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VN businesses face risks from Hong Kong, China FTAs

Speakers at the conference on managing Vietnamese businesses’ potential in the context of the recently signed ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) and the 2016 revised ASEAN–China Free Trade Area (ACFTA), held on Friday in Hà Nội. — Photo vces.org.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Following the recently signed ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement ... Read More »

Tour guides join associations so they can keep their jobs

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of freelancers are hurrying to join tourism and tour guide associations as the membership will give them opportunities to practice as legal tour guides. The majority of tour guides are freelancers “I am looking for a solution. Maybe I will apply to join the tourism association in Can Tho City first, and later join a tour ... Read More »

Cyber security more difficult by the day

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Thành Hưng speaks at the forum. — Photo ictnews.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Cyber security will be difficult to maintain next year as hackers use smarter and more sophisticated technology to make attacks, Nguyễn Thành Hưng, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, said this week. This was revealed at the second regional ... Read More »

Foreign players are rushing to Vietnam’s lucrative solar market

After the government’s Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TT on supporting the development of solar power was issued in April, Vietnam witnessed a trend of successfully registered and licensed projects, though challenges still await potential investors. Nguyen Duong Tuan, CEO of SolarBK. Nguyen Duong Tuan, CEO of SolarBK, the only Vietnamese firm invited to the Future of Energy Summit, talks with VIR’s Phuong ... Read More »

Textile-garment trade surplus may hit US$15.5 billion this year

Vietnam’s textile and garment sector may have a trade surplus of US$15.5 billion on total export revenue of US$31 billion this year, said Vu Duc Giang, chairman of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS). The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association forecasts that Vietnam’s textile and garment export revenue might reach US$31 billion this year and the number is expected ... Read More »

SSI seek shareholders’ permission to issue bonds, ESOP shares

SSI is seeking shareholders’ approval for its plan to issue 1.2 million convertible bonds. — Photo cafef.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Saigon Securities Inc is seeking shareholders’ approval for its plan to issue 1.2 million convertible bonds and 10 million ESOP (employee stock ownership programme) shares. According to the plan, next year, the securities company will issue 1.2 ... Read More »

Stocks mixed as liquidity rises

Investors in a trading session at Tân Việt Securities Company in Hà Nội. – VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Vietnamese shares ended on Friday on different notes, with investors’ confidence mixed on the last day in which exchange-traded funds (ETFs) completed their portfolio reviews. The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange inched down ... Read More »

ThaiBev set to buy 51 percent of Sabeco through Vietnamese unit

Thai Beverage will bid as a domestic investor in the Sabeco stake sale as it aims to dodge the foreign ownership limit in Vietnam’s leading brewery. Thai Beverage seems to be the most determined participant in the Sabeco share sale next Monday In its press release, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) announced that Vietnam Beverage Company Limited is ... Read More »

Travel firms want more open visa waiver policy

VietNamNet Bridge – While the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and travel firms have repeatedly called for extending the visa waiver to attract more foreign travelers, other agencies say it still needs thorough consideration. Travel firms want more open visa waiver The number of foreign travelers to Vietnam reached 11.6 million this year, an increase of 28 percent compared ... Read More »