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second quarter

New securities law is a better fit for market

Business

New securities law is a better fit for market

The new amended draft law on securities was revised based on the inheritance of the current Securities Law, broadening the scope of regulation and adopting a new approach more suited to market condition and overcoming the remaining limitations of the current law.

Housing transactions to see strongest growth in Q4

Business

Housing transactions to see strongest growth in Q4

Vietnam’s real estate market in the final quarter of 2018 is likely to see the strongest growth of the year in housing transactions, even higher than that of the same period last year, according to Nguyen Van Dinh, Vice President of the Vietnam Association of Realtors (VARs).

Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status

Business

Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status

The new amended draft law on securities allowing full foreign ownership at public companies and investment funds would help Vietnam’s securities market be included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)’s review list for a potential reclassification to Emerging Markets status.

Landed property sees good growth

Business

Landed property sees good growth

The domestic market saw strong development in the landed property segment in the third quarter of this year, according to CBRE Vietnam’s report on the Hanoi property market.

Filipinos support Duterte’s war on drugs

World

Filipinos support Duterte’s war on drugs

Despite worldwide criticism, a majority of the Philippine people remained satisfied with the campaign against illegal drugs initiated by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, according to the second-quarter survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS).