Lotte Center Hanoi is a complex of high-class apartment, Grade A office, 5-star hotel and modern shopping center. (Illustrative image. Photo: VNA)

Five-star hotel room rate rebounds in 2017: Survey

The average room rate for five-star hotels in Vietnam in 2017 recovered from a 2.2 percent decline from the previous year, picking up 4.2 percent to $107.6 , according to a recent survey by US-based audit, tax, and advisory service provider Grant Thornton.
Manufacturing tyres in the Southern Rubber Industry Joint Stock Company-Casumina  (Photo: Sggp)

Rubber tyres made in Vietnam sold worldwide

Made-in-Vietnam tyres have been exported to 128 countries throughout the world, reached US$920 million in 2017, according to the Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA).
Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

HOSE liquidity up 74 percent in 2017

Liquidity at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE) has risen, with more than 192 million shares worth 4.2 trillion VND (186.7 million USD) being traded daily in 2017, up 49 percent in volume and 74 percent in value year-on-year. 
VNA pays 8 percent dividend in 2017  ​

VNA pays 8 percent dividend in 2017 ​

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) said Brand Finance, an UK-based brand consultation and valuation company appreciated highly about VNA’s financial index as its brand name was valued of US$ 310million, up 60 percent compared to 2016.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc ( R) presents a souvenir to Mr. Fumio Kishida

Vietnam wishes Japan to become its top investor

At the reception of Mr. Fumio Kishida, Head of Policy Research Department of the ruling LDP Party on the afternoon of May 4,  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hoped Japan to maintain its position as the top investor in Vietnam as in 2017.

 

IoT devices are the aim of cyber-attacks

Camera, sensor, and IoT devices in Vietnam vulnerable to cyber attacks

Newly released statistics from Kaspersky show that in 2017 there were around 3 cyber-attacks per second globally. What is more, Vietnam is classified as being highly exposed to hacking risks, and 2018 is predicted to witness a boom of intentional security attacks when the country determines to build a smart city with many cameras, sensor and Internet of Thing (IoT) devices.