Dam Nhan Duc, head of Research & Corporate Development at MB, received the honour at the VLCA 2022 At the latest annual Vietnam Listed Company Awards 2022 (VLCA) Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MB) was honoured in the top 10 listed companies with the largest market capitalisation with excellent annual reports. This is a prominent annual award co-hosted by the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, the Hanoi Stock Exchange, VIR and Dragon Capital, with the participation of four leading auditing and consulting firms: Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC, to ensure accuracy and professionalism in the selection process. This year marks the 15 th anniversary of this prestigious annual award, with 557 listed firms competing for more than 50 honours in three main categories: Annual Report, Corporate Governance, and Sustainability Report. In 2022, the organiser also voted for the prominent listed company with the most effective greenhouse gas emission control – one of the most … [Read more...] about MB listed among top companies with best annual reports in Vietnam
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The Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HSX), the Hanoi Stock Exchange, and Vietnam Investment Review last week presented the annual Vietnam Listed Company Awards (VLCA) under the exclusive endorsement of fund management firm Dragon Capital. Companies were honoured for report quality over a range of criteria This year demonstrated businesses’ ability to overcome unprecedented challenges, the event participants heard. Thus, the annual reports of award-winning companies this year in all three capitalisation groups indicated major changes compared to the previous year. Most companies even achieved maximum scores, showing that they have increasingly invested in the quality of reports. According to the VCLA organisers, businesses made strides in developing annual reports this year in both content and form. Annual reports in this year’s final round were all highly evaluated with eye-catching presentations, while also delivering unique slogans and clearly conveyed messages, … [Read more...] about Listed companies lean into ESG conventions
HDBank was named among the Top 10 Large Cap Companies with the Best Annual Reports at the 2022 Vietnam Listed Companies Awards. (Photo courtesy of the bank) HCM City (VNS/VNA) - The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank has been named among the Top 10 Large Cap Companies with the Best Annual Reports at the 2022 Vietnam Listed Companies Awards organised by the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, Hanoi Stock Exchange and Investment Review newspaper in Da Nang. This was the fourth time in a row that HDBank won the award. This year it joined other big names such as Vinamilk, Petrolimex, SSI, VietinBank, MB Bank, and ACB in getting the award. Speaking at the event, Nguyen Thi Viet Ha, a member of the HOSE board of directors, said this year’s awards attracted the participation of nearly 500 listed companies. They were divided into various tiers based on market cap, and competed in three report categories: annual, corporate governance and sustainability. Nearly 50 … [Read more...] about HDBank wins award for large-cap listed companies with best annual report
Flight VZ940 from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) was welcomed by Lam Dong province’s leaders and Lien Khuong International Airport’s authorities, along with water salute, lion dance, lively performances and flower wreaths upon arrival at Lien Khuong International Airport. Passengers onboard the resumed flight to Da Lat also enjoyed lucky draws for air tickets and complimentary moon cakes. Woranate Laprabang, Chief Executive Officer of Thai Vietjet, said, “We are delighted to reconnect Thailand with one of the top travel destinations of Vietnam - Da Lat, the city of flowers and beautiful natural landscapes. To provide Thai travelers with more opportunities and flexible choices to travel to Vietnam, as well as welcome Vietnamese tourists to Thailand, we have decided to resume direct flight service between Bangkok and Da Lat. Since tourism is bouncing back to pre-pandemic levels, we strongly believe that the service between the two destinations would facilitate the region's growing travel … [Read more...] about Thai Vietjet resumes Da Lat – Bangkok route, offering discounted tickets
Aaron Toronto, director of "The Brilliant Darkness," confirmed that 3388 Films, a distributor of Vietnamese films in the United States, has submitted the film to the Golden Globes under the category of Best Foreign Language Film. Toronto and his wife, actress and screenwriter Nha Uyen, are in America to promote the film before the Golden Globe nominations are announced on December 12. On the film festival's website, "The Brilliant Darkness" is on a long list of more than 100 candidates submitted for consideration for the award alongside many well-known movies released this year, such as "Decision To Leave" and "Broker." A promotional poster for "The Brilliant Darkness". Photo courtesy of 3388 Films In September, the film beat other nominations to win Vietnam’s Golden Kite Award , which is the most important prize in one of the two biggest and most prestigious film awards in Vietnam. The film also won prizes in the categories of Cinematography and Supporting … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film submitted for award at Golden Globes 2023
As an expat with some Vietnamese language skills, we quickly forget the sheer confusion and wonder at waking up on your first morning in Saigon. The absolute fear of how you are going to achieve the most basic of functions, like buying food, without a guide usually crosses the minds of most first-time tourists to this great city. And recently, I had the opportunity to welcome my cousin and his family to Saigon for the first time. They spent a few days exploring the city both with me as their guide and alone, checking out what they could do with no phone and no translator. My cousin Gavin and his wife Natalie are from Adelaide in South Australia. They never considered Vietnam as a holiday destination until a discussion with their sister-in-law, who is from Vietnam but lives in Australia, raised the idea of a family holiday in her homeland. After six months of planning, the group of nine extended family members arrived in Vietnam for a three-week holiday across the country. The … [Read more...] about What is Ho Chi Minh City really like for a first-time visitor?