About Saigon Times Group

Saigon Times Group is a leading Vietnamese media organization with prestigious business and consumer publications. Since its establishment in 1991, Saigon Times Group has built a good reputation through its publications about economy, business and markets in Vietnamese and English. They are:

  • Kinh Te Saigon
  • Kinh Te Saigon Online
  • Saigon Tiep Thi Online
  • The Saigon Times Weekly
  • The Saigon Times

Our readers:

  • Leaders, senior officials and specialists at state agencies at both local and central levels
  • Business executives and managers
  • Economic experts
  • Students
  • Foreign individuals who are interested in Vietnam or who do business, travel or live here in the country

Our goals and missions:

  • Informing readers of Vietnam’s policies and laws on economic development; making meaningful contributions to building a conductive business environment
  • Lending a hand to developing a business community in Vietnam; promoting lawful business operations for the sake of economic growth and community development
  • Contributing to developing consumer culture and enhancing consumer knowledge

The publications of the Saigon Times Group are available at authorized distributors and post offices nationwide and on international flights operated by local and international airlines.

The Vietnamese weekly Kinh Te Saigon is widely read by business people, policymakers, managers, and domestic and foreign investors.

  • Published on Thursday
  • 80 pages
  • Size: 20cm x 30cm
  • With its first issue coming out on January 4, 1991, Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon has been a much-needed companion of the business community, and a living witness of the country’s renovation and international integration process.

Launched on January 3, 2008, Kinh Te Saigon Online has an extensive network of contributors in addition to its reporters. They file articles on the business scene at home and abroad on a daily basis. This is a huge attribute of the weekly print edition Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon that offers insight into current issues.


On Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon Online, companies can find a wide selection of articles that are beneficial for their business areas such as finance, securities, property and human resources, as well as the e-paper versions of the weeklies published by Saigon Times Group.

Saigon Tiep Thi Online, with a team of reporters and an extensive network of contributors, covers the consumer market and provides information for smart consumers in the digital age.


The newspaper focuses on four main aspects: healthcare, cuisine, tourism and vehicles, aiming to promote a healthy, positive and modern lifestyle.

In addition, the Market Development column on Sai Gon Tiep Thi Online includes articles about real estate, household finance, technological products jobs and training.

The Saigon Times Weekly, published a weekly newsmagazine, serves as a bridge between Vietnam and foreign investors. This is a must-read publication to get informed of what is happening in Vietnam.

  • Published every Thursday
  • 44 pages
  • Size: 20.5 cm x 28 cm

The digital newspaper The Saigon Times keeps its readers posted daily, especially businesspeople, experts, investors, tourists and foreigners living and working in Vietnam.

Visit https://english.thesaigontimes.vn to get daily domestic economic, social, political, tourism and entertainment news updates, as well as international news.

Saigon Times Group also publishes two advertising supplements – Thi Truong Dia Oc and Chao.

Publishing Thi Truong Dia Oc is meant to meet the demand for information about real estate transactions and product marketing of firms and individuals.

Thi Truong Dia Oc is published twice a month.

The monthly Chao supplement is a guide on tourism, entertainment, cuisine and shopping.

Saigon Times Group is also active in non-content-related activities, particularly through its clubs that group young entrepreneurs in a wide range of business areas. The clubs are where members can share experience, assist one another in exploring business opportunities and developing human resources, and participate in community activities.

The Saigon Times Club has five affiliated clubs that have attracted many members who are readers of Saigon Times Group’s publications and economic experts. They are:

  1. The 2030 Business Club

Established on March 24, 2002, the 2030 Business Club groups young business people and executives. Members of the club regularly meet to share experience in doing business and management, look for business cooperation opportunities, promote their goods and services, and do the branding.

Many business owners and senior executives at domestic and foreign companies have acceded to the club.

