Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Cisco Vietnam has new general director
12:25 22/05/2015 Cisco Vietnam has new general director

Cisco, a global IT leader, today announced the appointment of Luong Thi Le Thuy as the new general director in Vietnam, responsible for Cisco® business and operations in the country.

Investing

Vietnam prepares to tee off national golf course plan
11:25 19/05/2015 Vietnam prepares to tee off national golf course plan

As golf has become an increasingly attractive sport here, as well as a lucrative component within the country's tourism industry, many foreign and domestic investors are rushing to build costly golf courses throughout Vietnam.

Tech

Pilot digital TV transmissions held in Ha Noi
09:21 21/05/2015 Pilot digital TV transmissions held in Ha Noi

The Red River Delta Transmission Broadcasting Company (RTB JSC) launched a pilot broadcast digital terrestrial television (DTT) service in the capital city of Ha Noi on May 19.

Property

Investors in mired project call for decision
10:11 21/05/2015 Investors in mired project call for decision

After an almost 21 year wait, the Hanoi People’s Committee has finally assigned competent bodies to issue answers regarding the future of the Red River project.

Money

VN-Index up, HNX Index down in morning trading
15:15 22/05/2015 VN-Index up, HNX Index down in morning trading

Shares opened higher this morning as blue chips proved their influence on the market when assisting the VN-Index to finish higher.

Province

Lam Dong eyes high-tech farming
15:00 22/05/2015 Lam Dong eyes high-tech farming

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has the potential to attract more foreign investment in hi-tech agriculture due to its climate, land and proximity to the southern economic region.

Travel

A journey on Son Tra Peninsula
09:33 22/05/2015 A journey on Son Tra Peninsula

For a long time, Son Tra Peninsula has been seen as a green lung and wind barrier for Danang City on the central coast.

Leisure

Lotte holds event to thank customers
16:36 22/05/2015 Lotte holds event to thank customers

More than 12,000 people joined the May 21 Gala Night at Lotte Department Store at 54 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh distict, Hanoi.

Society

Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers
14:44 22/05/2015 Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers

Two Korean-owned companies in Vietnam are running their own supermarkets which offer goods at low prices to their workers in a bid to improve their living conditions.

Sports

Liverpool cancel showdown talks over Sterling's future
14:30 22/05/2015 Liverpool cancel showdown talks over Sterling's future

Raheem Sterling's future was plunged into doubt after Liverpool reportedly cancelled a meeting to discuss a new contract for the unsettled forward.

World News

40 rebels dead in regime raid in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor
14:16 22/05/2015 40 rebels dead in regime raid in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

A Syrian government air strike in Aleppo has left 40 rebels dead, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Your Consultant

Agriculture investments entitled to incentives
09:39 21/05/2015 Agriculture investments entitled to incentives

Exemption and reduction in land rent, cost support for advertising, vocational training, and base construction investment are among the incentives and facilitation that enterprises enjoy while investing in agriculture and rural areas.