Vinalines revived and setting sail  Business

Vinalines revived and setting sail

By restructuring its debt and fleet, and stepping up maritime transportation and seaport services, Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) has set sail again after emerging from cho
Property companies look beyond banks for funds Business

Property companies look beyond banks for funds

Amid widespread expectations that the central bank will continue to pursue its tight credit policy, especially to risky areas like real estate, in 2019 property developers are looking at other sources for funds.
WWF report warns ASEAN banks World

WWF report warns ASEAN banks

A new World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) report finds that ASEAN’s biggest banks are increasingly aware of the impact their businesses have on the environment and society, but are slow to act on the huge potential they hold in addressing climate change and financing sustainable food, energy and infrastructure systems in the region.
Foreign banks expand operations in Vietnam Business

Foreign banks expand operations in Vietnam

Foreign banks in Vietnam have been expanding their transaction networks and increasing their charter capital in a bid to increase market share, especially in the retail banking sector.
HCM City needs more underground car parks Society

HCM City needs more underground car parks

More than 10 years ago, authorities in HCM City made plans to build underground parking lots but due to various reasons, plans remained on paper, even as traffic jams increased.
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ASEAN investments help fuel economic development

Twenty years after joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Vietnam has become an attractive destination for investors from the region, the Vietnam Investment Review reported, adding that ASEAN investments have greatly contributed to fueling the country’s economic development.
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Binh Duong sees foreign investment boom in garment sector

Over 50 percent of the 1 billion USD in foreign direct investment that landed in the southern province of Binh Duong was poured into the garment sector in the first six months of this year, according to Nguyen Thanh Truc, Director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.