Press Review - December 2017

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 16:32

29 December 2017

Banks plan to list on stock market, but progress slow

A PPP law must address thorny BOT issues

Epson, Apple face French legal pressure over planned obsolescence


28 December 2017

Ministry permits 200,000 tonnes of iron ore exports

Quang Ninh wants $660m for projects

2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO


27 December 2017

Tokyo stocks close lower on profit-taking

Green financing for small businesses

Textile industry dyeing for capacity


26 December 2017

E-wallets still not attracting enough consumers

Vietnamese restaurateur makes “pho”-nomenal comeback

Vietnamese-Korean trade celebrates quarter century milestone

Real estate M&As 2018: golden time for foreign capital


25 December 2017


Infrastructure lifts south HCMC property market

Condotel oversupply due to massive investment

Infrastructure lifts south HCMC property market

Condotel oversupply due to massive investment


21 December 2017

Direct PPAs spark renewable energy

Vietnam looks for more FDI into pharmacy sector

HCM City taxi firms cut 3,000 cars

Toyota wants licence to import cars

VN to review Uber, Grab

Uber accused of violating Vietnamese regulations

JCCI opposes rules on used machinery

GDT again seeks power to investigate tax issues

51% of Vietnamese adults have credit registry coverage

Foreign corporations jump into street-food shops market

FPT slashes ownership at FPT Retail and FPT Trading


20 December 2017

Foreign firms buy into mergers

Non-cash payment programs encounter barriers

Licensing uncertainties grip foreign-invested enterprises

Foreign firms buy into mergers

Vietnam’s Song Da to offer 219 million shares in IPO on Dec 25


19 December 2017

Timber exports to EU may hit $1 billion

Petrolimex to sell Euro5 diesel oil from 2018

Vietnam records high female executive rate in Asia


16 December 2017

ACV prepares for colossal divestment

Digital banking grows to support new customers

E-commerce websites have to be registered


15 December 2018

The ‘bitcoin rush’

Vietnam’s e-commerce market booming

Hundred-million dollar projects from the dawn of FDI attraction


14 December 2017


Shares fall on market volatility fears

Mechanical engineering enterprises do outsourcing to survive


13 December 2017

ACV to sell 20% stake in 2018

Vietnam listed among top six most-attractive retail markets

Businesses ask PM for transparency, fewer rules


12 December 2017

GE to drive wave of solar investment in Vietnam

Thai Beverage bids on 25 per cent of Sabeco

Vast opportunities for financial metasearch platform


11 December 2017

Bitcoin makes muted stock exchange debut at $15,000

People’s credit funds can keep loan sharks at bay


08 December 2017

VAT refund process needs simplifying: experts

Policy changes pose obstacles for foreign investors

Vinamilk, PV Gas lift VN-Index

HCM City issues new land division regulations

Three scenarios for Vietnam stock market in late 2017

Vietnamese go crazy over bitcoin

Vietnam finally rolls with privatisation drive as investors show thinning patience


07 December 2017

AkzoNobel Vietnam honoured in the Top 100 Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam

Vinalines ports bounce back from the doldrums

Asian markets tumble on sell-off in tech, energy firms

MoF probes Grab for possible tax evasion

Capital flow and reforms unite for pharma sector

VN telecom providers reports positive business results, Agoda must pay tax in Vietnam


06 December 2017

Wind energy could grow 7% a year: experts

Philippines stock snaps 5 days of falls; Vietnam drops most in nearly 4 months

Honda, Nissan recall thousands of cars in Vietnam

Korean investors enjoy much success in Việt Nam

BOT power projects gain momentum

Shares mixed on two exchanges

Boom of fast fashion in Vietnam

Cross-border e-commerce benefits Vietnamese SMEs

Pressure mounts

CIMB makes digital banking push, starting with Vietnam next year

Vietnam: FPT Retail’s IPO launch set for December 15


05 December 2017

State Budget reform will be a testing process

10,000 Google staff set to police YouTube content: chief

Vietnam’s economic growth patterns questioned by experts

Masan eyes buyout of Vinacafé Biên Hòa Corporation

MPI proposes removing conditions for 21 business sectors

Foreign giants spend billions to acquire Vietnam’s conglomerates


04 December 2017


Bright outlook for VN-Index in December

Samsung seeks more VN part suppliers

JLL Market Watch Week Dec 04, 2017

How is Proptech making waves in Asia Pacific?

REE and Vingroup acquire Vinaconex subsidiary in $50-million deal

Vietnam: High cost of Sabeco shares makes its Dec 18 sale unpredictable


01 December 2017

Asia Pacific start-ups have received over 60 per cent of global ‘proptech’ investment


Big shots eye dawn of local gaming

Vietnamese billionaires’ assets far exceed Forbes-reported levels

Average electricity price rises to $0.076 per kWk

VN exports surge 21% this year

Customs revenue to surpass target

Foreign capital inflows perked up by multibillion-dollar power plant licensing

Unprecedented suspension of CPA Hanoi’s CEO

Taxation bodies examine information from Paradise papers

Time for VN agriculture go hi-tech

Mini-marts disrupt food industry

Vietnam’s PV Oil aims to raise at least $122m in Jan IPO

Digest: Thai Beverage buys out Vietnamese consultancy; Fosun’s Onelinkplus, EasyPnP form JV