Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Quatrro wants bigger presence in Vietnam
19:41 27/05/2015 Quatrro wants bigger presence in Vietnam

Vietnam has appeared on the radar of Indian-backed Quatrro Global Services Pvt. Ltd., which provides payment processing and IT-managed services, as a strategic business location. The group’s chairman and managing director Raman Roy spoke with VIR’s Thanh Tung about that.

Investing

Japanese raise hopes for new investment flow
15:00 27/05/2015 Japanese raise hopes for new investment flow

More Japanese enterprises are eager to pour money into agricultural, foodstuffs, construction, sea transport, tourism, and restaurant projects in Vietnam.

Tech

Vietnam Mobile Day 2015: Development, marketing and business opportunities
19:57 27/05/2015 Vietnam Mobile Day 2015: Development, marketing and business opportunities

Mobile apps which companies can use to provide information on brands, promotions, product launches, to service existing customers and advertise to new ones are becoming more and more popular according to the Mobile Marketing Association Vietnam.

Property

Up-market real estate enjoys buoyant growth
14:19 27/05/2015 Up-market real estate enjoys buoyant growth

As liquidity increases in the real estate market, opportunities are arising in Ho Chi Minh City’s up-market housing sector.

Money

SBV suspends GP Bank's leaders
09:18 27/05/2015 SBV suspends GP Bank's leaders

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced on May 26 that it recently suspended the rights and obligations of the representatives of Global Petroleum Joint Stock Commercial Bank (GP Bank).

Travel

Evening clouds on Co To Island
11:02 27/05/2015 Evening clouds on Co To Island

Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province has the most beautiful and romantic beach in Vietnam with transparent blue sea, white smooth sand, golden sunshine, and green mountains and forest.

Leisure

19th Hennessy concert series – the spirit of inspiration
20:12 27/05/2015 19th Hennessy concert series – the spirit of inspiration

Hennessy, in collaboration with the Vietnam Performing Arts Centre and the support of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, is jointly organising the 19th edition of the Hennessy Concert Series, which will take place at the Hanoi Opera House on May 29.

Society

'Stop Using Rhino Horn' denies link with stats on horn buyers in Vietnam
10:43 27/05/2015 'Stop Using Rhino Horn' denies link with stats on horn buyers in Vietnam

Recent statistics showing that the number of rhino horn buyers in Vietnam has slumped have no truck with the “Stop Using Rhino Horn,” the coordinator board behind the communication campaign said Monday.

Sports

Djokovic, Nadal, Serena ease through, Bouchard crashes
10:01 27/05/2015 Djokovic, Nadal, Serena ease through, Bouchard crashes

Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased closer to a French Open quarter-final showdown, while two-time champion Serena Williams blitzed her way into the second round.

World News

Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief
09:54 27/05/2015 Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief

Europe must do more to help migrants crossing the Mediterranean, Ban said ahead of a visit to Brussels, as a planned EU naval operation awaits approval.

Your Consultant

Stock exchanges to manage SOE shares
09:36 27/05/2015 Stock exchanges to manage SOE shares

The Ministry of Finance, currently drafting a circular to regulate the sale of share lots offered by equitising State-owned enterprises (SOE), said it hopes to finalise the draft by the end of the month.