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fdi strategy to become proactive FDI strategy to become proactive

Vietnam’s attraction of next generation of foreign direct investment in high value-added sectors should be proactively, rather than retroactively, sourced to sustain the nation’s socioeconomic development and competitiveness.

moh looks at ppp model for healthcare investors MoH looks at PPP model for healthcare investors

In light of the latest moves by the Ministry of Health, the door for domestic and foreign private investors to join public-private partnership projects in Vietnam’s lucrative healthcare sector will open in the next few ...

Overseas Market Workshop to be held in Danang

In order to enhance the existing ties, the Singapore Business Federation in conjunction with the Danang Investment Promotion Agency and Pegasus Education Group will hold an Overseas Market Workshop – Infrastructure and Construction Sector in ...

Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemicals heading for insolvency

Unless PetroVietnam contributes sufficient capital to its joint venture project, lenders will not disburse and Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemicals LLC (NSRP) will default.  

ssi hsc manage to maintain growth SSI, HSC manage to maintain growth

Saigon Securities Inc (SSI) and HCM City Securities Corporation (HSC) have reported better profits in the second quarter and first half of 2018 despite volatile stocks that have dampened the performance of most of listed ...

banks post impressive profit growth in h1 2018 Banks post impressive profit growth in H1 2018

Many banks have reported impressive profit growth in the first half off 2018, compared to the same period last year, thanks to the high credit growth and the improvement from the retail banking segment.

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debate erupts over minimum wage increase Debate erupts over minimum wage increase

The planned increase in minimum wage, which will see its final round of negotiations next week, has caused a heated debate, with employers warning of severely increasing expenses and workers’ representatives calling for a rise ...

widespread downpours cause floods in northern central localities Widespread downpours cause floods in northern, central localities

Although Tyhoon Son Tinh was weakened to a tropical depression, heavy rains continue pouring into northern and central localities, causing serious floods.

acv battles for right to claim airport entry fees ACV battles for right to claim airport entry fees

Taxpayers are claiming they should not have to pay an entry fee for airports and terminals given the fact that airport investors do not have to pay land taxes.

japan passes controversial law to allow casinos Japan passes controversial law to allow casinos

Japan on Friday (Jul 20) enacted a controversial law to allow casinos that the government says will boost tourism and growth but was bitterly opposed by the opposition.

french rail strike cost operator sncf us 920 million report French rail strike cost operator SNCF US$920 million: Report

An unsuccessful strike by rail workers this year against President Emmanuel Macron's reform plan for the heavily indebted state operator SNCF cost the company 790 million euros (US$920 million), according to an internal document seen ...

china and uae sign deals as president visits abu dhabi China and UAE sign deals as president visits Abu Dhabi

China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of economic agreements on Friday (Jul 20) as President Xi Jinping held "extensive talks" in Abu Dhabi that will strengthen political ties, the UAE said.

vietnams e government plan needs a big push Vietnam’s e-government plan needs a big push

Vietnam’s growing internet coverage and smartphone usage make the idea of developing e-government services in favour of people and enterprises quite promising. However, the best way to use these strengths remains unclear. Nguyen Dat analyses.

eu migrant policy suffers blow as italy libya reject proposals EU migrant policy suffers blow as Italy, Libya reject proposals

The European Union's migrant strategy suffered a major new setback on Friday (Jul 20) with Italy refusing to freely accept people rescued at sea and Libya spurning a proposal for asylum processing centres.

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