VOV.VN - French mass retailer Casino Group is only in the initial phase of transferring its supermarket chain in Vietnam, according to a Big C Vietnam representative.
(VOV) - The central city of Danang has allowed cruise ships keeping their casinos and duty-free shops open while docking overnight at Tien Sa port.
(VOV) - Businesses from France and Vietnam met in Paris on November 30 to seek cooperative opportunities and discuss measures to boost bilateral trade and investment cooperation.
Many famous casino developers have visited Vietnam since 2002 to propose resort projects, but they have not returned.
The Government is considering a comprehensive legal framework for casinos, which would allow Vietnamese citizens to gamble in casinos.
The governmental decision to develop the Phu Quoc casino-integrated recreational complex in Bai Dai ecotourism area instead of the Dang Chong area is expected to create a boom in casino investment in Vietnam.
Vietnam is betting on the development of casinos to boost the country’s tourism growth and make it more competitive against other tourism destinations such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Macau.
After over two years of searching, Vietnam-focused asset management firm VinaCapital has finally found prestigious partners including Macau-based SunCity Group and Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd to replace Malaysia’s Genting Group for their proposed US$4 billion integrated casino resort in Quang Nam province.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given the go ahead for an investment project to construct a tourism and entertainment complex along with a casino at the Phu Quoc island district in the southern province of Kiên Giang.
(VOV) - Vietnam exports to France more than doubled in the last four years, elevating it the third largest trade partner importing the Made-in-Vietnam brand of the European Union (EU).
(VOV) - Vietnamese Goods Week in France opened in Paris on September 22, offering a chance for Vietnamese businesses to boost their exports in France and other EU nations.
A draft law that could allow Vietnamese to play in casinos is expected to earmark Vietnam as a high potential market for casino operators.
(VOV) - Vietnamese citizens at least 21 years old may become eligible to gamble at casinos in Vietnam, according to a new draft on casino business by the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Vietnam’s still young gaming business is showing signs of maturity with a number of hospitality developers asking for licences to build casinos and upcoming wide-ranging measures that would help legitimise the industry and streamline investment.
Singaporean resort developer Banyan Tree Holdings is expecting to receive the Vietnamese government’s approval to open a casino at its existing Laguna Lang Co resort in the centre province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Australia’s casino operator Donaco International has just received an amended investment certificate for expanding its hotel and casino business to newly built five-star hotel in the northern border gate province of Lao Cai, where it is expected to enjoy robust growth.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has given the green light to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to proceed with a pilot project, allowing wagering on international football matches.
The development of large-scale casinos nationwide has raised concerns over the growth of a future Van Don Special Economic Zone.
(VOV) - The National Assembly’s Committee for Finance and State Budget (CFSB) on February 20 worked with Ba Ria-Vung Tau provincial leaders and Ho Tram Company on building a legal framework for casino services.
(VOV) - During a recent visit to Vietnam, Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of US-based LasVegas Sands, expressed his group’s interest in an integrated resort in Vietnam.