The Vietnamese government has made some achievements in reforming administrative procedures in order to improve the business environment, but there remains a lot to do.
Vietnam has demonstrated its commitment and support for the adoption of a global climate agreement at the United Nations’ 21st Conference of the Parties from November 30 to December 11, 2015.
Vietnam and Germany have agreed to boost bilateral development co-operation and set up an ambitious trade and investment target for 2020.
FPT, Vietcombank, PetroVietnam Gas (PVGas), Vinamilk, and Vingroup are five Vietnamese enterprises that appeared on the Asia300 report, which was released recently by Nikkei Asian Review.
In light of the recent conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, Vietnam finds itself at a crossroads with lucrative opportunities on the horizon for several trade sectors. In particular, the textile and garment industry stands to benefit greatly from access to the global market and reduced trade tariffs. However, future supply chain challenges must be addressed in order for Vietnam to capitalise on this potential. Amrish Goel, technical director of management consulting at KPMG in India, and Nguyen Tuan Hong Phuc, consulting director of KPMG Vietnam shared their opinions on this issue.
As the development of hi-tech parks in Viet Nam is still below expectations, they are seeking measures to attract more investments, especially in research and development projects.
The increase in foreign investment and the constrictions on foreign companies to develop in Vietnam through representative offices or having commercial presence in the country is forecasted to result in an increasing demand for international standard “offices for lease”. The newcomers on the office leasing market are expected to meet these demands by offering smart options which proved to be very efficient over the world.
Domestic commercial banks need to give top investment priority to information technology if they want to develop better retail banking strategies, according to independent market watchdogs.
The Ho Chi Minh City economy has maintained an increasingly positive trend and a stable economic growth in the first 11 months of the year, creating favourable conditions to achieve the year's socio-economic targets, according to a report from the Ho Chi Minh City Institute for Research and Development.
Beaches off the beaten track along central Binh Dinh province’s 134 km coastline are emerging as big draws for independent foreign travellers.
The annual food festival titled Taste of the World featuring Vietnamese and international dishes will be held at September 23 Park in HCM City from December 3 to 6.
Farms and rice fields in the two vast deltas of Vietnam are forecast to be seriously exhausted in the coming years as an impact of the shortage of water in rivers.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi, the favourite to win FIFA's prestigious Ballon d'Or title, was on Monday voted the top striker in the Spanish league last season ahead of Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo.
He had tried to sell "a piece of the clothing he used at the crash site" when teams were investigating the disaster, as well as a packet of Malaysia Airlines tissues and another unknown item which allegedly came from the downed plane.
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