Gov’t should help private firms
1/20/2018 10:17:00 AM (GMT+7)
Dr. Nguyen Duc Thanh, director general of the Viet Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research, speaks to the Kinh te Do thi (Urban Economy) about why the State should help develop the private sector.

With Chinese competition, new glass licences on hold
1/20/2018 10:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 With the Vietnamese glass market experiencing severe oversupply, new glass projects will not receive licences in the country.

Hanoi constricts Uber and Grab operations
1/20/2018 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi will request ride-hailing application providers Uber and Grab to publicise their fares like traditional taxi brands.

Trade ministry seeks ways to back local steel makers
1/19/2018 5:54:36 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade will continue taking trade remedies in line with regulations of WTO and free trade agreements to protect local steel producers from the fierce competition of imported products.

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.

When foreign banks want to leave Vietnamese partners
1/20/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The year 2017 saw a number of foreign investors leaving their Vietnamese partners and divesting from banks they once made every effort to develop.

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).