Mekong Delta Drought Wreaking Economic Havoc

Mekong Delta Drought Wreaking Economic Havoc

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region is known as a famously productive agricultural area thanks to the rich nutrients carried downstream by the Mekong River. The delta produces enormous crops of rice and fruit every year, feeding […]

Motorcycling through the Mekong Delta (gallery)

Motorcycling through the Mekong Delta (gallery)

Located in Ho Chi Minh City’s backyard, the Mekong Delta is a popular day-trip destination for visitors swinging through southern Vietnam. These trips don’t offer more than a surface look at the region, quickly taking […]

Vietnamese Women A Rising Consumer Segment

Vietnamese Women A Rising Consumer Segment

Women play a complex role in Vietnamese society. Although they’re highly valued and generally respected, their native country has long been¬†paternalistic: time-honoured tradition dictates that men make money, while women manage the home. But at […]

Hanoi & HCMC Metros Struggling to Get on Track

Hanoi & HCMC Metros Struggling to Get on Track

Vietnam’s first metro systems are under construction in the rapidly expanding urban centres of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), where population growth has placed a severe strain on existing infrastructure. But can these […]

HCMC Property Market Growing, Opening Up

HCMC Property Market Growing, Opening Up

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) property market is responding well to increased investment with retail and residential markets fairing particularly well according to the latest HCMC Market Brief published by Savills Vietnam. HCMC retail […]