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Vietjet opens Hong Kong – Ho Chi Minh City route

International Finance Desk
The route will commence operations from 9 December, 2016 September 15, 2016: Vietnam’s new-age carrier Vietjet announced the opening of a new international route linking Hong Kong with Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). The route will commence operations on 9 December, 2016. His Excellency, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnam Prime Minister and Her Excellency, Mrs....
Business Leaders

‘Lazada and Alibaba partnership will bring significant synergies’

Giovanni Puglisi Interview with Riccardo Basile, Chief Commercial Officer of Lazada Group June 6, 2016: Lazada is Southeast Asia’s undisputed retail giant. However, data by Rocket Internet, the Germany-based company behind Lazada, reveals that despite strong revenues, the e-commerce giant has struggled to generate profit. The company’s latest financial results show €275 million in revenue...

Will AEC be a force to reckon with?

The 10-nation group wants to make its presence felt globally Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 24, 2016: This year, Southeast Asian countries finally embarked on a new journey — the formation ASEAN Economic Committee (AEC). It has been in the works for years now and hence it is not surprising that expectations ran high when the...

Bank Rakyat starts 2015 with new corporate office

It embodies the bank’s commitment to deliver nothing but the best to its 5 million customers and 950,000 members March 13, 2015: Bank Rakyat started 2015 by launching Menara Kembar Bank Rakyat, its new corporate office located along Jalan Travers, on the fringes of KL Sentral. Operating in a very conducive and modern environment, it...

Sacombank is reaping the benefits of its customer centric model

Its successful retail strategy is based on human resources, technology, financial capability and branch network March 2, 2015: Even since it was established 23 years ago, Retail Banking Strategy has been the key for Sacombank. It adopted a “Customer Centric Model” very early in order to achieve excellence in customer service as the main differentiating...
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‘Sacombank has been growing steadily’

CEO Phan Huy Khang says it is the outcome of targeting the correct areas, and providing a broad range of services and products            Sacombank CEO Phan Huy Khang March 2, 2015: Though Vietnam is one of the many south-east Asian countries witnessing strong economic growth, it is also home to...

ANZ gearing to tap growing potential in Vietnam

The formation of a consuming middle-class is occurring at a faster pace in Vietnam than in any other emerging Asian economy, including China, India and Indonesia February 11, 2015: Commencing operations in Vietnam in 1993, ANZ was one of the first foreign banks to open representative offices in major cities, including Hanoi (1993), Ho Chi...

VPBank receives four prestigious international awards

It is considered one of the Joint-Stock Commercial Banks with the largest total assets in Vietnam February 11, 2015: Vietnam Prosperity Joint-Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) has received four prestigious awards from reputable international organisations, including “Best Commercial Bank Vietnam 2014”, “Straight-Through-Process”, “Best Banking Product Vietnam 2014” and “Best Trade Finance Bank Vietnam 2014”. The “Best...

Trade Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific: New Game, Old Rules?

By Swarnim Wagle. 3rd December 2013 Negotiations over one of history’s most ambitious trade deals have taken another step towards defining the future of Trans-Pacific trade. The latest round of discussions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) wrapped up this past weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. Negotiators are believed to have made headway on a number of...