Da Nang city to boost cashless transactions Business

Da Nang city to boost cashless transactions

The city of Da Nang, the central region’s major economic driver, is making headway in raising awareness on the benefits of cashless transactions as well as in building financial and technical infrastructure for the future development of a cashless society.
ANZ expert optimistic about Vietnamese economy outlook Business

ANZ expert optimistic about Vietnamese economy outlook

The Vietnamese government’s commitment to broad-based economic reforms bodes well for the country’s longer term prospects and look to have it on the path to upper middle-income status, held Khoon Goh, head of Asia Research at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ).
Second Fintech Challenge Vietnam launched Sci-Tech

Second Fintech Challenge Vietnam launched

Technology solutions in the fields of big data, artificial intelligence, financial outreach and cyber security are the focus of the second Fintech Challenge Vietnam (FCV), which was launched in Hanoi on August 13.
Land issues continue hindering SOE equitisation Business

Land issues continue hindering SOE equitisation

Issues related to land use right continue to pose obstacles to the State-owned enterprises' process of evaluating the businesses and share prices and executing their equitisation plans, experts said at a meeting on August 8.
RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief World

RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his optimism over the likelihood that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between 10 ASEAN member countries and six partners will be finalised by the end of the year.
Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investment Business

Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investment

Vietnam’s stock market has been evaluated as a bright spot in the region in terms of growth speed and foreign capital absorption for years, according to Chairman of the State Securities Commission (SSC) Tran Van Dung.
Indonesia: great momentum for economy ASEAN

Indonesia: great momentum for economy

More than 40 companies have lined up to raise about 30 trillion Rp (2.2 billion USD) in fresh capital through initial public offerings (IPO) and bond and rights issuances through the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) within the next few months, according to the Financial Services Authority (OJK).
EVFTA to benefit Vietnamese exporters: official Business

EVFTA to benefit Vietnamese exporters: official

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which was freshly signed in Hanoi on June 30, is expected to bring about many opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises, especially those involved in exporting major products like seafood, apparels, footwear, and farm produce.