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

Vietnam’s biggest pagoda a popular draw for tourists
10:24 07/05/2015 Vietnam’s biggest pagoda a popular draw for tourists

Vietnam's Bai Dinh Pagoda remains a popular draw for tourists, with more than 300,000 visitors over the Tet holiday to marvel at its Buddha and a millennium of Buddhist architecture.

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

Magical Messi ruins Guardiola homecoming
10:03 07/05/2015 Magical Messi ruins Guardiola homecoming

Barcelona's Lionel Messi struck twice and set up Neymar in the final 13 minutes as Pep Guardiola's return to the Camp Nou as Bayern Munich coach ended in a 3-0 defeat in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final.

World News

UN reinforces east DRCongo troops after peacekeepers killed
09:56 07/05/2015 UN reinforces east DRCongo troops after peacekeepers killed

The United Nations has sent reinforcements to its Democratic Republic of Congo peacekeeping force near the eastern town of Beni, after two soldiers were killed and 13 others wounded in an ambush on Tuesday (May 5).

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.