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VN firms can succeed in huge halal food market VN firms can succeed in huge halal food market

While Muslims are a minority in Viet Nam, the halal food industry here has great potential, Abdullah Abdulrohman, director of the Halal Viet Nam Export and Import Co Ltd, said.


Investor for Phu Quoc passenger port project approved Investor for Phu Quoc passenger port project approved

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang has chosen the investor for the development of the build-operate-transfer (BOT) section of the Phu Quoc international passenger port.


Vingroup to enter the exhibition and fair industry Vingroup to enter the exhibition and fair industry

Property developer Vingroup has contributed nearly VND1.5 trillion to become a strategic stakeholder of the Viet Nam Exhibition and Fair Centre JSC after acquiring an 89.42 per cent stake in the Viet Nam Exhibition Fair Centre One Member Co. Ltd. (VEFAC).


BIDV confirms merger with MHB BIDV confirms merger with MHB

The management board of the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) announced its plan to merge with the Mekong Housing Bank (MHB) at a shareholders meeting on April 17.


IFRS to make VN's enterprises more financially transparent IFRS to make VN's enterprises more financially transparent

(May 28, 2015)

The implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) will make Vietnamese enterprises become more financially transparent and better at financial risk management so as to efficiently manage their corporate's assets.

Drastic banking restructuring in progress

The restructuring has so far helped the banking system avoid the risk of collapse and gradually stabilise with achievements gained in handling non-performing loans (NPLs). Vietnam News Agency talks with SBV deputy governor Nguyen Thi Hong.

VN-South Korea FTA: A chance to develop firms

These developments will strengthen the base upon which Viet Nam's economy can be restructured for sustainable development, said Hong Sun, Secretary General of Korcham in Viet Nam (the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry), in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.

Ethics a professional imperative

Investors and other stakeholders expect that accountancy services, including auditing or assurance, can be relied on when taking important decisions, David Stevens, Integrity and Law Manager for the Institute of Charted Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), tells Viet Nam News.

Economist allays forex concerns

By deciding to devalue dong by 1 per cent on Thursday, the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) has not left any room for foreign exchange adjustment this year. Economist Dr Nguyen Dinh Anh talked with Viet Nam News Agency about possible issues.

SOE equitisation a slower process than planned

Equitising 262 SOEs in the remaining nine months is a tall order. Dang Quyet Tien, deputy head of the Enterprise Finance Department under the Ministry of Finance spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the challenges involved.

VN needs only five big banks: Expert

Viet Nam should have only five major banks that provide financial services and support domestic businesses, as well as effectively compete with foreign banks, which are about to enter the country.  Keith Pogson, managing partner at Asia Pacific Financial Services for Ernst & Young, spoke with the local media about the banking situation in Viet Nam and its development in the future.

CPA strengthens partnership with Viet Nam

Viet Nam's recent integration into the ASEAN economic community will provide opportunities for Vietnamese businesses in all sectors, including the accounting and auditing profession.Vietnam News speaks to Adam Awty, Chief Operating Officer – Commercial, CPA Australia, about these changes.

Farmers struggle to sell enough produce

The oversupply of agricultural products has forced farmers to sell rice too cheaply, especially those who wait for many weeks at the border gates to export their produce to China. Tran Xuan Dinh, the Deputy Director of the Cultivation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, spoke to Viet Nam News about these issues.

Local firms buy into agriculture

The fact that some major Vietnamese groups are announcing their plans to enter the agricultural sector is positive news for the country's economy. However, the local firms have been facing several difficulties while investing in agriculture. Dang Kim Son, director of the Strategic Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development, shared his views with Vietnamese firms and local media at a recent meeting.

VN makes progress with public-private dialogues

USAID Vietnam Mission Director Joakim Parker tells Viet Nam News that the ongoing public-private collaboration in regulatory reforms has had positive impacts.

Hoa Sen steel chief in line for global business honourHoa Sen steel chief in line for global business honour

Le Phuoc Vu, chairman of giant steel maker Hoa Sen, has been nominated for the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year award, accounting firm Ernst and Young Viet Nam announced on Monday.

IFRS to make VN's enterprises more financially transparentIFRS to make VN's enterprises more financially transparent

The implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) will make Vietnamese enterprises become more financially transparent and better at financial risk management so as to efficiently manage their corporate's assets.

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.

Inward remittances continue to rise in HCM City Inward remittances continue to rise in HCM City

Overseas Vietnamese have sent home remittances of US$1.4 billion through HCM City-based banks in the first four months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 19.6 per cent.

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