BIDV to open branch in Myanmar
HAØ NOÄI – The Bank for Investment and Development of Vieät Nam (BIDV) has received the approval of the Central Bank of Myanmar to open its office in Myanmar.
BIDV becomes the first Vietnamese bank to open a branch in Myanmar.
The Central bank of Myanmar has also granted a licence to three other banks from Taiwan, South Korea and India.
BIDV has to complete all procedures and conditions for the opening of the new branch, as prescribed by the Central Bank of Myanmar, within 12 months of the date of issue of the preliminary licence.
BIDV plans to open its new office in 2016. It will be located at the Hoaøng Anh Gia Lai – Myanmar Centre.
Earlier this year, BIDV was allowed by the State Bank of Vieät Nam (SBV) to open a representative office in Moscow, Russia.
BIDV earned more than VNÑ7 trillion in pre – tax profit (US$315.2 million) and had total assets worth VNÑ857 trillion in 2015.
FPT IS wins $9.1m ERP bid in Bangladesh
HAØ NOÄI – FPT Information System (IS) Company has won a US$9.1 million bid to design, supply, install ERP/EAM software and handle management and training at Gas Transmission Company in Bangladesh (GTLC).
FPT IS beat several Indian contractors in scoring the winning bid.
This is the company's biggest project in Bangladesh in recent years. It is expected to be completed within 18 months, starting in April 2016.
This project will help Bangladesh ensure national security and access to safe energy and will enhance efficiency in the management and maintenance of thousands of natural gas pipeline systems across the country.
Asia Park offers discounts on Women's Day
HAØ NOÄI – Ñaø Naüng City's Asia Park is offering women a 50 per cent discount on tickets on March 7 and 8 on the occasion of International Women's Day today.
On this occasion, Asia Park Ñaø Naüng is launching two new exciting games called Fireflies Forest and Kabuki Truck.
Visitors to the central city's Asia Park can also enjoy other exciting activities, such as the rollercoaster Monorail Port of Sky Treasure, or sightseeing tours on Monorail, the most-modern elevated monorail system ever built in Vieät Nam.
A day's family outing at Asia Park will end with a panoramic night view of Ñaø Naüng, viewed from the Sun Wheel – Giant Solar Ferris wheel, which is among the 10 tallest Ferris wheels in the world.
In addition to unique and attractive games, Asia Park is also offering special cultural spaces of different countries such as Singapore, Japan, South Korea and China, besides Vieät Nam, India and Thailand.
The VNÑ10-trillion (US$450 million) Asia Park promises to become a unique and high-end amusement park in the region.
Visitors can win 2,000 attractive gifts if they like and share the post about the discount programme on Asia Park's Facebook page. More details are available at https://www.facebook.com/danang.asiapark. – VNS