Archive for September 7th, 2019

VinaCapital Ventures leads investment in Ecomobi

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:02 AM

Naver Group, LINE Ventures, and GS Shop join funding round in social e-commerce startup. VinaCapital Ventures announced on September 4 it is leading a group investment in [...]
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BOT format not recommended for An Huu-Cao Lanh Expy

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The provincial government of Dong Thap has proposed that the An Huu-Cao Lanh expressway be constructed using public funds, instead of using the build-operate-transfer (BOT) [...]
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Schools, hospitals in Vietnam to go cashless by December

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Deputy prime minister Vu Duc Dam has set the deadline for all schools and hospitals in urban areas go cashless in the next three months. The government Office has released a [...]
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More Japanese firms target production shift to Vietnam amid trade war escalation

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | HanoiTimes | 6:02 AM

An additional 15 percent tariff was imposed on 3,243 items, including many consumer goods like clothing and watches, prompting companies across a wide range of industries to [...]
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Dong Nai to shut down industrial park

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The southern province of Dong Nai has proposed government remove Bien Hoa 1 Industrial Park from the national industrial park planning, Dong Nai newspaper reported. The [...]
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Vietnam attends Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

A Vietnamese delegation led by deputy prime minister Trinh Dinh Dung attended the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) which opened in Russia’s Vladivostok on Wednesday. [...]
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Multi-level marketing firm accused of cheating hundreds of people

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | DtiNews | 6:02 AM

A multi-level marketing company headquartered in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has been accused of swindling hundreds of people across Vietnam. The police have [...]
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VN encourages RoK businesses to invest in specialised industrial parks

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Vietnam encourages businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to make investment in specialised industrial parks targeting Korean firms and Vietnamese small- and [...]
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HCM City, Mekong Delta promote tourism cooperation

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Sustainable tourism linkages between HCM City and the Mekong Delta are needed to tap the huge tourism potential of the two areas, top leaders have said. Speaking at the first [...]
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Nhon Hoi Economic Zone announces expansion plans

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Nhon Hoi Economic Zone in the central province of Binh Dinh is growing. The area will expand by more than 2,300ha, the provincial People’s Committee have announced. The [...]
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Mooncake market bullish in Da Nang

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Mid-autumn festival is only a couple of days away, so people have been flocking to bakeries for yummy mooncakes, a can’t-miss dish during the festival. Mooncakes have [...]
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Deal signed for Vietjet Air’s launch of direct flights to Russia’s Far

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air on September 5 inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Russia’s Vladivostok International Airport (VVO) to facilitate it to open direct [...]
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Four firms in Danang approved for on-site customs clearance

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The customs department in the central coastal city of Danang has subjected four manufacturing facilities, owned by local firms, to on-site customs checks and clearance for [...]
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HoSE develops new indices for foreign-ownership-limited and financial firms

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) plans to introduce a new index that contains foreign-ownership-capped shares. The Vietnam Diamond Index will contain 10-20 stocks that [...]
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Vietnam’s share weight in MSCI index at 18.48pct

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The weight of Vietnamese shares in the MSCI Frontier Markets Index was 18.48 per cent in August, up from 17.92 per cent in July. Kuwaiti shares accounted for the biggest [...]
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