Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Bosch signs MoU with Vietnamese German University
11:54 23/05/2015 Bosch signs MoU with Vietnamese German University

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technologies and services, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnamese-German University (VGU).

Investing

First project opens in Da Nang Hi-tech Park
10:40 23/05/2015 First project opens in Da Nang Hi-tech Park

Tokyo Keiki Precision Technology Inc. inaugurated its first plant outside Japan at the city 's Hi-Tech Park on May 22, following eight months of construction.

Tech

Tackling the crimewave of unlicensed software
09:25 23/05/2015 Tackling the crimewave of unlicensed software

Efforts are being ramped up to tackle widespread software piracy in locations across the country.  

Property

Ha Noi citizens offered affordable homes
11:12 23/05/2015 Ha Noi citizens offered affordable homes

Ecohome 2, a social housing project in Bac Tu Liem District, Ha Noi, is offering 930 apartments for sale to the capital's lower-income earners.

Money

VN-Index up, HNX Index down in morning trading
15:15 22/05/2015 VN-Index up, HNX Index down in morning trading

Shares opened higher this morning as blue chips proved their influence on the market when assisting the VN-Index to finish higher.

Province

Lam Dong eyes high-tech farming
15:00 22/05/2015 Lam Dong eyes high-tech farming

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has the potential to attract more foreign investment in hi-tech agriculture due to its climate, land and proximity to the southern economic region.

Travel

A journey on Son Tra Peninsula
09:33 22/05/2015 A journey on Son Tra Peninsula

For a long time, Son Tra Peninsula has been seen as a green lung and wind barrier for Danang City on the central coast.

Leisure

Lotte holds event to thank customers
16:36 22/05/2015 Lotte holds event to thank customers

More than 12,000 people joined the May 21 Gala Night at Lotte Department Store at 54 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh distict, Hanoi.

Society

Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers
14:44 22/05/2015 Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers

Two Korean-owned companies in Vietnam are running their own supermarkets which offer goods at low prices to their workers in a bid to improve their living conditions.

Sports

Misfiring McIlroy crashes out at Wentworth
11:35 23/05/2015 Misfiring McIlroy crashes out at Wentworth

World number one Rory McIlroy crashed out of the European PGA Championship at Wentworth when he missed the cut after collapsing to a six-over par second round 78.

World News

Eiffel Tower reopens after staff walk out over pickpockets
11:38 23/05/2015 Eiffel Tower reopens after staff walk out over pickpockets

  Workers at the Eiffel Tower finally went back to work at around 1400 GMT (10pm, Singapore time), after hundreds of disappointed tourists were turned away throughout the day.

Your Consultant

Foreign businesses should follow norms for opening branches
11:09 23/05/2015 Foreign businesses should follow norms for opening branches

Foreign businesses (FBs) wishing to establish representative offices (ROs) and branches in Viet Nam are recommended to take notice of statutory conditions, dossier components, orders, procedures, and required tasks.