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...

Ha Noi to conduct checks at housing projects

real estate

Commercial housing projects and new urban areas in the capital city of Ha Noi will be monitored, with a focus on infrastructure More...

HoREA wants less budget units in housing projects

ho chi minh city real estate market

The HCMC Real Estate Association (HoREA) has proposed the Prime Minister reduce the mandatory ratio of budget units More...

vietnam cement industry ‘Cement should be top export’

Viet Nam should have a long-term strategy to make cement a large-scale and high-value export product...

Metro Vietnam 2 Metro denies tax rule violation allegations

Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam said on April 22 that it always complied with Vietnam’s business...

jetstar Jetstar to launch HCMC-Chu Lai service next month

Jetstar Pacific Airlines said yesterday that it will start three weekly services between HCMC and Chu...

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..

Metro denies tax rule violation allegations

Metro Vietnam 2

Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam said on April 22 that it always complied with Vietnam’s business regulations More...

Enterprises can issue C/O this year

The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to issue a circular this June showing enterprises how to issue certificates of origin..

MPC mulls issuing non-convertible bonds to raise more working capital

Minh Phu Seafood Corporation JSC (MPC) may decide to issue 2,500 non-convertible bonds for periods of three years or more at..
Vietnam lychee

Bac Giang targets lychee exports to new markets

The northern province of Bac Giang plans to promote litchi exports to the United States, the European Union (EU), Japan and..
Mekong Delta highways

New Mekong Delta highways to cut travel time to HCM City

The most important segment of the Mekong Delta highway system, the My Thuan – Can Tho highway, will kick off by..
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..