Fintech firms concerned about foreign ownership cap Business

Fintech firms concerned about foreign ownership cap

A draft regulation put forward by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) that would limit the foreign ownership rate in the payment intermediary service sector to 49 percent was discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on December 12.
National public service portal launched Society

National public service portal launched

The national public service portal, an electronic platform to connect the Government with people and enterprises, was officially opened nationwide on December 9 after nine months of construction.
PM to chair conference on SOEs Politics

PM to chair conference on SOEs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will chair a conference on renovating and improving the operational efficiency of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), slated for late September or early October.
Measures sought to promote Fintech in Vietnam Business

Measures sought to promote Fintech in Vietnam

Financial experts analysised and made recommendations on policy orientations for developing and managing Fintech – a new and potential field in Vietnam, at a seminar held in Hanoi on August 20.
Sluggish land clearance hampers ODA disbursement Business

Sluggish land clearance hampers ODA disbursement

Slow site clearance is a deeply-ingrained problem that has dogged the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) loans, Director General of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Economic Relations Department Luu Quang Khanh.
The future of homestays in Vietnam Travel

The future of homestays in Vietnam

The number of people coming to Vietnam combining business with tourism has increased significantly in recent times, and is one of the reasons for arrival numbers to jump in recent years.