Long-awaited CPTPP presents opportunities and pitfalls
2/17/2018 10:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
With the eagerly anticipated conclusion of talks on the Comprehensive Partnership and Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (CPTPP) in late January, Vietnam embarked on a still more difficult path. 

E-commerce market: big players follow hard on each other’s heels
2/17/2018 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Tiki has received a hefty investment, Shopee is marching forward in midst of victory, Lazada has resources from Alibaba, and Cho Tot has new ambitions.


 
World is turning
2/17/2018 9:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The traits and skills found among an organization’s leaders are changing as the business world around them changes.

Put to one side
2/17/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
One significant aspect of the deal that may supersede the TPP is the removal of provisions relating to intellectual property.


 
Banks take on wealth management
2/16/2018 5:24:59 PM (GMT+7)
Managing the wealth of well-off people could be a pleasantly profitable business for banks this year, as the number of the rich is growing alongside the strong performance of the local economy.

Industrial zones shift strategy to attract more small, medium-sized businesses
2/17/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Industrial zones (IZs) are no longer offering tax and land rent incentives to attract investors, but are following new business strategies to attract investors to set up factories in IZs.


 
Decree on golf course investment to be strengthened
2/16/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
The prime minister has issued comments on the business conditions for golf course projects.

Open in concert
2/16/2018 1:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The retail pharmaceutical sector is increasingly moving towards chains over stand-alone pharmacies.


 
Banks recruit thousands of employees in 2017
2/16/2018 12:36:40 PM (GMT+7)
Together with high profits of trillions of VND at the end of 2017, domestic commercial banks reportedly hired thousands of employees to boost their performances and seize new opportunities.

Hailstorm ahead for ride-hailing services in Vietnam
2/16/2018 12:42:31 PM (GMT+7)
The bumpy road thus far for ride-hailing companies Uber and Grab in Vietnam could well end in a jagged cliff as authorities turn the scanner on their operations, tax practices and competition with domestic taxi operators.


 
Economists praise government's institutional reform
2/16/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The latest report about the Vietnam macroeconomy released by the Central Institute of Economic Management (CIEM) shows that macroeconomic indicators are relatively good.

Exorbitant transport costs make Vietnam goods uncompetitive
2/16/2018 11:23:02 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s logistics costs remain high as they represent 20.8% of GDP and are double the world’s average, with transport expenditures making up the largest proportion and thus hurting the competitiveness of domestic products.


 

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