As a share of gross domestic product (GDP), emerging East Asia’s bond market rose to 95.6% at the end of September from 91.6% at the end of June. The rising share of bonds outstanding to GDP was mainly due to regional governments’ increased financing to combat the adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Vietnam bond market posts strongest growth among emerging East Asia in 9 months
With winners outnumbering losers by 251 to 167, the main index added 4.25 points, or 0.42%, from the session earlier. The southern market saw 446.44 million shares worth VND9.87 trillion changing hands, declining by 9.54% in volume and 4.12% in value compared with the previous session. Some 64.71 million shares worth over VND1.92 trillion were traded in block deals. … [Read more...] about VN-Index rises to year’s record high
The Government of Vietnam has set a target by 2030 of increasing the effectiveness of the intellectual property laws and significantly reducing infringement of intellectual property rights. However, experts have said, it is necessary to raise awareness about intellectual property issues in the community while strengthening the capacity and efficiency of State management agencies to promptly coordinate and solve infringement in order to attract quality foreign investment capital./ . … [Read more...] about Vietnam boosts IP rights to attract investment
In Tam Thanh fishing village, many locals have given up their traditional fishing job and moved to other places after selling their land to outsiders, Thuong said. The newcomers rebuilt houses, damaging the murals on the walls and the local identity. … [Read more...] about Randomness, lack of curation cause bumpy ride for public art
Yes Vietnamese companies were at a massive advantage thanks to the government’s success in containing the pandemic. But also the best Vietnamese companies and people shone with their exceptional abilities during the crisis. The old fashioned companies with strict inflexible hierarchies and staff saying “tell me what to do” are probably still nervously waiting for things to get back to the old normal. The modern agile companies on the other hand wasted no time and were able to spring into action in March already. Their organisational structures could be realigned fast, with everyone empowered to help with creative solutions. Nobody has ever dealt with a pandemic like this before, so being creative became the most valued skill. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?