Techcombank reports pre-tax profit of over 554 million USD Business

Techcombank reports pre-tax profit of over 554 million USD

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) earned pre-tax profit of over 12.83 trillion VND (554.7 million USD) and revenue of 21.1 trillion VND (910.38 million USD), marking increases of 31.5 percent and 24.7 percent year on year, respectively.
Vietnam chairs meeting of ASEAN-IPR Governing Council ASEAN

Vietnam chairs meeting of ASEAN-IPR Governing Council

The 18th meeting of the Governing Council of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN IPR) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 21, the first during Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.
VPBank announces record pre-tax profit in 2019 Business

VPBank announces record pre-tax profit in 2019

The Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) announced a record consolidated pre-tax profit of 10.3 trillion VND in 2019 (447 million USD), exceeding 9 percent of the yearly plan and up 12.3 percent compared to 2018.
Measures put in place to prevent coronavirus Health

Measures put in place to prevent coronavirus

A working group from the Health Ministry on January 21 inspected the readiness of the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi following the outbreak of coronavirus pneumonia that has made more than 200 people infected in China and caused two deaths there.
Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance Business

Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance

The Ministry of Finance will tighten regulations over corporate bond issuance because of an overheating market to protect investors and prevent risks which might arise from the abuse of this capital raising channel.
Health ministry urges hospitals to prevent coronavirus Health

Health ministry urges hospitals to prevent coronavirus

The Ministry of Health has sent an urgent dispatch to hospitals and health departments in cities and provinces to step up the early detection and good preparation for the prevention of and combat against pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus.
Private economic sector – important driver of economy Business

Private economic sector – important driver of economy

Just one month after the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, on October 13, 1945, President Ho Chi Minh wrote a letter to the industrial and business circles in the country, in which he stressed their great role in the cause of national construction.
Grab cars must have TAXI light-box or logo Business

Grab cars must have TAXI light-box or logo

Cars which provide passenger transportation via ride-hailing platforms like Grab will have to put on top TAXI sign or carry logo stickers showing that they are contract vehicles.