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Foreign investors inject $3b in Vietnamese firms Foreign investors inject $3b in Vietnamese firms

Foreign investors have invested almost US$3 billion in Vietnamese enterprises in the last twelve months ending July 2016, the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment reported on Thursday.


VN to develop competition policy VN to develop competition policy

Viet Nam is developing a comprehensive competition policy scheme in an effort to refuel reform and accelerate growth towards a market-based economy.


Inspectorate to investigate MobiFone stake purchase in AVG Inspectorate to investigate MobiFone stake purchase in AVG

Viet Nam's Government inspectorate will conduct a comprehensive inspection of MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation's business transaction in which it acquired a 95 per cent stake in Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).


Central bank sounds alarm after hacks Central bank sounds alarm after hacks

The State Bank of Viet Nam has written to banks, credit institutions and financial organisations, warning them against hackers a day after the websites of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports and Vietnam Airlines were hacked.


Viet Nam's steel industry must be more competitive Viet Nam's steel industry must be more competitive

(Sep 15, 2016)

High stockpiles, coupled with fierce competition from cheap imported steel, are hitting the domestic steel industry, an industry already under scrutiny regarding its impacts on the environment. Ho Nghia Dung, President of the Viet Nam Steel Association, speaks to bnews.vn about addressing these issues and about the ins and outs of steel production investment.

After Air Mekong's closure, BIM Group looks for sustainable growth

Not shying away from talking about challenges or past failures, but learning from them as great lessons, deputy chairman of BIM Group Doan Quoc Huy has proven to be a fully-fledged successor who leads the diversified group to overcome difficulties and affirm its solid position in the business world.

"Most overseas Vietnamese professionals keen to return home"

A trend has been highlighted in a recent study conducted and released by global recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. The study, titled "Return of the Asian Talent," polled 650 job seekers and hiring managers across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. Vietnam News spoke to Gerrit Bouckaert, country manager for Robert Walters Thailand and Viet Nam about the trend and how Vietnamese companies can tap into it.

Empowerment of employees: not just a slogan

Multinational corporations have a different way of thinking in their high-level personnel management strategies. Vietnamese managers, who thoroughly understand the local market, will bring long-term benefits to multinational corporations in Viet Nam. Do Hoang Anh, Head of LEX of BAT, for Viet Nam, Thailand and the Philippines  talked about the topic.

VN seafood gets EAEU-Viet Nam FTA boost

The free trade agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Viet Nam will take effect on October 5. Dang Hoang Hai, head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade's European Market Department speaks to chinhphu.vn about opportunities and challenges the deal would bring to Viet Nam.

FDI down as HCM City becomes more choosy

Some experts talk to Viet Nam News about the investment environment in HCM City and measures to aid investors in the city, in the context of declining foreign direct investment.

Vinamilk's growth and future plans: CEO

Mai Kieu Lien, Vinamilk Chief Executive Officer, told Vietnam News Agency about Vinamilk's successes in production and business strategies as well as challenges it has faced and targets for the future on the occasion of Vinamilk's 40th birthday.

Nation needs proper policies for start-ups

The Government is promoting start-up movements so that nationwide businesses will double to a million within the next five years. Pham Thi Thu Hang, general secretary of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, speaks to Vietnam News Agency about the matter.

VN's central bank looks to monetary stability

The domestic monetary market has been stable this year despite global headwinds, with the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) trying to harmonise developments in interest and exchange rates, as well as the credit and foreign reserve situation. SBV Deputy Governor Nguyen Thi Hong talks to Vietnam News Agency reporter Thuy Ha about this.

Phu My Hung's new project with residence and resort design screams luxury

Late last week, the first selling phase of a new project called Riverpark Premier developed by Phú Mỹ Hưng Development Corporation was organised in District 7 of HCM City. Axel Fabian Korn of Germany's Korn Architects Company, who has designed Riverpark Premier, spoke about the project and explained why it attracted many clients.

Business conditions continue to be reformed

Around 3,000 business conditions under circulars have expired since July 1, 2016, and have been replaced by 50 new decrees. This was a breakthrough in the local business environment and was good news for the local business community. But local enterprises were still worried about thousands of other business conditions that still exist in laws, decrees and legal documents of ministries.

Big C funds 12 community projectsBig C funds 12 community projects

Big C supermarket, a member of Central Group Viet Nam, has selected 12 community projects this year as part of its "Big Community 2016" contest.

Viet Nam's steel industry must be more competitiveViet Nam's steel industry must be more competitive

High stockpiles, coupled with fierce competition from cheap imported steel, are hitting the domestic steel industry, an industry already under scrutiny regarding its impacts on the environment. Ho Nghia Dung, President of the Viet Nam Steel Association, speaks to bnews.vn about addressing these issues and about the ins and outs of steel production investment.

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.

Banking investment, no longer one-way flow Banking investment, no longer one-way flow

Recently the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) issued a licence to Malasyia's second largest lender, CIMB Bank Berhad, to establish a bank in Viet Nam with a registered capital of over VND3.2 trillion (nearly US$144 million).

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