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2 executives get death sentence in Vietnam’s major shipping scandal

The scandal is among Vietnam's six corruption and mismanagement cases to be brought to trial by March 2017.

Vietnam's PM signs off on more state-owned company sales

The conglomerates involved in this fresh round of sell-offs include Agribank and coal mining group Vinacomin. 

Vietnam’s public debt growing three times faster than GDP

The country is digging itself into an ever-increasing hole. 
October 27, 2016 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Loans for Vietnam's state firms hit $67 billion

According to a new government report, $15.6 billion of that came from overseas.
October 25, 2016 | 12:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s govt urged to sell entire stake in dairy giant Vinamilk

Selling off small stakes individually could cost the government $1 billion.
October 20, 2016 | 05:49 pm GMT+7

Morgan Stanley Asia to advise Vietnam on stake sale of dairy giant

Vietnam’s investment arm wants to milk the maximum profit from the sell-off.
October 07, 2016 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Listings by top Vietnamese brewers seen delayed to Q1 2017

The brewers' share debuts were originally scheduled by the end of 2016.
October 05, 2016 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Higher food, petrol prices fuel Vietnam’s inflation: HSBC

Vietnam's ambitious economic growth target is likely to put more pressure on the economy.
September 29, 2016 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

Thai investors have eyes on sell-off of Vietnamese state firms

Some of the biggest companies from Thailand are ready to grab stakes in Vietnam's top state-owned enterprises, a report says.
September 25, 2016 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans massive sell-off in state-owned firms early next year

The privatization push in giants such as Vinamilk and FPT could raise billions of dollars.
September 16, 2016 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam state firm begs government for $300 mln in debt relief

Drought and a falling fertilizer market have landed the company in hot water.
September 16, 2016 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Former execs arrested for $150 million losses at PetroVietnam unit

State inspectors found mismanagement under their watch which resulted in massive losses.
September 16, 2016 | 12:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's fresh privatization push puts local firms on edge

Will foreign investors start renaming Vietnamese brands now the ownership cap has been lifted?
September 09, 2016 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s rapidly growing retail industry partially offsets economic slowdown

The rising middle class has been attracting foreign retail giants to Vietnam.
August 06, 2016 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans stake-sell-off from giant construction conglomerates

Privatization is helping firms to build, literally, while raising cash for the state coffers.
July 25, 2016 | 02:27 pm GMT+7