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05 08 2020

Although a large number of startups are hanging by a thread due to the COVID-19 pandemic, investors are still predicting a bright future for the Vietnamese startup scene.

05 08 2020

Vietnam’s development over the decades has been largely achieved thanks to foreign direct investment and technology transfer from the western world, together with training and capacity building from developed countries supported by multilateral and bi-lateral agencies. This is not meant to ignore the hunger of Vietnamese people to learn and develop themselves and the investment in education by the government, private sector, and the population as a whole.

05 07 2020

Vietnam is becoming a prospective hub for British startups, with the country strengthening its position on the global technology scene amid the recent boom in the startup community. Natalie Black, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Asia-Pacific at the United Kingdom's Department for International Trade, told VIR’s Thanh Van about the trend of the British startup community in Vietnam.

05 06 2020

Viet Nam’s economy may prosper again after social distancing measures were eased nationwide on April 23, according to the World Bank (WB)’s updated report on the country’s macro-economy for May released this week.

05 05 2020

While China is struggling with the pandemic and is losing the confidence of foreign investors, proven resilience is pushing Vietnam to the fore as an ideal investment and manufacturing hub for Southeast Asia.

05 04 2020

Dang Hoang Hai, head of Viet Nam’s e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, talks to Vietnam News Agency about IT application in trade activities to link e-commerce with traditional commerce.

05 04 2020

Interest in Vietnamese real estate assets has not diminished, but deals are difficult to come by given the economic uncertainties.

05 04 2020

The traditional role of internal auditing in Vietnamese companies only focuses on financial estimations and monitoring of the internal control system. However, in recent years, its role and influence has been increasingly enhanced in contributing to risk management activities and improving value. Therefore, it is very important to assess the effectiveness of internal auditing.

05 04 2020

The Government will be responsible for approving golf projects instead of provincial authorities.

05 01 2020

New policies include regulations on cash withdrawal from central bank, compulsory deposit for Vietnamese guest workers in the Republic of Korea, and forbidden jobs for Vietnamese workers abroad.

04 30 2020

The implementation of the government’s Decree No.20/2017/ND-CP dated February 2017 and Circular No.41/2017/TT-BTC dated April 2017 – both effective from May 2017 and applied from the fiscal year of 2017 onwards – has raised several concerns among taxpayers regarding transfer pricing (TP) rules.

04 30 2020

Experts have said that once the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ends, higher market demand would support many sectors in quickly resuming their business.

04 29 2020

Gradual recovery from some of Vietnam’s key trade partners are plugging gaps in the disrupted global supply chain and helping the Southeast Asian nation take advantage of new opportunities arising despite the challenging times.

04 29 2020

As COVID-19 is buoying up global tech stocks thanks to the sudden growing demand for work and entertainment from home, it remains a question whether the pandemic could accelerate the IPOs of local tech companies.

04 28 2020

The Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam has implemented measures to encourage research, innovation and application of creative achievements in science and technology into life and production in response to World Intellectual Property Day 2020 (April 26).

04 28 2020

The forthcoming tax amendment on interest expense cap is slated to be beneficial for 1,000 companies adopting parent-subsidiary business models, with reimbursement worth nearly VND5 trillion ($217.4 million).

04 27 2020

Total foreign investment inflows in Viet Nam reached US$12.33 billion in the first four months of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 14.5 per cent due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

04 27 2020

Foreign investors are planning to expand their operations in Vietnam this year, creating an opportunity for industrial property development despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts.

04 24 2020

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has upended economies worldwide, and Vietnam must take urgent measures to handle this period of instability.

04 23 2020

By now, everyone and anyone will have heard of COVID-19 and its terrible impact on society and the global economy. According to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report, Vietnam’s economic growth rate will slow sharply in 2020 to 4.8 per cent as a direct result of the crisis.



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