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Ex top official receives PM's warning for privatization violations

Former Vice Chairman of the Government Office Pham Viet Muon received an official warning on Wednesday for committing privatization and divestment violations.

Government to sell stakes in 93 state-owned firms by 2020

Vietnam plans to speed up its equitization program by selling stakes in 93 major state-owned companies by the end of 2020.

Vietnam privatization efforts bogged down in new rules

Vietnamese agencies have only equitized 35 of 127 enterprises with a 2020 deadline, and many are asking for more time.
July 10, 2019 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Deputy transport ministers disciplined for multiple violations

Three deputy ministers of transport and several other officials have been reprimanded or warned for equitization and divestment violations.
July 08, 2019 | 06:17 pm GMT+7

Keppel to sell 70 pct stake in Vietnam waterfront township

Singapore-based Keppel Corp will sell 70 percent stake in a waterfront township project to a Vietnamese investor for $100 million.
January 28, 2019 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs privatization breakthrough in 2019: deputy PM

Vietnam needs to make a breakthrough this year in state divesting from enterprises, says Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
January 19, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s leading oil retailer seeks multiple partners

Vietnam’s second-largest oil retailer, PV Oil, is seeking multiple buyers, instead of a single strategic investor, for a 44.72 percent stake.
December 20, 2018 | 08:28 pm GMT+7

M&A takes center stage in Vietnam’s foreign investment landscape

The finance, property, retail, and consumer goods sectors will continue to dominate mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam, experts say.
November 29, 2018 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

Logistics giant in divestment spree

Gemadept Corporation’s after-tax profit in H1 rose nearly 6.8 times year-on-year to VND1.55 trillion ($68 million), partly owing to stake divestments.
August 08, 2018 | 11:47 am GMT+7

EVN to hasten divestment, push power plant upgrades

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will accelerate divestment from five power companies and pilot electricity connections at one thermal power plant this month.
August 07, 2018 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Vietnam to fully divest from Maritime Bank

The sale of a block of more than 2.4 million shares has been scheduled for October.
October 01, 2016 | 09:22 am 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

Ministry of Transport makes $93 million from divestments

Nine state owned enterprises (SOEs) under the Ministry of Transport (MoT)’s management sold stakes worth VND2.7 trillion (about $93 million) in the first three months of 2016.
April 13, 2016 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s second largest telecommunications group to divest stakes in 50 enterprises

Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) will lower its stakes in 50 companies, funds and banks in pursuance of a new decree issued by the government.
April 08, 2016 | 01:21 pm GMT+7

Playboy eyes possible sale of assets

Playboy Enterprises, known for its iconic but struggling men's lifestyle magazine, said Thursday it had hired an investment adviser to look at a possible sale of the company.
March 25, 2016 | 08:03 am GMT+7
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