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Administrative reforms will help energise VN firms after pandemicicon
BUSINESS27/05/20200

Administrative reforms will help energise VN firms after pandemic

Simplifying administrative procedures is critical to revitalise business after the COVID-19 pandemic.          

 
VN needs to change its ways to attract FDI leaving China: expertsicon

VN needs to change its ways to attract FDI leaving China: experts

BUSINESS
25/05/2020

Vietnam has some great advantages while competing with regional countries in attracting capital flows moving out of China after the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have said.

Real estate firms gear up for the race after pandemicicon

Real estate firms gear up for the race after pandemic

BUSINESS
23/05/2020

 Property firms are gearing up to tap opportunities from the post-pandemic recovery of the real estate market, which was predicted to soon get back on its feet.

VN banks eye post-pandemic business opportunitiesicon

VN banks eye post-pandemic business opportunities

BUSINESS
19/05/2020

Banks are ready to seize business opportunities in the coming months as the COVID-19 pandemic has been basically controlled in Vietnam and domestic production and business are expected to accelerate soon.

VN enterprises need protection from takeovers: expertsicon

VN enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts

BUSINESS
19/05/2020

Vietnamese businesses reeling under financial stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic have become vulnerable to foreign takeovers and need the Government's support, according to experts.

Hotel market to recover next yearicon

Hotel market to recover next year

BUSINESS
15/05/2020

The hotel market in Viet Nam this year is expected to face a severe decline in room occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will not recover until next year, industry experts have said.

Singapore becomes biggest investor in Vietnam during Jan-Aprilicon

Singapore becomes biggest investor in Vietnam during Jan-April

BUSINESS
14/05/2020

Singapore rose to become the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 with 5.07 billion USD, accounting for 41 percent of the total.

Automakers may shift from manufacturing to importing due to COVID-19 pandemicicon

Automakers may shift from manufacturing to importing due to COVID-19 pandemic

BUSINESS
13/05/2020

The automobile market will continue to face difficulties in restoring production if the COVID-19 pandemic persists.

Conflicting policies, land issues and virus hinder SOE equitisationicon

Conflicting policies, land issues and virus hinder SOE equitisation

BUSINESS
13/05/2020

The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) was being hindered by troublesome policies, lack of transparency in land management and the recent devastation inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, experts said.

State-owned enterprises forecast revenue down due to virusicon

State-owned enterprises forecast revenue down due to virus

BUSINESS
13/05/2020

Nineteen State-owned groups and corporations expect to incur losses of some VND26 trillion (US$1.1 billion) this year due to the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19 sends Vietnamese shoppers onlineicon

COVID-19 sends Vietnamese shoppers online

BUSINESS
12/05/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the shopping habits of Vietnamese consumers, many of whom are moving online, experts said.

Tenants moving out of commercial spaces despite rent cutsicon

Tenants moving out of commercial spaces despite rent cuts

BUSINESS
11/05/2020

Many of the most expensive and best-selling commercial spaces in HCM City and Ha Noi are now struggling to find customers even after landlords have cut the prices by 30-50 per cent.

Economic rebound still outwith reachicon

Economic rebound still outwith reach

BUSINESS
07/05/2020

Asteep decline in business confidence is expected to contribute to a drop in economic growth this year, but the Vietnamese economy is projected to rebound significantly next year

Insurers record revenue increase during COVID-19icon

Insurers record revenue increase during COVID-19

BUSINESS
07/05/2020

Insurance companies have been enjoying an increase in sales in the first quarter of this year.

National sport events wait for approval to restart in Juneicon

National sport events wait for approval to restart in June

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
06/05/2020

The Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) plans to kick off the national tournaments after about four months rest because of the COVID-19 pandemic, pending Government approval.

Vietnam to better protect citizens in local countriesicon

Vietnam to better protect citizens in local countries

POLITICS
05/05/2020

Vietnam will continue to offer support to overseas Vietnamese communities in a timely manner, an official has said.

Downturn in Vietnamese manufacturing sector intensifiesicon

Downturn in Vietnamese manufacturing sector intensifies

BUSINESS
05/05/2020

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector saw an intensification of the downturn last month with Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) decreasing to 32.7 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

Luxurious car brands forecasted to increase market shareicon

Luxurious car brands forecasted to increase market share

BUSINESS
01/05/2020

The luxurious car market is expected to develop strongly this year, despite the automobile industry facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...