November 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2009, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p4
Country Report
The article presents updates on the political risk, economic risk, and business environment in Vietnam. Corrupt municipal officials Huynh Ngoc Si and Le Qua were handed three and two years of lenient jail terms by Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People's court on September 25, 2009. Consumer price inflation is expected to rise from 2.0% in August 2009 to 2.4% year-on-year. Vice Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung emphasizes the plan of Ministry of Finance to raise the minimum wage in May 2010.


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