Press Review - September 2014

Monday, 08 September 2014 14:41

Press Review - September 2014

Beverage firms protest validation stamps on beers

Updated new policies on foreigners in VN

30 Sept 2014

SBV circular regulates consumer lending

Bright future seen for E-commerce

Lotte group develop hotel chain in Vietnam

VOF sells An Giang Plant Protection stake to Standard Chartered

New decree proposes huge hikes in land prices

Businesses pleased with Ministry’s new spending ceiling on adverts

Apartment buyers to sue Keangnam Vina

Canada’s Besra Gold restarts mining in Vietnam despite $14mn tax arrears

Vietnam district puts brakes on plan to raze market over vendor protests


29 Sept 2014

MoU signed between Kinh Bac and LG for latter’s Haiphong expansion

Vietnam in the crosshairs of $1b Toshiba growth plan

Koreans drive industrialisation

MIC tells MO to pocket 70% of information content service revenue at maximum


27 Sept 2014

Investor fined for share price manipulation

Oil refinery projects feared to cause glut in Vietnam


26 Sept 2014

Young entrepreneurs seek monetary policy loosening

VN companies need legal lessons before exporting to US


23 Sept 2014

Civil Code gets NA's top attention

Many new projects added to coal development plan

Vietnam Urged To Quickly Improve Supporting Industries

Stricter Rule For Main Construction Contractors

SBV Wants Stricter Rules On Consumer Credits

Investor pledges additional $50mn for casino resort project in southern Vietnam

Many new projects added to coal development plan

Can Vietnam be a world player in the international IT market?

Vietnam’s financial markets lack transparency, investors say

Ministry steps up checks on imported produce


22 Sept 2014

Ministry steps up checks on imported produce

Former Agribank head arrested

Southern Power, Siemens ink $15m contract

Airport service charges to rise

New decree to reform petrol market, pave way for foreign distributors


21 Sept 2014

Housing ownership of foreign-invested enterprises in Viet Nam


19 Sept 2014

Officials vow sky-train costs won't rise again

ADB pledges further support for Viet Nam

Fire destroys printing-ink facility in Binh Duong Province

US signs $1.5m grant for City's metro rail network

Trade confidence hits 3-yr high

Japanese firm provides funds for water purifier

VN firms invest $849m overseas in 7 months


18 Sept 2014

New Law Defines Bankruptcy Proceedings

CBRE Group named Euromoney’s leading global real estate advisor

$2b Tourism Complex Planned For Cat Ba Island

Standard Chartered acquires $35mn stake in Vietnam restaurant chain operator

Korean Investors Eye Opportunities Arising From New Construction Law


17 Sept 2014

HDBank Approved To Open 5 Branches And 9 Transaction Offices

VN-Index Dips Third Day On Blue-Chips


11 Sept 2014

Beverage firms protest validation stamps on beers

VN issues rules for securities lending

Cash-strapped businesses show no interest in preferential credit package

Foreign exchange control of FDI activities

Vietnam, four ASEAN nations to move toward single visa policy


10 Sept 2014

FPT Wins US$6.6 Mln Contract In Bangladesh

Dairy Sector Diversifies Products To Satisfy Consumers

Administrative reform on investment promoted

Three matters for manufacturing enterprises in Viet Nam to note

Thai billionaire plans to expand business after buying Metro Cash&Carry VN

Vietnam’s productivity rate remains lowest in the world

New joint circular cleans up bancassurance sales rules


9 Sept 2014

Official blasts late approval of GM maize in Vietnam

India remains largest supplier of pharmaceutical products

 “Zombie Banks” Exist As State Bank Prevents Them From Going Bankrupt

Ministry Tries To Control Beer Consumption As Local Authorities Promote Beer Sales

Will Casino Tycoons Return To Vietnam?

Smartphone Giants Relocate Factories To Vietnam

Three Legal Matters Important For Manufacturers In Vietnam

PM realigns building material plan

Experts at odds over proposed $4b casino investment requirement

Vietnam’s policy on foreign workers needs to be revised, analysts say


8 Sept 2014

VN imposes new steel tariffs

Competition law key factor in M&As

Banks move toward non-collateral lending

Experts at odds over proposed $4b casino investment requirement


6 Sept 2014

Vietnamese flock to online shopping

Fuel hike intervals extended to 15 days

VietinBank to implement mobile ATM machines

Vinalines to use proceeds from subsidiaries’ IPOs to restructure debt

VN eyes investment fund development


5 Sept 2014

Cellphone Remains Biggest Export Earner

Machinery import rules worry firms

Privately-run hospitals incur heavy losses


4 Sept 2014

Automobile Industry Ramps Up Growth Efforts


3 Sept 2014

Banks struggle to meet regulations

Machinery import rules worry firms

Foreign exchange control of FDI activities

Land-use projects stuck in red tape

EVN Purse Strings Tightened

SOEs Slow To Withdraw From Non-Core Businesses

Updated new policies on foreigners in VN

Vietnam’s Vinaphone inks strategic deal with Vodafone

First bio-safety certificate granted to genetically modified corn in Vietnam

New joint circular cleans up bancassurance sales rules

Fresh policies take effect since September

First rent-free trading centre opens in Hanoi


2 Sept 2014

Microsoft to pass on old tech ban

Local agro authorities urge GMOs ban be removed