Press Review - July 2014

Thursday, 03 July 2014 14:34

Press Review - July 2014

VNPT eyes 20% stake at MobiFone

Work permit pains continue to plague foreign employees

29 July 2014

New Land Law improves framework

Health department fines hospital over negligence

Ministries act to reduce retail price of petrol

Airlines To Establish Emergency Back-Ups

Second Wave Of Mergers And Acquisitions Begins: Paper

New decree details fines for competition violators

Japanese firm gets 36-month ban in bribery scandal

New customs law: expectations met?

VN asked to stabilize exchange rate to minimize risks of public/private projects

Competition in beverage market to heat up


28 July 2014

Vinalines Loses Lawsuit, Must Pay VND65 Billion To S. Korean Partner

Pharmaceutical Companies Rush To Expand Business

PM approves long-term transportation plan

Nike, Adidas eye Vietnamese market

Property developer seeks to manage Ha Long Bay for 50 years

Vinalines loses lawsuit, must pay VND65 billion to S. Korean partner

Banyan Tree seeks casino approval


26 July 2014

Tax agencies to audit suspect firms


25 July 2014 

New Foreign Currency Rules For Vietnamese

India – Leading Pharmaceuticals Supplier To Vietnam

US Life Insurer Enters Vietnam

New regulations allow cheaper strategic investor entry

Raft of mega projects lay idle

VNPT eyes 20% stake at MobiFone


24 July 2014

More bank M&A deals expected in second half of 2014

Import/export companies complain about new port service fee

Starbucks seeks to expand in cafe-clogged Vietnam      

Canadian gold miner suspends operations in Vietnam over $14mn tax debts


23 July 2014

Vinamilk plans $470m share issuance

VinGroup to create building, fashion companies

Japanese SMEs keen to invest in Vietnam

Consequences of breaching the capital contribution commitment in limited liability companies

SBV yet to act on bitcoin exchange

VNPT eyes 20% stake at MobiFone

Ministry to tighten control over foreign workers’ entry to Vietnam


22 July 2014

Three billion-dollar projects to take shape in Hanoi this year


21 July 2014

Riot-affected firm gets $1.4m payout

Exxon Mobil Triggers New US Investment Wave

Vietnam Airlines To Spend Big On Aircraft Expansion

Feedback Sought On Tax Exemption For Fizzy Drinks

Marks & Spencer to enter Vietnam

Intel disburses $450mn in Vietnam operations


20 July 2014

Branded goods traders

Deceptive information on Apple’s buyout sends Vietnam tech titan’s stock to ceiling


19 July 2014

Ministry offers tax breaks to lift recovery

Legal Advice: What foreign investors need to know when buying a Vietnamese enterprise


18 July 2014

Vinalines Set To Launch IPOs For Five Large Port Operators

Starbay resort project hears stern ultimatum

Auto manufacturers rush to import pick-up trucks

VietJetAir to offer tourism discounts

Phu Quoc brand needs protection

Dong Nai reforms beget FDI gains

Japan loans $338m for thermal plant

Bibica reveals soaring profits

National carrier pumps $25m into Jetstar Pacific

Second M&A wave in Viet Nam to top first by $5 billion


17 July 2014

Dong appreciates despite devaluation by State Bank

EVN says Vietnam still needs to buy electricity from China

Vinalines set to launch IPOs for five large port operators

Vietnam-China relations: The most likely scenario


16 July 2014

Undersea cable cut slows down Internet in Vietnam


10 July 2014

Viet Nam, South Korea sign new ODA loan agreements

ASEAN on verge of borderless economy

MWG share price dives ahead of listing

US to levy anti-dumping duty on pipes

Should Vietnam offer big incentives to Formosa?

Vietnam sets up 11 teams to scrutinize anti-corruption activities


9 July 2014

Using e-mails in dispute resolution

Sabeco targets two-stage share sell-off and courts strategic partner

Vietnam nuclear power market eyed by three major countries

Takeovers cause big changes in consumer goods markets

Business cross-ownership creates messing playing field

Viettel wants to cut mobile fees, maintain 3G charges

Vietnam drugmaker DHG to expand as antibiotic curbs bite


8 July 2014

Viettel proposes new tariff cuts

Samsung seeks local suppliers

Vinamilk and Masan dominate leadership positions in Katar Worldpanel latest rankings

Vietnam Airlines equitization: Gov’t yet to make decision


7 July 2014

Important changes to procurement law

EVN pulls out from property sector

Central bank loosens foreign currency credit to support economy

Investors can get investment certificates at home in Q3

Rubber export tax seen falling to 0%


6 July 2014

Don’t be so hasty to end investment certificate policy: investors


5 July 2014

Finance Minister urges reform of tax procedures

Vinatex prepares for IPO as other SOEs fail to sell shares


2 July 2014

Work permit pains continue to plague foreign employees

Viet Nam has second slowest Internet connection in Asia

VPBank gets nod to acquire finance firm


1 July 2014

B. Braun Looks To Invest Extra US$270 Million

MobiFone to get charter capital of $600m