KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV Business

KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV

KEB Hana Bank of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has become a strategic shareholder of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), helping the latter to have the biggest charter capital among Vietnamese banks.
Singapore's retirement system tops in Asia World

Singapore's retirement system tops in Asia

The retirement system of Singapore takes the top spot amongst Asian countries and regions, and ranked seventh out of 37 retirement systems globally, according to the latest Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks Business

Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks

The Vietnamese Government may allow European financial firms to buy up to 49 percent of only two local commercial banks, Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the WTO Integration Centre at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said on October 23.
Mega project invites domestic investors to bid Business

Mega project invites domestic investors to bid

The mega infrastructure project North-South Expressway has started inviting domestic enterprises to apply for bidding, a month after the Ministry of Transport ruled foreign companies ineligible to participate in the project.
NA deputies to debate Securities Law Politics

NA deputies to debate Securities Law

National Assembly (NA) deputies will have a plenary discussion on October 22 focusing on the draft revised Securities Law as part of their ongoing eighth session.
WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam Society

WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.