Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Vietnam ATM system remains safe after Windows XP demise: cbank
08:48 | 24/04/2014 Vietnam ATM system remains safe after Windows XP demise: cbank

The ATM system in Vietnam, mostly powered by Windows XP, is still operating safely and has so far faced no security risks after Microsoft retired the operating system early this month, the country’s central bank announced Tuesday.

Tech

Google online maps go back in time
08:40 | 24/04/2014 Google online maps go back in time

The new Google Maps Street View snapshots feature now allows users to see what specific neighbourhoods and landmarks looked like at different periods during the past seven years.

Property

Policies to revive property market
08:43 | 24/04/2014 Policies to revive property market

The state has offered credit packages for the local real estate market and will amend more regulations and policies to promote further recovery in the local market, noted experts.

Money

The State Bank of Vietnam and Deloitte Vietnam jointly held FATCA conference
17:00 | 22/04/2014 The State Bank of Vietnam and Deloitte Vietnam jointly held FATCA conference

A conference for updates on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), jointly held by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and Deloitte Vietnam and attracting representatives from more than 130 credit institutions and foreign banks’ branches, took place in Hanoi last Friday.

Province

Thai Nguyen sees strong foreign investment growth
10:20 | 18/04/2014 Thai Nguyen sees strong foreign investment growth

The foreign-invested sector has highlighted the northern Thai Nguyen province's upbeat economic picture in the first quarter of 2014, according to the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.

Travel

Hoi An's new
09:21 | 23/04/2014 Hoi An's new "entrance fee" causes backlash

Many have voiced their disapproval of a new policy that requires visitors to buy tickets before entering Hoi An Ancient Town.

Leisure

Iceman 3D: Not well thawed out
08:38 | 24/04/2014 Iceman 3D: Not well thawed out

Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen's new movie "Iceman 3D", a remake of the 1989 classic "The Iceman Cometh", has juvenile jokes and unsatisfying action sequences.

Society

Nation's biggest airport adds new domestic terminal section
08:44 | 24/04/2014 Nation's biggest airport adds new domestic terminal section

Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City had started the expansion of the domestic terminal to increase its capacity to 5 million passengers a year, the Airports Corporation of Viet Nam has announced.

Sports

Real edge Bayern Munich in first leg
08:35 | 24/04/2014 Real edge Bayern Munich in first leg

Nine-time winners Real Madrid edged holders Bayern Munich 1-0 in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

World News

Imperial pomp to start Obama's Japan visit
08:33 | 24/04/2014 Imperial pomp to start Obama's Japan visit

The first state visit to Japan by a US President in nearly two decades gets under way in earnest on Thursday when Barack Obama is treated to the pomp and ceremony of an imperial reception.

Your Consultant

Four habits of remarkably likeable bosses
09:38 | 23/04/2014 Four habits of remarkably likeable bosses

If they like you, really like you, you will actually be a better boss. Here’s how to make that happen.

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