Major shareholders to exit Techcombank
Techcombank has announced that shares belonging to major shareholders
are to come on to the market, as part of ownership limitations
introduced by the State Bank of Vietnam.
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 30/11
Viet Nam could meet agriculture export targets in 2015: ministry, Sub-standard steel floods market, Ministry of Finance's e-portal upgraded, Intel software to support retailers, HCM City reports robust growth
Half of Vietnamese phone users still use non-smartphones
About half the mobile phone users in Vietnam, Indonesia, and the
Philippines still use non-"smart" devices, or feature phones, while all
other countries in the Asia Pacific and Oceania are making a
clear and rapid transition to smartphones.
Ministry tightens grip on labour export market
VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social
Affairs Doan Mau Diep said Vietnamese workers that absconded illegally
while working abroad were a major problem.
Lung Cu flag tower
Visiting the northwest without climbing Lung Cu
peak? No one would believe it. At the top of 1,700 meters-high Lung Cu
peak is tower flying the Vietnamese national flag. Go up there without
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 29/11
US’s steel antidumping investigations groundless, Garment & textile exports to hit 27.5 bln USD, Jollibee begins franchising in Vietnam, HCM City anticipates 9.8 percent GDP growth in 2015, Russian keen on Vietnamese rice
VN women need to change their awareness of domestic abuse
VietNamNet Bridge - It's ironic that many Vietnamese women, especially those living in remote, mountainous or rural areas, think that beatings by their husbands are a way of expressing their sentiments and the power of men.
US named Vietnam’s biggest export market
The US was Vietnam’s biggest export market in the first 11 months of
2015 with a turnover of 30.6 billion USD, up 17.6 percent year-on-year,
said the General Statistics Office (GSO).