State Bank policy moves depress shares

Restrengthened buys by domestic investors on November 27 helped slow the market nosedive on the day after five consecutive declining sessions on the HCM Stock Exchange drew the VN-Index down by 11.73 percent on the week to 490.62 points.

Cambodian gov't ensures safety for all Thais

Cambodia will guarantee safety and security for all Thai citizens in the country including diplomats, business people and travellers, a government official said on November 14.

Real estate boom tipped for next year

Following the announcement of real estate figures in October, the last quarter of this year is predicted to be the best time for property investors in HCM City to accelerate their investment.

Thailand ready for ASEAN Summit

ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan has assured Thailand’s readiness to host the upcoming 15th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit and related meetings.

Telecoms market steps into 3G service race

After VinaPhone and Viettel launched their new mobile information services using 3G technology, many other telecom companies have also announced their own plans to provid e this service ahead of schedule, resulting in a new race in the Vietnamese telecoms market.

Local firms raise salaries despite recession

The average gross salary increased 16.47 percent during the period from April 2008 to March 2009, according to the latest announcement from the Navigos Group, the leading recruitment solutions provider in Vietnam.

This is one of the final results of the Vietnam Salary Survey 2009 which was released on September 23 in Ho Chi Minh city.
Blue chips put brakes on downturn Business

Blue chips put brakes on downturn

The VN-Index on Sept. 7 slid 0.75 percent to close at 524.51, a fall of 3.98 points, as the positive performance of a few blue chips put the brakes on a downward move on the HCM Stock Exchange.