Update news licences

The Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) granted licences to 464 foreign investors in July, including 58 institutional investors.

Defence ministry wary of airborne cameras

The Ministry of Defence has urged provincial and city authorities and other relevant agencies to scrupulously enforce regulations related to the use of flycams, or cameras attached to remote-controlled flying devices for shooting aerial pictures.

Licences of 17 delayed projects to be revoked

VietNamNet Bridge – Licences of nearly 17 investment projects at the Moc Bai Border Gate Economic Zone in southern Tay Ninh Province which have been delayed may be revoked.

Construction ministry stops licensing housing projects to ease overabundance

 VietNamNet Bridge – Believing that it is better to tighten supply to help reduce inventories, the Ministry of Construction (MIC) is planning to not grant more licenses to housing projects.

Miners exploit more than minerals

 VietNamNet Bridge – The management of mineral exploitation in Viet Nam has led to a situation where the miners are said to get the best part of the deal.

Two jewellers await gold import licences

 VietNamNet Bridge – The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) will grant licences to two local jewellery companies this week, allowing them to import raw gold, but for production purposes only.

Gov't limits licences for rice export firms

 VietNamNet Bridge – Under amendments to a draft decree on rice-export companies (Decree 109), Viet Nam would allow no more than 150 rice-export firms to operate.