Press Review - August 2014

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 16:04

Press Review - August 2014

Lawmakers examine draft amendments to Investment Law

To Settle Vinalines’ Debts, Vietnam May Have To Amend Laws...

22 Aug 2014

Government refuses to make preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

Vietnamese exports face legal challenges

Firms urged to disclose information in English

Government lowers income tax for firms

Vietnam’s public debt increases by over $3 billion in five months

ASEAN banks pose the biggest threat to Vietnamese banks, analysts say

Vietnam’s first domestic ETF offering doubles fundraising target

PetroVietnam sees Exxon pact by 2015 in $10 billion gas project


21 Aug 2014

Businesses unaware of competition rules

VNR kicks off restructuring process

NA members want new enterprise law to allow closer supervision of businesses

Comvik wants strategic deal with MobiFone again

Microsoft shifts Nokia manufacturing to Vietnam


20 Aug 2014

VN employee management for foreigners

Breweries In Race To Spur Output

Vietnam, US conceive nuclear family

Vietnamese laws the most complex in the world, lawyers say


19 Aug 2014

Swedish Firm Eyes MobiFone Share

Venture investment funds pouring more money into startups


18 Aug 2014

MobiFone in the blocks ready for equitisation progress

Foreign investors flirt with IT start-ups

Will casinos bring in billions of USD if Vietnamese are allowed entry?


17 Aug 2014

11 things to do after the establishment of an enterprise in Vietnam

Minimum wage to be inflation-adjusted


16 Aug 2014 

E-commerce sees rapid growth

M&As set to drive banking market


15 Aug 2014

Vietnam’s TV digitalisation plan spurs big moves from local providers


12 August 2014

Lawmakers examine draft amendments to Investment Law

Plan to restructure 11 commercial banks approved

SBV limits non-VND term deposits to local citizens

Vietnam all set to lift casino ban for locals


11 August 2014

Decree stipulates network marketing rules

MoF proposes elimination of ad spending limits

MoF pulls u-turn on fizzy beverage tax position

Mining group Besra to have license revoked?

Vietnam to have “Black Friday” this year


10 August 2014

Decree focuses on foreign exchange activities

M&A activities to increase in Vietnam's property sector


9 August 2014

Thai group buys Metro Vietnam for nearly USD900 million

Germany’s Bosch to allocate $214.7mn for Vietnam business in 2015-2017


8 August 2014

Ministry assesses hydro power plants


7 Aug 2014

Minimum wage set to rise 15%

Vietnamese banks seek foreign partners

Thailand giant may buy Metro Vietnam for $500 million

Deputy PM inspects work on City's first metro line

Ministry Proposes Assistance For Airlines Affected By East Sea Tensions

To Settle Vinalines’ Debts, Vietnam May Have To Amend Laws


6 Aug 2014

US Firms Ratchet Up Investment

Foreign breweries tap Vietnam’s draft beer market

Crimes at major banks prompt call for oversight

Tax paperwork to be cut under 300 hours a year

More banks to take over finance companies under new decree


5 Aug 2014

Mobile operators required to boost messaging success rate

Industry plans get green light

Soft drink dodges consumption tax

Legal Advice: VAT calculation methods for newly-established enterprises in VN

Facts and figures about rich Vietnamese

Vietnam to extend taxes as more firms shut doors

Trade agreements may wipe out Vietnam's state firms

Vietnam needs $500bn for infrastructure development in 10 years: ministry


4 Aug 2014

Online bill payment garners popularity

Land rights office to launch soon

Vietnamese Start-Ups Find It Difficult To Attract Investors

Exclusionary VAT regulations trouble SMEs

Crystal ball-gazing future M&A trends

M&As stymied by legal grey areas

Japanese investors leave China, eye Vietnam

Ministry suggests unprecedented incentives for supporting industries in Vietnam


1 Aug 2014

Vinalines Case Shows That Arbitration Law Is Being Ignored In Vietnam