Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

European pork, beef heading to Vietnam prior to trade deal conclusion
09:19 07/05/2015 European pork, beef heading to Vietnam prior to trade deal conclusion

More European pork and beef exporters have been licensed by Vietnamese authorities to sell their products in the 90 million-strong market in Vietnam.

Investing

Foreign equity limits relaxed under new Investment Law
09:40 06/05/2015 Foreign equity limits relaxed under new Investment Law

Attorneys Pham Si Hai Quynh, Vo Ha Duyen, and Trinh Luong Ngoc from VILAF law firm analyse the implications of the new definitions of a “foreign invested enterprise” and “foreign investor” under the new Law on Investment, effective from July 1.

Tech

Vietnam to develop IPv6 on mobile devices
09:07 07/05/2015 Vietnam to develop IPv6 on mobile devices

With the increasing number of 3G subscribers in Viet Nam, the implementation of IPv6 on mobile devices will boost the use of IPv6 in the country.

Property

FLC Group invests US$162 million in Binh Dinh complex
06:38 04/05/2015 FLC Group invests US$162 million in Binh Dinh complex

The southern Binh Dinh Province has awarded an investment licence to the FLC Group to build the Nhon Ly resort, villas and high-end entertainment complex in the province's Quy Nhon City.

Money

Greenback rates touch ceiling prices in most banks
08:57 07/05/2015 Greenback rates touch ceiling prices in most banks

The greenback rates in most of the local commercial banks on May 6 touched the ceiling price of VND21,673 per dollar set by the central bank in January.

Province

City seeks NA nod for Metro 5
11:38 06/05/2015 City seeks NA nod for Metro 5

The HCM City administration wants the Government to seek approval from the National Assembly for Metro Line No 5 linking Bay Hien Intersection in Tan Binh District with Sai Gon Bridge in Binh Thanh District.

Travel

Ham Rong Mountain among world’s top 8 stunning sunsets
13:32 06/05/2015 Ham Rong Mountain among world’s top 8 stunning sunsets

Ham Rong Mountain of the majestic Hoang Lien Son Range in northern Lao Cai province’s Sapa district has been listed among top 8 stunning sunsets in the world, according to the US’ Huffington Post newspaper.

Society

Mother, two kids killed in crane collapse in southern Vietnam
09:27 07/05/2015 Mother, two kids killed in crane collapse in southern Vietnam

A 32-year-old woman and her two children died on the spot when the crane of a truck at an unfenced construction site in the southern province of Dong Thap suddenly collapsed and fell on them on Tuesday morning, local authorities reported.

Sports

Liverpool's Sturridge upbeat after hip surgery
11:54 06/05/2015 Liverpool's Sturridge upbeat after hip surgery

Liverpool's star striker Daniel Sturridge sent out a positive message after undergoing hip surgery in the United States on Tuesday.

World News

Nepal tragedy takes toll even on cremation overseers
21:03 06/05/2015 Nepal tragedy takes toll even on cremation overseers

Ever since the capital Kathmandu was devastated by a 7.8-magnitude quake on Apr 25, cremation workers have been struggling to keep pace with the flow of bodies found buried under the rubble and mud.

Your Consultant

Invoices, documents a must for imported goods
09:14 07/05/2015 Invoices, documents a must for imported goods

Enterprises in the circulation of imported goods in the market should follow important regulations on invoices, documents (showing their type and time limits on production), and the handling of violations.