Institutional, legal weaknesses hamper SOE restructuring: CIEM Business

Institutional, legal weaknesses hamper SOE restructuring: CIEM

Shortcomings in terms of institutions and laws are the main cause of the sluggish restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), which may fail to fulfill many important targets by the end of 2020, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Strategy sought for private sector development Business

Strategy sought for private sector development

Vietnam needs a strategy to promote the development of private firms with a focus on quality, as their contribution to the economy remains modest, attendees heard at a conference in Hanoi on March 15.
Vietnam’s retail market sees new trends Business

Vietnam’s retail market sees new trends

Future trends of the Vietnamese retail market, including the use of digital and AI, were discussed by more than 400 retail experts at a seminar organised in HCM City on February 28 by Vincom Retail Joint Stock Company.
Vietnam looks to promote franchise market Business

Vietnam looks to promote franchise market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has licensed 17 foreign enterprises specialising in franchises to operate in Vietnam so far this year, according to statistics from the ministry.
Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.
Regulations needed to improve monitoring of SOEs Business

Regulations needed to improve monitoring of SOEs

Vietnam should establish specific regulations to enhance the efficiency of monitoring mechanism of the agency representing the owner at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) during the shake-up process of the businesses.