Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges World

Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges

Investment in Singapore’s financial technology companies in the first half of 2019 has quadrupled from a year ago to 453 million USD, according to a recent report of consulting company Accenture.
ASEAN works towards innovative agriculture World

ASEAN works towards innovative agriculture

The Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) opened in Hanoi on October 8 to prepare for the 40th meeting of AMAF, the 18th AMAF+3 and the 6th ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting on Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
M&A activities expected to reach record levels in 2018 Business

M&A activities expected to reach record levels in 2018

Vietnam has become an attractive destination for many foreign investors largely due to the country’s friendly policies encouraging FDI, its political stability and strong economy, the latest report of US-based John Lang LaSalle said.
Ha Long city expects investment wave in Boutique shophouses Business

Ha Long city expects investment wave in Boutique shophouses

The increasing numbers of visitor to northeastern Quang Ninh province’s Ha Long city in recent years creates excellent opportunities for investment deals, especially in boutique shophouses – a real estate model combining mini hotels and shophouses.
State Audit asks Sabeco to pay 111 million USD Business

State Audit asks Sabeco to pay 111 million USD

The State Audit of Vietnam has requested the Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) pay to the State budget nearly 2.5 trillion VND (110.9 million USD) worth of dividends, taken from the brewer’s undistributed profit for the period prior to 2016.
APPF annual meeting officially opens in Hanoi Politics

APPF annual meeting officially opens in Hanoi

It is a great honour for Vietnam to host an APPF annual meeting for the second time and the country appreciates support from APPF members, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
PM urges US financial investment in Vietnam Business

PM urges US financial investment in Vietnam

Vietnam wants to attract more investment from the US, especially in finance, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told former US Secretary of the Treasury Tymothy Geithner in Hanoi on September 20.