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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.



VN stocks up from two-day fall VN stocks up from two-day fall

(Apr 30, 2016)

Vietnamese shares yesterday rebounded from a two-day decline on both local markets before the national holidays as blue chips were boosted by higher investor confidence.

Casino Group sells Big C Việt Nam to Thai Central Group

France's Casino Group officially sold its Big C supermarket in Viet Nam to the Thai Central Group for 1 billion EUR (US$ 1.14 billion), the French group said in a statement.

VN stocks mixed; insurance firms, banks advance

Vietnamese shares were mixed on the two local bourses this morning, even as insurance companies and banks made good gains.

Both markets extend losses

Vietnamese shares slid further on both local markets for a second day as investors continued to look for profits in recently-gaining stocks and market liquidity dropped sharply ahead of the national holiday.

Viet Tien Garment targets $13.6 million profit

Viet Tien Garment Joint Stock Corporation planned to reach a pre-tax profit of US$13.6 million this year, up one per cent over last year.

Make stock market a capital mobilisation channel: Hue

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked all ministries to learn more about the stock market. The deputy PM said he wanted to make the stock market an important channel for capital mobilisation so it could share the burden with the banking sector.

NCB targets $7.65m net operating profit in 2016

The National Citizen Bank (NCB) is targeting a net profit of VNĐ171.6 billion (US$7.65 million) this year.

Positive investor confidence strengthens VN stocks

Vietnamese shares rose slightly on both local exchanges this morning as investor confidence in blue chips improved after the US central bank kept its rates unchanged.

Financial firms pull markets down

Vietnamese shares yesterday retreated on both local bourses as investors tried to look for profits in financial stocks.

BFC to expand to ASEAN market

Binh Dien Fertilizer Joint Stock Company (BFC) planned to pay a 30 per cent dividend in cash for 2015 and would enter the regional markets of Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand this year, said the firm at its general shareholder's meeting in HCM City on April 27.

Viglacera to increase charter capital to $137m this year

State-owned Viglacera Corporation approved a plan to raise its charter capital to VND3.07 trillion (US$137.4 million) from VND2.64 trillion at the annual meeting on April 26.

Products for health: 11th Việt Nam International Medical ExhibitionProducts for health: 11th Việt Nam International Medical Exhibition

Following years of development under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Health and enabling companies to carry out a programme called "For Public Health", Pharmedi Vietnam - Pharmed & Healthcare returns to the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City's District 7 from September 21 to 26 this year.

TPP to aid domestic financial sector: economistTPP 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.

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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