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  1. Property - International - VIETNAM

    Waning confidence holds back housing recovery in Vietnam

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... to be stymied by bad debt at banks, of which a third were tied to soured property loans at the end of 2012. Lenders are putting together a loan package to stimulate the market and policymakers cut rates ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vinaline shipping firm chief Duong Tri Dung 'paid bribes to top officials'

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... Tri Dung, who briefly fled Vietnam as scandal engulfed his debt-ridden firm in May 2012, gave a "shocking" account of paying large sums to a senior Communist Party figure to try ... for aiding his escape. Dung, who was last month sentenced to death for embezzlement, fled the country after the near-collapse of Vinalines under some US$3 billion of debt, but was apprehended ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hands out death sentences in Vinalines corruption case

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Hanoi

    ... shipping company Vinalines to death for embezzlement as authorities try to allay rising public anger over corruption. State-owned Vinalines nearly collapsed under some US$3 billion of debt ... regulations and embezzlement. “I did not take any money. I have been wrongly charged,” Dung told the court. He did, however, accept some responsibility for the Vinalines debt scandal, and apologised ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam set to loosen restrictions on foreign ownership in listed firms

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:45am by Reuters

    ... seen as Asia's next emerging-market star, but one hit badly by high levels of toxic debt, scant retail spending and a startling number of bankruptcies of small and medium-sized private ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Dissent rises in Vietnam over one-party monopoly on power

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... entrench the party's grip on power at a time when discontent simmers over its handling of land disputes, corruption and an economy suffocated by toxic debt amassed by state-run firms. Dang ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Tycoon brings McDonald's to Vietnam after 10 year crusade

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... slowest annual expansion in 14 years. Debt-laden banks are struggling to lend and at least 120,000 businesses have closed since 2011, official data shows. Retail sales growth was 11.8 per cent ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam PM Dung wins lukewarm vote of confidence

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of entrenched graft and a once-thriving economy stagnating under the weight of bad debt. Dung, 63, received 122 votes of "confidence" in the ballot. Forty-seven officials faced votes; seven ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam leader takes a hit in first-ever confidence vote

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 03:10pm by Reuters in Hanoi

    ... demonstrated discontent with the government’s handling of entrenched graft and a once thriving economy stagnating under the weight of bad debt. Dung, 63, received 122 votes of “confidence” ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam’s state sector a ‘cancer’ in economy

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 02:45pm by AFP

    ... of Vietnam’s total economic activity. But the sector is not in good health. SOEs have racked up some US$61 billion of debt which represents more than half of total public debt in Vietnam. Several ... economic woes. Dung championed the SOEs as a path to economic prosperity, citing the example of South Korea’s Chaebol. Experts say the SOEs have become expert at hiding their debts, have ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Eyes on Vietnam's Nguyen Tan Dung as top leaders face confidence vote

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "untouchable", he said. Critics blame the 63-year-old's policies and governing style for Vietnam's economic malaise, endemic corruption and banking system riddled with toxic debt. ...




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