Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Japan's Nitori Holdings to build factory in VN
06:35 04/05/2015 Japan's Nitori Holdings to build factory in VN

Nitori Holdings, the owner of the Japan's biggest chain of furniture supermarkets, will build a furniture factory in Viet Nam in 2017.

Investing

VN to develop over 2,000 km of highways by 2020
13:01 04/05/2015 VN to develop over 2,000 km of highways by 2020

Viet Nam plans to put some 2,200 km of highways into operation by 2020, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong told our reporter in a recent interview.  

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

Gov't to fine more listed firms for failing to register
12:54 04/05/2015 Gov't to fine more listed firms for failing to register

The State Securities Committee (SSC) has fined several companies which had failed to register themselves with the SSC and the Viet Nam Securities Depository (VSD) in time for trading, further action will also follow, stockbiz.vn reported last Thursday.

Province

HCM City develops seaport system
06:31 04/05/2015 HCM City develops seaport system

HCM City is developing a system of seaports to facilitate trade activities between the city and its vicinity.

Travel

Walk on the seabed in Vietnam’s Nha Trang, why not?
07:11 04/05/2015 Walk on the seabed in Vietnam’s Nha Trang, why not?

A seawalking service offered in Nha Trang City has captured the great attention of tourists since it was launched in March this year.

Leisure

Stroll around Saigon to see it’s not really boring as criticized
07:18 04/05/2015 Stroll around Saigon to see it’s not really boring as criticized

A Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper contributor has envisioned a tour around Saigon, suggesting tourists visit various places of interest and explore every nook and cranny on foot, amid complaints that there is not much to see in the city.

Society

Vietnam woman shuttles over 140km daily taking disabled son to school
13:08 04/05/2015 Vietnam woman shuttles over 140km daily taking disabled son to school

A young woman has painstakingly covered over 140 kilometers on a daily basis to take her physically challenged son on her motorbike to school and a brighter future over the past one year.

Sports

Valencia take charge of Champions League chase
06:53 04/05/2015 Valencia take charge of Champions League chase

Valencia moved three points clear of Sevilla in the fight for the fourth Champions League place in La Liga with a comfortable 3-1 win over Eibar on Sunday.

World News

Britain's baby princess meets the grandparents
07:02 04/05/2015 Britain's baby princess meets the grandparents

Prince William and his wife Kate showed off their new baby daughter to their loved ones on Sunday as they thanked people around the world for their messages of congratulations.

Your Consultant

Green lending offers a new local growth model
10:57 20/04/2015 Green lending offers a new local growth model

Vietnam is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries in terms of climate variability and change. Current global emission trends, leading to the world becoming 4°C warmer by 2100, will dramatically increase the country’s vulnerabilities to climate-related threats, such as increased incidences of natural disasters and rising sea levels.