Press Review - June 2017

Thursday, 01 June 2017 11:25


30 June 2017

Fiscal discipline indispensible to close Vietnam’s budget deficit

Speed Queen: a new contender in the laundromat market

McDonald's shuts 41 Delhi restaurants over expired licenses


29 June 2017

Adapting to circumstances

Online tourism market still big enough for Vietnam’s OTAs

Industry 4.0 a test for large workforce sectors

Vietnamese consumers among most demanding on e-commerce

Transport ministry to halt carpooling services

Auto firms ask to lower component import taxes

ABB limits fresh water leakage in Ho Chi Minh City


28 June 2017

Family businesses make significant contribution to GDP

Strong fundamentals


Vinataba-Philip Morris to reclaim over $2 million in tax refund

Vietnam to continue fuel import

Vietnam’s VNG considers private placement prior to Nasdaq IPO: Sources


27 June 2017

Finding its feet

Planning and Investment Ministry prepares Hanoi for FDI infusion

Former oil and gas officials: the path from high posts to prison

Sacombank to launch three affiliates

Foreign fast food chains show underwhelming performance in Vietnam

Former oil and gas officials: the path from high posts to prison

US initiates anti-dumping investigation on VN’s polyester

Hanoi attempts to manage app-car services like taxis

Moving in


26 June 2017

Hanoi investment conference brings in $3.25bil.

IPO to look out for: VN Rubber Group's mega-land bank

FDI in Hanoi lifts city to new highs

VN ditching leather for e-wallets

2,000 City households to register as firms

Vietnam Dealbook: Korean insurer to acquire Prevoir, VSV doubles pre-seed funding


24 June 2017

FLC Group starts construction of Vietnam’s largest hotel

Banks circumventing rules on real estate loans

E-commerce logistics industry faces harsh competition


23 June 2017

Asia Coffee-Vietnam flips to discounts; Indonesia flat

Dynamically growing Ho Tram Strip in the grand plan for Vietnam's economic development

Planning Law delayed for further improvement

New decree targets labeling violations

SBV looks to up foreign reserves

Enhancing connection between foreign-invested and domestic enterprises

Ministry's initiative: to make cars not yet manufactured in regional market

Vietnam: ESP Capital with $20m fund is latest homegrown VC

Turner Asia Pacific invests in Vietnamese digital media company POPS


22 June 2017


Will VNG list shares on Nasdaq?

Factors at play.

Firms demand specialised customs inspection reform

Policies hinders trading of local agricultural products

NA approves special site clearance mechanism for Long Thanh International Airport

The corporations behind new private airline ventures

Firms demand specialised customs inspection reform


21 June 2017

PV Power to invest in nine gas power projects

Railway upgrade aims to win back passengers

Rocky road

Over 13,000 online sellers on Facebook: Tax department

E-hailing cab projects not stopped, says ministry

MoIT eyes change to footwear plan


20 June 2017

VWS works to prove allegations false

Experts call to raise USD deposit rate

Bac Lieu: Foreign investors eye wind power projects

Techcombank plans $231m share buyback

Foreign brands find Việt Nam cosmetics market alluring

PV Power to invest in nine gas power projects

Co-workplace developer Toong raises funding from Indochina Capital

Famous Vietnamese brands scores lower this year

KDC shareholders agree to lift foreign ownership limit

Gov’t raises depositors’ insurance compensation to VNĐ75 million

Experts call to raise USD deposit rate

More renewable energy projects licensed

Many power companies to go public

Vietnam 4th in Asia-Pacific for online shopping

Uniqlo may be heading to Vietnam

Property M&A deals surge in six months

JBAV warns about Vietnam losing cheap labour advantage

Pharma FIEs allowed to trade


19 June 2017

Excess preconditions drag economy

CBRE wins big at Asia Pacific Property Awards

BAT helps more than 5,000 families improve their lives


16 June 2017

FPT reportedly selling distribution business

$4.39 billion thermal power plant to be built in Ba Ria-Vung Tau


HCM City to support infrastructure PPP’s

Real estate lending disguised as consumer lending

NA deputy concerned about rash of M&A deals in retail sector

Petronas subsidiary finds new buyer for Vietnam LPG unit

State to retain 51% stake in Becamex

7-Eleven opens inaugural Vietnam store

Carlsberg faces penalty for adding beer bottle images to Vietnam’s historic sites


15 June 2017

Difficulties facing start-ups in Vietnam

Kahuna to make waves at Ho Tram

Consumer loans rise nearly 30% by end May

VNA signs agreement on cyber security

MoIT drops ball on draft car recall decree

Bibica power balance coming to an end?

