Public non-business units slow to change Business

Public non-business units slow to change

To improve the quality of public products and services, the Government in June 2015 issued a decision to transform public non-business organisations into joint-stock businesses.
Transport Hospital IPO raises 5.2 million USD Business

Transport Hospital IPO raises 5.2 million USD

The Central Transport Hospital on October 21 received 116.8 billion VND (5.2 million USD) after selling 4.95 million shares during its' initial public offering (IPO) at the Hanoi Stock Exchange.
Equitisation sees sluggish progress Business

Equitisation sees sluggish progress

By the end of September Vietnam had equitised 94 out of 289 State-owned companies, meaning it needed to put 195 more firms up for initial public offerings by the end of the year to meet its goal.
September auctions prove a success Business

September auctions prove a success

Five initial public offerings (IPO) and four auctions of State-owned shares held on the Hanoi Stock Exchange in September concluded with 100 percent of stakes for sale sold.
Health

Hanoi to open 500-bed General Hospital

The upgrading of the Transport Hospital to a 500-bed General Hospital has been finished and will be opened to public on May 15, according to the project's management board.
Health

Prime Minister calls for action on dengue fever

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has instructed health officials to take firm measures to combat dengue fever, which has claimed 42 lives so far this year out of 55,400 cases reported nationwide.