Vietcombank's recent attemp to divest from Eximbank saw poor results On October 17, the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) announced cancelling the auction of a batch of Eximbank (EIB) stocks owned by Vietcombank because no investor registered. This was Vietcombank’s second failure as on October 15, the bank also saw flat results in the auction of Military Bank (MBB) stock. The bank’s capital divestment from EIB and MBB were to match the State Bank’s Circular 36/201/TT-NHNN that regulates minimum safety limits and ratios in banking operations because Vietcombank’s current ownership in these two banks are above the regulated 5 per cent. Particularly, at the MBB stock auction, Vietcombank offered to sell 53.4 million shares at the starting price of VND19,641 ($0.85) apiece. After the deadline of placing deposits to purchase stocks, only 10 investors (five corporate and five individual) registered to buy a total of 5.9 million shares, equal to 11 per cent of the total … [Read more...] about Bank stock auctions less charming than before?
Banks open on veterans day
Hanoi(VNA) â The 11th Party Central Committeeâs report on the documents of the 12 th National Party Congress has highlighted the determination to redouble efforts to build the Party clean and strong, push forward the renewal comprehensively and harmoniously, and firmly defend the homeland, among others. The following is the full text of the report, delivered to the 12th National Party Congress by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.Â âREDOUBLE EFFORTS TO BUILD OUR PARTY CLEAN AND STRONG; PROMOTE THE ENTIRE NATIONâS STRENGTH AND SOCIALIST DEMOCRACY; PUSH FORWARD COMPREHENSIVELY AND HARMONIOUSLY THE RENEWAL PROCESS; DEFEND FIRMLY THE HOMELAND AND MAINTAIN STURDILY A PEACEFUL AND STABLE ENVIRONMENT; AND STRIVE FOR OURS TO SOON BECOME BASICALLY AN INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRY TOWARD MODERNITYÂ Report of the Partyâs XIth-tenure Central Committee presented by General Secretary Nguyen Phu TrongÂ on the Partyâs XIIth Congress DocumentsÂ Members of the Presidium,Â Distinguished … [Read more...] about 11th Party Central Committeeâs report on Congress documents
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 16:36:59 (VOVworld) – Returning to Vietnam nearly 4 decades after the war, Paul George Harding, a US was veteran, has opened free English classes in Hanoi as he wants to make amends as far as possible to the Vietnamese people. Harding’s English classes in Hanoi’s Cau Giay district are always full of laughter and joy. His students’ ages vary from 5 to 70 years old. 72-year-old Ta Quang Tiep of Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung district is one of them: "Paul is very enthusiastic about teaching us English. Sometimes he even has 3 classes on a single day, even in this hot weather." Paul attaches great importance to his students’ pronunciation. During class, he sits with every student to listen to their pronunciation and correct it. He often encourages his students to be confident havig conversations in English. Ha Thi Hao is a 2nd-year student at Hanoi’s Banking Academy: "I used to pay attention to English grammar only and this meant … [Read more...] about US war veteran opens free English classes in Hanoi Saturday Report
A special art program to welcome the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi will be submitted to the government for approval on March 25. According to plan, the great celebrations will run from October 1-10, 2010. The last night will be the most important with two parts: the largest drama so far in Vietnam entitled “The City of Flying Dragon,” and the two chiefs of state releasing the Thang Long – Hanoi – Vietnam 2010 proclamation. This program is designed by senior and well-known artists of Vietnam, including People’s Artist Trong Khoi, Honored Artist Le Chuc, People’s Artist Doan Hoang Giang and writer Nguyen Khac Phuc. Deserved proclamation for 1,000-year history Writer Nguyen Khac Phuc said in the past that Vietnam had masterpieces, like Chieu Doi Do (Edict on the Transfer of the Capital), Hich Tuong Si (Proclamation to the Officers or Call of Soldiers), and the Tuyen Ngon Doc Lap (Proclamation of Independence). Today, it needs to have … [Read more...] about Dragon to fly on West Lake
Exhibition "Void" by Phan Phuong Dong Opening: Thu 14 Jan 2016, 5 pm Exhibition: 14 - 16 Jan 2016 Vietnam Fine Arts Museum You are invited to installation exhibition "Void" by artist Phan Phuong Dong. "Void" is composed of a large quantity of discarded beer bottle caps collected over a long period of time, arranged on the floor like dust, may seen from afar as a large piece or upclose with detailed views of different angle and color of each beer cap. "Void" is all and all is void, originates from the void and returns to the void, void appears and disappears, space and time, interior and exterior, body and soul, tangible and intangible… includes the elements of meditation, minimalist art, architecture, sculpture, painting, linked to nature and contemporary. Audio Visual Video Project "Island Gardens" by Mike Cooper Fri 15 Jan 2016, 7 pm Goethe Institut 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học, Ba Đình, Hà Nội Hanoi Doclab proudly presents famous artist Mike Cooper - he is currently in Hanoi and we will … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON JANUARY 1-15 (DAILY UPDATE)