Ministry mulls new taxes for auto industry protection


14 June 2017


Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

VN is committed to enforcing robust IP legal standards: gov’t

Foreign investment: what you need to know


13 June 2017

Inflation expected at 2.6 per cent this year


Immelt to depart as GE names new chief executive

Vietnamese real estate market continues showing irresistible appeal to foreign investors

MoF to publish names of errant privatised SOEs


12 June 2017

Equitisation of Sông Đà Corp approved

Vietnam's FLC Group plans to lease seven planes from Airbus for new carrier

New decree a game changer for transfer pricing


09 June 2017

Vietnam’s security market grows more attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam’s textile-garment heavily relies on imported fabrics

Office workers, students are top customers at household, cosmetics stores


08 June 2017

VN, US entrepreneurs, officials discuss trade

PM assures support for Japanese enterprises

Maldives Tower, crowning jewel of Diamond Island introduced successfully

VN exporters updated on US import regulations

Changed taste boosts long-term G-bond trading

NA tackles bad debts draft

Japan and Vietnam to work out auto industry action plan within 2017

Ho Chi Minh City struggles to collect tax from Facebook sellers

7-Eleven to open in HCM City in June, first in Vietnam

Large-scale projects reactivate after years of delay

H&M makes retail debut in Vietnam


07 June 2017

Is the door to US market narrowing for Vietnamese exporters?

Vietnam’s export turnover hits $79.3 billion in five months

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

Vietnam’s first BOT project juiced up with foreign investors

Japanese power systems will help meet demand


06 June 2017

VN credit growth expands 6.53%

How the private sector can drive VN’s growth

Uber, Grab conquer airport taxi market

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion

Foreign bank staff paid 2-3 times more than staff at Vietnamese banks

Leonie Hill Capital scouts for late-stage deals in Vietnam


05 June 2017

Bright long-term prospects for Asia’s new rising star

Government to fully own 34 less SOEs by year 2020

VN shares expected to rise this week: experts

New guidelines issued for debt trading

No plan to hike power tariff: MoIT

Driver hurt in grab, Uber, taxi price war

Vietnamese goods struggle to enter big foreign store chains

Government to fully own 34 less SOEs by year 2020

Viettel deploys largest OCS system ever

Firms aim for higher profits by selling processed coffee

New apps keep farmers updated about prices, cultivation techniques


04 June 2017

VN Television requests OTT suppliers to conform to copyright law

Vietnam: Private Equity firms remain bullish despite slowdown concerns


02 June 2017

Banks remain main backers of property market


As Chinese stop importing fruit, farmers look to domestic market

‘Tel’ properties need legal clarity

MoF outlines Gov’t loan re-lending

Banks remain backers of property market

Finance Ministry: Public debt to reach record high in 2017

FLC Group to establish new airline

FPT signs MoU with UPS in US

Vietnam's biggest trade deficit is with South Korea


01 June 2017

Vietjet signs multi-billion USD deals during PM’s official trip to US

Industry and Trade Ministry urged to fine-tune draft plan on industrial restructuring

GE strengthens Vietnamese presence with US$5.5 billion of new investments

Officials slam MoIT industrial plan

Logistics opportunities spur multinational M&A

Housing law ambiguities rankle foreign investors

Vietnam: Genesia Ventures, Pix Vine lead seed investment in realty portal Homedy

Vietnam’s first oil refinery valued at $3.2b ahead of November IPO

US firm Vemanti to acquire Vietnam’s tech conglomerate Two Group 


Press Review - June 2017