smarter transport for ho chi minh city

Smarter transport for Ho Chi Minh City

The transportation system in Vietnam’s biggest ­metropolis is ­undergoing a facelift as ­Vietnam’s largest urban area rolls out its ambitious smart city strategy.
singaporean investors find gold in vietnamese stock market

Singaporean investors find gold in Vietnamese stock market

Singapore-based investors flock to the Vietnamese stock market as the country offers strong growth and safety against global volatilities.
higher standards sought for mampa

Higher standards sought for M&A

At the threshold of a new era for mergers and acquisitions, Vietnam is requiring a further push from both policymakers and businesses to ensure continued success of the booming market.
transfer pricing research advised

Transfer pricing research advised

As Vietnam tightens its grip on transfer pricing, firms are being advised to keep themselves posted on how to record transactions of related parties.
commercial banks recorded strong growth in first half of 2019

Commercial banks recorded strong growth in first half of 2019

A number of commercial banks have disclosed positive results for the first six months of 2019.
vinacapital acquires investment platform smartly in singapore

VinaCapital acquires investment platform Smartly in Singapore

VinaCapital took over the business of Smartly Pte., Ltd., one of the first robo-advisory investment platforms to launch in Singapore.
richest and brightest flock to vietnam

Richest and brightest flock to Vietnam

Over the past 25 years, American investors have increased their involvement in Vietnam’s financial sector, a trend expected to continue as the country deepens its capital market and young startups look for funding and guidance.
hyper modern factory for silver jubilee

Hyper-modern factory for silver jubilee

Tetra Pak celebrates its 25th anniversary in Vietnam by opening a multi-million-dollar factory and repeating its commitment to sustainability and Industry 4.0.
banks boost retail lending for solar energy

Banks boost retail lending for solar energy

Banks in Vietnam race to offer loans for household solar energy projects, using low interest rates and long repayment periods as incentives.
linking smes with necessary financing

Linking SMEs with necessary financing

Supply chain finance is gaining prominence as the global trade instability brings attention to Vietnam and domestic companies seek opportunities to partner with multinational buyers.
new zealand holds workshop to boost vietnams dragon fruit exports

New Zealand holds workshop to boost Vietnam’s dragon fruit exports

The Ho Chi Minh City-based workshop last week was New Zealand’s latest effort to improve the fruit production chain in Vietnam.
experts scrutinise inconsistent accounting standards

Experts scrutinise inconsistent accounting standards

Vietnam is well on its way to adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards to promote transparency, but vast differences between these standards and the Vietnam Accounting Standards may pose a ­challenge to domestic businesses.
responsible investment gains ground

Responsible investment gains ground

Businesses in Vietnam must focus on sustainable practices if they desire long-term growth from regional manufacturing shifts and rising overseas capital inflows.
opportunities for vietnam from disrupted china asean ties

Opportunities for Vietnam from disrupted China-ASEAN ties

The global trade war is expected to quicken the production shift to Vietnam as part of its spillover effect on China and the ASEAN, said Maybank Group in today’s conference in Singapore.
vna courting new investors

VNA courting new investors

With the latest approval to list on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, potential investors are approaching new opportunities to acquire a large amount of state-held stake in national flag-carrier Vietnam Airlines, but strong attention is forecast to occur only in the short term.