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Japan Desk assists Japanese investors in Ha Noi Japan Desk assists Japanese investors in Ha Noi

The Investment Promotion Centre under Ha Noi's Department of Planning and Investment and Forval Vietnam jointly launched the Japan Desk on April 11 to assist Japanese investors in the city.


Two companies pay VND180 billion in tax arrears Two companies pay VND180 billion in tax arrears

Shareholders of the Pho 24 Commerce and Service JSC and the Hoan My Sai Gon Hospital JSC will pay more than VND180 billion, or US$8.57 million, in tax arrears.


Banking scam trial postponed Banking scam trial postponed

The Ha Noi People's Court yesterday decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former vice chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.


Toyota Viet Nam to recall 42,772 vehicles Toyota Viet Nam to recall 42,772 vehicles

Toyota Viet Nam (TMV) said it is preparing to recall 42,772 units of Innova and Fortuner for checking and replacing the spiral cable of driver's airbag.



ATM systems are unaffected by Microsoft decision: SBV ATM systems are unaffected by Microsoft decision: SBV

(Apr 23, 2014)

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) affirmed that the country's automated teller machine (ATM) systems have not been affected after Microsoft ended support of its Windows XP operating system.

Banks eye mergers as nation accelerates lender restructuring

Several banks have recently presented plans or expressed intentions to complete mergers even as the nation continues to speed up the restructuring of credit institutions.

Market must tackle mid-long term credit

Viet Nam's capital market should be developed to handle the mid-long term credit demand of the economy, leaving the management of short credit and financial services to the banking system.

VietinBank signs cooperation agreement with EVN

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and the Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) signed a comprehensive and strategic cooperation agreement on April 21

Non-performing loans ratio stays high in City

There were VND45.85 trillion, or US$2.183 billion, worth of non-performing loans (NPLs) in HCM City at the end of March, accounting for 4.85 per cent of the city's total loans.

DongA Bank plans to increase equity

 DongA Bank will strive to increase its charter capital from VND5 trillion, or US$238.10 million, to VND6 trillion, or $285.71 million, this year.

Standard Chartered appoints new CEO for ASEAN markets

Veteran banker Lim Cheng Teck will assume the role of chief executive officer (CEO) for Standard Chartered Bank's ASEAN markets on May 1, announced the bank.

Mekong Development Bank shareholders approve merger plan

The Mekong Development Bank's shareholders' meeting on April 15 adopted a plan for it to merge with a credit institution.

Banking scam trial postponed

The Ha Noi People's Court yesterday decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former vice chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.

Good practices earn firms low-cost loans

Companies with transparent finances, profitability and potential projects may avail of dong loans at 6 – 7 per cent interest, the State Bank of Viet Nam's (SBV's) weekly revealed on Monday.

Kien Long plans 10% dividend in 2014

The Kien Long Bank's shareholder meeting in the southern Kien Giang Province on Tuesday decided that this year's dividend rate would be between 9 and 10 per cent.

Syrena Vietnam begins construction of Crowne Plaza hotelsSyrena Vietnam begins construction of Crowne Plaza hotels

Syrena Vietnam JSC has begun the construction of two 5-star hotels in Phu Quoc and Vientiane to meet the growing demand of tourists.

Chartered accountants abide by code of ethicsChartered accountants abide by code of ethics

Martin Turner, president of the Association of Chartered Certified Account-ants Global, shares his views with Viet Nam News on the code of ethics and standards in accounting as well as career orientation and professional development in the fields of accounting and auditing.

First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest

The first Vietnamese caravan team finished its 6,000km auto trip from HCM City to Tibet and Mount Everest base camp on Sunday. Autodaily introduced a series of photos taken by the team members.

Has VN entered the middle-income trap? Economists cannot agree Has VN entered the middle-income trap? Economists cannot agree

Becoming a middle-income country has brought enormous challenges for Viet Nam, including the danger of getting caught in the so-called middle-income trap.

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