Press Review - May 2016

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:28

Press Review - May 2016

Vietnam's conglomerates prepare next-generation leaders

SingPost's disclosure lapses made no difference to deals, say special auditors

South Korea, Japan, Singapore scouting for real estate opportunities in Viet Nam

Singapore is unlikely tourist hotspot as casions draw chinese

31 May 2016

Property companies extend VN market gains

Forbes VN rates top 50 companies

EVFTA – boost for bilateral trade and intestment


30 May 2016

VN’s cashew industry booming

Oil Pessimists Exit Market as Supplies Seen Closer to Balance

Singdollar weakness likely to continue for months ahead


29 May 2016

More than 44,700 firms set up in five months

Vietnamese firms join Samsung’s supply chain

Foreign investors are interested in opening up VN theatre businesses

Singapore investors, pros view index-linked funds differently


28 May 2016

Panama papers trigger tax probes in Vietnam

Japanese investors to flock to central Vietnam

Franchisers flock to Vietnam to establish foreign brands


27 May 2016

U.S. asked to recognize more Vietnam fish processors

Singapore Property Market May Reach Bottom Before Hong Kong

Foreign firms snatch up local logistics industry


26 May 2016

Energy stocks hold Vietnamese markets up

Investors keep pouring moneyinto resort properties

US Senate votes to end catfish inspection programme

Singapore Consumer Debt Shrinks for First Time in Decade: Chart


25 May 2016

Singapore’s Second-Largest Developer Sees Cheaper Office Deals

Singapore non-oil exports slide 9% in Q1, full-year forecast cut to -5 to -3%

Which industries will attract US investors?

Foxconn acquires Microsoft’s smartphone facility in Vietnam


24 May 2016

Tapping the true potential of US investment into Vietnam

Risk provisions and bad debts eat up bank profits

Empty Stores Multiply as Singapore No Longer Shoppers’ Paradise

Aussie Bonds Set to Lose Highest-Yielding AAA Spot to Singapore


23 May 2016

CapitaLand Commercial to Buy Singapore Tower From Partners

Vietnam stocks may rise on US visit

Thai firms regard VN as top investment spot


22 May 2016

Vietnamese borrow $15 billion in consumer finance loans

Vietnam to import inexpensive Australian cows as demand for beef grows

Stock Picks For Asia's Next Decade: 'No One Picked a Chinese Bank'


21 May 2016

Vietnam to hold trade fair in Cambodia

Transport infrastructure upgrade needs $45b

Legal overlap stymies foreign shareholding


20 May 2016

Government lays groundwork for start-up ecosystem

Logistics firms seek growth

Decree guides way for transport businesses

Vietnamese Gov't wants better business climate

Singapore domestic wholesale trade slides 22.6% in Q1


19 May 2016

VN shares retreat from recent rallies

Gov’t wants better business climate


18 May 2016

Insurance industry encouraged to make preparations for TPP, AEC

Tycoons have huge assets hidden overseas

StarHub and partners to invest $200m to develop a Singapore cyber security ecosystem

Singapore's non-oil exports slide less than expected


17 May 2016

Bangladesh, Vietnam Bank Hacks Put Global Lenders on Edge

Strong business force speeds up economic development

PM calls for business friendly decrees

Vietnam’s tuna exports decline 5.5 percent in Q1


16 May 2016

Vietnam’s Tien Phong Bank Targeted by Swift Hack, Reuters Says

Businesses get lost in ‘forest of sub-licenses’

Singapore port faces rough seas amid global gloom


15 May 2016

EU trade agreement to drive Vietnam's growth

The ambitions of “billion US$” empires in Vietnam

Restructuring credit institutions top priority: State Bank's Governor


14 May 2016

Banks target sustained growth with Basel II

TPP ratification planned for first session of NA XIV

Genting Singapore's Q1 profit slumps 83% on bad debts


13 May 2016

Startup contest launched to help young entrepreneurs

Local authorities launch Panama Papers inspection

Cát Bi International Airport opens after lengthy upgrades


12 May 2016

VN Index up for a second day

VN, UAE aim to raise bilateral trade to $10b


11 May 2016

Startups register businesses in Singapore, why?

Singapore economy to grow at 1.8% this year and 2.5% in 2017: IMF

Sign of hard times for Singapore retailers: Many creditors now demanding prompt payment

Panama Papers: Regulators studying Singapore-linked data


10 May 2016

VN retailers must grow up: experts

Counting the cost of FDI opportunity

Pressing need to tackle transfer pricing


9 May 2016

Businesses fail despite economic recovery

Building strong small business brands for Vietnam

Firms have to set up business in Singapore to export Vietnamese rice


8 May 2016

Where has SCIC invested the state’s money?

Investment comes for support industries

Anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese fish too high


7 May 2016

Vietnam’s software exports rise: VINASA

VN Index rallies for fourth day

Singapore pours over $730 million into Vietnam in four months


6 May 2016

Vietnam’s PMI highest in nine months

US groups desire to invest in HCM City’s urban area

Japan-Kuwait venture to join Vietnam’s petroleum market

Singapore Is Unlikely Tourist Hotspot as Casinos Draw Chinese


5 May 2016

Imported goods on the rise

SBV urges banks to switch to chip cards


4 May 2016

Vietnam's conglomerates prepare next-generation leaders

SingPost's disclosure lapses made no difference to deals, say special auditors

South Korea, Japan, Singapore scouting for real estate opportunities in Viet Nam


3 May 2016

Vietnam driving consumer electronic sales in Asia Pacific: GfK

Level playing is a prerequisite for enterprises: economics chief

Investment funds pour money into private equity


2 May 2016

Nearly 11,000 new firms set up in April

Vietnamese rice needs international brand name

RoK firms shift overseas business focus to Vietnam: Yonhap


1 May 2016

WB aids Vietnam’s transport, flood control efforts

Vietnam’s outlook rating remains stable: S&P

Vietnamese education app developer raises $9 million from US fund

Foreign firms may be permitted to open 500 sq m retail outlets in Vietnam