Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Thai firms eye VN textiles
10:30 27/08/2015 Thai firms eye VN textiles

A delegation of more than 400 Thai garment, textile and footwear firms are visiting Viet Nam to check out the domestic market.

Investing

PM assigns ACV to be investor of Long Thanh Airport
15:02 27/08/2015 PM assigns ACV to be investor of Long Thanh Airport

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Airport Corporation of Viet Nam (ACV) to be investor of the Long Thanh International Airport in the southern Dong Nai Province.

Tech

Vietnamese smartphone market still fastest-growing in SE Asia
16:20 27/08/2015 Vietnamese smartphone market still fastest-growing in SE Asia

Smartphone sales will continue to increase for at least the next five years in Vietnam, according to a survey conducted by the IDC firm. Though sales are slowing, Vietnam remains the fastest-growing smartphone market in South East Asia.

Property

The Reverie Saigon's grand opening set for early next month
15:04 27/08/2015 The Reverie Saigon's grand opening set for early next month

The Reverie Saigon, one of the world's most eagerly anticipated new hotels, will celebrate its grand opening on September 1.

Money

Consumer confidence posts larger fall in August
16:33 26/08/2015 Consumer confidence posts larger fall in August

The ANZ-Roy Morgan Vietnam Consumer Confidence index slid 4.9 points to 133.7 points in August, 1.8 points lower than a year ago.

Province

Tien Giang set for more investment
10:32 27/08/2015 Tien Giang set for more investment

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is currently home to 73 investment projects, 47 of which are foreign direct investment, that cumulat-ively pull US$1.37 billion into the province.

Travel

Tourism fails to pick up on National Day
16:18 27/08/2015 Tourism fails to pick up on National Day

Travel agents are holding low expectations for the industry’s growth despite various discount programmes as people only have one day off for National Day on September 2.

Leisure

UK trance band Above & Beyond set to come to Vietnam in Sept
16:15 27/08/2015 UK trance band Above & Beyond set to come to Vietnam in Sept

The trio band Above & Beyond, one of the legendaries of trance music from London, will stage their first concert in Vietnam at the beachside site of Ho Tram Resort Casino in the southern coast province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on September 19.

Society

Vietnam to put railway e-ticket system into use on September 1
15:08 27/08/2015 Vietnam to put railway e-ticket system into use on September 1

Railway passengers in Vietnam will be able to buy tickets through an online ticketing system that will begin operating at 2:00 am on September 1, the Vietnam Railways Corporation (VRC) said on Wednesday.

Sports

Djokovic new UNICEF goodwill ambassador
10:32 27/08/2015 Djokovic new UNICEF goodwill ambassador

Reigning world tennis champion Novak Djokovic became a new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for Children on Wednesday, joining a roster of athletes and celebrities to hold the post.

World News

Oil dips after mixed US petroleum supply report
10:32 27/08/2015 Oil dips after mixed US petroleum supply report

Oil prices dipped on Wednesday after US petroleum data showed lower crude-oil inventories but barely any decline in production despite sinking prices.

Your Consultant

Internal operational regulations vital in joint stock companies
14:56 26/08/2015 Internal operational regulations vital in joint stock companies

Internal regulations, along with the Company Charter, serve as a practical tool to administer the internal activities of joint stock companies, some of whose characteristics are deemed quite distinct.