acb bank

The Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) will be the latest bank to join the wave of mergers among commercial banks and finance companies that is expected to become a major trend this year. ACB had announced yesterday that it would submit for approval, a project to set up a finance company with a charter capital of VND500 billion (US$23.25 million), during its shareholders meeting on April 22. Industry experts More...

Vietnam stock market

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City stock exchanges likely to be merged this year

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE), which has operated for 15 years as one of the two main bourses of Vietnam along with the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), may become a branch More...

PV Gas shareholders approve VND7 trillion investments this year

Almost all shareholders at the annual general meeting of PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV Gas) last Friday approved a plan to invest a combined VND7 trillion (US$325.5 More...

VN-Index flat as blue chips slide

The VN-Index closed almost flat at 568.32 points by the end of yesterday’s session, erasing early gains. This was caused by unexpected declines of several large-cap shares. PV More...

Are houses in Vietnam the cheapest in the world?

ho chi minh city real estate market

Housing prices in Vietnam are higher than the income of the majority of Vietnamese, but the houses in Vietnam are cheaper More...

Japanese take prudent steps towards Vietnamese housing market

SORA Gardens 1

Japanese investors have shown their interest in the Vietnamese housing market, but they have been very cautious More...

train Gov’t eyes private investment in railways

At a meeting a fortnight ago Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang revealed that property giant...

Metro Vietnam 2 Metro’s transfer pricing practices unmasked by GDT

Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam, the German invested retailer, which repeatedly reported losses over the last...

Saigon Silicon City Saigon Silicon City approved at SHTP

The HCMC government has awarded an investment certificate to Saigon Silicon City Joint Stock Company’s project...

Trade deficit $3.1b as imports increase 18.9%

Vietnam trade 2014

The country’s total export and import turnover reached US$88.4 billion by April 15, a year-on-year increase More...

PM Dung expects to conclude TPP talks with U.S. soon

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said he expects Vietnam and the United States to wrap up negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership..

VN eyes Morocco as a potential new market

Morocco has become a new potential market for Viet Nam as bilateral trade between the two countries reached US$156.3 million last..

Local residents lose VND160 billion if Keangnam goes bankrupt

Kaengnam

If Keangnam goes bankrupt, Keangnam residents would lose a total of VND160 billion, which is the fee they pay More...

Metro’s transfer pricing practices unmasked by GDT

Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam, the German invested retailer, which repeatedly reported losses over the last 12 years in Vietnam, has..

Holdings at Proconco and Anco make Masan 2nd biggest animal feed maker

Masan Group has bought into two major animal feed makers, Proconco and Anco, becoming the second largest producer in this industry...
Vingroup Agriculture

Vietnam eyes $2b in produce exports

Viet Nam expects to reach a total export value of US$2 billion for fruits and vegetables this year, an official of..
Phu Quoc International Passenger Port

Work starts on Phu Quoc Int’l Passenger Port

A ceremony marking the start of construction on the Phu Quoc International Passenger Port was held on the island, which lies..
Seoul Seafood Show 2015

Vietnam attends Seoul Seafood Show 2015

More than 130 seafood businesses from around the globe, including Vietnam attended the Seoul Seafood Show 2015 from April 15 to..