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Vietnam Minimum Wage Increases Spark Investor Uncertainty

Vietnam Minimum Wage Increases Spark Investor Uncertainty

The Vietnamese government has issued a decree to increase the country’s minimum salary by between VND250,000-VND400,000 (US$12-$19) starting January 1, 2015. This will bring the wage floor to between VND2.15...

Taxi fares cut in three cities

Taxi fares cut in three cities

The Ministry of Finance has confirmed taxi fare cuts of 2 per cent to 32 per cent in three major cities of Viet Nam this November.The ministry's six-day spot checks...

 
New legal framework needed to tackle NPLs

New legal framework needed to tackle NPLs

A resolution on bad debt would be the only way to resolve legal obstacles for buyers to purchase bad debts, especially foreign investors, Le Xuan Nghia, member of the National...

M&A to spike as economy grows

M&A to spike as economy grows

There will be a wave of mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam in the next five years when the economy recovers and foreign direct investment surges, an international conference heard in...

 
FDI firms encouraged to invest in agriculture

FDI firms encouraged to invest in agriculture

Vietnam has called on foreign direct investment firms to further invest in agricultural product and food processing to balance trade and take full the country’s advantages, said a senior official...

FDI disbursement up 5.9% in 10 months

FDI disbursement up 5.9% in 10 months

Disbursement of foreign direct investments (FDI) posted an encouraging 5.9-per cent increase to US$10.15 billion in the first 10 months of 2014. The latest report from the Ministry of Planning and...

 
Easier Foreign Ownership Likely To Revive Property Market

Easier Foreign Ownership Likely To Revive Property Market

A Construction Ministry recent proposal on creating more favourable conditions for foreigners to buy property is considered a step in the right direction to attract stronger foreign investment inflows. Most foreigners...

Protecting the rights of consumers

Protecting the rights of consumers

Since the Consumer Protection Law was first implemented three years ago thousands of cases have been handled. Vietnam Economic News’ Lan Phuong spoke with Nguyen Manh Hung, Deputy Chairman and...

 
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