Using technology to “declare war” on Uber and Grab
10/19/2017 4:21:57 PM (GMT+7)
As Uber and Grab are gradually coming to dominate the domestic taxi market, a series of Vietnamese technological groups and traditional taxi companies have invested in their own ride hailing applications to compete.

Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts
10/19/2017 4:06:28 PM (GMT+7)
 It’s time Viet Nam shift its attention to quality and sustainable development and eye industry 4.0 technologies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), experts said at an online dialogue on FDI promotion strategies organised on Tuesday in Ha Noi.


 
Government advised to widen definition of public debt
10/19/2017 4:05:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The Government should consider international practices to re-define its public debt in the revised Law on Public Debt Management that is scheduled for submission to the National Assembly late this month.

Obstacles hinder the switch to E5 biofuel
10/19/2017 11:28:49 AM (GMT+7)
 There are only two months left until January 1, 2018, the date set for the nation to switch from RON A92 petrol to bio-fuel E5, but the plan is facing problems. 


 
VN Index declines on late profit-taking
10/19/2017 10:23:35 AM (GMT+7)
 Shares declined on the HCM Stock Exchange on October 18 as investors looked for short-term profits when the VN Index reached the intraday high of 831 points.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/10
10/19/2017 9:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 HCM City gets new serviced apartment, Vietnam Int’l Industrial Fair returns Hanoi, Rice exports surpass 2016 volume, Luang Prabang calls for HCMC investors, Singapore registers to invest over $41.38 billion in Vietnam


 
Landlords unfazed by higher supply
10/18/2017 4:01:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Despite predictions of falling prices in the buy-to-let housing segments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City due to increased supply, as of now the segment remains one of the most profitable for investors.

The ‘small kings’ in Vietnam stock market
10/19/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Having smaller charter capital and not being as well-known as big companies like Hoa Phat and The Gioi Di Dong, smaller companies still can make fat profits and become ‘kings’ in their business fields.


 
Reliance on petrol imports from South Korea may bring risks
10/19/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly 100 percent of petroleum imports are now from South Korea. This occurred after the import tariff was cut to 10 percent. 

Job opportunities rising in retail
10/18/2017 4:03:50 PM (GMT+7)
 Foreign retailers continue to invest heavily in Vietnam, according to Navigos Search, opening up opportunities at all levels of employment.


 
Dung Quat Oil Refinery IPO attracts foreign investors
10/19/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Seventeen investment funds have shown interest in Dung Quat’s IPO, expected to take place by the end of the year. 

Japanese petrol distributor to find network expansion difficult
10/18/2017 4:31:06 PM (GMT+7)
 Idemitsu Q8 Petroleum Co Ltd (IQ8), which has launched the first wholly foreign-owned gas station in Vietnam, may find it hard to expand its retail network across the country.


 

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