A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
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1/ Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agrico (HNG) has announced the results of the buy back of bonds before maturity from the National Citizen Bank (NCB). The total amount of money Duc spent on the deal was VND240 billion, and the transaction completion date was January 31, 2019. … [Read more...] about Businessmen play big, lose big
“The dong remained one of the most stable currencies in the region despite geopolitical uncertainties and economic events at home and abroad,” said Ngo Dang Khoa, country director of foreign exchange and capital market at HSBC Vietnam. “The exchange rate between the U.S dollar and the dong stayed almost unchanged throughout most of 2019, and the dong even appreciated against the greenback when the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) took the initiative to lower the buying price in late November.” … [Read more...] about Peacetime in sight for the dong
Viewed from the supply side, the foreign direct investment (FDI) sector has over the years contributed around 20% of Vietnam’s GDP and has generated a growth rate much higher than the national growth rate. There has existed also a response lag between registered FDI capital and the actual growth of this sector in the years that follow. During 2018 and 2019, the growth of registered FDI capital in Vietnam—excluding transactions in share purchases or capital contribution to operational company—tended to decline. Therefore, the FDI sector’s growth may decelerate in the few years to come. … [Read more...] about Not too many macro fluctuations expected for 2020
The cybersecurity and high-tech crimes prevention unit under the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security on Saturday said that it had worked in coordination with police officers in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong to bust the crime ring, having operated in Ho Chi Minh City, Lam Dong, and the northern province of Son La. … [Read more...] about Vietnam police bust criminal ring selling smartphone spyware