Vietnamese, Lao PMs visit Star Telecom Politics

Vietnamese, Lao PMs visit Star Telecom

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith on February 4 visited telecommunications company Star Telecom, a joint venture between Lao Asia Telecom and Vietnam’s Viettel Group.
Fintech a tool to boost integration: ASEAN meet Business

Fintech a tool to boost integration: ASEAN meet

Financial technology (fintech) should be used to strengthen regional integration and promote inclusive and sustainable development, speakers said at the 47th ASEAN Banking Council Meeting in Da Nang on November 24.
Becamex IDC to hold Vietnam’s 2nd-biggest IPO Business

Becamex IDC to hold Vietnam’s 2nd-biggest IPO

The Investment and Industrial Development Corporation (Becamex IDC) will float over 311.2 million shares, equivalent to 23.63 percent of its charter capital, in its initial public offering (IPO) on De
Vietcombank appoints first foreign director Business

Vietcombank appoints first foreign director

The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) on October 20 appointed Thomas William Tobin as Retail Banking Director, the bank’s first foreign senior executive.
Vietnam, Russia gear towards 10 billion USD trade in 2020 Politics

Vietnam, Russia gear towards 10 billion USD trade in 2020

Vietnam and Russia have agreed to effectively implement the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in order to create breakthroughs in economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries, gearing towards bilateral trade of 10 billion USD in 2020.
Vietnam promotes financial services in China Business

Vietnam promotes financial services in China

An event to promote Vietnam’s financial services was recently held in Nanning city in China’s southwestern province of Guangxi, gathering nearly 100 representatives from China, Vietnam and Thailand.
 President welcomes Queen of Netherlands Politics

President welcomes Queen of Netherlands

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 31 for Queen of the Netherlands Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Shares rise on investor confidence Business

Shares rise on investor confidence

Shares picked up in both local markets on May 17 as investor confidence turned positive after a meeting between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and local businesses.