Defining Grab and Uber as taxi firms affects integration efforts
3/22/2018 7:08:00 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam is opening its doors to global integration with the recent signing of the CPTPP. Thus, defining Grab and Uber as traditional taxi services can affect Vietnam’s integration efforts as well as the local business environment. 

Vietnam expects stronger foreign investment flow in CPTPP period
3/22/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Economists are optimistic about foreign investment in Vietnam, both foreign direct investment (FDI) and foreign portfolio investment (FPI), in 2018 and upcoming years.   

Real estate dynamics in year ahead
3/22/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 2017 ended with mixed insights on market dynamics in the following years. Developers, buyers, and lessors are chasing after investment opportunities before the market shifts.

Opportunities for newcomers
3/22/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The real estate market is often full of grand visions of luxurious urban areas. However, industry experts say real opportunities often lie in the affordable segment that reaches more homebuyers.

VEAM to list 1.33 billion shares on HSX
3/21/2018 4:33:51 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam Engine and Agricultural Machinery Corporation (VEAM) will list 1.328 billion shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HSX).   

Foreign investors eager to acquire Habeco
3/21/2018 1:35:25 PM (GMT+7)
Along with Carlsberg, the Danish Brewer holding 17.3 per cent stake in Habeco, numerous foreign investors are looking to acquire a stake in Vietnam’s third-largest brewer in order to increase their market shares.

Government approves rights to purchase Vietnam Airlines’ shares
3/21/2018 1:46:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport (MoT) will transfer its rights to purchase shares additionally issued by the Vietnam Airlines Corporation through auction at the Ha Noi Stock Exchange.

The curious case of mini marts and convenience stores in Indonesia and Vietnam
3/21/2018 1:27:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Convenience store chains are on their way to conquer fast-growing ASEAN markets, but they get little love in Indonesia, the region’s largest market.

Start-ups to be given 30% of investment from State budget
3/21/2018 1:46:59 PM (GMT+7)
 Start-ups will be given support from the State budget in localities with no more than 30 per cent of total investment mobilised from investment funds.

South Korean giants flock to Vietnam’s finance & banking market
3/21/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Two out of eight wholly foreign-owned banks in Vietnam are from South Korea. Besides banks, many other South Korean corporations have contributed capital to, or cooperated with, Vietnamese banks.

Central bank enhances supervision
3/21/2018 1:50:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) can take early intervention measures against weak credit institutions in the supervision process from July this year, according to a new SBV regulation.

VN moves closer to full global integration
3/21/2018 1:48:18 PM (GMT+7)
VN is integrating increasingly with the global economy, having signed the CPTPP this month and discussing four other free trade agreements, the annual Economic Scenarios Conference heard in HCM City on Monday.