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Class of super rich growing Class of super rich growing

Viet Nam's cluster of super rich individuals has tripled over the past decade, revealed World Bank (WB) senior economist Gabriel Demonbynes at a press conference in Ha Noi.


Treasury bills, bonds sell more Treasury bills, bonds sell more

Transactions of Treasury bills and Government bonds have risen because of the good liquidity of banks for the second consecutive week. Despite this, positive credit growth in the banking system is out of sight.


The Gioi Di Dong surges to ceiling on listing The Gioi Di Dong surges to ceiling on listing

The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) Investment Corporation shares (MWG) began trading on July 14 on the HCM City Stock Exchange, hitting the 20 per cent ceiling right in the morning session.


VNG sells its e-commerce website to FPT VNG sells its e-commerce website to FPT

Viet Nam's Internet and technology corporation VNG announced on July 9 that it has sold its e-commerce website www.123mua.vn to the FPT Corporation, but did not reveal the selling price.


We are fearless against our competitors: BMW chief We are fearless against our competitors: BMW chief

(Jul 21, 2014)

The luxury car market has been buzzing this year with the appearance of new brands and models. But Sergio Solero, managing director of BMW Group Asia, tells Viet Nam News his company is not fazed by competition.

Less reliance on foreign imports

Viet Nam is a developing country, and it has lacked equip-ment and materials to improve infrastructure to develop a market for domestic consumption and exports because it lacked local suppliers.

Credibility critical for VN's economic future

Viet Nam's economy has been stable for the first half of the year with a GDP growth rate of 5.18 per cent and inflation at 1.38 per cent. Dr Vo Tri Thanh, Deputy Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management talks about the issue.

AIA gives wheels to dreams of needy children

In recent years, AIA Vietnam and the National Fund for Vietnamese Children have jointly organised many community-oriented activities for underprivileged children. Stephen Clark, Chief Executive Officer of AIA Vietnam, shares with the press his thoughts about these community activities.

Electric bikes need regulation

Introduced to Viet Nam only 4-5 years ago in major cities, the popularity – and availability – of electric bikes has exploded nationwide over the last two years.

Global gypsumboard producer expands distribution in VN

An interview with Mr. David Victor Thomas, General Director, Knauf Viet Nam was conducted to reveal underlying reasons for this key player to invest heavily in Viet Nam's construction material market.

SOE equitisation faces hurdles

The process of equitisting 432 State-run enterprises (SOEs) has been targeted for completion by 2015. However, many difficulties still remain that need to be dealt with so the process can be competed as scheduled. Vietnam News Agency discussed the problem with Dang Quyet Tien , Deputy Director of the Corporate Finance Department at the Ministry of Finance.

Provinces seek high quality investment

Viet Nam recently issued many preferential policies to attract foreign investors. Vietnam News Agency talks with Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, about the issue.

Bartending and modern tourism

Reserve World Class, a global competition for bartenders organised by Diageo, has wrapped up its Southeast Asia round in Singapore and will go on to the Global Finals in London in two months' time. Stephane Gripon, General Manager of Diageo Vietnam, speaks about the annual contest, bartenders' contribution to tourism, and his company's strategies.

Secrets to build sustainable business

Corporate sustainable development is a major development goal for every country. Stuart Dean, CEO of GE ASEAN, shared a case study on GE's sustainability plans on the sidelines of the Malaysian Directors Academy (MINDA) 7th Building High Performance Directors (BHPD) Programme in Hanoi late May.

Gov't loans to support East Sea fishermen

The State Bank of Viet Nam's Governor Nguyen Van Binh spoke to the press on the sidelines of the National Assembly meeting about the Government's plan to provide finances to fishermen. The following is an excerpt of the interview:

We are fearless against our competitors: BMW chiefWe are fearless against our competitors: BMW chief

The luxury car market has been buzzing this year with the appearance of new brands and models. But Sergio Solero, managing director of BMW Group Asia, tells Viet Nam News his company is not fazed by competition.

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.

Good jobs hard to find for returning workers Good jobs hard to find for returning workers

Thousands of workers struggle to find a suitable job after returning home to Viet Nam despite having good skills and experience of working abroad for years.

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