Press Review - June 2018

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Press Review – June 2018


29 June 2018

Asia Pacific shows fastest progress in real estate transparency


28 June 2018

State should back domestic venture funds: Vietnam Automation Association

G7 chapter of Trung Nguyen drama continues

Eximbank trying to recover meagre reputation


27 June 2018

‘Touch-to-pay’ ecosystem taking shape in Vietnam

Foreign firms enter Vietnam’s payment market, charge low fees

US to early recognise Vietnam’s rules on catfish management


26 June 2018

VN central bank tries to extend divestment deadline for small banks

VN banks face new wave of technology

Local business environment lacks robust reforms

JLL strengthens Property & Asset Management Services team


25 June 2018

Positive outlook forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2018

HIGG index to boost VN textiles

Ministry proposes tougher bitcoin regulations

Southeast Asia office demand surges


21 June 2018

IMF approves US$50b aid programme for Argentina

Vietnam's cashew sector needs restructuring

HCM City woefully short of luxury hotels to meet soaring tourism demand


20 June 2018

Vietnam, Israel hold fifth round of negotiations on FTA

VN business climate improves

SE Asia Stocks-Decline; worsening U.S-China trade spat unnerves investors​

Korean companies keen on Vietnamese beauty market

Vietnam-EAEU FTA produces positive outcomes

Premium product market in VN set to take off


19 June 2018

VSA gives hope to VN steel firms after duties

VNPT and SeABank ink cooperation agreement

MTA expo to wow HCMC


18 June 2018

Hanoi leads in six-month FDI attraction for first time

Ho Chi Minh City in property boom

Smuggled sugar a bitter blow for domestic mills in Vietnam


17 June 2018

Vietnam’s aviation market heats up

Grabbing Grab’s share a tough ask in Vietnam

BSR considers second share sale before listing


16 June 2018

VN-Index struggles to regain lost ground

Facebook, Google okay with Vietnam’s cybersecurity law: official

VN sees more global hotel brands


15 June 2018

Strong State coffer depends on tax revenue

Vietnam prices ease from multi-year highs, India rice rates nudge up

Shaky Internet connections lead to rocky start for World Cup 2018 viewing in Vietnam


14 June 2018

VN-Index rises nearly 10 points on June 13

Sales of domestically-assembled cars overwhelm imported vehicles

Financial experts urge caution against dollar loans


13 June 2018

Phuong Nam divests 12.5 per cent of CJ CGV to pay off debts

Lotte Mart faces sizeable payment for rent in arrears

Vietnam's Binh Son plans second stake sale, April listing – CEO


12 June 2018

VCSC downgrade local pharmacy firm

Banks aim to up capital ahead of new standards

Trade ministry’s draft decree on supermarkets faces objections

Facebook and Google have to install servers in Vietnam from early 2019

Go-Jek to be officially launched in Vietnam in mid-June

New regulation reduces cross-ownership in VN banks

Vietnam promising market for foreign cosmetics manufacturers

Thai firm’s Sabeco stake acquisition sends Vietnam’s foreign debt soaring

Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent

Vietnam: Vingroup enters smartphone manufacturing; HDBank eyes $200m profit


11 June 2018

CPTPP lends momentum to Canadian investment

Intelligent technology crucial to sustainable healthcare

VN leaders’ foreign visits expected to up FDI

Controversial draft law on special zones postponed

Decree gives green light to major sales discounts

Dragon Capital invests $83m in Vietnam’s housing developer Vinhomes


10 June 2018

Vietnam export on the right track

SOEs under trade ministry to be inspected

PM stresses int’l cooperation in climate change combat at G7 Outreach Summit


9 June 2018

World Bank raises 2018 growth forecast for Vietnam

Vietnamese coffee prices keep dipping

Green energy projects in Vietnam still struggling


8 June 2018

VN’s largest solar project breaks ground

VNPT successfully divests capital from finance subsidiary

Vincom Retail holds first post-listing annual shareholders’ meeting


7 June 2018

Minister pooh-poohs sovereignty violation concerns at Vietnam’s SEZs

Vietnam AutoExpo 2018 opens in Hà Nội

VN-Index rises for fifth consecutive day

FMCG market: the race is in the high-end segment

Foreign investors eye bank shares

Samsung US$43.8 tax payment buoys HCMC’s May budget

Solutions sought to boost foreign investment in government bonds

Dragon Capital spends $3.7m to up stake in securities firm, pares MBBank holding


6 June 2018

Vietnam’s top taxi firm sees investment follow divestment

Ukraine says Vietnam to resume imports of its wheat

High buildings good solution for Vietnam’s urban development: experts

JLL partner with VV Mall to bring the luxury shopping experience to Da Nang

Ministry to auction stake at Bạch Đằng Corporation

MoF targets bitcoin machines

City to revise plan to limit taxis

New decree clarifies PPP projects

At least six months of waiting time for MobiFone shares

F&N hands in 15th registration to increase Vinamilk holding

Chinese smart phone manufacturers make headways in Vietnam

Online sellers’ battlefield continues to heat up

VN Retailers’ Association objects to proposed business requirements for supermarkets

HSC Securities purchases 10.6% stake in Vietnamese taxi firm Vinasun

Bamboo Capital, CARE Enterprises to invest in early-stage SE Asia firms


5 June 2018


Việt Nam bets on success of SEZs

Masan Consumer to pay high dividends despite struggles

Đà Nẵng seeks detailed proposal for $8b project

Diageo-backed Halico may prove unmarketable on UpCOM

Taisho Group increases holding in Hau Giang Pharmaceutical

Tax rise will be burden on consumers: experts

Proposal on SEZ land lease period meets stiff objection

Singaporean investment fund divests from Vinasun

What future awaits Grab and Uber?

Ministry sets restrictions on retailers’ business

Malaysia’s Berjaya Land sells Vietnam’s finance center project to Vinhomes


4 June 2018

Made-in-Vietnam cars geared for East European roads

Local plastics companies targeted for takeovers

Vietnam Airlines to add 3,000 flights during summer

Serious violations during MobiFone-AVG acquisition to draw penalties

Nawaplastic reports immense savings on BMP acquisition

Vietnamese lender Techcombank shares plunge 20% in listing debut on HoSE

Vietnam: Mekong Capital announces investment in Vua Nem JSC


3 June 2018

Vietnam a really cool market for air-conditioner makers

Another Vietnamese banker named for violations linked to massive banking fraud case

Vietnam's Techcombank pursues retail push after major IPO


2 June 2018

Vietnam rice exports to China drop

Online retailer Tiki must choose between IPO or being acquired

VN shares rise for a second day

Online retailer Tiki must choose between IPO or being acquired


1 June 2018

HNX nets $431mil. in auctions

SE Asian stock markets gain as Italy concerns wane

9 solar power projects receive investment licences