Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (1923-2023)

Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State, dies aged 100

Kissinger had a role in many of the epoch-changing global events of the 1970s while serving as national security adviser and secretary of state

Dubai Chamber expands global reach with Vietnam office

Dubai Chamber expands global footprint with Vietnam office

The office will support and guide Dubai-based companies seeking to expand into Vietnam throughout every stage of their international expansion

UAE and Vietnam trade

UAE, Vietnam to launch free trade talks

The trade and investment exchanges between the UAE and Vietnam totalled Dhs13.5bn in 2022, up 9 per cent from 2021


F88 raises $47m ahead of its planned Vietnam IPO

The Hanoi-based company offers small loans primarily backed by vehicles as collateral and provides financial services, such as insurance and money transfers


Key Apple partners plan expansion in Southeast Asia in 2023

In addition to producing iPhones in China, Foxconn and Pegatron now make some of Apple’s iconic handsets in India


Dubai’s Sunset Hospitality Group launches Azure Beach and Attiko in Vietnam

The group sets sights on opening a further 20 venues in 2023, 15 of those internationally, as its expansion plan gathers pace


Saudi’s first EV brand Ceer appoints James Deluca as CEO

In his last role, DeLuca led VinFast, Vietnam’s first domestic automobile brand

Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions: Vietnam, Turkey, Tunisia, Tanzania, Syria, Slovenia, South Africa, Serbia

Here’s a list of eight participating country pavilions and their offerings

Saudi Arabia lifts suspension of flights from six countries

GACA affirmed the commitment to the implementation of all precautionary and preventive measures adopted in Saudi Arabia

Dubai airport

UAE suspends entry of passengers from Vietnam

The entry ban is applicable to those who have been in Vietnam 14 days prior to their arrival to the UAE

Citigroup to exit retail banking in 13 markets, including Bahrain

The move is part of an ongoing review of the company’s strategy by its chief executive officer

Your instant coffee may soon be at risk from Suez blockage

About 12 per cent of global trade goes through the Suez