Since issuing corporate bonds has become easy thanks to open regulations, it is necessary to tighten control over bond issuance. According to Saigon Securities Incorporated (SSI), VND129.016 trillion worth of corporate bonds were offered to sell in the first eight months of the year and 90.08 percent was sold. VND22.664 trillion, or 61 percent of bonds, were sold to domestic investors. However, it’s unclear who the ‘domestic investors’ are. Meanwhile, bonds cannot sell to individual investors who don’t have deep knowledge about the market. The analysts blamed the hot corporate bond market on the easy requirements stipulated in Decree 163. Hai Linh Anonymous foreign investor buys entire batch of Phu My Hung bonds Phu My Hung Development Corporation has mobilised VND800 billion ($34.78 million) for real estate projects from a "secret" foreign investor through bond sales. Vietnam’s bond market continues growth Vietnam’s … [Read more...] about Is the corporate bond market too hot?
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At a recruitment interview (Photo: VietnamPlus) Hanoi (VNA) - The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will bring benefits in exports and FDI attraction, hence more jobs. The workforce in 2019 is forecast to bode well for both unskilled and skilled labourers. [Vietnamese labourers struggle amid Industrial Revolution 4.0] According to experts, after the lunar New Year holiday, job-seekers will see favourable recruitment demand. Increasing recruitment demand Le Quang Trung, Director of the Department of Employment at the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, projected Vietnam’s economy will continue its high growth in 2019. The labour market will shift to need less unskilled workers and demand more skilled ones for better quality. In 2019, about 56 million labourers will obtain employment. The number of unskilled workers still accounts for 26.5 percent of the workforce, while that of labourers working in personal services, … [Read more...] about 2019 workforce sees thousands of new jobs added
Dozens of artists, musicians and dancers will perform in the two-day programme Câu Chuyện Cải Lương: Thật và Đẹp (Beautiful and Real- An Oral History of Cải Lương) featuring cải lương (reformed opera) on Book Street in HCM City on Saturday. The event is part of a long-term programme launched by the British Council and its partners. Photo by Gia Tiên HCM CITY A two-day programme featuring cải lương (reformed opera) will be held on Book Street in HCM City on Saturday. The event, Câu Chuyện Cải Lương: Thật và Đẹp (Beautiful and Real - An Oral History of Cải Lương), is part of a long-term programme on heritage launched by the British Council Việt Nam and its partners. It highlights cải lương and its performers of different generations who have contributed to the … [Read more...] about Cultural programme features cải lương on HCM City Book Street