Mekong Delta provinces to boost shark catfish trade Business

Mekong Delta provinces to boost shark catfish trade

For the shark catfish sector in the Mekong Delta region to develop sustainably, authorities need to regulate output and quality and the use of chemicals more stringently and prevent unauthorised farming, said Le Hoang Vu, head of Dong Thap province’s Sub-department of Fisheries.
Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019 Business

Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019

Vietnam has experienced a year of socio-economic achievements. For example, economic growth continues at a high level; the macroeconomic environment remains stable; inflation is under control; the trade surplus is at record levels; and the State budget deficit is stable.
HoSE listing remains a gamble Business

HoSE listing remains a gamble

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) has recently accepted or looks set to accept the listing of three more large-cap companies, but questions remain following a volatile year for the market.
Shares to grow slower in next two weeks Business

Shares to grow slower in next two weeks

Vietnamese shares are forecast to rise at a slower pace over the last two weeks of the year amid worries about volatile global markets and falling domestic purchases despite the upcoming quarterly earnings season.
VN Index falls on November’s last day Business

VN Index falls on November’s last day

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index ended November with a volatile session with more than half of the blue chips closing in negative territory due to investors’ worries about the market’s prospect.
State’s divestment plan set for failure Business

State’s divestment plan set for failure

As the stock market is experiencing strong volatility and shows little signs of strong recovery, the State may struggle to sell its stake in State-owned enterprises (SOEs) on schedule.
Technology drives Vietnam investment Business

Technology drives Vietnam investment

A Vietnam Report survey on the 500 most profitable companies in the country, which was announced this week, said most business insiders expect technology to remain the leader in attracting investment.
Vietnam faces volatile foreign capital inflow Business

Vietnam faces volatile foreign capital inflow

Although the direction of foreign capital inflow is becoming increasingly unpredictable due to many external factors, experts said that Vietnam is still an attractive destination for foreign investors.
Law enforcement leaders must face consequences of actions Society

Law enforcement leaders must face consequences of actions

The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Ministry of National Defence have been urged to complete a system under which senior law enforcement officials will be rotated from their posts in border areas that have been classed as smuggling hotspots.