FDI: many figures, few explanations
12/15/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
By October 20, implemented foreign direct investment (FDI) had reached $14.2 billion and foreign portfolio investment (FPI) $4.7 billion, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Market volatile despite recovery
12/15/2017 10:21:53 AM (GMT+7)
 Financial stocks’ strong recovery lifted both local exchanges on December 14, but the market’s short-term prospects remained gloomy following the outflow of money.


 
Vietnam Airlines to add 1,100 flights for Tet
12/15/2017 10:07:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Airlines will offer 1,100 more flights to meet travel demand during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 15/12
12/15/2017 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Measures sought to increase added value of coffee, Forum connects Vietnamese startups in US and VN, Vietnamese goods enjoy promotion gains, 33 percent of farming cooperatives efficiently operate: Ministry


 
Food industry attracting Japanese interest
12/14/2017 3:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Japanese investors increasingly keen on Vietnam's food industry, conference hears.

Homogenous hospitality
12/14/2017 2:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Despite Vietnam’s great potential in the hospitality sector, diversification of services is needed if the country hopes to live up to expectations, according to experts.


 
YouTubers to be affected as Youtube advert rules tightened
12/15/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - With the new ad policy, the You-Tubers who make inappropriate content, especially child-related content, will no longer be able to earn money from their videos.

PM approves Vinacomin restructuring
12/14/2017 11:33:50 AM (GMT+7)
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to reshuffle Vinacomin in 2017-2020, aiming to make the firm a strong economic group with high technology and a highly professional governance model.


 
Transportation via coastal shipping route surges 154 percent
12/14/2017 11:00:14 AM (GMT+7)
 Shipping volume through the coastal route Quang Ninh-Quang Binh-Binh Thuan-Kien Giang in the first ten months of the year increased 154 percent to 21 million tonnes of cargo compared to the same period last year.

Is the electricity price in Vietnam too low or too high?
12/14/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
While Vietnamese believe that the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the only electricity retailer, sets high retail prices, international reports point out that the electricity price in Vietnam is lower than in other countries.


 
Forum calls for improvement of business environment
12/14/2017 10:44:14 AM (GMT+7)
 Further improving the business environment and facilitating the private sector’s development were part of the focus at the Vietnam Business Forum. 

Shares fall on market volatility fears
12/14/2017 10:15:44 AM (GMT+7)
 Shares on both local exchanges declined on December 13 with investors cautious about market volatility.


 

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