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Finance Ministry proposes tax law changes

Finance Ministry proposes tax law changes

The Ministry of Finance has proposed amendments to the Law on Tax Management, aiming to enhance efficiency of tax collection from multinational companies, cross-border transactions and online businesses.

More SoEs set for equitisation as restructuring okayed

More SoEs set for equitisation as restructuring okayed

Ministries have approved the restructuring plans of additional state-owned enterprises, with the latest including the Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services One Member Limited Liability Company (Mobifone) and the Vietnam Post Corporation (VNPost), in line with the Government’s SOE restructuring action plan.

Telecom operator VNPT schedules IPO in 2019

Telecom operator VNPT schedules IPO in 2019

Telecom operator Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) expects to hold its initial public offering (IPO) in 2019, according to the group’s chairman Tran Manh Hung.

VNPT sets 2019 target for IPO

VNPT sets 2019 target for IPO

Vietnam’s leading state-owned telco is set to make its initial public offering and complete its equitisation in 2019.

Three telecom giants test mobile number portability

Three telecom giants test mobile number portability

Thee major telecom network providers - Viettel, VinaPhone and MobiFone - started testing mobile number portability (MNP) on September 21, which allows subscribers to keep existing mobile number when switching networks.

Vietnam posts 11.5% IT revenue growth

Vietnam posts 11.5% IT revenue growth

Vietnam’s revenue from information and communication technology in 2016 reached nearly US$68 billion, posting an 11.49% year-on-year increase.

4G services set to spark mobile price war

4G services set to spark mobile price war

Following Viettel, it is now the turn of MobiFone and VinaPhone to join the battle for 4G supremacy as they have just concurrently introduced a number of competitive price plans with slight differences for various 4G packages.

Concerted action needed for M&A breakthrough

Concerted action needed for M&A breakthrough

It is forecasted that the value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in 2017 will not exceed those of 2015 and 2016, thus, the market needs a boost from enterprises and the government to leverage the opportunities from foreign capital to make a breakthrough.

Vietnam telecoms advance in digital TV race

Vietnam telecoms advance in digital TV race

VOV.VN - Demand for new mobile services has dropped over the past year and growth in the segment has come to a standstill, said Pham Hong Hai, deputy minister of Information and Communications at a recent forum in Hanoi.

The big players in the fintech market

The big players in the fintech market

In 2007, the State Bank began testing intermediary payment services. Nine pioneers in the market received licenses to provide services. By February 2017, the number of service providers had reached 20, each of which targeted specific groups of clients.

Telecoms giants gear up for 4G

Telecoms giants gear up for 4G

Leading telecom service providers Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone are scrambling to put up base transceiver stations and pilot 4G services to be ready to officially offer them this quarter.

Mobile operators at the ready to launch 4G services

Mobile operators at the ready to launch 4G services

Viettel, VinaPhone, and MobiFone are preparing for piloting their 4G services before the official launch in the first quarter of 2017, as ordered by the Minister of Information and Communications.

Telecom giants must develop equitisation plans: MIC

Telecom giants must develop equitisation plans: MIC

The three telecommunication groups under direct management of the Information and Communications Ministry (MIC) will have to develop their equitisation plans in 2017, according to Minister Truong Minh Tuan.

Telecom giants VNPT, MobiFone to equitise

Telecom giants VNPT, MobiFone to equitise

Two giants mobile network operators MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation (MobiFone) and Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) are aiming to conduct their equitisation in the 2016-2020 period.