Archive for May 12th, 2018

Agribank to increase service fees after account hacking

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

After 12 accounts have been compromised and withdrawn money from in late April, Agribank has just announced to increase service fees, aiming to upgrade its banking system, [...]
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First Singaporean bank debuts in Vietnam

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) will debut in Vietnam on July 2. It is the ninth foreign wholly-owned bank and the first Singaporean bank in the country. The [...]
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Reference exchange rate down 18 VND on May 11

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam adjusted the daily reference exchange rate down 18 VND to 22,560 VND/USD on May 11, reversing the rising trend since the beginning of the week. With [...]
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Vietnam imports 451 million USD worth of fruit, vegetable in 4 months

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam imported around 451 million USD worth of fruit and vegetable in the first four months of this year, with 107 million USD spent in April alone. The four-month figure [...]
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Jica urges Vietnam to address late payment for ODA-funded projects

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) Vietnam Office Tetsuo Konaka has urged the government of Vietnam to continue scrutinising the [...]
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Cashew industry needs support policies

12-May-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The government should have policies to prop up the cashew sector, according to a recent conference on the cashew industry. Cashew output in Binh Phuoc Province reached [...]
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High-quality products key to reaching out global market

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Producing high-quality products will enable Vietnamese businesses to make inroad into the global market, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on May 10. The event was jointly [...]
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Tra fish industry facing dangerous situation, warn experts

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The domestic tra fish industry is facing a boom in the development of production at present, according to experts and enterprises. The boom in the industry has opened a [...]
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Garments gain 2nd-largest export value

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The textiles and garment industry gained the second-largest export value in the first four months of this year, after the export value of phones and their components, [...]
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Votes of confidence for Vietnam’s economy

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The good news just keeps coming for the Vietnamese economy. As discussed in this column, it enjoyed its strongest start to the year in a decade growing by 7.38 per cent [...]
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State budget revenue hits over 19 billion USD in four months

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Total revenue of the State budget reached 446.3 trillion VND (19.57 billion USD) in the first fourth months of 2018, equivalent to 33.8 percent of the yearly estimate and up [...]
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Experts want strong tobacco tax hike

12-May-2018 Intellasia | SGT | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Finance has proposed an additional special consumption tax of VND1,000 for each pack of cigarettes on top of the current special consumption tax rate of 70 [...]
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Nearly 21,000 enterprises join National Single Window

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VGP | 6:00 AM

As of the end of April, 11 ministries and agencies have joined the Vietnam National Single Window (NSW), addressing 1.13 million administrative documents from 20,800 [...]
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Vietnamese economy projected to grow 6.83pct in 2018: think tank

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Nhan Dan | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s economic growth in 2018 could exceed the National Assembly’s target and reach 6.83 percent, according to a forecast released by the Vietnam Institute [...]
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Vietnam pledges to strictly handle violations of IP rights

12-May-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The market management force of Vietnam is committed to strictly handling violations of intellectual property (IP) rights so as to create an optimal environment for foreign [...]
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