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M&As to spike as economy grows M&As to spike as economy grows

There will be a wave of mergers and acquisitions in Viet Nam in the next five years when the economy recovers and foreign direct investment surges, an international conference heard in HCM City yesterday.


Quality tuna heads to Japanese market Quality tuna heads to Japanese market

The first batch of 10 tuna has been exported to Japan following a deal between Binh Dinh fishery joint stock company (Bidifisco) and its Japanese partner, the Kato Company.


Banks turn their backs on gold Banks turn their backs on gold

In July 2013, the Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) opened its first-ever online gold trading (eGold) service to meet the demand from local gold investors.


Tuan Chau terminal named VN's largest artificial marina Tuan Chau terminal named VN's largest artificial marina

The Tuan Chau cruise ship terminal in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been recognised as the nation's biggest artificial marina by the Vietnam Record Organisation (VRO).


VNPT official outlines restructuring strategy VNPT official outlines restructuring strategy

(Aug 14, 2014)

The Government has signed Decision 888/QD-TTg approv-ing the restructuring plan of the Viet Nam Post and Telecom Group (VNPT) for the 2014-15 period.

VASEP to ramp up promotion of seafood

The value of Viet Nam's farm, forest and fisheries exports reached US$17.43 billion in the first seven months of 2014, up nearly 12 per cent year on year.

New decree streamlines bidding

The recently issued Decree 63/2014/ND-CP, which has details of the Law on Bidding, is expected to ensure transparency and efficiency, and help avoid any overlap during the bidding process.

Petrol price hike follows global market

The adjustment in the selling price of petroleum has stirred a controversy, especially in its transparency though it has become more flexible.Tran Van Thinh, General Director of the Viet Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) told Vietnam News Agency about the publicity and transparency in petrol trading.

We 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.

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.

Big C rolls out 2 promotionsBig C rolls out 2 promotions

French-owned supermarket Big C is offering discounts of 5-50 per cent on more than 1,500 items as part of two promotions it calls "Niem vui vao bep" (Happiness in the kitchen) and Ngay hoi thuong hieu manh" (Days of strong brands) until August 28.

VNPT official outlines restructuring strategyVNPT official outlines restructuring strategy

The Government has signed Decision 888/QD-TTg approv-ing the restructuring plan of the Viet Nam Post and Telecom Group (VNPT) for the 2014-15 period.

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.

MoF seeks to change gambling rules MoF seeks to change gambling rules

Vietnamese aged 21 and above will be allowed to enter casinos – which are now off-limits to them – if a draft decree by the Ministry of Finance is approved.

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