100-percent foreign ownership may be allowed in some business fields

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100-percent foreign ownership may be allowed in some business fields

VietNamNet Bridge - The ceiling on foreign ownership in companies may climb to 100 percent instead of 60 percent as initially planned, sources have said. If so, this would represent a breakthrough in policymakers’ thinking.

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Investors hold breath as they wait for new ceiling on foreign-ownership ratio

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Investors hold breath as they wait for new ceiling on foreign-ownership ratio

VietNamNet Bridge - The lifting of the ceiling foreign ownership ratio in Vietnamese companies, if made, would help the VN Index climb to 650 points by the end of the year, economists have predicted.

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VP Bank buys Cai Lan Port stake

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Vinalines plans to sells off its 51 per cent of stakes in Cai Lan International Container Terminal (CICT), Thoi bao Kinh te Sai Gon (Sai Gon Economic Times) newspaper reported this week.

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Dollar appreciates, but exchange rate may not be adjusted in first half of year

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Dollar appreciates, but exchange rate may not be adjusted in first half of year

VietNamNet Bridge – The dollar price has been appreciating against the Vietnam dong like other currencies but analysts believe the State Bank will not adjust the dong/dollar exchange in the first half of the year.

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Lotte continues expansion, becomes partner in Diamond Plaza mall

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Lotte continues expansion, becomes partner in Diamond Plaza mall

VietNamNet Bridge – The so-called “Lotte phenomenon” is a phrase on the lips of many businesspeople, reflecting the presence of the South Korean investor in many business fields in Vietnam.

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Will private capital be poured into airports?

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Will private capital be poured into airports?

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport (MOT) believes that it will succeed in attracting private capital to airport projects if it can develop reasonable policies.

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SBV plans to buy more commercial banks

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SBV plans to buy more commercial banks

VietNamNet Bridge – The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is eyeing to buy GP Bank and Ocean Bank, Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon quoted its sources as saying.

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Brokers raise property prices on back of new framework

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Although the new land price framework in HCM City has only recently taken effect, some brokers have taken advantage of the change to increase property prices, according to Thoi bao kinh te Sai Gon (Sai Gon Economic Times) newspaper.

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Ministry to offer concessions to investors in airports, Vietjet eyes Noi Bai

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Ministry to offer concessions to investors in airports, Vietjet eyes Noi Bai

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport (MOT) is considering offering concessions to investors in Phu Quoc airport and part of Noi Bai airport in an aim to attract capital for other airport projects.

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Brokers raise property prices on back of new framework

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Although the new land price framework in HCM City has only recently taken effect, some brokers have taken advantage of the change to increase property prices, according to Thoi bao kinh te Sai Gon (Sai Gon Economic Times) newspaper.

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Vietnam scraps genetically modified silkworm project with US firm

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Vietnam scraps genetically modified silkworm project with US firm

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has scrapped a plan to partner with Kraig Biocraft Laboratories to create silkworms that have the ability to produce spider web material in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

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Saigon’s Flower Street to feature Vietnam's countryside, metro line

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Saigon’s Flower Street to feature Vietnam's countryside, metro line

An artist's impression of the 2015 Flower Street in Ho Chi Minh City

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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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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

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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