Vietnam imports over US$2.82 billion of pharmaceuticals in 2017
1/19/2018 4:55:58 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam spent in excess of US$2.82 billion importing pharmaceuticals for medical treatment and health care last year, up 10% on a year earlier at US$ 2.563 billion.

Grab and Uber drivers’ honeymoon finds bitter end
1/19/2018 4:49:09 PM (GMT+7)
After enjoying a 'honeymoon' of numerous attractive incentives for a short time, drivers of both Grab and Uber are taking to the streets to protest against both Uber and Grab increasing commissions and cutting allowances.


 
Government continues paring down business and investment conditions
1/19/2018 4:27:22 PM (GMT+7)
In a bid to create a more business-friendly climate and attract more investment, the Vietnamese government will continue truncating thousands of business and investment procedures, which have been undermining investors’ and enterprises’ performance.

VN car market slump continues
1/19/2018 2:08:46 PM (GMT+7)
Viet Nam spent more than US$2.15 billion importing 94,000 cars last year, marking a year-on-year decrease of 16.8 per cent in volume and 9.6 per cent in value.


 
Mai Linh Taxi plea for debt deadline extension denied
1/19/2018 3:06:23 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Social Insurance Agency has turned down Mai Linh Taxi's proposal to extend their insurance payment deadline to 2038.

Rubber giant plans IPO, exchange listing
1/19/2018 2:07:40 PM (GMT+7)
Viet Nam Rubber Group is expected to list its shares on the HCM Stock Exchange in June or July after its initial public offering on February 2.


 
No cash withdrawal at domestic POS from March
1/19/2018 2:06:53 PM (GMT+7)
 Credit card holders will not be allowed to withdraw cash at card readers of domestic points of sale (POS) from March this year, says the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV).

Sales down, motorbike manufacturers try to win niche markets
1/19/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
In the face of rapid expansion of well-known brands, less strong brands such as Suzuki, Piaggio, SYM and Kymco are targeting niche markets to improve sales.


 
Finance Ministry tightens casino supervision
1/19/2018 1:44:24 PM (GMT+7)
Casino establishments in Vietnam must soon equip their venues with features like a working camera system to aid the Ministry of Finance in supervising the casinos’ operations.

HCMC industrial zones seek $900m
1/19/2018 1:43:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The HCM City Export Processing Zones and Industrial Parks Authority (Hepza) hopes to attract new investment worth US$900 million this year.


 
Verify information of Thai business partners: Ministry
1/19/2018 1:42:11 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade has urged Vietnamese firms to verify information of Thai business partners carefully to avoid being swindled.

Adjustments to Mekong Delta master plan approved
1/19/2018 1:27:43 PM (GMT+7)
Accordingly, the region will go in the direction of green and sustainable growth and adaptation to climate change, aiming to become a national hub of agricultural production, fisheries, sea-based economy and eco- and river tourism.


 

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