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Vietnam bolsters SOE equitisation programme

Business

Vietnam bolsters SOE equitisation programme

The plan put forward by the Government for the equitisation of 432 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the 2014-2015 period has received concerns that such a huge job in a short time could result in low efficiency of equitisation.

SCIC holds on investment in key businesses

Business

SCIC holds on investment in key businesses

The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) will retain its shares in FPT Telecom, Vinamilk (VNM), Hau Giang Pharmaceutical (DHG) and Vietnam National Reinsurance Corp (VNR) as part of its long-term investment strategy.   

Thanh Hoa rolls out welcome mat for Nghi Son EZ

Business

Thanh Hoa rolls out welcome mat for Nghi Son EZ

Thanh Hoa province, which boasts the Nghi Son Oil Refinery and Petrochemical Complex Project, will organise a trade promotion conference on October 23-24 to introduce its socio-economic development strategy to 2020 with a vision towards 2030 as well as its incentives for foreign investors. Report by the Vietnam Economic News.

Stable interest rates help businesses survive

Business

Stable interest rates help businesses survive

Interest rates in Vietnam have remained fairly stable since the middle of August and the business community is also increasingly able to access loans, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

The current interest rates quoted are 1-2 percent annually for no-term deposits and 2percent annually for those of less than a month. That for those from one to fewer than 12 months is 8.8-9 percent annually and for deposits of 12 months or over, it ranges from 10-12percent annually.

Health fund gets additional 71 million USD

Health

Health fund gets additional 71 million USD

Vietnam Social Insurance Agency funds will be boosted by 1.5 trillion VND (71 million USD) to subsidise examination and treatment fees for those using health insurance cards, according to a Government's newly-signed decision.

President tours Thanh Hoa province

Politics

President tours Thanh Hoa province

President Truong Tan Sang on Feb. 19 paid a visit to the Nghi Son Economic Zone in Thanh Hoa province, where he inspected construction on Nghi Son Thermo-electric power plant No.1.

Health fund gets additional 71 million USD

Society

Health fund gets additional 71 million USD

Vietnam Social Insurance Agency funds will be boosted by 1.5 trillion VND (71 million USD) to subsidise examination and treatment fees for those using health insurance cards, according to a Government's newly-signed decision.