IFC, HDBank in tie-up to help SMEs scale up finance, enter global supply chains IFC, HDBank in tie-up to help SMEs scale up finance, enter global supply chains

The IFC and the Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) signed a memorandum of understanding on May 11 to become strategic partners for helping small and medium enterprises scale up finance and participate in global supply chains, including high-tech agricultural chains.

Audi Viet Nam recalls Q5 cars to install protectors Audi Viet Nam recalls Q5 cars to install protectors

Audi Viet Nam has just confirmed that the number of Audi Q5 cars sold in the Vietnamese market that are subject to a recall to install protectors on the car is 726.

Loopholes and risks holding back bond market Loopholes and risks holding back bond market

The State Securities Commission of Vietnam has recently cancelled nine private bond offerings of three companies under Tan Hoang Minh Group, laying open loopholes and risks that have been holding back Viet Nam's bond market. Lawyer Nguyen Thanh Ha, chairman of the law firm SBLAW, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the loopholes, the risks and his suggestion to reduce investors' risk exposure