report awards promote transparency

Report awards promote transparency

Vietnam’s Annual Report Awards have continually improved the transparency and professionalism in reporting of companies listed on the Vietnamese stock market.
sc vivocity signs blue chip retailers

SC VivoCity signs blue-chip retailers

SC VivoCity, an iconic shopping centre under construction in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 has already welcomed well-known retailers ahead of its scheduled opening in the first half of 2015.
southern hub promoting supporting industries hi tech links

Southern hub promoting supporting industries – hi tech links

Ho Chi Minh City is seeking to boost ties between the supporting industry and high technology sector, as well as support the development of both, towards luring more foreign investment.
deputy pm outlines ambitious reform growth targets

Deputy PM outlines ambitious reform, growth targets

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam reaffirmed the country’s reform efforts to spur growth in the years to come at the recent 2014 Forbes Vietnam Business Forum in Ho Chi Minh City.
master chef christine ha to sizzle in koto gala kitchen

Master Chef Christine Ha to sizzle in KOTO gala kitchen

MasterChef USA 2012 winner Christine Ha will showcase her culinary talent at the Taste the Stories charity gala dinner on July 5 in Ho Chi Minh City.
hsbc expects vietnam economy to expand 55pc

HSBC expects Vietnam economy to expand 5.5pc

HSBC has put its economic growth forecast for Vietnam at 5.5 per cent this year and 5.8 per cent next year due to sluggish domestic demand.
hcmc eyes doubling 2013 fdi

HCMC eyes doubling 2013 FDI

Ho Chi Minh City has so far been successful in its goal to double the number of foreign-invested projects licensed this year against 2013 with $1.08 billion in the first half.
h1 fdi rockets in hcmc

H1 FDI rockets in HCMC

This year’s first half saw foreign direct investment inflows to Ho Chi Minh City more than double to almost $1.08 billion year-on-year.
global finance names sacombank vietnams no1

Global Finance names Sacombank Vietnam’s No1

The US’ Global Finance magazine has selected Ho Chi Minh City-based Sacombank as its best bank in Vietnam for 2014.
phu quoc island set for construction wave

Phu Quoc Island set for construction wave

Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island, recently cherry-picked as one of the world’s ten ‘lost paradises’ by online travel agent Zuji, may soon lose its unspoilt reputation as developers descend on this popular destination.
basf vietnam gets new office

BASF Vietnam gets new office

Germany’s leading chemical company BASF celebrated the opening of its new Vietnam office at Saigon Trade Centre in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 on June 25.
dr doom tips vietnam investments

Dr. Doom tips Vietnam investments

Legendary global investor Dr. Marc Faber has recommended Vietnam as a solid investment as he believes the country offers attractive opportunities in the long run.
frontier emerging markets take centre stage at vietnam investment forum

Frontier, emerging markets take centre stage at Vietnam Investment Forum

The Vietnam Investment Forum, themed The Rise of Frontier and Emerging Markets and Opportunities for Vietnam, is being held in Ho Chi Minh City today and headlined by legendary, contrarian investor Dr Marc Faber, known in some financial circles as Dr. Doom.
hdbank offers fies collateral free loans

HDBank offers FIEs collateral-free loans

The Ho Chi Minh City Development Bank (HDBank) is offering collateral-free mid-term loans to foreign-invested enterprises between June 5 and September 30.
dragon capital obtains double awards

Dragon Capital obtains double awards

Dragon Capital, one of the leading asset managers in Indochina, has been named Fund Manager of the year in the 2014 WealthBriefing Asia Awards.