Archive for November 26th, 2019

Central bank brings cheer to businesses ahead of festive season with rate cuts

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

“Because it is small, our company does not expect to get much benefit from the State Bank of Vietnam’s recent decision to cut all its key interest rates, but we [...] » More

HSBC economists report on Vietnam’s prospects during 10-day visit

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Limited land and labour resources, increasing wages and a lack of local suppliers in Vietnam could make the cost/benefit equation less attractive for FD) firms in the [...] » More

Vietnam draws road map for increasing retirement age

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has drawn up a 14-year roadmap to increase retirement age in the country to 62 for men and 60 for women. [...] » More

Joining so many FTAs makes no sense: expert

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has signed many free trade agreements (FTAs) since 2010 but its participation in so many FTAs makes no sense, noted Tran Toan Thang from the National centre for [...] » More

Vietnam to create mechanisms to attract smart grid investment

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Local electricity officials, related firms and international experts discussed a suitable legal framework to develop a smart grid and electricity system in Vietnam in Hanoi [...] » More

Hanoi’s 2019 GRDP growth headed for four-year high of 7.46pct

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | HanoiTimes | 6:02 AM

Hanoi maintained its top spot in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction nationwide for the second consecutive year, recording a 30-year high of $8.05 billion. [...] » More

MoIT requires control on products with China’s nine-dash line

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has instructed enterprises to review contracts and legal documents to ensure imported goods do not violate Vietnam’s [...] » More

Vietnam a new star in Southeast Asia region: Horasis forum

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has emerged as a new economic star in the Southeast Asia region, with its southern province of Binh Duong poised to become a new centre for global dialogue in the [...] » More

Experts propose scrapping land law amendment in favour of new law

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The amendment to the 2013 Land Law, which includes many unreasonable and overlapping regulations, will make a bad situation worse, according to experts at a seminar in HCM [...] » More

Solar power prices to be set via auction

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The purchase prices of solar power will be set through auction, instead of using a common price for the entire country, or different prices for different thermal radiation [...] » More

HCM City tightens land management

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | DtiNews | 6:02 AM

HCM City plans to tighten management of public lands and apply information technology to increase the city’s revenues, a city official said yesterday at a meeting. Vo [...] » More

Law on Public Private Partnershipsa breakthrough in investment

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Professor Tran Chung, Chair of the Vietnam Association of Financial Investors, talks to Hai Quan newspaper about advantages the Law on Public Private Partnerships will offer [...] » More

FIEs still dominate Vietnam’s exports

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s import and export value has exceeded $400 billion and is moving towards the $500 billion threshold. However, exports from Vietnamese enterprises are [...] » More

Amended regulation must adopt modern standards to strike home

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

In the context of rapid changes in business methods, the current Law on Investment needs changes in favour of investors. Nguyen Lan Phuong, partner at Baker McKenzie Vietnam [...] » More