Archive for January 30th, 2019

New circular on certificates of origin issued

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 7:32 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued Circular No 03/2019/TT-BCT stipulating the certificates of origin (C/O) rules in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for [...]
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More reforms urged to encourage FDI in Vietnam’s real estate market

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 7:32 AM

Though the government’s policies have contributed significantly to raising the interest of foreign investors in the Vietnamese real estate sector in recent years, [...]
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VN lures $1.9 billion in FDI in January

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 7:32 AM

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledged in Vietnam witnessed a significant yearly increase of 52 per cent to $1.9 billion in the first month of this year, according to the [...]
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Change and Cooperation for Sustainable Development

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VCCI News | 7:32 AM

Sustainable development was a very new concept not long ago and it is now realised by action strategies and specific steps. Vietnam Business Forum has an interview with [...]
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Keywords for banks’ profit expectation in 2019

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | NDH | 7:30 AM

The targets of banks’ business plans are officially specified until the annual shareholder meeting season in April. However, VnEconomy consulted and found optimism from [...]
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How China and HK stocks could react to the US-China trade talks this week

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:27 AM

The outcome of this week’s US-China trade talks in Washington is anybody’s guess. But one thing is certain stocks will react. And this presents an opportunity for [...]
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Rare boardroom spat draws spotlight on corporate governance at HK-listed company

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:27 AM

Shares of China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings plunged on Monday after an independent non-executive director resigned, accusing the company of governance shortcomings, [...]
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Mainland Chinese touts arrested for selling tickets for Jacky Cheung’s HK Coliseum shows

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:26 AM

Ten men from mainland China have been arrested for reselling about 50 tickets for Canto-pop legend Jacky Cheung Hok-yau’s Hong Kong concerts at vastly inflated prices. [...]
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Emergency flu funds of HK$500 million headed to HK hospitals for second year

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:25 AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s government is injecting HK$500 million (US$63 million) into Hong Kong’s overwhelmed public health care sector as it [...]
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HK motorist takes to pavement to evade police in late-night Mong Kok car chase

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:25 AM

A Hong Kong motorist with dyed blond hair drove his car onto a pavement to evade police on Monday night during a brief chase in the busy nightlife district of Mong Kok. But [...]
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HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits welfare failings after uproar over elderly CSSA changes and cash handout applications

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:24 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has accepted public criticism for the poor handling of two contentious welfare issues that have plunged her government into its first major political [...]
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HK minibus adopts mobile payment for first time

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 7:20 AM

From now on, residents of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region can pay minibus fares through AlipayHK e-wallet, announced by online payment service provider [...]
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Commercial banks anticipate soaring profits ahead in 2019

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 7:20 AM

Commercial banks are projected to maintain their momentum of profit growth during 2019, primarily driven by digital banking applications. Although commercial banks are not [...]
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SBV to end cross-ownership in Vietnamese banks

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 7:19 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has set a target to stop cross-ownership among credit institutions (CIs) by the end of 2020. Under Circular No 46/2018/TT-NHNN, which will [...]
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Can formal credit expansion defeat ‘black credit’?

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | InfoMoney | 7:18 AM

The banks will expand their formal credit to remote areas, helping prevent and repel informal credit (also known as black credit). Banks are in According to  Dao Minh Tu, [...]
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