Update news VCCI

VietNamNet Bridge - While some analysts believe official development assistance (ODA) should be reduced, others believe that Vietnam still needs ODA capital for infrastructure development.

How are the tycoons in mogul Kien’s bank case faring?

VietNamNet Bridge - Three years have elapsed since the day Kien and many other bankers were charged with swindling. Some of them have fulfilled their judgment execution and returned to business. However, there still exist unsettled debts.

NA’s deputies to set up debt clock to remind people of public debt

VietNamNet Bridge - A public debt clock is a symbol which reminds the government, state agencies and public of the VND29 million worth of public debt now put on the shoulders of every Vietnamese.

Central Highlands’ residents cut down forests to get land for cultivation

VietNamNet Bridge - The protective forests in Kon Tum province have been ravaged in recent years.

What does the biggest creditor say about Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s debts?

VietNamNet Bridge - Chair of the board of directors of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) Tran Bac Ha said the government has decided to restructure of debts of the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group.

How much does it take to have an ISI article?

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) needed VND2 trillion to maintain its operation in the last five years. But it only had 22 ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) articles during that time.

Vietnam’s software industry sees growth overseas

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam saw growth in the domestic software market slow down in the last five years, but outsourcing for foreign markets were higher. 

Behind Vietnam Airlines’ plan to sell & lease back aircrafts

VietNamNet Bridge - The national flag air carrier’s plan to sell and lease back three A350s was approved in late 2015, before the aircraft arrive, slated for 2016 and 2017. This aims to step by step cut government-guaranteed loans.

Jack Ma approaches Vietnamese craft villages

VietNamNet Bridge - It is Jack Ma, not Vietnamese firms, who has been reaching every corner of  Vietnamese craft villages and inviting them to join his online trading floors. Why?

What are the graduation requirements for PhD students in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - The training method for doctoral students "does not resemble any other country in the world’, which has produced low-quality theses and ‘tien si giay’ (paper PhDs), as called by Vietnamese. 

No investment channel can bring positive profit: economist

VietNamNet Bridge - The asset bubble due to massive capital inflow has brought disadvantages to Vietnam economy over the last decade, according to Dr Huynh The Du, director of the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP).

Vietnam's high street fashion market heating up

VietNamNet Bridge - By 2017, Vietnamese branded goods market may reach $2.7 billion in value, according to Euromonitor International.

Four Asian conglomerates dominate business landscape in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The four Asian giants predicted to be able to change the face of some industries and economic branches in Vietnam include CJ Group (South Korea), Ayala (the Philippines), SCG (Thailand) and Central Group (Thailand).

Why do Vietnamese set up businesses in other countries?

Many Vietnamese businessmen decide to register their businesses in other countries because they hope they can get more transparent information, have better opportunities to access investors, and have good brands they can market. 

Vietnam's conglomerates prepare next-generation leaders

VietNamNet Bridge - The managers and the ‘souls’ of many large conglomerates are getting older. Who will be their successors?

Unlicensed hydropower plant being built in mountainous area

VietNamNet Bridge - Another unlicensed hydropower work is under construction, reporters have found.

Vietnamese small auto market brings big profits to car manufacturers

VietNamNet Bridge - Automobile manufacturers complain that the Vietnamese market is too small, but they continue to make profits on the small market.

Investment funds pour money into private equity

VietNamNet Bridge - Private equity is an attractive investment in investors’ portfolio, but in many cases, investors may feel disappointed about the profits.

Preschool education program fails

The goals of the preschool education development program proved to be unattainable. Preschool classes remain overloaded, while teachers’ incomes are not high enough to cover their basic needs.

Animal feed manufacturers run a 3F race

Masan Group created a tripodal position in the 3F (feed, farm, food) race soon after Anco, where Masan holds a 70 percent stake, becoming the strategic shareholder of Vissan, the nation’s leading food supplier.