Phu Quoc casino project gains prime ministerial approval
11/22/2018 5:51:43 PM (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a casino project on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, which will let locals with a monthly income of over VND10m (USD428) to gamble.

Hanoi taxis face blanket regulation colour
11/22/2018 5:59:26 PM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi authorities have proposed that 20,000 taxis operated by 60 local taxi firms should share the same livery colours from 2026.

Vietnam’s internet economy to reach $9 billion in 2018
11/22/2018 5:34:25 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese internet economy has almost tripled in three years to reach 9 billion USD in 2018, driven by e-commerce and online media, a new report released by Google and Temasek showed.

HCM City receives $3.8 billion in remittances in ten months
11/22/2018 5:42:02 PM (GMT+7)
 Overseas Vietnamese sent home 3.8 billion USD through Ho Chi Minh City-based financial institutions during January-October.

Businesses concerned over interest rate hike
11/22/2018 4:04:47 PM (GMT+7)
 Interest rates for Vietnamese dong savings are rising, so local enterprises are afraid that their borrowing costs will surge as they need loans to fund their goods production plans for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.

Vietnam among top 5 PPI countries for first time: WB
11/22/2018 4:02:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam was in the top five among 34 countries ranked for private participation in infrastructure (PPI) projects in the first half of this year, the World Bank said in a report released earlier this week.

Vietnam’s securities companies woo foreign investors
11/22/2018 3:15:05 PM (GMT+7)
 Besides buying shares of Vietnam’s large securities companies, foreign investors have also poured significantly in domestic small securities companies through merger and acquisition (M&A).

European firms advised to partner with Vietnamese peers
11/22/2018 3:02:38 PM (GMT+7)
 Some 80 percent of EuroCham members also believe the EVFTA will improve Vietnam’s competitiveness compared to other countries such as China, Japan and South Korea.

Stories Sabeco would rather forget
11/22/2018 11:03:16 AM (GMT+7)
 The year 2018 is going to end soon but the giant Sabeco seems to have an “unlucky” year with ghost of its past returning to haunt it.

Who is the most profitable retailer?
11/22/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Analysts several years ago predicted that foreign retailers, with their powerful financial capability and experience, would dislodge Vietnamese retailers out of the home market. But their business results have become worse.

Ministry proposes stricter rules in contractor selection
11/22/2018 10:46:10 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has proposed tightening control over choosing contractors following the public concerns over slow pace of projects carried out by Chinese firms in Vietnam.

The US supports Vietnamese small and medium enterprises
11/22/2018 10:50:25 AM (GMT+7)
 The U.S.-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) on Wednesday held a workshop titled Elevating SMBs into Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Inclusive Global Value Chains in the northern province of Hai Phong.