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Foreign giants expand business in Vietnam’s finance sector

The Hanoitimes – Considering Vietnam’s finance and banking market lucrative, many financial institutions have enlarged their projects in the country based on their sharpened competitiveness in strategic business areas. At a recent meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Yoon Jong-kyoo, chairman and CEO of South Korean’s Kookmin Financial Group, said that his group will […]

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Indonesia: Three lawsuits to proceed against Bandung-Jakarta train project

Five companies have filed lawsuits against the Bandung-Jakarta high-speed train project with the Karawang District Court in West Java, demanding a total compensation of Rp 2.02 trillion (US$141 million) for their properties affected by the project, of which three will proceed to court. PT Gajah Tunggal, PT Karawang Cipta Persada, PT Perusahaan Industri Ceres, PT Batuah Bauntung Karawang […]

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Thailand: Cabinet approves land windfall tax

The cabinet approved a draft bill Tuesday on the land windfall tax — a levy on inflated property prices driven by transport infrastructure projects. Nathporn Chatusripitak, an adviser to the PM’s Office Minister, said the new tax will charge both individual and corporate owners for commercial purposes and condominium projects worth more than 50 million baht […]

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