Archive for December, 2016

Vietnam- a magnet for investment

31-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Foreign economists say Vietnam’s economy remains one of the world’s best performers as its manufacturing rose. Gross domestic product increased 6.68 percent in [...]
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All provinces pledge to prop up corporate sector

31-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon imes | 6:00 AM

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung on December 28 said all of the nation’s 63 provinces and cities had promised to create a favourable business [...]
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Vietnamese firms lack understanding of Asean Economic Community commitments: survey

31-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese businesses are aware of the regional Asean Economic Community (AEC) single-market initiative, but few understand its commitments, according to a survey. While a [...]
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FDI to Vietnam decreases 8pct, reaching $21b only

31-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nhip Cau Dau Tu | 6:00 AM

As of December 26, there were 2,566 newly granted FDI projects, up 27 percent. Despite increases in the number of projects, the registered capital only reached $15.182 [...]
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More than 12,400 businesses asked to dissolve in 2016

31-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Zing.vn | 6:00 AM

The Agency for Business Registration (Ministry of Planning and Investment – MOPI) has published a report on the status of businesses in December and in 2016. [...]
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Vietnam’s GDP per capita tops $2,200

31-Dec-2016 Intellasia | DTI News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s per capita GDP reached an estimated VND48.6 million (USD2,215), up USD106 compared with 2015, according to the general Statistical Office (GSO). Nguyen Bich [...]
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All indexes gain ground

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 12:45 PM

All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher on December 29. On HSX the VN Index increased 0.22 points (0.18 per cent), the VN-30 Index 2.12 points (0.34 [...]
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Vinamilk props up VN stock

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 12:44 PM

Shares advanced on both local exchanges on December 29, driven by dairy producer Vinamilk, and market liquidity remained moderate. The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock [...]
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Business Briefs December 30

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 12:30 PM

* SCIC Investment One Member Company Limited has registered to buy 1.6 million shares of Military Commercial Bank (MBB) to revise up its ownership from 0.08 percent to 0.18 [...]
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Reunification is inevitable, Beijing warns Taiwan as HK localists set to attend Taipei forum

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Message comes after Hong Kong lawmakers invited to political meeting and PLA aircraft carrier completes ‘routine’ exercise off Taiwanese coast Beijing on [...]
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This is a drill: British army returns to HK

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nearly 20 years after Hong Kong was returned to China, the British army is back – this time to train the city’s police force on crucial matters of pomp and [...]
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HK$3.5 Billion HK Palace Museum for West Kowloon

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Blooloop | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has signed a HK$3.5 billion deal with Beijing to create a replica of the capital’s celebrated Palace Museum – the Hong Kong Palace Museum – in the [...]
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HK and New York battle for IPO dominance

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Snap’s $25bn listing heads the 2017 queue, along with three Chinese tech groups When Jack Ma criticised Hong Kong last month for having outdated stock market listing [...]
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China says Taiwan, HK independence supporters will fail ‘like flies’

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Quoting a poem by the founder of Communist China Mao Zedong, China’s government said on Wednesday that the efforts by Hong Kong and Taiwan independence movements to [...]
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HK’s feline friends offer insight into city’s past

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Busy traffic, loud noise and constant passers-by? Not a problem for these cats. Four-legged “assistants” can be found perched in certain shops across Hong Kong, [...]
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