Russian property investors remain wary of Vietnam

Russian property investors remain wary of Vietnam

August 19, 2013 Aelita Kurmukova, Kommersant

Vietnam appears set to relax foreign property ownership laws and expand the list of opportunities for investors. Whereas up to now foreign nationals were not permitted to purchase anything more serious than apartments, they might soon be allowed to acquire villas, including for subsequent letting.

Vietnam's MoD welcomes Russia to use Cam Ranh Air Base

Vietnam's MoD welcomes Russia to use Cam Ranh Air Base

August 8, 2013 ITAR-TASS

The Vietnamese minister of defence, Army General Phung Quang Thanh, says Vietnam intends to run the former Soviet naval base in Cam Ranh as a commercial operation offering its services to merchant and navy ships from all over the world, including Russia

Vietnam concerned about Moscow camp for illegal immigrants

Vietnam concerned about Moscow camp for illegal immigrants

August 7, 2013 Svetlana Bocharova and Polina Khimshiashvili, Vedomosti.ru

On 5 August, Le Hong Truong, chief of the consular office at the Vietnamese Embassy in Moscow, expressed his concern over the "inhumane" conditions in which his fellow countrymen were being kept

Russo-Vietnamese bank loses capital base

Russo-Vietnamese bank loses capital base

June 21, 2013 Dmitry Ladygin, Olga Shestopal, Kommersant

The joint Russo-Vietnamese banking project has plunged into the red, but all may not be lost yet. Experts point out that bilateral banks of the sort are generally more about politics than anything else, meaning that the governments involved will take

A big step towards economic integration

A big step towards economic integration

April 8, 2013 Viktor Kuzmin, Olga Senina, special to RBTH Asia

India could follow in Vietnam’s footsteps by signing a free trade agreement with the Customs Union. New Delhi is interested in Russia’s natural resources, while Moscow would like to sell its machinery duty free. Only the metals industry would get the

Preparations for APEC summit going on

Preparations for APEC summit going on

August 9, 2012 Anatoly Novoseolov, The Voice of Russia

The APEC Telecommunications and Information Ministerial Meeting agreed on bridging the digital technology gap and capabilities of the member states at a special gathering in St. Petersburg

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