HCM City’s biggest startup event of the year to take place in Oct
10/18/2017 11:41:33 AM (GMT+7)
 The 2017 HCM City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2017), the city’s biggest startup event of the year, will take place from October 23-28.

Deposit interest rates up as Gov’t seeks low lending rates
10/18/2017 10:57:05 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Asset Management Company has decided to hike its reference interest rate on bad debts to 9.9 percent from the fourth quarter, up from 9.7 percent.  


 
Quang Ninh: Van Don int'l airport to be operational in April 2018
10/18/2017 10:42:53 AM (GMT+7)
The northern province of Quang Ninh has directed departments and investors to open air routes for Van Don international airport, which is expected to be put into operation in April 2018.

Improving competitiveness: narrowing the gap between policy and implementation
10/18/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s business environment and competitiveness have continued to move up in international rankings.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 18/10
10/18/2017 9:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s packaging, printing industries grow fast to meet demand, Japan’s travel conglomerate to join hotel project in Khanh Hoa, Danang seeks investors for infrastructure, tourism projects

HCM City’s Metro Line No.1 project in dire need of capital
10/18/2017 8:02:00 AM (GMT+7)
The HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways has asked the HCMC government for an additional advance of VND1,173 billion to pay the contractors of the Metro Line No. 1 project in October and November.


 
Bank earnings to rise as credit growth gains momentum
10/18/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Credit institutions in Vietnam reported a combined profit of VND47 trillion ($2.07 billion) in the first three quarters this year, soaring 39 per cent from a year earlier, the government’s financial watchdog noted in its monthly report.

Vietnamese consumes more trusting in online activities
10/18/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Connected consumers in Vietnam are more trusting than those in regional neighbours when it comes to online activities.


 
Labor exports: concern about Vietnam’s human resources
10/18/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Japan and South Korea are tightening control over illegal residential workers, while Vietnam plans to export 105,000 workers. 

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 17/10
10/17/2017 11:53:50 PM (GMT+7)
 Vegetable, fruit imports surge in Jan-Sept, Ben Tre to hold Mekong Connect forum, Coffee exports down in volume, up in value, Five-star luxury hotels just got a whole lot more expensive in Hanoi


 
Ministry suspends competitive power generation market
10/17/2017 5:07:03 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has recently issued a decision temporarily suspending Vietnam’s competitive power generation market from October 1 until further notice.

180m shares start trading on UPCoM this week
10/17/2017 5:01:36 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 180 million shares of four companies will start trading on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange on October 16-20.


 

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