Press Review - May 2014

Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:17

Press Review - May 2014

Firms lax on social insurance

Vietnam hub stops extending foreigners' work permits...

31 May 2014

Firms lax on social insurance

Guidelines for operation of financial companies


30 May 2014

Business difficulties hinder establishment of new firms

US reduces anti-dumping duty on Vietnamese steel

Export Processing Zones Oppose Decree On Branch Locations

Pilmico acquires Vietnamese feeds firm


29 May 2014

Agricultural firms gain access to cheaper credit

Ministries instruct dealers to keep petrol, oil prices steady

Ha Noi accelerates land clearance

Export processing zones oppose decree on branch locations

Legal Advice: Off-the-clock occupational accident

More businesses shut down in Vietnam


28 May 2014

Guidelines for operation of financial companies

PetroVietnam Secures Oil Deal With Russia’s Rosneft

Banks Benefit From Special Debt Settlement For Vinashin

Samsung exploring raft of major investments in Vietnam

NA backs Viet Kieu’s home ownership

Draft amendment may open the field for enterprises

Vietnam hub stops extending foreigners’ work permits


27 May 2014

Amended Enterprise Law will make it easier to set up business

Viet Nam, RoK aim to finalise free trade deal

Hiep Phuoc to be turned into port zone

Suzuki dismay at backdated $1.4m tax bill

Banks benefit from special debt settlement for Vinashin


26 May 2014

NA discusses public investment law

VN addresses trade deficit with China

Vietnam To Make Banned Business Sectors Known Soon

Retail Banking The Key To Competitiveness

Ministry of Finance keeps firm grip on milk prices

5 Vietnamese firms recognized by WEF as Global Growth Companies

Foreign sources needed to settle bank debts: economists

Legal Advice: What constitutes a legitimate advertisement in Vietnam?


25 May 2014

Programme aims to develop e-commerce


23 May 2014

Government moves to top up foreign reserves

Lenders told to shore up IT security measures

NA deputies debate plans for compulsory health insurance

Bloomberg: Foreign Investors Put Trust In Vietnam’s Market

Samsung Not To Move Its Factories From China To Vietnam

Conditions For Sea Transport

Danang luxury real estate projects hit brick wall

How should Vietnam behave towards tiny FIEs?

France to pour first non-sovereign loans in Vietnam

Vietnam Airlines seeks foreign investors as PM plans stake sale


22 May 2014

MoF takes action to halt rising milk prices

Mai Linh taxi group plans share issue


21 May 2014

Foreign investors suffering losses may enjoy tax incentives

Taishin sticking to Vietnam expansion

Vietnam tightens regulations on multi-level marketing


20 May 2014

MoF launches measures to help businesses

Vietnam’s sole oil refinery closed for full maintenance

Waste not, want not incentives offered

Haiphong Port IPO offers poor return

Credit growth and record foreign exchange reserves

Vietnam retailers collect surcharges for card payment despite hefty fines


19 May 2014

Local banks struggling to find foreign partners

Foreign investors cushion fall

Korean firm earmarks $1.03bn for affordable apartments in Vietnam

Suspended private Vietnamese airline given deadline for recovery plan


18 May 2014

Flappy Bird to return this August, ‘less addictive’: creator


17 May 2014

Samsung expands VN business

UOB ready to acquire GP Bank

Masan Group sees profits jump


15 May 2014

MoF sticks to decision on tax arrears collection

Japanese invested firms hunting for Vietnamese senior personnel

Policies to revive property market

Lack of borrowers hurts banking sector


14 May 2014

Current laws keep way open for businesses to evade social insurance fees

Conditions for sea transport

Eight banks to pilot credit link

New laws promote ease of business

Vietnam Television pays USD7 million for World Cup TV rights


13 May 2014

E Sea tensions keep indices down

Ministry acts for clarity in utility pricing

The strongest capital flow to real estate sector is from China

Luxury taxation on carbonated soft drinks not applauded by customers: surveys

Vietnam gives in to foreign retailers without a struggle

New round of TPP talks begins in Vietnam metro


12 May 2014

Coffee sales to slow in Vietnam as reserves decline

Following Vinashin, Vinalines now lays down conditions for its equitization

Legal Advice: What constitutes criminal tax evasion in Vietnam?

FDI government wish-list published

VN faces high risk of cyber attacks


11 May 2014

Japanese bribe-giving firm banned from aids-funded projects


10 May 2014

Transport ministry names incompetent contractors

MoIT to control petrol prices

Foreign ownership limits set for houses, apartments

Two VN firms in Forbes's ‘powerful' list

Major players labelled under-qualified by MoT

Cargill expanding Vietnam feed, cocoa output


8 May 2014

MoF holds firm on petrol prices

Death sentences upheld for Vinalines officials

New projects ready for foreign investors

Toyota Motor Vietnam says to recall 43,000 cars in Vietnam

New policies take effect in May

Banks acquiring finance companies to develop retail banking

Vietnam mulls allowing online games again after four-year ban

Legislator urges Vietnam to open frozen property market to foreigners


7 May 2014

Vietnam replacing China to become counterfeit goods hot spot

Will Heavy Punishment, Ceiling Price Mechanism Help Control Formula Prices?

Viet Nam, US sign nuclear agreement

Competition Law determines the fate of mergers and acquisitions

Behind The Second Merger Wave Of Banks

Chairs Of Biggest State-Owned Groups To Be Replaced


6 May 2014

Banks Put Forward Merger And Acquisition Plans

Vietnam’s Overseas Investment Projects Caught In A Shoal

Foreigners Earn Big Money From Vietnamese Functional Food Market

Railway official dismissed, arrested for alleged corruption


5 May 2014

Authorities call for oversight of fraudulent retail websites

Enterprise law seeks to open opportunities


4 May 2014

Japanese SMEs seek loans from Vietnamese banks

Vietnam Airlines is valued at $2.74 billion


3 May 2014

Taxi booking apps in race to woo Vietnam users


2 May 2014

PetroVietnam to divest 20 pct stake in PV Gas