Breaking through prejudices holding back female founders

Breaking through prejudices holding back female founders

Making up nearly 50 per cent of the labour force and contributing about 30 per cent of Vietnam’s GDP each year, women are becoming an important driver of economic development. However, the startup stage is still heavily slanted towards men, with deep-rooted stereotypes and prejudices putting women in a disadvantage.
A platform to support women’s entrepreneurship

A platform to support women’s entrepreneurship

UN Women is making efforts to upgrade the position of Vietnamese women in the family and wider society. Elisa Fernandez Saenz, UN Women representative in Vietnam, talked with Hoang Oanh about solutions to support Vietnamese women in the startup process.
SABIC doubles down on sustainability commitment in chemicals business

SABIC doubles down on sustainability commitment in chemicals business

Janardhanan Ramanujalu, SABIC vice president, regional head, South Asia, Australia and New Zealand, shared the company’s sustainability strategy.
Shopee, Tiki, and Lazada to pay tax for their online sellers

Shopee, Tiki, and Lazada to pay tax for their online sellers

E-commerce operators like Shopee, Tiki, and Lazada will need to fulfil tax obligation for their online sellers according to Circular No.40/2021/TT-BTC guiding VAT, PIT, and tax management for business households and individuals.
Risky losses in aviation industry

Risky losses in aviation industry

Amid the pandemic, aviation remains on of the most affected industries with losses and debts continuing throughout the year.
Workers stay at work in three businesses in Dong Nai province

Workers stay at work in three businesses in Dong Nai province

Dong Nai Provincial People’s Committee has just approved the suggestion of three companies in three separate industrial zones to temporarily arrange for workers to stay at work.
Ho Chi Minh City proposes 0 per cent unsecured loans for 5,000 tourism businesses

Ho Chi Minh City proposes 0 per cent unsecured loans for 5,000 tourism businesses

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism proposes to lend more than 5,000 tourism businesses unsecured loans with 0 per cent interest.
Sugarcane imported from Thailand slammed with 47.64 per cent tax for next five years

Sugarcane imported from Thailand slammed with 47.64 per cent tax for next five years

After more than a year of investigation, the MoIT imposed an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tax on sugarcane originating from Thailand from June 16.
SK Investment Vina raises ownership to 29.2 per cent in Imexpharm

SK Investment Vina raises ownership to 29.2 per cent in Imexpharm

SK Investment Vina III Pte., Ltd. has acquired 3.4 million shares of Imexpharm Pharmaceutical JSC to raise its ownership at the firm to 29.22 per cent.
Ministry of Health issues fake vaccine warning

Ministry of Health issues fake vaccine warning

The Ministry of Health warned people of fake social network and text invitations to register for COVID-19 shots and taking vaccines of unknown origins.
Landmark corporation tax deal changes the game

Landmark corporation tax deal changes the game

Last week, the G7 countries agreed on a historic deal for a global minimum corporate tax rate for international companies.
Wide global ripples expected following G7 tax negotiation

Wide global ripples expected following G7 tax negotiation

Large multinational corporations, including those operating in Vietnam, are carefully watching developments following the landmark corporate tax agreement made by the G7, although market watchdogs are skeptical about a global minimum tax.
Vietnam's economy shows high resilience in fourth outbreak of coronavirus

Vietnam's economy shows high resilience in fourth outbreak of coronavirus

Vietnam's economy has performed relatively well during the fourth coronavirus outbreak, according to the 2021 Vietnam Macro Monitoring report by the World Bank.
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