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.
Vinmec International Hospital in Hanoi last week became the first Vietnamese general hospital to receive the Joint Commission International Accreditation.
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.
Facebook on Thursday (Jul 2) confirmed that it is dabbling in video ads and sharing revenue with content creators, in a move that would compete with Google-owned YouTube.
The Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee last week decided to revoke the investment certificate of the controversial $1.25 billion Phoenix Beach resort in the central city of Nha Trang.
The second quarter of 2015 was one of the most disappointing periods for the primary bond market in the past four years, recording the second lowest issuance amount.
The Century Synthetic Fibre Corporation has been licensed to build a US$90-million fibre plant in the southern Tay Ninh Province's Trang Bang District, Nhip Cau Dau Tu online newspaper reported.
Vietnam's Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, which boasts the world's largest cave Son Doong, was recognized as a world heritage site for the second time by the UNESCO on Friday, the park’s management board said.
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.