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Vietnamese shares fall as large-caps drag

Heavyweight stocks dragged Vietnamese’s blue-chip share indices lower on Tuesday, pressuring the overall stock market amid weakening market sentiment.

Investors' rights a top priority: finance minister

Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc talks about recent developments in Vietnam's stock market and his ministry's response to such events.

Investors see agricultural processing sector as ripe for plucking

On September 27 construction of a US$66 million hi-tech agricultural complex began in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

Propzy receives $25 million investment

Real estate technology platform Propzy has completed a US$25 million Series A funding round from two investors – Gaw Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia.

PPP draft details key sector focus

Investors will be allowed to pour money into five groups of projects under the form of public-private partnerships in Vietnam as per a related law that offers an international-standard dispute resolution mechanism.

Nudging investors towards new pastures

There is now plenty of movement by German enterprises re-orienting from China, complementing their existing Chinese operations with new activities in Vietnam regarding sourcing and investments.

Social housing projects in Vietnam wait for incentives

Demand for low-priced social houses and houses for long-term rent was high but incentive policies have not yet encouraged investors.

Investors show growing appetite for LNG power projects

A slew of sizeable liquefied natural gas-fired power projects have been in the development pipeline in the past year as a way to replenish national power sources as Vietnam turns on a greener growth path.

Investors eye promise of booming fintech market in Vietnam

 In 2019 venture capital funding pouring into Vietnamese fintech companies accounted for 36 percent of total fintech investment in the region with HCM City and Hanoi emerging as regional as fintech hubs.

Achieving UNESCO recognition is hard but keeping it is even harder

Associate Professor Tran Tan Van, director of the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources, has been preparing dossiers for many of Vietnam’s natural heritages to seek UNESCO recognition.

Foreign direct investment and mature M&A boost investor confidence

The past two years have seen capital flows into Vietnam continue to steadily increase, as well as some of the country’s biggest mergers and acquisitions deals to date. 

Visas options open up for overseas investors

Non-nationals with differing investment scales in Vietnam will be granted different visas in the country, making it more favourable for authorised agencies to apply incentives to certain initiatives.

Amended regulation must adopt modern standards to strike home

In the context of rapid changes in business methods, the current Law on Investment needs changes in favour of investors. 

Critical support needed for Vietnamese private enterprises

With a surge of domestic private enterprises spurred on by a more business-friendly climate, the government is vehemently pushing up administrative reforms in favour of investors and businesses.

Six Asian investors are filing a lawsuit against Huy Vietnam

Six Asia-based investors of Huy Vietnam are filing a lawsuit against founder Huy Nhat for suddenly closing the Mon Hue restaurant chain.

Vietnam’s financial market affected by external factors

The unpredictable accelerations in world's market recently have affected financial markets in many countries and Vietnam is no exception.

Real estate market booming in Quang Ninh

The real estate market in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh is booming this year, in line with previous forecasts.

Investors fail to develop land plots in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some investors in HCM City who have failed to deliver on project commitments have left their land plots empty for many years.

Crony capitalism subverts socialist aspirations

In a Da Nang plot that has thickened steadily over the last several years, police are seeking a 42-year-old real estate tycoon, Phan Van Anh Vu, for criminal charges of “revealing State secrets.”

United Airlines faces mounting pressure over hospitalized passenger

 United Airlines and its chief executive faced mounting pressure on Tuesday from a worldwide backlash over its treatment of a passenger who was dragged from his seat on a plane on Sunday