Companies ‘strategic’ share sales raise eyebrows
5/21/2018 2:52:47 PM (GMT+7)
 Last month Halcom Viet Nam announced a list of investors who it said are set to buy its shares this year.

VN trade and service sectors need revision
5/21/2018 11:08:58 AM (GMT+7)
 The development of wholesale and retail infrastructure in Viet Nam has faced its fair share of rocky moments, but the industry’s growing role in consumption has put it at the forefront of the economy.

Provinces ban land speculation
5/21/2018 11:04:36 AM (GMT+7)
 After land prices, and, along with them, instances of violation of land laws, surged in certain places, the provinces involved have temporarily banned land transactions pending the approval of new regulations, helping cool off the market.

VN payment service market, e-wallets boom
5/21/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The non-cash payment service market, a lucrative one in Vietnam, is mostly under control of foreign service providers.

VN Central Bank to probe credit institutions’ operation
5/21/2018 11:06:38 AM (GMT+7)
 The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) asked credit institutions to review their implementation of the SBV’s regulations on consumer loan management in a document issued this week.

Vietnam-US forum seeks boost to investment, trade ties
5/21/2018 2:35:05 PM (GMT+7)
There is a huge opportunity for Viet Nam and the US to expand investment and trade ties in many sectors, a bilateral trade forum heard in HCM City on Friday.

Property loan touches US$20.7 billion mark
5/21/2018 11:03:17 AM (GMT+7)
 The total amount of outstanding loans of credit institutions in real estate by the end of last year exceeded VND471 trillion (US$20.72 billion).

State-owned companies’ outward investments yield few profits
5/21/2018 12:43:24 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - State-owned corporations have spent big money on outward investment projects, but have seen few profits.

Vietnam’s aviation market welcomes new fleets
5/21/2018 12:21:50 PM (GMT+7)
By December 2017, Vietnam’s airlines had been operating over 160 airplanes of different kinds. The biggest fleet belongs to Vietnam Airlines with 86 aircraft, while Vietjet has 49 and Jetstar Pacific 19, according to Planespotter.

HCM City seeks more funds for metro
5/21/2018 11:12:08 AM (GMT+7)
 HCM City authorities have asked the National Assembly (NA) to increase investment for the city’s first two metro lines that start near Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and end at Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9 and Tham Luong depot in District 12.

VN Gov’t strives to boost business environment
5/21/2018 11:10:35 AM (GMT+7)
 Recent policies have underscored the Government’s efforts to improve Viet Nam’s business environment and national competitiveness.

VN stocks may keep weakening
5/21/2018 11:02:07 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnamese stock markets will likely remain gloomy in the coming week as investors could maintain poor confidence amid the volatility of the market, thus keeping overall liquidity low and too weak for a market’s short-term comeback.