Court reduces penalty for ex-official involved in VSS’s wrongdoings Society

Court reduces penalty for ex-official involved in VSS’s wrongdoings

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on February 21 reduced sentences for three defendants, including former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Bach Hong, while upholding penalties for three others involved in violations at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
HNX approves listing of IDICO Business

HNX approves listing of IDICO

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) has approved the listing of 192 million shares by the Vietnam Urban and Industrial Zone Development Investment Corporation (IDICO) on the HNX, under the code IDC.
Consumer lending boosted ahead of Tet Business

Consumer lending boosted ahead of Tet

The competition to gain a larger share in the consumer finance market is heating up as rising capital demand before Tet (Lunar New Year) is an opportunity for both banks and finance companies.