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Viet Nam rolls with Southeast Asia's tech growth Viet Nam rolls with Southeast Asia's tech growth

Investors, start-up founders and experts gathered in Singapore for a two-day Tech in Asia 2016 conference. Viet Nam News talked with some of them to discover why Viet Nam is becoming a hot-spot for start-ups.


Lawmakers increase tax on vehicles with large engine displacement Lawmakers increase tax on vehicles with large engine displacement

Lawmakers decided to reduce tax on vehicles with small engine displacement, while increasing tax on vehicles with engine displacement of more than 2,500cc.


$4b casino resort project to break ground in Hoi An $4b casino resort project to break ground in Hoi An

Construction of the Nam Hoi An Casino Resort Project will begin in the UNESCO heritage city of Hoi An in the central Quang Nam Province on April 23.


VN on the rise in ASEAN banks' ranking VN on the rise in ASEAN banks' ranking

Viet Nam's lenders are gathering speed, posting the second-highest growth by country in this year's ranking of the top 100 banks in the ASEAN.


Anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese fish too high Anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese fish too high

(May 05, 2016)

Over the last few years, firms exporting Vietnamese basa and tra fish fillets to the US have faced severe problems due to a sudden increase in anti-dumping duties. Dharmendra N. Choudhary, a Washington DC-based international trade attorney with the law firm GDLSK LLP, speaks about the reasons behind the change.

TPP to aid domestic financial sector: economist

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will bring both opportunities and challenges to the finance sector in Viet Nam. Viet Nam News asks Alan Pham, chief economist of VinaCapital Corporate Finance Viet Nam Ltd., about them.

MoF plans to finalise tariff policies, reforms

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) this year is expected to bring opportunities and challenges for Viet Nam.Vu Nhu Thang, head of the Ministry of Finance's External Relations Department, spoke the Vietnam News Agency, about the issues.

SMEs must co-operate on upcoming trade pacts

Vietnamese companies are preparing for the country's deepening integration with the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Slow GDP growth in Q1 to impact whole year

Vietnam Television asked the economic expert Vu Dinh Anh whether the figure affects the target GDP growth rate of 6.7 per cent as set for this year by the government.

Preparing for Viet Nam's anticipated economic growth

Viet Nam News speaks with Marco Civardi, area managing director for Damco in Viet Nam and Cambodia, about the company's preparations to help customers make the most of the forthcoming economic opportunities.

Credit guarantees should be sped up to help SMEs

Viet Nam News Agency reporter Thach Hue talks to Viet Nam Association of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Chairman Cao Sy Kiem about policies to help SMEs access loans.

Healthcare, education costs set  to rise this year: economic expert

The prices of some public and strategic services are expected to increase this year, including healthcare and education services.

Firms to face stiff competition under AEC

Economic experts said enterprises in Viet Nam will face fierce competition under the ASEAN Economic Community, so they should establish relationships with large firms in the region and globally in order to better develop their businesses.

Credit institutions reduce cross-ownership

On February 19 Viet Nam Maritime Joint Stock Bank (MaritimeBank) sold 64.2 million shares of Military Bank (MB), accounting for 4 per cent of the military-owned lender's registered capital.

In 2016, focus on saving deposits, property: expert

Viet Nam had an economic recovery in 2015 with a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of almost seven per cent, despite negative impacts from the world economy, to become one of the fastest growing economies in Asia. Economic expert Vu Dinh Anh told a Vietnam News Agency's reporter about those issues.

Muong Thanh Group debuts four-star hotel in Ly Son IslandMuong Thanh Group debuts four-star hotel in Ly Son Island

The Muong Thanh Hotel Group officially launched a four-star hotel on Ly Son Island, 30km off the coast of the central province of Quang Ngai, as part of its 2020 tourism development plan.

Anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese fish too highAnti-dumping duties on Vietnamese fish too high

Over the last few years, firms exporting Vietnamese basa and tra fish fillets to the US have faced severe problems due to a sudden increase in anti-dumping duties. Dharmendra N. Choudhary, a Washington DC-based international trade attorney with the law firm GDLSK LLP, speaks about the reasons behind the change.

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.

South Korea, Japan, Singapore scouting for real estate opportunities in Viet Nam South Korea, Japan, Singapore scouting for real estate opportunities in Viet Nam

On April 12 South Korean securities firm Mirae Asset Securities Co announced it would join hands with global investment company AON BGN, a former AON Holdings, to take over Keangnam Ha Noi Landmark Tower in Ha Noi.

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