vir to hold webinar on stock market opportunities in h22021

VIR to hold webinar on stock market opportunities in H2/2021

VIR will organise a webinar titled "Stock market opportunities in the second half of 2021 - Prospects of capital mobilisation for businesses" on July 28.
private equity firms pivot investment focus in vietnam amid crisis

Private equity firms pivot investment focus in Vietnam amid crisis

Private equity firms are actively seeking potential investment targets in Vietnam with a number of deals being secured during the fourth outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
malaysias cimb greenlit to increase charter capital for vietnamese bank arm

Malaysia's CIMB greenlit to increase charter capital for Vietnamese bank arm

Malaysian bank CIMB announced that the State Bank of Vietnam has approved its request to increase charter capital of its CIMB Vietnam One Member Limited Liability Bank from VND3.47 trillion ($150.87 million) to VND3.69 trillion ($160.43 million).
creating an enabling environment for women at work

Creating an enabling environment for women at work

Women continue to play an increasingly important role in workplaces and business organisations. Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Thanh Van about the ins and outs of women’s fortunes in today’s workplaces.
bayer commits to boosting fruit and vegetable consumption worldwide

Bayer commits to boosting fruit and vegetable consumption worldwide

Bayer has unveiled new innovations and a business strategy for horticulture as it looks to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables across the globe.
hanoi temporarily bans shippers of super apps

Hanoi temporarily bans shippers of super apps

Super apps including Grab, GoJek, and Be have to suspend express delivery services in Hanoi to comply with social distancing regulations under Directive No.16/CT-TTg.
iberdrola buys renewable energy assets in vietnam

Iberdrola buys renewable energy assets in Vietnam

Iberdrola, one of the largest global energy companies, has acquired renewable energy assets in Vietnam from German SOWITEC Group.
startups capitalise on rosy prospects

Startups capitalise on rosy prospects

Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is on the right track to close the gap with other startup hubs in Southeast Asia.
timeline extended for e commerce taxation

Timeline extended for e-commerce taxation

Vietnam's tax authorities will give five more months for e-commerce platforms to set up data connectivity and begin sharing online sellers' information from January 2022.
jica donates vietnam 1600 cold storage boxes to preserve covid 19 vaccines

JICA donates Vietnam 1,600 cold storage boxes to preserve COVID-19 vaccines

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide Vietnam with 1,600 cold boxes to preserve COVID-19 vaccines.
visa makes it a breeze to receive funds from abroad with visa direct

Visa makes it a breeze to receive funds from abroad with Visa Direct

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has partnered with Vietnamese banks to make it easier for Visa debit card holders to receive inbound remittances using MoneyGram and Remitly. Powered by Visa Direct, cardholders will receive the funds directly to their accounts in near real-time.
all bot toll stations in southern localities suspended amidst social distancing

All BOT toll stations in southern localities suspended amidst social distancing

Toll collection at all BOT stations in the southern localities have been suspended to support COVID-19 prevention efforts by reducing logistics costs for local and foreign businesses and manufacturers.
vietnams economic growth forecast lowered for 2021

Vietnam's economic growth forecast lowered for 2021

Vietnam's GDP growth forecast has been downgraded by Standard Chartered and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by 0.2 and 0.9 percentage points, respectively.
phu quoc island greenlit for pilot opening to international tourists

Phu Quoc Island greenlit for pilot opening to international tourists

The Ministry of Transport has basically agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on the pilot plan to welcome international visitors holding vaccine passports to Phu Quoc.
vsip haiphong 10 year journey to affirm position in the port city of haiphong

VSIP Haiphong – 10-year journey to affirm position in the port city of Haiphong

More than 10 years since starting construction in 2010 under the witness of the prime ministers of Vietnam and Singapore, VSIP Haiphong is looking back on a long journey through which it has transformed the face of Haiphong and the lives of its people.