Smoothing passage
9/25/2017 3:58:58 PM (GMT+7)
Much is being done to address the issues facing Vietnam’s tourism industry to turn it into a key economic sector.

Traditional taxis continue fighting against Uber and Grab
9/25/2017 3:40:42 PM (GMT+7)
 The Hanoi Taxi Association have continued their vendetta against app-based taxis with a proposal to the municipal Department of Transport to ban their rivals from using roads traditional taxis can’t use.

Derivatives transactions hit $123mn last week
9/25/2017 4:09:56 PM (GMT+7)
 Value in fifth week of trade up nearly four-fold compared to first week.

New solar power plan to make investment easier
9/25/2017 3:18:48 PM (GMT+7)
The national and provincial solar power plans will be released next year, cutting some red tape for the wave of investors registering solar power projects in Vietnam following the introduction of a new feed-in-tariff.

Ministry and Khanh Hoa authorities clash over Grab operation
9/25/2017 3:42:21 PM (GMT+7)
 Even though the Ministry of Transport allowed to implement Uber and Grab pilot projects, the authorities of Khanh Hoa Province are determined to ban Grab due to alleged fears of congestion.

Overspending, not loss of revenue, is cause of budget deficit: economists
9/25/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Finance’s (MOF) plan to raise taxes has been facing fierce criticism from economists who believe that the real reason behind the plan is not tax reform, but just money to cover expenditures.

Three loss-making projects to be inspected
9/25/2017 3:02:55 PM (GMT+7)
 Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has promulgated decision to conduct inspections at three loss-making projects under their management.

Finance Ministry to regulate e-trading
9/25/2017 2:50:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Finance has developed a draft circular that provides a general legal framework on the electronic trading activities at the stock market.

Vietnam auto demand catches up with regional countries: FTCR
9/25/2017 2:48:00 PM (GMT+7)
An increasing proportion of Vietnamese plan to buy a car in the last six months of 2017, catching up with other ASEAN countries, according to the quarterly Financial Times Confidential Research ASEAN Auto Purchase Index.

Dung Quat oil refinery upgrade lacks capital
9/25/2017 11:47:27 AM (GMT+7)
 The multi-billion-dollar Dung Quat oil refinery upgrade and expansion project is being implemented very slowly and its operator has repeatedly asked the Vietnamese Government for support and incentives.

Speculative stocks muddy market trends
9/25/2017 3:01:49 PM (GMT+7)
 Investors are shifting off blue chips and flirting with speculative stocks, making it more difficult to predict market trends.

VN strategises to reach yearly export value target
9/25/2017 11:46:15 AM (GMT+7)
 Viet Nam will adopt multiple solutions to reach its target of US$200 billion in total export value for the year, a year-on-year increase of 13 per cent, officials said.