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Vietnam: Vietjet airline earns more than 153 million USD

Vietjet earns over $153 million from selling aircraft purchasing options     A Vietjet aircraft is seen at Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi, January 2018. Photo by Reuters/Kham Low-cost carrier Vietjet sold aircraft purchase options after acquiring them for 40-60 percent discounts by making...

Vietnam cashless transactions among lowest in ASEAN

Vietnam cashless transactions among lowest in ASEAN   Cashless transaction remains unpopular in Vietnam.  Cash transactions remain highly popular in Vietnam compared to other ASEAN countries as it has low banking penetration. A new Standard Chartered report says Vietnam has the lowest bank...

Growth quality concerns over disproportionate investment in Saigon real estate

Growth quality concerns over disproportionate investment in Saigon real estate   Real estate accounted for 32.7 percent of all domestic investment into Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by Shutterstock/Binh Ho Real estate attracted the highest proportion of capital by far into Saigon Jan-Apr, raising...

Experts doubt SOEs’ can succeed with investment projects abroad

Experts doubt SOEs’ can succeed with investment projects abroad State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have been advised to remain cautious when making outward investments because the possibility of success is low. Discussing measures to reform the state-owned sector, some economists said SOEs need to...