John Gallander, director of Savills Hanoi, talks with Viet Nam News about perspectives of real estate market this year.
Banks stop offering gold loans
Credit institutions are no longer allowed to give loans to customers who
want to purchase gold in any form, including primary gold, bullion and
jewellery, according to the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV).
Foreign investor decree clarified
The Government has recently launched various measures to strengthen weak
credit institutions. One of these measures is a draft decree regulating
how many shares foreign investors can purchase in Vietnamese credit
institutions, listed and non-listed shareholding banks, financial
companies and financial leasing companies (collectively VCIs).
Japanese to conduct Tchaikovsky
The Viet Nam National Symphony Orchestra will play music by
Tchaikovsky, with guest conductor Shinozaki Yasuo and pianist Tran Thi
Tam Ngoc, at the Ha Noi Opera House tomorrow and Friday.