Foreign-owned Property Market in HCMC Non-existent

Foreign-owned Property Market in HCMC Non-existent

Attempts by the Vietnam government to stimulate the foreign-owned property market in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) have proved to be a dismal failure. Unclear and overly-complicated procedures and regulations are resulting in a glut of unsold and/ or unoccupied high-end apartments and condominiums, and a dearth of property within the price range of average […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 5

Myanmar Morning News For September 5

Examining the Companies Act THE draft Companies Act, which is currently discussed by Amyotha Hluttaw, will introduce significant changes in the legal definition of foreign companies, the registration process and capital structures. Notably, foreign firms no longer need to obtain a permit to trade from the authorities and foreigners will be allowed to buy shares […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 5

Vietnam Morning News For September 5

Vietnam says violations found at central bank in war on graft Vietnam has found faults with the central State Bank of Vietnam, including poor supervision of credit organizations and inefficiency in preventing corruption, the government said on Saturday. — Business Insider The three biggest risks in doing business in Vietnam “Why have Vietnamese businesses died?” […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 4

Myanmar Morning News For September 4

Local businesspeople, government officials hope to promote ‘Made in Myanmar’ designation Economic experts and business leaders held a panel discussion on Saturday to discuss ways to affix local export products with a “Made in Myanmar” label to improve international opportunities and to counter the Myanmar’s reputation abroad as a poor and conflict-afflicted country. — The […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 4

Vietnam Morning News For September 4

Tens of trillions of dong of state capital nearly lost in equitization According to Tran Dinh Thien, the number of SOEs has decreased significantly over the last 15 years of restructuring, from 6,000 in 2001 to 700 in 2016. — VietnamNet Bridge Vietnam wants to make own cars; Vingroup to invest $3.5B Vietnam wants to […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 1

Myanmar Morning News For September 1

Myanmar interior minister claims Arakan Rohingya militants have “territorial ambitions” The August 25 attacks on 30 police stations and an army base in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is a clear indication that the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) is attempting to establish an “Islamic State” in Maungdaw and Buthidaung townships, said Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe — Thai […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 1

Vietnam Morning News For September 1

Prime Minister calls on Gov’t to cut business fees “Many enterprises reported that it takes great efforts to manufacture products but procedures to consume and export these products are more complicated. Some say that raising chickens takes only 40 days but it is more complicated and takes longer to consume and export chickens,” Phuc said. […]

Myanmar Morning News For August 31

Myanmar Morning News For August 31

Doing Business in Myanmar? Check this Out If you are planning on doing business in Myanmar one necessary resource in your armoury of data is the informative reports published by Hong Kong-based Conventus Publishing (Asia), under the Conventus Law brand. — AEC News Today Myanmar’s MyTel to launch 4G in 1H18 Vietnamese operator Viettel’s joint […]

Vietnam Morning News For August 31

Vietnam Morning News For August 31

VN-Index rebounds, led by real estate Shares rebounded slightly on the HCM Stock Exchange after a bearish session on Wednesday, propped up by strong growth of real estate and steel stocks. — Viet Nam News Toyoda Gosei to Establish a New Airbag Parts Plant in Vietnam Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will establish a new plant […]

Doing Business in Myanmar? Check this Out

If you are planning on doing business in Myanmar one necessary resource in your armoury of data is the informative reports published by Hong Kong-based Conventus Publishing (Asia), under the Conventus Law brand. Produced in association with Duane Morris & Selvam, the first US-based firm to open a law office in Myanmar, Doing Business in […]

Myanmar Morning News For August 30

Myanmar Morning News For August 30

Private banks hike lending to SMEs SMALL and medium enterprises in Myanmar will soon get greater access to finance as private banks plan to extend more credit to boost the economy, according to speakers at the Amcham Financial Services Forum held last week. — Eleven Myanmar Myanmar exports rice to Kenya Myanmar has begun exporting […]

Vietnam Morning News For August 30

Vietnam Morning News For August 30

VN exporters urged to follow rules Viet Nam should strictly follow and continuously update its policies and regulations when exporting products to the United States, which is considered a difficult market with rigorous requirements. — Bizhub Vietnam’s trade deficit hits 2.13 billion USD in first eight months Vietnam’s trade deficit was estimated to hit 2.13 […]