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HCM City is among 10 fastest-growing cities HCM City is among 10 fastest-growing cities

HCM City is among the 10 fastest-growing cities in the world, a new report issued yesterday said.


Citi gets nod to operate subsidiaries Citi gets nod to operate subsidiaries

Citibank has received approval from the State Bank of Vietnam to build subsidiaries in Viet Nam.


VN-US economic ties have grown quickly since BTA VN-US economic ties have grown quickly since BTA

Since the normalisation of relations 20 years ago, economic relations between Viet Nam and the US have developed strongly in many sectors, and are expected to grow even further in the future, especially after the Trans-Pacific Partnership is signed.


More foreign investment will help securities More foreign investment will help securities

A decree issued last month that allows foreign investors to raise their ownership in Vietnamese companies will help Viet Nam's securities market, said Andy Ho, Chief Investment Officer of VinaCapital.


New Vinamilk chairwoman welcomes fresh challenge New Vinamilk chairwoman welcomes fresh challenge

(Jul 30, 2015)

Le Thi Bang Tam, an independent director of the Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk), is its new chairperson after Mai Kieu Lien, who was named by Forbes as being among the top 50 powerful business-women in Asia in March, resigned on July 25.

Insurer eager for  ASEAN common market

First, I am sure that Viet Nam is a market with huge potential since the insurance industry is in the first stage of development here.

Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers

After seven years of operations in Viet Nam, SEV sources 36 per cent of its components locally, while the remainder comes from foreign firms from nine countries operating in Viet Nam. Han Myoung Sup, Samsung Viet Nam's General Director and Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Heavy Industry Department, spoke to reporters on the issue.

Corporate governance still a novelty in Viet Nam

The State Securities Commission is trying to get listed firms to improve their operations. However, some cultural dissonances have to be overcome, Nguyen Vu Quang Trung, Deputy Director General of the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, tells the Vietnam News Agency.

New decree gives more room for foreign investors expected to spur FII

The Prime Minister recently issued Decree 60, which will increase the caps for foreign stakeholding in local companies from September 1 this year. Viet Nam News spoke with Chris Freund, partner at fund management firm Mekong Capital, about its likely impact on the stock market.

Housing Law changes expected to spur property market recovery

The amendments to the 2014 Housing Law that take effect on July 1 promise to bring positive changes to the real estate market. Viet Nam News spoke with Phan Thanh Huy, Deputy CEO of property developer Novaland, to find out about his company's plans and where he sees the market headed.

Airport concessions can be a win-win affair: official

Early this year, some large private firms proposed that they are given concessions to invest in airport services. The Government has accepted this in principle. Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Hong Truong spoke to Vietnam News Agency about these issues.

State SOEs told to sell up

Bui Van Dung, head of the Enterprises' Reform and Development Department of Central Institute for Economic Management, told Vietnam News Agency about various ways to meet the target for this year.

IP patents based credit attracting SME interest

Viet Nam News reporter Mai Huong interviewed Tran Thi Hong Hanh, general secretary of the Vietnam Banks' Association, seeking her thoughts on the IP landscape in Viet Nam as well as the challenges facing local businesses in developing this lending tool.

Central Asian trade deal opens doors

The FTA between Viet Nam and the EEU was signed on May 29 in Kazakhstan. Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about the advantages, opportunities and challenges of this agreement.

EU-VN trade pact to drive economies

The EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement is expected to be signed this year. Visiting EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) Executive Director Chris Humphrey spoke to Viet Nam News about likely impacts of the FTA on Vietnamese businesses. The EU-Viet Nam free trade agreement is expect.

Friesland Campina receives merit certificateFriesland Campina receives merit certificate

Dairy company Friesland Campina Viet Nam has received the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit for contributing to the development of new rural areas during the 2010-15 period.

New Vinamilk chairwoman welcomes fresh challengeNew Vinamilk chairwoman welcomes fresh challenge

Le Thi Bang Tam, an independent director of the Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk), is its new chairperson after Mai Kieu Lien, who was named by Forbes as being among the top 50 powerful business-women in Asia in March, resigned on July 25.

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.

Investors turn away as gold loses its sheen Investors turn away as gold loses its sheen

Do not tough gold" is advice that many experts are giving Vietnamese investors amid a relentless fall in the prices of the metal both here and globally.

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