Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Advance technologies of water industry at VIETWATER 2017
10:46 18/10/2017 Advance technologies of water industry at VIETWATER 2017

Vietnam’s leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources, and purification event, VIETWATER 2017, will take place at SECC, Ho Chi Minh City between November 8 and 10.

Investing

Smart city goals propel Hanoi building projects
08:00 18/10/2017 Smart city goals propel Hanoi building projects

Hanoi will focus its foreign investment attraction on transport, logistics, healthcare, education, and waste treatment in a move to become a smart city in the future.

Tech

Intel working with Facebook on chips for AI
09:53 18/10/2017 Intel working with Facebook on chips for AI

LAGUNA BEACH: Intel chief Brian Krzanich said on Tuesday (Oct 17) his company is working on a super-fast chip designed specifically for artificial intelligence.

Property

Landlords unfazed by higher supply
08:00 18/10/2017 Landlords unfazed by higher supply

Despite predictions of falling prices in the buy-to-let housing segments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City due to increased supply, as of now the segment remains one of the most profitable for investors.

Money

VN-Index steady above 820 points on bank growth
09:28 18/10/2017 VN-Index steady above 820 points on bank growth

Shares rebounded from a slump during Monday’s afternoon trade as banks regained their growing momentum on Tuesday morning, supporting the VN-Index on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Province

Quảng Ninh promotes Vân Đồn airport
11:00 18/10/2017 Quảng Ninh promotes Vân Đồn airport

Northern Quang Ninh Province has issued a document to promote markets and flights from/to Van Don International Airport.

Travel

Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 around corner
09:32 18/10/2017 Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 around corner

The Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 will be held from October 18 to 23 at Po Lu hamlet, Nam Mau commune, Ba Be district, in the northern province of Bac Kan.

Leisure

Weinstein scandal signals end for 'dinosaur' men, says actress Catherine Zeta-Jones
11:00 18/10/2017 Weinstein scandal signals end for 'dinosaur' men, says actress Catherine Zeta-Jones

CANNES, France: Harvey Weinstein's fall should be the end of "dinosaur" men preying on women, Hollywood star Catherine Zeta-Jones said Tuesday (Oct 17) as she premiered a film about a woman who had a brutally efficient way of dealing with chauvinism.

Society

Vietnam, US work on settlement of war aftermath
11:18 18/10/2017 Vietnam, US work on settlement of war aftermath

Officers of the Ministry of National Defence on October 17 held a working session with a delegation of US congressmen on the settlement of war consequences in Vietnam.

Sports

Sharapova in shock Kremlin Cup 1st-round exit
11:00 18/10/2017 Sharapova in shock Kremlin Cup 1st-round exit

MOSCOW: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova crashed out in the first round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Tuesday (Oct 17), losing in straight sets to Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova.

World News

Britain and EU clash over Brexit 'time pressure' claim
09:44 18/10/2017 Britain and EU clash over Brexit 'time pressure' claim

LONDON: The British and EU Brexit negotiators clashed on Tuesday (Oct 17) over a claim by London that Brussels is holding up divorce negotiations to get Britain to pay more money on its withdrawal from the bloc.

Your Consultant

Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts
10:13 18/10/2017 Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 90 per cent of businesses in Viet Nam, should take advantage of new marketing tools like social media to have access to global value chains, experts said at a meeting held on Tuesday in HCM City.