Sometimes the military's strongest supporters can become its biggest obstacles to progress. That's especially true when their passion is grounded in memories of warfighting practices now overtaken by time. A case in point is the controversy...
Thai Beverage has approached the Vietnamese government to buy a stake in the country’s largest brewer, an indication that foreign interest remains strong in the frontier market despite a series of botched privatizations.
Vietnam’s premier called on
countries not to alter rocks and shoals in the South China Sea
and warned that improperly-handled disputes with China risk
damaging bilateral relations between the two nations.
* Mondelez Int\'l (Nasdaq: MDLZ) announced that it will acquire an 80 percent stake in Kinh Do Corporation's category-leading snacks business in Vietnam, subject to the approval of Kinh Do Corporation's shareholders.
The landmark investment in...
Although many are familiar with the moniker made in China, Vietnam has become a major center of manufacturing in recent years. It has become especially attractive as wages in China have risen making manufacturing there more expensive.