Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Microsoft shares about cloud computing and network security
14:20 30/09/2014 Microsoft shares about cloud computing and network security

As the guest speaker today at AmCham’s Global Leaders Luncheon co-hosted with Microsoft and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, executive vice president, general counsel of Microsoft Corporation Brad Smith shared with VIR about Microsoft cloud computing and services, focusing on security policy and network security.

Investing

Hanoi leads green FDI charm offensive
13:19 30/09/2014 Hanoi leads green FDI charm offensive

Hanoi is making great strides to attract environmentally-friendly foreign direct investment projects.

Tech

New cut found on submarine cable system providing Internet connection to Vietnam
10:15 30/09/2014 New cut found on submarine cable system providing Internet connection to Vietnam

The operator of an undersea cable system that provides Internet connectivity to Vietnam has found yet another break on the same cable section where a fracture is being repaired.

Property

Lotte group develop hotel chain in Vietnam
16:24 30/09/2014 Lotte group develop hotel chain in Vietnam

Lotte Group has expanded its interests in the hotel sector with the development of the Lotte Hanoi Hotel and acquisition of the Lotte Saigon.

Money

VOF sells An Giang Plant Protection stake to Standard Chartered
11:02 30/09/2014 VOF sells An Giang Plant Protection stake to Standard Chartered

VinaCapital-managed Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF) has reached a deal to sell its stake in An Giang Plant Protection Joint-Stock Co. (AGPP) to Standard Chartered Private Equity.

Province

Cua Dai bridge spans linked
14:01 30/09/2014 Cua Dai bridge spans linked

PM Nguyen Tan Dung on September 28 attended a ceremony to connect Cua Dai bridge spans in the central province of Quang Nam.    

Leisure

Vietnam artists to support half-Vietnamese survivor of ferry disaster in Korea show
14:33 30/09/2014 Vietnam artists to support half-Vietnamese survivor of ferry disaster in Korea show

Around 30 Vietnamese artists will be in South Korea next month to join a four-day program to support the Vietnamese community in the East Asian country, particularly a half-Vietnamese girl who survived the tragic Sewol ferry disaster in April.

Society

British University Vietnam hosts graduation ceremony for second cohort new graduates
16:24 30/09/2014 British University Vietnam hosts graduation ceremony for second cohort new graduates

British University Vietnam (BUV) today organised the graduation ceremony for its bachelor-degree second cohorts of new graduates in areas of International Business Management and Banking and Finance.

Sports

Cyclist collects 8th silver for Vietnam at 17th Asian Games
14:29 30/09/2014 Cyclist collects 8th silver for Vietnam at 17th Asian Games

Cyclist Nguyen Thi That has won the eighth silver medal for Team Vietnam at the 17th Asian Games after she finished second in the women's road cycling race event in Incheon, South Korea on Monday.

World News

Israel PM warns nuclear-armed Iran would be 'gravest threat'
14:42 30/09/2014 Israel PM warns nuclear-armed Iran would be 'gravest threat'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the threat posed by Iran's nuclear programme was greater than the danger posed by IS militants in Iraq and Syria.

Your Consultant

BlueScope factory makes the grade
09:02 29/09/2014 BlueScope factory makes the grade

The Bluescope factory located in Phu My IZ in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province is one of only a few green factories in Vietnam that manufactures green products.