Press Review - May 2015

Sunday, 03 May 2015 13:38

Press Review - May 2015

Environmental tax causes fuel prices to soar in Vietnam

Japanese investment in Vietnam tops $37.5 billion

31 May 2015

Policymakers accused of discriminating against businesses

30 May 2015

Mobile web use to increase rapidly

Viettel launches MyDoctor healthcare service

Vietnam signs second FTA in May


29 May 2015

Silicon Valley tech firm Paymentwall enters Viet Nam


27 May 2015

Banks told to promote corporate governance

Rules made for waste imports

Govt orders investigation of Keangnam tenement fee issue

Visa exemptions to help regain tourism

BAKV launches Vietnam's first high-end smartphone

NA urged to conduct petrol price monitoring

Rolling out the "red carpet" at border gates: are investors vulnerable?

Central bank holds firm to exchange rate stabilising plan, ready to sell forex

UAE firm eyes investment in smart parking lots in Ho Chi Minh City


26 May 2015

BIDV closes Mekong Housing Bank merger

Ministry proposes revoking 260 projects in coastal areas

VN targets dropping software piracy rate to 75% 

Vietnam less attractive to foreign F&B investors

 Major pay-TV company K+ on verge of bankruptcy


25 May 2015

RoK to cut taxes on farm goods

Foreigners pour total of $11.5b into construction


22 May 2015

Environmental tax causes fuel prices to soar in Vietnam

Vietnam official insists on making Nha Trang more beautiful than Hawaii with urban planning

Samsung breaks ground on $1.4bn complex in Ho Chi Minh City


 21 May 2015

State to hold 100% capital in MoF units

VINACOMIN asked to divest non-core firms

Gasoline price in Vietnam surges 6%, second rise in May 

Investors in mired project call for decision 

Pilot digital TV transmissions held in Ha Noi 

Japanese investment in Vietnam tops $37.5 billion 

Bankers applaud Govt’s decision to lift ceiling on foreign ownership in banks 

Peugeot's Chinese JV to start production in Vietnam: media 

Vietnam looks to rein in public fat cats amid growing backlash 


20 May 2015

SCIC, board of directors battle for right to control Vinamilk 


19 May 2015

Ministry takes control of statistics for non-State groups 

Samsung ramps up Vietnam operations to sharpen competitiveness of smartphones

Inflow of cheap Chinese steel raises concerns 

Relocation woes haunt healthcare complex 


18 May 2015

Vietnam launches maiden transnational online shopping platform 

MSN sets $2 billion revenue target for 2015 

Banking sector seeks magic number through M&As

Governments can only issue bonds to raise funds for investment: economists


16 May 2015

Certificates of origin go electronic 

Pan Food now second biggest stake holder in sweet maker 

VNPT establishes mainstay corporations 


15 May 2015

Central Highlands seeks backing

US firms eye deeper investment in Vietnam clean energy: consulate officer

Car buyers in Vietnam continue preferring imported cars, especially luxury models

Qatari fund reportedly acquiring Vietnam’s tallest building at $800mn

State capital control transferred

EVN to divest from An Binh Securities

Qatar investment fund willing to pay $800 mil for Vietnam’s tallest building

Rage against the state: discontent grows in Vietnam (regarding SOEs)


14 May 2015

Vietnam to give soft loans for coffee replanting

Vietnam to produce, and drink, 4.5 billion liters of beer by 2020

Vietnamese export items facing anti-dumping investigations overseas

HAG, chairman to buy 15 million company shares

Masan Food gets a Cholimex snub

Toyota Vietnam fails to deliver promise after 20 years, asks for more incentives

Eight more hi-tech agri-parks in the offing

3 Vietnamese banks among Forbes list of world’s largest companies


13 May 2015

Kinh Do, Taiwan noodle giant to build $30m plant in Bac Ninh

Korean chaebols promote investment in Vietnam


12 May 2015

Concerns raised over airport rights

Amata Corporation to invest $1.6 billion in Quang Ninh project

 Long-running PepsiCo tax dispute set to fizzle out

MOF concerned as bond sales remain stagnant


11 May 2015

ADB agrees to issue infrastructure loans

Government to propose 3G charge increase


02 May 2015

President congratulates Vietnamese navy on 60th anniversary

Traffic accidents claim 91 lives on national holiday

48 people rescued after boats collide on Ha Long Bay


01 May 2015

Fireworks dazzle Ho Chi Minh City residents on Reunification Day (pics)

Works begins on $76.4 mn int’l passenger port in southern island

Operator of Vietnam's sole refinery seeks for further tax cut for imported diesel oil