• Việt Nam climbs list of attractive countries for expats: survey

    Việt Nam climbs list of attractive countries for expats: survey

    This year Việt Nam has increased its ranking from 23rd to 19th among countries where expats are eager to live and work in HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer survey.

  • SBV urges customer info security

    SBV urges customer info security

    The State Bank of Việt Nam has issued a decree asking businesses to enhance customer information privacy after an alleged breach of mobile retail chain Thế Giới Di Động (Mobile World) revealed personal information of more than five million customers.

  • Vinaconex set to lock foreign holdings at zero

    Vinaconex set to lock foreign holdings at zero

    The State Securities Commission has given nod to Vinaconex’s request to lock its ceiling foreign ownership ratio at zero per cent, saying it complies with the existing regulations.

  • LienVietPostBank and BC Card promote digital banking

    LienVietPostBank and BC Card promote digital banking

    LienVietPostBank and BC Card - the largest credit card network in South Korea on Monday in Hà Nội signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for co-operation to promote non-cash payment in Việt Nam.

  • Vietnam Airlines and EI AI Israel Airlines launch codeshare partnership

    Vietnam Airlines and EI AI Israel Airlines launch codeshare partnership

    Vietnam Airlines and AI EI Israel Airlines (LY) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between the two markets.

  • CPTPP offers a brighter future

    CPTPP offers a brighter future

    National Assembly deputies voted to pass the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) at a meeting on Monday afternoon, making Việt Nam became the seventh country to approve the trade deal, following Australia, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, New Zealand and Canada.  Economist Võ Trí Thành speaks about the impacts of the CPTPP on Việt Nam as well as the country’s integration landscape.

  • New aviation decree to ease burden for firms

    New aviation decree to ease burden for firms

    A Governmental decree drafted by the transport ministry to simplify business conditions for potential investors in the aviation sector has been sent to the Prime Minister for approval.

  • Stocks up despite weak sentiment

    Stocks up despite weak sentiment

     Vietnamese shares were saved on Monday despite investors’ unwillingness to buy while a strong comeback of oil prices helped lift the petroleum sector.

  • Agribank to sell OCB shares late this month

    Agribank to sell OCB shares late this month

    Agribank will sell more than 468,000 Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) shares at auction on November 29.