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Economy

Việt Nam’s manufacturing output continues to rise

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector remained in growth territory at the start of the third quarter of the year, but there were some signs of demand softening. As such, output, new orders and employment all increased at weaker rates than in June, according to S&P Global.

Talk Around Town

Beware, the vlogger pandemic is upon us

The new tây ba lô may still sport the obligatory tie-dye tees and probably own spandex psychedelic pants, but after two years of pandemic lockdown, the 2022 travellers sole obsession seems to be to narcissistically stare at their own image, recording their experience rather than absorbing the sights and sounds of the here and now.
Economy

Accuracy in SOE valuation must improve

It is essential to tackle bottlenecks in determining corporate value of State-owned enterprises to ensure the accuracy of valuation and speed up the equitisation process, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Society

Traditional taxis make a comeback

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in the price of gasoline, many people have re-opted for traditional taxis because it is increasingly difficult to book ride-share cars, and the fares have risen sharply.