Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

ICT M&As a growing trend
14:45 | 31/07/2014 ICT M&As a growing trend

Mergers and acquisitions are proving to be a growing trend in the information and communication technology sector.

Investing

Licences of 17 delayed projects to be revoked
17:00 | 31/07/2014 Licences of 17 delayed projects to be revoked

TAY NINH - Licences of nearly 17 investment projects at the Moc Bai Border Gate Economic Zone in southern Tay Ninh Province which have been delayed may be revoked.

Tech

NI System-on-Module helps reshape the market for embedded technology
14:24 | 31/07/2014 NI System-on-Module helps reshape the market for embedded technology

National Instruments, the provider of solutions that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, recently introduced sbRIO-9651 System on Module (SOM).

Property

Gamuda hesitates on $150m land compensation price tag
08:46 | 29/07/2014 Gamuda hesitates on $150m land compensation price tag

Malaysian-backed Gamuda Berhad, developer of the giant Hanoi-based Gamuda City urban development has requested the Hanoi People’s Committee allow the firm to withdraw from Parcel B of the Yen So Park subproject. VIR’s Bich Ngoc talked with Gamuda Land Vietnam general director Cheong Ho Kuan on the reasons and what the future holds for the rest of the project.

Money

Shares drop on sluggish trades
17:02 | 31/07/2014 Shares drop on sluggish trades

Hanoi - The VN-Index on the southern bourse fell on sluggish trading yesterday, following a technical rebound on Tuesday.

Province

Can Tho asked to take lead in building new rural areas
14:13 | 31/07/2014 Can Tho asked to take lead in building new rural areas

Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh asked Can Tho City to redouble its efforts in building new-style rural areas to become one of the first localities achieving the goals of the national target program.

Travel

Fansipan-Sapa cable car to open in 2015
13:57 | 31/07/2014 Fansipan-Sapa cable car to open in 2015

The world's longest three-rope cable car system, extending from the northern Lao Cai Province's Sapa Town to Fansipan peak, will open for passengers in 2015.

Leisure

Life's not a stage for country kids
08:24 | 31/07/2014 Life's not a stage for country kids

Hanoi - Children in rural areas often suffer from a lack of quality stage peformances that their urban cousins take for granted.

Society

UNESCO recognizes Nguyen Dynasty's royal documents as world heritage
08:31 | 31/07/2014 UNESCO recognizes Nguyen Dynasty's royal documents as world heritage

Administrative documents signed by the Nguyen Kings have received the certificate of the Asia-Pacific Region's Memory of the World Program of the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO).

Sports

Hanoian keeps eye on the target to claim records
14:55 | 31/07/2014 Hanoian keeps eye on the target to claim records

Two additional tournament records were set at the National Youth Shooting Championships in Ha Noi yesterday, ccording to officials.

World News

MH370 survey ships making progress
15:28 | 31/07/2014 MH370 survey ships making progress

Two ships surveying the sea floor where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is thought to have crashed are making steady progress with a deep-water search to get underway in September, Australian authorities said on Thursday (31 July).

Your Consultant

Japan gives aid to Hue climate change project
09:18 | 31/07/2014 Japan gives aid to Hue climate change project

THUA THIEN - HUE - Japan has donated an official development assistance package of JPY60 million (US$637,000) for a climate change adaptation project in central Thua Thien–Hue Province.

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