Focus: When New Trend Becomes New Normal: In recent years, e-commerce and digital transformation have become trendy. After two years of varying degrees of pandemic lockdowns, they have grown popular, opening up opportunities for individuals, businesses and countries.
Inside Vietnam: Is Stricter Control On Foreign Loans Against The Trend?: The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is gathering feedback on a draft circular to replace Circular 12/2014/TT-NHNN, which stipulates conditions for enterprises to take out foreign loans without Government guarantees. This is aimed at tightening control over the arrangement of foreign loans by credit institutions and businesses, as this activity has been increasing rapidly in recent years.
Expat life: Blending Western Art With Asian Traditions: Jérôme Peschard sees himself as a self-taught artist. All his experiences are a result of 35 years of hard work. Peschard came to Vietnam nine years ago and decided to stay on to paint the country.