ADB to extend $150m loan to Vietnam for rural development


The loan from ADB is expected to help develop basic infrastructure across key sectors including trade, transport, health, and agriculture.

ThaiBev bets big on Vietnam with $4.8b Sabeco stake

The deal marks a key step for billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi’s company as it seeks to dominate Southeast Asia’s beverage market.

ThaiBev unit seeks to buy a near $5b stake in Sabeco

The only other investor in the fray is an individual seeking a smaller holding.

Vietnam fares well in gender diversity with 25% women CEOs, board members

Women hold 14 percent of CEO or board level positions in Malaysia and 10 percent in Singapore. Indonesia came in last among the four countries, at 6 percent, according to data from the Boston Consulting Group.

Carlsberg inches closer to increasing stake in Vietnam’s Habeco

Carlsberg, which already owns 17.3 percent of shares in Habeco, has been discussing its priority purchase rights with the Vietnamese government for years.

Airports Corp of Vietnam plans to sell 20% stake via open auction in 2018

French Aeroports de Paris, its sole foreign strategic shareholder, and Singapore’s Changi Airport were reportedly interested in acquiring this stake.

ThaiBev emerges as sole bidder for $2b stake in Vietnam’s Sabeco

Vietnam is seeking to raise at least $4.8 billion in the country’s biggest stake sale.

Finland’s PYN Fund Management acquires stake in Vietnam’s TPBank for $40m

The deal marks Asia-focused PYN Elite Fund’s first investment in a Vietnamese bank.

Global brewers line up bids for Sabeco sale

Thai Beverage, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Kirin Holdings are gearing up to bid for Sabeco, whose $5 billion sale process opens this week.

Vietnam plans to raise over $570m through IPOs in energy firms

Vietnam aims to raise at least $297 million by selling a 20 per cent stake in Petrovietnam Power Corporation and at least $155 million by selling 7.79 per cent of the Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical company,