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Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — For the first time ever, Orion Corp. sold more of its signature Choco Pies in Vietnam than in South Korea last year. The South Korean confectionery firm reported on Thursday that sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam rose 15 percent on-year to 92 billion won (US$80.95 million) last year, [...]

Philips and Vietnamese Hong Duc General Hospital Sign Multi-year Strategic Partnership Agreement

Philips and Vietnamese Hong Duc General Hospital Sign Multi-year Strategic Partnership Agreement

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Hong Duc General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam today announced a seven-year partnership agreement covering a comprehensive turnkey solution for high quality general healthcare services. Philips [...]

S. Korea Emerges as Most Favorite Destination for Vietnamese Women: Survey

S. Korea Emerges as Most Favorite Destination for Vietnamese Women: Survey

HANOI, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea emerged as the most favorite destination among Vietnamese women, according to a survey released Monday The survey, conducted by the Ho Chi Minh City-based market research firm Q&Me in March with 1,200 adults, showed that 20 percent of the respondents chose South Korea as their favorite country [...]

Vietnamese-centered Stock Funds Gain Popularity

Vietnamese-centered Stock Funds Gain Popularity

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Funds that invest in Vietnamese stocks have enjoyed popularity among South Korean investors lured by the Southeast Asian country’s marked economic growth, market data showed Thursday. The 16 investment funds linked to Vietnamese equities in South Korea saw net inflows of 109.8 billion won (US$98.21 million) over the past [...]

Vietnamese Language Gaining Popularity in S. Korea

Vietnamese Language Gaining Popularity in S. Korea

BUSAN, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Vietnamese is gaining popularity among South Korean universities as Vietnam’s rapid economic development, coupled with Park Hang-seo’s sterling reputation as the South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, is leading many students to take interest in the country. Vietnam has also been chosen to host the upcoming U.S.-North Korea [...]