Party officials penalised for wrongdoings Politics

Party officials penalised for wrongdoings

The Inspection Commission of the Party Central Committee held its 31st session from November 12-14, with a focus on the serious violations of regulations committed by several officials.
Water industry needs smart tech Sci-Tech

Water industry needs smart tech

Vietnam needs to work on implementing modern IT systems and high quality workforce training in the water supply and drainage industries in preparation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, experts said at a conference in HCM City on November 8.
Global investors eye Vietnam’s real estate market World

Global investors eye Vietnam’s real estate market

Foreign investors cannot take their eyes off the Vietnamese real estate market, one of the most dynamic emerging markets globally, according to an article by regional managing director, Southeast Asia, CBRE Vikram Kohli on www.bussinesstimes.com.sg.
Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge Business

Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge

Domestic retailers must work to outline rational business strategies to gain a competitive edge over their foreign rivals, especially as the local retail market has become more attractive than ever to foreign investors.
Vietjet inks financing agreements for fleet expansion Business

Vietjet inks financing agreements for fleet expansion

Low-cost carrier Vietjet on October 10 signed and exchanged an aircraft financing agreement with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL), a member of Japan’s leading finance group Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, and the banking group BNP Paribas of France.
Vietnam commits to improving investment environment: PM Business

Vietnam commits to improving investment environment: PM

The Vietnamese Government commits to building a more favourable and competitive investment environment towards international standards and in accordance with commitments to high standards the country has made in new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs), said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 4.
Real estate sees rise in M&A deals Business

Real estate sees rise in M&A deals

Since the Investment Law took effect in July 2015, Vietnam’s FDI inflows, and the real estate sector in particular, have significantly increased in terms of merger and acquisition (M&A) activities.
Vietnam - promising market for hospitality firms Business

Vietnam - promising market for hospitality firms

Vietnam has emerged as a promising market in the hospitality sector among ASEAN-member countries, especially for luxury hotels and resorts, speakers said at a hotel and resort conference held on September 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.
MobiFone suffers drop in profit and revenue Business

MobiFone suffers drop in profit and revenue

MobiFone, one of Vietnam’s three largest mobile network operators, has reported a year-on-year decline of 42 percent in post-tax profit in the second quarter of this year, falling to 947 billion VND (41 million USD).