Do credit cards make payment too easy?

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Do credit cards make payment too easy?

I felt as though I was the central character of the movie Confessions of a Shopaholic, the perfect exemple of how credit card is the cornerstone of America's consumerism.

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Interest rates hamper credit growth

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Many commercial banks are struggling with a large amount of idling capital that they are unable to disburse given the ongoing situation of stagnant domestic consumerism and weak production.

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A Big Mac, fries and… peace?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Some three decades ago, I devoted a few weeks of work to profiling one of the world’s richest women. Joan B. Kroc, who died in 2003, was the widow of Ray Kroc, a former milkshake machine salesman whose business dealings with a pair of brothers would change the way America eats. The brothers owned a couple of hamburger joints, called McDonald’s.

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Businesses shift to social media services

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Businesses shift to social media services

(VOV) - Businesses are currently making full use of social media to access clients, promote brands and increase turnover.

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Venus in Vietnam art show travels to HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Venus in Vietnam art show travels to HCMC

Delicate cardboard suits and miniature installations of female figures by late artist Vu Dan Tan

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The malling of Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The malling of Vietnam

HANOI – There were half a dozen ticket sellers behind the counter at Vietnam’s new aquarium, a Vinpearl venue inside the capital’s newest Vincom “Mega Mall.” Perhaps 30 customers were queuing up between ropes set out to create first-come, first-served order. We were near the front when my wife, herself, noticed the jerk who blithely cut ahead of the crowd.

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The Vuppies and the General

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

The Vuppies and the General

HANOI – A few weeks ago, a young Vietnamese lady friend joined the swanky new California Fitness & Yoga Center here. I learned this from her posting on Facebook.

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Efficient supply chain mechanism key to boosting competitiveness

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

The capability to switch raw material sources and having a robust supply chain could help companies cut costs and improve competitiveness, experts said.

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Nearly 90% of rice noodle in Ca Mau found contaminated

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Nearly 90% of rice noodle in Ca Mau found contaminated

Nearly 90 percent of the Vietnamese rice noodle samples taken for toxic tests in the southernmost province of Ca Mau were found to be tainted with a toxic industrial chemical, the provincial health department announced Friday.

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What's safe to eat today?

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

What's safe to eat today?

Viet Nam was gripped by a food scare early last week, after the Centre for Study and Consultation on Consumerism under the Viet Nam Standard and Consumer Protection Association announced they had found traces of Tinopal in 24 out of 30 rice noodles samples taken in HCM City.

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Toxic substance find in fresh rice noodles prompts warning

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago 2 related news

The HCM City Department of Health has ordered concerned agencies to inspect all fresh rice noodles makers and traders in the city for harmful additives, including Tinopal, an optical brightening agent.

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Companies thrive best in conductive macroeconomic environment

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SaigonTimes English 11 month(s) ago

Companies thrive best in conductive macroeconomic environment

Many foreign investors have expressed concern about Vietnam’s worsening business environment, but Singaporean investors still regard this country as a market of interest. In an email interview with The Saigon Times Daily, Tan Soon Kim, group director of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore for Southeast Asia, clarified this point and discussed trade and investment ties of the two nations. Excerpts:

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Consumerism, with a jolt of caffeine gets caffeinated

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Báo Đầu Tư English 15 month(s) ago

Consumerism, with a jolt of caffeine gets caffeinated

As the incomes of consumers perks up, Vietnam has emerged as a new market for famous coffee and foodservice brands to exploit. Ngoc Linh reports.

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Artist uses his ‘Hands' to question status quo

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VietNam News English 19 month(s) ago

Artist uses his ‘Hands' to question status quo

Hands, a solo exhibition by Pham Huy Thong, a Ha Noi-based visual artist whose works have been described as political and social commentary, will open tomorrow at the Craig Thomas Gallery in HCM City.

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Politics, society in Pham Huy Thong’s pieces

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SaigonTimes English 19 month(s) ago

Politics, society in Pham Huy Thong’s pieces

‘Hands’ of Hanoi-based artist Pham Huy Thong will open at Craig Thomas Gallery downtown from this weekend until November 13.

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