The way forward in hospital self-rule (07/05/2021)
While hospital automation has proved some advantages of capital mobilisation and healthcare services expansion, some challenges remain and concrete actions are required to make it a greater success. Le Minh Sang, health specialist at World Bank Vietnam, analyses the difficulties and also the international lessons that the country can learn from.

115 trillion VND for tax payment extension (06/05/2021)
The total value of taxes and land lease fees under the Government’s recently-issued decree on the extension of deadlines for tax payment is 115 trillion VND (4.97 billion USD), heard a press conference of the Government on May 5.

Ba Son underground station’s ground floor completed ahead of schedule (06/05/2021)
Construction for the first ground floor (B1) at Ba Son station, part of Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien), was completed one month earlier than the set deadline.

HCM City set to become smart metropolis (06/05/2021)
HCM City is to become a smart urban area, maintain its role as the country’s economic engine, and realise its goal of becoming an economic and financial hub in Asia, experts have said.

Vietnam becomes region's largest gold market: WGC (06/05/2021)
Vietnam is the largest gold market in Southeast Asia, according to a recent study of the World Gold Council (WGC).

Securities firms set high profit targets for 2021 on positive stock market (05/05/2021)
As the market benchmark VN-Index broke the psychological level of 1,200 points, along with many positive outlooks about the market, securities firms set big growth targets for 2021. Of which, many companies expected their profits to reach trillions of đồng.

Shares mixed on resurgence of COVID-19 (05/05/2021)
The stock market closed the first session of May on a mixed note as the growth of banking shares rescued the VN-Index from a fall while the HNX-Index slumped due to the resurgence of COVID-19 in Việt Nam.

Austrian firms expect opportunities from Vietnam (05/05/2021)
The portal of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber has run an article hailing Vietnam’s consistent, drastic and effective measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that the Vietnamese market remains attractive to Austrian firms.

Vietnam posts positive signs in FDI attraction (05/05/2021)
Vietnam’s success in the fight against COVID-19 and its overall stability have increased its competitiveness and resulted in positive outcomes in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction since the start of the year, Director of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Do Nhat Hoang, has said.

Việt Nam could lead region in renewable energy development: German news outlet (03/05/2021)
Việt Nam will soon lead Southeast Asia in renewable energy development, Germany’s Energiezukunft news outlet highlighted in a recent article, describing the country’s energy transition as very impressive.

Foreign partners help to lay foundations for Vietnam’s rise (03/05/2021)
In the 46 years since national reunification, Vietnam’s development has witnessed great strides with major contributions from foreign investment, which has been targeted to continue being an important driver of the domestic economy.

HCM City lures 1.14 billion USD in FDI in four months (03/05/2021)
HCM City reported a foreign direct investment (FDI) influx of 1.14 billion USD in the first four months of 2021, posting a year-on-year decline of 12.92 percent.

Proactively welcoming the fourth FDI wave (03/05/2021)
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the global economic structure, breaking production and circulation chains, promoting new technology development and “rectifying” investment flows. In that context, attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam also needs to be adjusted to suit the new situation.

Vietjet overcomes pandemic with positive 2020 audit report (03/05/2021)
Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (HOSE: VJC) has released its audited annual financial statements for 2020.

Foreign companies ramp up investment in tyre production (29/04/2021)
More tyre producers are ramping up investment in Vietnam to capitalise on the opportunities brought by free trade agreements.

Deputy PM lauds contributions of Japan’s financial, credit organisations (29/04/2021)
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 28 hosted a reception for Masahiro Yoshimura, General Manager of Business Development Department at Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), who is also in charge of managing Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).

Four-month FDI totals 12.25 billion USD (29/04/2021)
In the first four months to April 20, foreign investors pumped 12.25 billion USD in Vietnam, equal to 99.3 percent of the amount recorded in the same period last year.

Local steelmakers red hot on investment (29/04/2021)
Over recent months, the steel market has retained positive momentum after its recovery in mid-2020, helping many steel producers record a strong performance in the first quarter of 2021.

The keys to M&A attraction (29/04/2021)
In recent years, Vietnam has been actively improving investment policies as well as enhancing the legal framework for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities.

Gov’t affirms FDI's important role in Vietnamese economy (28/04/2021)
The foreign direct investment (FDI) sector continues to be an important economic driver, contributing to making Việt Nam more prosperous, Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh said.