Int’l food, beverage expos open in HCM City Business

Int’l food, beverage expos open in HCM City

An international exhibition on food and beverage (VietFood & Beverage) and another on food processing and packaging technology and equipment (ProPack Vietnam) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 7.
Hong Kong fund introduces MSCI Vietnam ETF Business

Hong Kong fund introduces MSCI Vietnam ETF

Hong Kong-based investment firm Premia Partners, one of the top 8 exchange trade fund (ETF) issuers in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of Premia MSCI Vietnam ETF to seek investment opportunities in Vietnam.
State capital divestment faces pressure Business

State capital divestment faces pressure

Capital divestment from State-owned enterprises (SOEs) had slowed and was still facing difficulties, said Dang Quyet Tien, Director of the Corporate Finance Department under the Ministry of Finance.
Anti-corruption committee looks to ramp up efforts in key cases Politics

Anti-corruption committee looks to ramp up efforts in key cases

The Standing Board of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption has urged authorised agencies to step up the fight against corruption and exert greater efforts to finalise the investigation, prosecution, and judgment of eight serious cases which have attracted public concern by the end of this year.
Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency Business

Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency

The slow listing of post-equitisation firms, including State-owned enterprises (SOEs), may make Vietnamese firms less attractive regarding a lack of corporate transparency and government agencies managing those firms must be blamed for the problem.
PM orders review of Sabeco's 136.1 million USD tax bill Business

PM orders review of Sabeco's 136.1 million USD tax bill

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Tax Department of Ho Chi Minh City to hold back on enforcing a tax decision on collecting 3.14 trillion VND (some 136.1 million USD) from Sai Gon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) for violations on special sales tax.