Economists warn Vietnam against tax on carbonated drinks

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Economists warn Vietnam against tax on carbonated drinks

After the Ministry of Finance recently proposed an excise tax on carbonated beverages, representatives from the business community warned that the move could do more harm than good.

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Vietnam suspends ban on direct import of cars

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Vietnam suspends ban on direct import of cars

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced that it will give unofficial car importers one year to bring in consignments that got stuck during a ban imposed on the direct import of cars three years ago.

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Vietnam's housing loan package being disbursed at a trickle

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Over 7 percent of a VND30-trillion (US$1.4 billion) loan package designed to help low-income earners buy homes has been disbursed since it was introduced a year ago, a rate that's been decried as “too slow."

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Thai investor delays mega oil refinery project in Vietnam

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Thai investor delays mega oil refinery project in Vietnam

An oil refinery belonging to Thailand's top energy company PTT. Photo credit: PTT

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Vietnam mulls lifting limit on foreign ownership at securities firms

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The State Securities Commission of Vietnam has again asked the government to lift restrictions barring foreign ownership of securities companies.

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Vietnam's southern industrial province reports record foreign investment despite riots

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Vietnam's southern industrial province reports record foreign investment despite riots

An aerial photo of Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park in Binh Duong Province. Photo credit: Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon

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Vietnam central bank buying bad debt 'at turtle's pace'

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The central bank has pledged to speed up its purchase of VND30 trillion (US$1.41 billion) in bad debt while remaining hopeful that it will meet its annual target.

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More businesses shut down in Vietnam

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More businesses shut down in Vietnam

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has reported that 27,965 businesses have either closed or suspended operations in Vietnam this year. Photo credit: VnExpress

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VietJetAir opens flights to Singapore

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Vietnam’s low-cost carrier VietJetAir launched Friday a route between Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore, Thoi bao Kinh te Sai Gon (Saigon Times) reported.

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Vietnam metro announces compensation for foreign firms after riots

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Ho Chi Minh City authorities will pay VND3.9 billion (US$183,000) to the 32 foreign companies directly affected by riots that broke out during anti-China rallies this month while offering incentives and tax breaks to others.

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SSC to hold firm on market trading bands: Chairman

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Chairman of the State Securities Commission, Vu Bang, confirmed on Thursday his agency would not adjust stock trading bands, refuting rumors that the regulator would narrow the bands to cushion the recent stock market plunge.

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Ministry orders no fuel price hike as firms complain of losses

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Ministry orders no fuel price hike as firms complain of losses

The Ministry of Finance has insisted that fuel prices remain stable even as Vietnam's petro companies complain that they have incurred losses, Thoi bao Kinh te Sai Gon reported Tuesday.

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Vietnam mega refinery lowers estimated cost

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Vietnam mega refinery lowers estimated cost

A motorcyclist pasts the central province of Binh Dinh's Nhon Hoi Economic Zone, where a US$21.5-billion refinery is planned

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Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games

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Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games

The Vietnamese delegation at the Olympic Council of Asia general assembly in Macau in November 2012 when the country won the bid to host the 2019 Asian Games.

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Vietnam state bank denies new bug-related attack report

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Vietnam state bank denies new bug-related attack report

The State Bank of Vietnam on Thursday denied a report that around 15 local e-banking websites and online payment gateways were hacked in relation to a newly-discovered bug called Heartbleed.

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