Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Luen Thai Group plans to expand in Vietnam
10:58 03/09/2015 Luen Thai Group plans to expand in Vietnam

Hong Kong's Luen Thai Group, dealing in garments, has been considering a plan to invest in a garment and textile industrial park in Vietnam, the company announced in late August.

Investing

Bright prospects draw in Taiwanese investors
10:58 01/09/2015 Bright prospects draw in Taiwanese investors

Vietnam is likely to see a new wave of investment from Taiwan as the country offers good prospects for foreign investors.

Tech

Alibaba authorises Viet Nam reseller
08:43 01/09/2015 Alibaba authorises Viet Nam reseller

Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba has authorised CleverAds Company to be its reseller in Viet Nam, announcing the partnership in Ha Noi on August 31.

Property

Lotte Center Hanoi offers incentives for new office tenants
08:37 01/09/2015 Lotte Center Hanoi offers incentives for new office tenants

The luxurious Lotte Center Hanoi will offer various promotions for prospective tenants to mark its first anniversary which falls on September 2.

Money

Market stabilises but fears remain
07:49 31/08/2015 Market stabilises but fears remain

Despite the domestic stock market getting back on track after a drastic plunge last week, a long-term rally remains uncertain.

Province

Da Nang looks for more Japanese investment
10:16 31/08/2015 Da Nang looks for more Japanese investment

Viet Nam has become the second biggest destination for Japanese investors in ASEAN – after Thailand – with 1,463 members in the Federation of Japanese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in ASEAN (FJCCIA).

Travel

Over 60 years of making Cham statues
09:35 03/09/2015 Over 60 years of making Cham statues

If they want to know who the most famous artisan is in Non Nuoc Stone Sculpture village in the central coast city of Danang, visitors will be certainly introduced to Le Ben as he has spent 65 years reproducing ancient Cham statues.

Leisure

Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra concert set for Sept 4
09:37 03/09/2015 Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra concert set for Sept 4

The HCMC Conservatory of Music will host a “Classical Masterworks” concert by the Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m. on September 4.

Society

Malaysian women jailed for using fake credit cards to buy goods in Vietnam
09:46 03/09/2015 Malaysian women jailed for using fake credit cards to buy goods in Vietnam

A Vietnamese court has given sentences of up to two years to two Malaysian women who used fake credit cards to purchase goods in Vietnam last year.

Sports

West Ham's Noble has red card rescinded
09:10 03/09/2015 West Ham's Noble has red card rescinded

The red card shown to West Ham United midfielder Mark Noble during his side's 3-0 win at Liverpool last Saturday has been rescinded, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.

World News

13 million children denied education by Mideast wars: UN
09:16 03/09/2015 13 million children denied education by Mideast wars: UN

In a report on the impact of conflict on education in six countries and territories across the Middle East, the United Nation's children fund UNICEF said more than 8,850 schools were no longer usable due to violence.

Your Consultant

Registration of nationality and rights for aircraft required
08:39 01/09/2015 Registration of nationality and rights for aircraft required

Aircraft owned by Vietnamese organisations or individuals and those lease-purchased or leased without crews for 24 months or longer must be registered as Vietnamese to operate in Viet Nam.