Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

IBM launched its smarter commerce centre in Singapore
14:00 02/09/2015 IBM launched its smarter commerce centre in Singapore

US-backed IBM and the Singapore Economic Development Board have launched the IBM smarter commerce centre of competency to promote commerce in Singapore and Asia-Pacific Singapore.

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

Ho Chi Minh City offers boat tour of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal
18:49 02/09/2015 Ho Chi Minh City offers boat tour of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism and Saigon Boat JSC on Tuesday launched the first boat tour service with two options for journeys in the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal.

Leisure

Ten reasons Hanoi is greatest during autumn
10:23 01/09/2015 Ten reasons Hanoi is greatest during autumn

The temperatures getting cooler and leaves changing colour can only lead to one conclusion— autumn has arrived. Here are 10 reasons why Hanoi is best in autumn.

Society

Funny paper items for the dead
18:44 02/09/2015 Funny paper items for the dead

Seeing votive paper products for the dead like AK rifles, funeral trumpets, cameras, excavators, jeeps ... produced at the village of Dong Ho in Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh Province, many people have burst into laughter.

Sports

Promises, doubts linger ahead of last matches of Vietnam’s football league
19:12 02/09/2015 Promises, doubts linger ahead of last matches of Vietnam’s football league

Although football officials have promised to employ measures to prevent match-fixing and competing clubs have promised not to throw games, fans suspect that some will ‘donate points’ to those battling against relegation when Vietnam’s top-flight V-League 1 is drawing to an end.

World News

8 dead in apartment fire in north Paris: Police
19:07 02/09/2015 8 dead in apartment fire in north Paris: Police

Eight people have died in an apartment building fire in Paris, including two children and two who died after they attempted to escape through windows.

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.