Vietnam supports impoverished in Laos Health

Vietnam supports impoverished in Laos

Doctors from the Ho Chi Minh City Eye Hospital worked with their Lao counterparts to provide free eye examinations and surgeries to war veterans and the disadvantaged with cataracts in Laos.
Vietnam’s fourth bank inaugurated in Laos Business

Vietnam’s fourth bank inaugurated in Laos

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) held a ceremony in Vientiane to open its subsidiary in Laos, becoming the fourth Vietnamese bank operating in the country.
Business

Banking tycoon still faces 30-year jail term

High-profile banker Nguyen Duc Kien, former Vice Chairman of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) Founding Council still faced a sentence of 30-year imprisonment as declared by the Hanoi Court of Appeals on December 15.
Business

State companies to declare assets, loans

State-owned groups and companies will have to declare their debts and assets, including gold, deposits, cheques, credit certificates at funds and banks from July this year if a new draft circular by the Ministry of Finance is approved.
Business

Vietinbank selects strategic foreign shareholders

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) has selected the International Financial Company of the World Bank and the Canadian Nova Scotia Bank as its strategic foreign shareholders.
Business

Bancassurance starts to boom in Vietnam

Insurance companies in Vietnam have started to work with commercial banks to introduce the Bancassurance Service to the country, hoping to raise revenues and expand their market share. 

Bancassurance includes a range of insurance products sold through banking networks and is also known as the Banking Insurance Model or BIM.
Society

VietinBank presents lifebuoys to children

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) has given 500 school bags which can double as life jackets worth 75 million VND (roughly 4,100 USD) to children of the northern Nam Dinh province.