Economy & Money

HDBank remains among Việt Nam’s top sustainable businesses for fourth year

The HCM City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank, or HDBank, has been named among the country’s Top Sustainable Companies in 2022 for a fourth consecutive year by the Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Scan and Go

After the pandemic, cashless payments are more and more popular in Việt Nam, with many businesses adopting this method. In Hà Nội, some streets like Triều Khúc and Tô Hiệu have almost become cashless.


Thai Vietjet resumes Đà Lạt-Bangkok route, offering discounted tickets

The international service between Đà Lạt and Bangkok operates four flights a week on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday with the flight time of 1 hour and 45 minutes per leg.


How to regain investors' confidence in corporate bond market: experts

What causes investors to lose confidence in corporate bonds is that issuers publish false information, fake information, and limited quality of collateral or provide no collateral.


Smart city development should be considered from the planning stage

Smart cities should be put into consideration from the urban planning stage to ensure synchronous development, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Huy Dũng said.


Fitch Ratings upgrades VietinBank's credit rating

The Outlook on the IDR is Positive, in line with Việt Nam's sovereign rating of 'BB' with a Positive Outlook. The Viability Rating (VR) was affirmed at 'b'.


FPT Digital advises Gas South on deepening digital transformation

FPT Digital completed a digital transformation roadmap on December 1 for Southern Gas Trading JSC (Gas South) that is expected to help Gas South deepen the implementation of its digital revolution.


Đồng Nai Province eyes trade surplus of $5.8 billion

Đồng Nai recorded a trade surplus of nearly US$5.3 billion in the first 11 months of this year, the southern province’s Statistics Office announced on November 30.


Conference discusses investment opportunities between VN, Canada

Bilateral trade between Việt Nam and Canada has increased significantly in recent years, but it is still not commensurate with its potential, and there is still plenty of room for growth, according to the Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).


Enterprises promote digital transformation for sustainable development

In the context of global integration and competition, ethical requirements in production and business, consumer protection, environmental protection, green economy, and circular economy are being promoted.


Vietnam seeks more foreign ownership in banks acquiring weaker lenders

The allowed foreign ownership ratio in stronger Vietnamese banks that acquire struggling lenders could jump to 49%, according to a draft government decree.
Vietnam seeks more foreign ownership in banks acquiring weaker lenders


Real estate association wants $4B credit quota hike

The Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association wants Vietnam’s credit quota be increased from 14% to 15% to boost the property sector.
Real estate association wants $4B credit quota hike


Home Credit wins three categories at Vietnam HR Awards 2022

Home Credit won "Best HR for Sustainability", "Excellence in Organizational Development and Design" and "Best Talent Management Strategy" at Vietnam HR Awards 2022.
Awards received by Home Credit at Vietnam HR Awards 2022. Photo by Home Credit


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