New Circular of Housing Law takes effect

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

New Circular of Housing Law takes effect

The Ministry of Construction’s Circular 3 Housing Law will take effect starting April 8, replacing the controversial Circular 16.

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Big banks to raise charter capital in positive move

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

While some small commercial banks failed to raise their charter capital last year, some major lenders have already approved adding millions of US dollars to their charter capital this year.

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Big banks to raise charter capital in positive move

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

While some small commercial banks failed to raise their charter capital last year, some major lenders have already approved adding millions of US dollars to their charter capital this year.

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New PPP law improves quality of public service

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

New PPP law improves quality of public service

(VOV) -Maintaining the balance between public ownership and outright privatization for Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) is the key to delivering quality public services, said ADB Country Director for Vietnam, Tomoyuki Kimura.

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Circular ownership in banking system easing, state bank says

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Circular ownership in banking system easing, state bank says

VietNamNet Bridge – Cross-ownership, long considered a serious threat to the banking system, is on the wane, according to Dao Minh Tu, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam. Some economists, however, disagree.

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Banking reform should match international norms

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Adopting international standards and limiting cross-ownership are among key measures that will ensure Vietnam's banking sector reforms are effective, Michael Krakowski, Director and Chief Technical Advisor of the GIZ Macroeconomic Reform Programme, tells Vietnam News Agency’s English-language daily Viet Nam News.

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Foreign investors call for faster economic reforms

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Foreign investors are demanding an even faster equitisation and non-core business divestment to open up more investment opportunities, despite recent moves by the Government to pick up the pace, according to the Vietnam Investment Review (VIR).

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Vietnam sparingly gives more “room” to foreign investors

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam sparingly gives more “room” to foreign investors

VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign investors have said the government of Vietnam proves to be very mean about the rises of the foreign ownership ratios in Vietnamese banks.

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What does US know about Putin's oil wealth?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

What does US know about Putin's oil wealth?

The most startling part of Washington's sanctions on Russian businessmen loyal to President Vladimir Putin may be a single sentence that contains an explosive allegation: that Putin himself profits from the world's No. 4 oil trading company, Gunvor.

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Pan Pacific share sale fetches maintenance firm $30 million

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Pan Pacific JSC (PAN) completed its individual stocks offering of more than 20 million shares (PAN-HOSE) on March 18.

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Foreigners unhappy with meager FOL rise

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Foreigners unhappy with meager FOL rise

VietNamNet Bridge – Strategic foreign investors on March 18 showed disapproval of a scant increase of the foreign ownership limit (FOL) in local banks.

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Analysts call for further increase in bank foreign ownership limit

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Investors are unhappy with Vietnam for taking too small a step to open its banking system by lifting the foreign ownership for “single strategic investors” at local banks but keeping the total foreign cap, analysts said at a conference Tuesday.

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Foreigners unhappy with meager FOL rise

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SaigonTimes English 1 month(s) ago

Foreigners unhappy with meager FOL rise

HANOI – Strategic foreign investors on March 18 showed disapproval of a scant increase of the foreign ownership limit (FOL) in local banks.

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Vietnam Premier opens door to foreign investors

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VietStock FI English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam Premier opens door to foreign investors

Vietnam’s premier pledged to subject state-owned companies to competition and allow greater foreign ownership of banks as the government seeks to revive growth and join a key trade agreement.

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Fitch: Vietnam relatively resilient, but banking remains a drag

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VietStock FI English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Fitch: Vietnam relatively resilient, but banking remains a drag

Vietnam's economy continues to stabilise, and has withstood the global financial volatility which has hit other regional emerging economies, says Fitch Ratings. However, medium-term economic prospects and the sovereign's credit profile remain weighed down by the slow pace of asset restructuring in the banking sector and sluggish reforms of state owned enterprises (SOEs).

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