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10 01 2019

Rapid economic growth and high business profits have made Viet Nam an attractive destination for investors, CEO of Russia’s VTB Capital Investments and Senior Vice President of VTB Bank Vladimir Potapov has said.

10 01 2019

In June, Vietnam and the EU signed the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), ending a long negotiation with a historic milestone in the long-standing partnership between the two economies. Firms and citizens of both the EU and Vietnam will enjoy not only tariff deductions but also plenty of non-tariff relief in trade. More importantly, this is a big step moving forward for the EU to assure and strengthen its partnership with Southeast Asia, as well as for Vietnam to speed up its long-term integration into the global economy.

09 30 2019

As State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have many functions in the local economy, they struggle to fulfil their main task of doing business, so they need solutions to improve business efficiency, according to experts.

09 28 2019

Overlapping legal documents are a major obstacle in need of removal to help construction and the development of housing projects.

09 27 2019

A circular on "Made in Vietnam" products was expected to help businesses avoid accusations of fraud, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh at a conference held in Ha Noi on Wednesday.

09 25 2019

Many businesses and investors are waiting for the Government’s decision on the feed-in tariff (FiT) rate for solar power projects nationwide, which is expected to be released this month, to set up long-term investments in solar power projects in Viet Nam.

09 24 2019

Climate change is moving faster than humanity, and humanity is struggling to stop it. Every part of the world, including Vietnam, is still not doing enough nor moving fast enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, writes about a need for a climate ‘doi moi’ to Vietnam’s future and prosperity.

09 19 2019

Experts at the Vietnam Reform and Development Forum (VRDF) 2019 suggested the government to use the state budget to invest in technology startups through venture capital funds, arguing that it would create fresh momentum for the fledgeling startup ecosystem.

09 19 2019

Cutting standard working hours and offering progressive payment for overtime without changing the ceiling of overtime hours would run up costs for businesses, impacting their performance.

09 18 2019

U.S. News & World Report has just released the ranking of the best economies to invest in this year, showing large changes, with three new faces among the top five. In particular, Vietnam surpassed its Southeast Asian neighbours including Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore to rank eighth, massively boosting its 23rd position last year.

09 14 2019

The domestic hotel industry will face many challenges during development, especially in the application of technology, according to an expert from Savills Vietnam – a foreign property service provider in Viet Nam.

09 14 2019

Viet Nam needs to renew its real estate market to attract more foreign investors and increase the quality of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector, according to experts.

09 13 2019

Vietnam was urged to complete the land market to meet requirements and ensure development, experts said.

09 12 2019

After being converted into wholly-foreign invested educational institutions, pre-school education facilities, general education, and higher education must meet regulations which are stipulated in Decree 86/2018/ND-CP, dated June 6, 2018 on foreign cooperation and investment in education.

09 11 2019

To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and co-operation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank on Tuesday.

09 06 2019

Many companies are moving their factories from other countries to Viet Nam, showing the potential for strong development of industrial real estate.

09 05 2019

A series of new policies on karaoke service business, management and use of paddy cultivation land, business registration fee shall come into effect since September, 2019. 

09 05 2019

The long-awaited government ­­risk-sharing ­mechanism has been proposed in the latest draft Law on Public-Private Partnership, pinning high hopes for private domestic and overseas investors to venture further into future initiatives.

09 04 2019

Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment has completed and announced a draft of the national strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Jeff Paine, managing director of the Asia Internet Coalition, writes about how the country can implement such a strategy, with smart policies needed to realise Vietnam’s big Industry 4.0 ambitions.

09 03 2019

The Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) proposal to ease casino investment conditions in order to boost investment in special administrative-economic zones (SAEZs), particularly the one in Van Don received opposition from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Ministry of Defence.

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