KKR, Temasek takes 6% stake in Vinhomes for US$650 mil

HANOI (June 16): A KKR-led consortium of investors, which includes Temasek Holdings, have invested VND15.1 trillion, or US$650 million for a 6% stake into Vietnam’s largest developer Vinhomes.


Vietnam's tough new drunk-driving law is hurting beer sales

(Jan 21): Vietnam’s new get-tough-on-drunk-driving law is reining in one of the world’s fastest-growing beer markets.


Indonesia's time to shine; rise of right wing complicates vicious cycle of income inequality

SINGAPORE (Dec 27): Kelvin Tay, regional chief investment officer of UBS Wealth Management, is bullish that this coming decade will be one in which Indonesia will shine.

Company in the news

ThaiBev rubbishes 'false' media reports that it is seeking to sell its business in Vietnam

SINGAPORE (Dec 19): Thai Beverage has clarified that claims in the media that it is seeking a buyer for its business in Vietnam is “false and without merit”.

Global review

Investing in Vietnam's growth

(Dec 13): Investments in Vietnam have been gaining traction in recent years, but the biggest story may lie in its private markets.

Global review

Opening up the equity market

(Dec 13): Vietnam is said to be the biggest beneficiary of the US-China trade war, which boosted its economy by almost 8% y-o-y in the first quarter of 2019, according to some estimates.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

NUS Enterprise inks deal to bring tech entrepreneurship hub BLOCK71 to Vietnam

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): BLOCK71, the cornerstone of Singapore’s technology start-up community, is expanding to Vietnam.

Global Economy

As Trump upends trade flows, no benefit felt yet from shift in global supply chains

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): Since the entry of China into the World Trade Organisation in 2001, national economies have been integrated into the global economy at an unprecedented pace.


Vietnam luxury builder sees US$1 bil value as market booms

(Nov 11): A developer of luxury homes in Vietnam is riding the country’s property boom and will seek a market value of about US$1 billion ($1.36 billion) after an IPO.

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