NDO/VNA – The military-run telecom group Viettel is the main factor creating a boom in telecommunications in Vietnam, contributing to completing the national target of universalising telecom services ahead of schedule, said Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich.
NDO - The overall value of Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) for equitisation was determined at VND16,741 billion (US$736.60 million) including VND10,144 billion (US$446.33 million) worth of State capital.
NDO – Over 61,200 enterprises were formed nationwide in the first six months of the year, with a total registered capital of VND596 trillion, up 12.4% in the number of new businesses, with capital up 39.4%, compared with the same period of 2016.
NDO/VNA – The Vinalines Container Shipping Company, a subsidiary of the Vietnam Shipping Lines (Vinalines), on June 23 launched its first-ever waterway lighterage service in the northern region, focusing on the Hai Phong-Viet Tri route.
NDO - A working group of the Prime Minister headed by Minister and Head of the Government Office, Mai Tien Dung held a working session with the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) on June 20.
NDO - The loss-making company Phuong Nam Pulp Mill, a subsidiary of the Vietnam Paper Corporation (Vinapaco), is scheduled to be auctioned off on July 14 with an initial price of VND1.885 trillion (US$82.94 million).
NDO – Vietnam Dairy Products (Vinamilk) was the only Vietnamese business to be listed among the top 10 Asian companies in the annual Asia300 Power Performers Ranking, which was released by Nikkei Asian Review on June 15.
NDO – The Prime Minister has issued Directive No. 26/CT-TTg on continuing the effective implementation of Resolution No. 35/NQ-CP dated May 16, 2016 in the spirit of the Government accompanying enterprises, requiring relevant authorities and localities to strictly handle irresponsible units causing delay and troubles for enterprises.
NDO/VNA – The time is ripe for US businesses to engage more strongly in the economic restructuring of Vietnam, especially in finance-banking and State-owned enterprise equitisation, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
NDO – The recently released Business Climate Index (BCI) for the first quarter of 2017 by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) has showed European firms’ positive expectations towards business conditions in Vietnam.