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Forbes names Vingroup boss again in rich list Forbes names Vingroup boss again in rich list

Founder and chairman of Vietnamese firm Vingroup Pham Nhat Vuong has once again been named by American business magazine Forbes in the list of the richest persons on the planet.


PM reiterates Formosa's investment term while accepting mistakes PM reiterates Formosa's investment term while accepting mistakes

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to maintain an investment term of 70 years for the Taiwan-invested Formosa project in the central Ha Tinh Province.


More remittances to fund property purchases More remittances to fund property purchases

Viet Nam is expected to see rising remittances enter the property market, following the amended housing law that allows Viet Kieu (overseas Vietnamese) to own a house in the country.


Viet Nam's e-commerce revenue in 2014 touched $3b Viet Nam's e-commerce revenue in 2014 touched $3b

Business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce in Viet Nam garnered a total revenue of US$2.97 billion in 2014, accounting for 2.12 per cent of the country's gross retail sales of goods.



Singapore Airlines to increase capacity
Updated: Friday, Dec 20, 2013 05:15 PM
Singapore Airlines will begin direct flights from the central city of Da Nang to Singapore in the second quarter of next year.— Photo centenaryclub.com
HCM CITY (Biz Hub) – Singapore Airlines will be flying its Airbus A330-300 aircraft on flights between Singapore and HCM City from the first day of 2014.

The aircraft has been operating on the Ha Noi – Singapore route since July 2013.

To commemorate the launch of A330-300 services between HCM City and Singapore, the airline is offering discounted fares in economy and business class from Viet Nam to various destinations for tickets purchased from December 4 to January 5, 2014.

In addition, from November 15, Singapore Airlines and Silk Air instituted a new baggage allowance, which increased to 50kg for first-class passengers; 40 kg for business-class passengers; and 30kg for economy-class passengers.

Currently, Singapore Airlines and its regional wing Silk Air conduct 14 flights weekly from HCM City, 11 flights weekly from Ha Noi and seven flights weekly from Da Nang to Singapore. — VNS


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