Lifting the foreign ownership cap will pave the way for Vietnam to achieve the much sought-after “Emerging Market” status.
Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to the US this week is expected to entail a raft of cooperation and development blueprints.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung chaired a seminar with 15 large Japanese corporations on July 3 in Tokyo where he is to attend the 7th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting.
The Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the Saigon Union of Trading Co-operatives (Saigon Co.op) have signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement to provide more benefits to local consumers.
The Nam Dinh Provincial People’s Committee has licensed the Vietnam Textile and Garment Group to initiate construction of the $400 million Rang Dong Industrial Park (IP), a large scale industrial park dedicated for textile and garment suppliers.
Viet Nam's Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son signed cooperative agreements with South Korea during his recent visit to the country, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Two long-awaited amended laws on housing and real estate, effective from July 1 and expected to have a significant impact on the property market, may not be as effective.
US private equity firm KKR & Co, formerly known as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP, sold half of its holdings in Viet Nam's leading consumer goods company Masan Consumer.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the building of a US$1 billion "ecological" complex on Vu Yen Island in northern Hai Phong City.
Hidden in the forest of Da Nghit Village in Lat Commune, Lac Duong District of Dalat City is an eco-tourism site that is new to many people. The site is called by an impressive name which arouses curiosity: “Ma Rung Lu Quan” (forest ghost inn).
Golf may still be an expensive sport, but in Vietnam some lucky children are about to learn for free.
At the third Disaster Preparedness Forum (DPF) held in Hanoi last week, Prudential Asia’s chairman Donald Kanak said: “We hope the new contents of the DPF initiative in Vietnam will foster active and substantial public-private dialogue and actions that will improve the resilience of communities and make disasters less devastating.”
The United States have won the Women's World Cup after a resounding 5-2 win over defending champions Japan in the final in Vancouver.
More than 50 workers were in a shoe factory in China's Zhejiang province when the building collapsed.
Pursuant to a plan to upgrade Vietnam’s “frontier” market classification to “emerging” market classification at MSCI and increase the flow of foreign capital to the local stock markets, on June 26 the Vietnamese government issued the landmark Decree No60/2015/ND-CP (Decree 60) to lift the 49 per cent foreign equity cap for public companies. Decree 60 is intended to add vitality to the Vietnam stock markets and boost the equitisation of state enterprises.