Property market stays strong Business

Property market stays strong

Strong economic growth since 2015 has created a thriving domestic property market that is likely to continue next year, said Construction Minister Pham Hong Ha.
Experts: Investors abuse BT projects Business

Experts: Investors abuse BT projects

Auditors and land management experts are sceptical about the efficiency and transparency of projects carried out under Build-Transfer (BT) contracts in Vietnam, after many BT projects have suffered long delays and major problems along the way.
US, EU investors still hesitant: experts Business

US, EU investors still hesitant: experts

Unresolved issues in Vietnam’s regulations and the business environment have resulted in relatively low FDI inflows from US and European multinational companies, experts say.
Oversight key to SOE reform Business

Oversight key to SOE reform

Strengthening financial supervision of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) is key to improving their performance and enhancing the efficiency of State investments, experts said on November 29.
Bad investor relations hurting stocks Business

Bad investor relations hurting stocks

Stock data has revealed that 40 percent of shares listed on the local bourses are traded below book value, with local securities experts suggesting that bad investor relations was the leading cause.
 SMEs need more credit access Business

SMEs need more credit access

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) struggle to access credit due to various factors even though it would be conducive to the country's economic development.
Gradual economic recovery seen Business

Gradual economic recovery seen

The Vietnamese economy will gradually recover in 2015 with GDP growing at an expected 6.2 percent, economists told a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22.