Vietnam’s government has said that Facebook has violated a new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on its platform.
Myanmar, where Viettel and its local partners launched a $1.5-billion 4G network last year, has emerged as one of the most promising markets for the company.
VinFast has secured a 12-year credit facility for as much as $950 million to help buy machinery and equipment from German suppliers.
The statement comes after a meeting earlier this week in Hanoi between PetroVietnam Chairman Tran Sy Thanh and Thierry Olive, co-head of investment banking for the Asia-Pacific at BNP Paribas SA.
Vietnam has so far licensed around 10 wholly foreign-owned banks, such as HSBC, StanChart, Hong Leong Vietnam, CIMB Vietnam
Viettel has already invested in 10 countries across Asia, Africa and America.
The Vietnamese government raised $184 million through the sale of a 20 percent stake in PVOIL in an initial public offering in January.
ThaiBev, which has a more than 50% stake in Sabeco, complained to the Vietnamese government earlier this year that its proposed board members for Sabeco had not been accepted.
In a directive, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the State Bank of Vietnam, the Ministry of Public Securities and other bodies to tighten the “management of activities related to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency”.