Malaysia's economy grows 4.7 percent in 2018 World

Malaysia's economy grows 4.7 percent in 2018

Malaysia posted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of last year, leading to an overall economic growth of 4.7 percent in 2018, Bernama news agency reported.
Banks hope to lure foreign investors Business

Banks hope to lure foreign investors

Despite the current increasing foreign investment inflows, merged and acquired banks will consider selling stakes to foreign investors after completing the restructuring to up the attractiveness of sales, bank officials said.
Convenience stores enjoy boom in Vietnam Business

Convenience stores enjoy boom in Vietnam

Convenience stores and minimarts have become increasingly popular in the country, with more than one third of households shopping there regularly, according to some analysts’ estimates.
Retail sector sees foreign-Vietnam M&A Business

Retail sector sees foreign-Vietnam M&A

The Vietnamese retail market has seen some mergers and acquisitions (M&A) between foreign and Vietnamese enterprises, thanks to the huge development potential of the retail sector.
Retail banking market upbeat Business

Retail banking market upbeat

Vietnam is expected to lure many foreign banks, especially those operating in the retail segment, once the country removes all technical barriers in the banking sector this year.
FPT to boost charter capital Business

FPT to boost charter capital

FPT Corporation has completed procedures to increase its charter capital by more than 500 billion VND (22.7 million USD) to 3,975 billion VND (180.68 million USD).
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Brand building strategy plays vital role in real estate business

Vietnamese developers still remain unfamiliar with that concept of a brand personality at a time that creating and strenghthening real estate and retail brands is more important than ever, the Vietnam Investment Review (VIR) quoted managing director of Red Brand Builders, Chris Elkin, as saying.