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Cinemas gear up to re-open from May 9

After being suspended for a long period of time due to the threat from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), cinemas across the country are poised to resume operation from May 9.

OTT takes advantage of cinema slump

National social distancing measures are dragging CGV and other cineplexes down, causing substantital losses.

Face masks, body temperature checks now compulsory at movie theatres in VN

Viewers at cinemas in Hanoi now have to follow strict guidelines when going to watch a movie, including wearing face masks and having their body temperature checked as a means of controlling the further spread of the novel coronavirus.

South Korea and Japan compete for Vietnam’s retail market shares

Vietnam’s retail market is growing at an annual rate of 10.9% in the 2013 – 2018 period, while most leading names in the market come from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan.

Cinema complexes expand, market still large enough for newcomers

VietNamNet Bridge - The cinema market was estimated to have modest value of $6 million in 2008, but the figure soared by 10 times in 2013 and exceeded the $100 million threshold in 2015, according to CGV.

Potential tapped

Beta Media entered Vietnam’s cinema market as a new player focusing on the budget segment and has well and truly made a mark.

Strong rise of new players in Saigon cinema market

VietNamNet Bridge - The HCM City cinema market has become much more competitive with the closure of Galaxy Nguyen Trai, one of the most important cinemas of Galaxy Cinema, and the rise of several newcomers.

Vietnamese film producers accuse CJ Cinemas of leveraging monopoly

South Korean conglomerate CJ’s movie theatre chain CGV is under suspicion of monopoly behaviour disadvantaging Vietnamese movie producers and distributors.