Vietnam is expected to receive a record US$10.6 billion in overseas remittances in 2013, the ninth highest in the world this year, the World Bank said in a report. The figure will mark a 6.5 percent increase from around $10 billion last year. There are more than four million Vietnamese living and working abroad. Remittances are one of the main
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Vietnam’s economy continues to stabilize, and has withstood the global financial volatility which has hit other regional emerging economies, says Fitch Ratings. However, medium-term economic prospects and the sovereign’s credit profile remain weighed down by the slow pace of asset restructuring in the banking sector and sluggish reforms of state owned enterprises (SOEs).
The Vietnam Business Forum is seeking input from companies to identify concerns about corruption, and practical solutions to tackle corruption. This survey will take no more than 10 minutes to complete and is completely anonymous. The survey does not ask for names of the individual completing the survey or that of the company.
Emre Olcer, Procter & Gamble (Vietnam) CEO discusses business in Vietnam, the fastest growing market for P&G in the world. P&G started operation in Vietnam in 1995 with the commitment to “Touching and improving more lives, more parts of the world, more completely.” The company has invested more than $175 million to build 2 global standard
TPP – FBNC interview with Luong Van Ly – 1, discusses TPP as the latest development in the overall perspective of Vietnam-U.S. relations since 1975. There have been four phases: 1975-1990: “cold war’” 1990 – 2000: normalization; 2000 – 2013: economic cooperation with BTA, WTO; 2013 and after: TPP and “Comprehensive Partnership.” Mr. Luong Van
Traditionally there are four main holidays: TET Eve (Sa, Feb 9, 2013), and The First (Su, Feb 10, 2013), Second (Mo, Feb 11, 2013), and Third (Tu, Feb 12, 2013) Days of TET Nguyen Dan. However, since two of the official holidays are on the weekend, the holidays are observed on Sat, Feb 9 –
Posted: Jan 20, 2013. Updated: Feb 4, 2013
HR2B provides professional services in human resources management to business in Viet Nam. Our combination of quality process, international standard customer service, and local knowledge has made us one of the top 3 consulting companies in the country. With offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, and Da Nang, we add value to our
Graham Garven, a partner with KPMG Indonesia and award-winning head of KPMG’s Transfer Pricing practice, has left KPMG to join VDB Loi in Indonesia. With over 15 years’ experience in Indonesia, Graham is widely acknowledged as one of Indonesia’s most experienced foreign tax advisers. Initially as a Director and in 2009 as a partner with
Splash into the TET Lunar New Year with the Water Snake. And enjoy exquisite seasonal delicacies at the Dynasty Restaurant at the New World Hotel Saigon. Dynasty is an elegantly spacious and beautifully designed restaurant decorated in a contemporary Chinese style that has been serving one of the most authentic Cantonese quisine in Ho Chi