  1. Experts Club

Set up on June 5, 2016, the Experts Club gathers experts who are freelance writers of Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon. These experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of economics, culture, society, education and the environment. They live and work at home and abroad. With members as Vietnamese experts and professors overseas, the club is aimed at creating a forum for them to share and discuss current news, specialized information and strategic issues.

Many of the club members through their write-ups extracted from their books have contributed to solving issues faced by the country. They have given reviews on economic, social cultural and educational issues, and made recommendations for dealing with issues in the development and integration process.

  1. Market Club

Members of the Market Club, which was established on January 15, 2015, are business owners and executives of Vietnamese enterprises. The goal of the club is to foster cooperation among member businesses and help stabilize the market, and promote the country’s socio-economic development.

  1. Saigon Times Real Estate Club

The Saigon Times Real Estate Club came into existence on May 18, 2018 with an aim of promoting business links between real estate firms and those in relevant sectors. Their cooperation will contribute to developing a dynamic and healthy real estate market. This is also a forum for member businesses to make policy recommendations for developing the real estate market. The club is where members can do the branding, connect with each other, and get involved in community activities.

  1. Saigon Times Startup and Innovation Club

The Saigon Times Startup and Innovation Club was formed on September 7, 2018 to promote a startup and innovation community by means of the Saigon Times Group’s publications and close connections with the other clubs under the Saigon Times Club to make startup projects successful. Moreover, the startup and innovation club connects individuals, groups, organizations and enterprises interested in the startup and innovation movement, and thereby prop up the growth of the startup community in Vietnam. This also creates conditions for individuals, groups, organizations and enterprises to make proposals to start up businesses in Vietnam. Besides this, the club enriches members with startup and innovation knowledge in the process of innovation, research and development, product commercialization, business and brand promotion.

The Saigon Times Foundation (STF) is a non-profit organization, established by the Saigon Times Group and its business partners following a February 22, 2002 decision by the HCMC government.

The goal of the foundation is to support education and human resource development in Vietnam and join hands with individuals and organizations at home and abroad with a strong sense of social responsibility.

All contributions, donations, sponsorships and the foundation’s activities are regularly updated in the Saigon Times Group’s publications.

Saigon Times Books: The Saigon Times Group, in collaboration with partners, publishes selective economic and technical books to enrich readers with economic, technical, cultural and social knowledge related to Vietnam’s economic reform. These new and valuable books are authored by experts at home and abroad.

Target readers: business executives, researchers, experts and students of economics.

Saigon Times Group services

In addition to creating content, Saigon Times Group provides the following services:

  1. providing communications and branding services for companies.
  2. arranging media events, including press conferences, meetings and seminars; serving as media representative, media sponsor, and supplement creator for companies
  3. leasing meeting rooms plus supporting services to companies in need of organizing events. The Saigon Times Club meeting hall can accommodate up to 100 guests at a time and is ideal for companies to hold press conferences, seminars and customer meetings.

The programs already carried out by Saigon Times Group

  1. Annual Banking Forum: Presenting and discussing key issues in Vietnam’s banking system. The forum is chaired by the State Bank of Vietnam. The Saigon Times Group proudly serves as a bridge for planning and promoting the agenda of the forum.
  2. Providing communication consulting services and arranging programs for companies to do the branding.
  3. Organizing community activities such as blood donation or health-related contests such as “Health and Beauty with Yoga Moments” and “Cooking with Mom”.

Head Office:

  • 35 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 1, HCMC
  • Tel: (+84.28) 38295936
  • Fax: (+84.28) 38294294
  • Email: sgt@thesaigontimes.vn

Circulation: Sales Department

Advertising: Sales Department



Hanoi Bureau

  • 09 Ton That Thiep Street, Cua Dong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Tel: (+84.24) 37474351/2
  • Fax: (+84.24) 37474350
  • Email: vphanoi@thesaigontimes.vn

Danang Bureau

Can Tho Bureau

  • 95 Tran Van Hoai Street, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City
  • Tel/Fax: (+84.292) 3824688

Email: vpcantho@thesaigontimes.vn