small business loans in the wrong name

Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics Coronavirus: UK banks get 100,000 loan applications on first day ‘I’m living on cards’: The firms waiting for emergency loans Mr Basanta applied for the loan and received his offer letter two and a half weeks ago. But rather than having the name of his company on the […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 8

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the global investment flow is likely to contract by 40% in 2020, but in Vietnam, newly registered capital has risen 6.6% and the number of new FDI projects inched up over 22% during the pandemic, Do Nhat Hoang, head of the ministry’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), said while addressing a dialogue […]

Biggest business stories: August 31 to Sep 6

Big changes were made with the key personnel of Quoc Cuong Gia Lai Group, while the president of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group, Doan Nguyen Duc, has not been able to escape difficulties despite his efforts to sell assets to pay debts. However, HAG is still facing difficulties as a large proportion of total assets […]

Vietnam market big enough for Japanese business ambitions: PM

Representatives of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) suggested that Vietnam creates an incentive mechanism for infrastructure construction using the public-private partnership model and allows Japanese companies to increase ownership in state-owned corporations.

After a busy Labor Day weekend, airlines expect travel to slump

“Historically in this airline, about 40% of our revenues come off of business. And it’s pretty unreasonable at this point to think that we’ll get anywhere close to that,” Vasu Raja, the senior vice president of network strategy at American told analysts in July.

COVID-19 Reopening: Santa Clara And Santa Cruz Counties Move To ‘Red’ Tier; More Businesses Resume Indoor Operations

According to the press release, personal care services such as waxing, nails and massage, restaurants, places of worship, movie theaters, gyms and fitness centers, along with museums, zoos and aquariums will be able to open indoors with modifications to protect the health and safety of staff and the public beginning Tuesday.

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 9

To enter the EU market, the local businesses must have certification of origin and meet food safety requirements, Hoe said. In addition, they need to pay attention to the agreement’s commitments on increasing the environmental requirements related to fishing to avoid difficulties in seafood export, reported the Nguoi lao dong (Labourers) newspaper.