Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Domestic private conglomerates want to invest in subway systems
16:36 23/02/2017 Domestic private conglomerates want to invest in subway systems

Hanoi’s Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung said three Vietnamese large construction and real estate conglomerates - Vingroup, Xuan Thanh and Lung Lo Groups - have expressed their willingness to invest in the metro system in Hanoi.

Investing

VSIP commitment to a long-term vision
13:09 23/02/2017 VSIP commitment to a long-term vision

Nearly a decade ago, L. D. Hung moved from his hometown at Quang Ngai province to the South, seeking a better life.

Tech

Vietnamese youth expect IoT to significantly impact future
16:43 23/02/2017 Vietnamese youth expect IoT to significantly impact future

Vietnamese youth believe there are certain technologies that will have a significant impact on their lives, according to survey findings released on Wednesday by Microsoft.

Property

Diamond Island takes “Best of the Best 2016”  award
08:00 23/02/2017 Diamond Island takes “Best of the Best 2016” award

Diamond Island – the only natural island within Ho Chi Minh City developed by Kusto Home - was awarded “Best of the Best 2016” in the "Private Green Project of the Year" category by Robb Report.

Money

ARA showing big changes for 10th edition
17:13 23/02/2017 ARA showing big changes for 10th edition

Vietnam’s 2017 Annual Report Awards (ARA) programme will bring several changes to celebrate its 10th milestone.

Province

Long An seeks to sustainably develop its IP complexes
09:42 23/02/2017 Long An seeks to sustainably develop its IP complexes

The southern province of Long An plans to build industrial complexes in hi-tech parks, according to Phan Nhan Duy, director of its Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Travel

Non Nuoc Pagoda – an architectural masterpiece in a Hanoi suburb
16:54 23/02/2017 Non Nuoc Pagoda – an architectural masterpiece in a Hanoi suburb

Located in Ve Tinh commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi, as part of the Soc temple complex, Non Nuoc pagoda and Vietnam Buddhist Academy are part of a monumental architectural work that has been in use for seven years. It is also a spiritual tourism address, increasingly attracting pilgrims.

Leisure

Hanoi theater to remake The Tale of Kieu with modern music
09:25 23/02/2017 Hanoi theater to remake The Tale of Kieu with modern music

The masterpiece “Truyen Kieu” (The Tale of Kieu) by Nguyen Du, one of Vietnam’s greatest poets in the 18th century, will be revived on stage with the remake of modern music, reports Vietnamplus.  

Society

Solutions sought for population, labour migration in Mekong Delta
16:39 23/02/2017 Solutions sought for population, labour migration in Mekong Delta

The Government needs to work out comprehensive solutions to control population and labour migraton in the Mekong Delta region to ensure security and defence, officials have said.

Sports

Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
09:22 23/02/2017 Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

DUBAI: Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday (Feb 22) to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking.

World News

Taiwan train bomber jailed for 30 years
09:17 23/02/2017 Taiwan train bomber jailed for 30 years

TAIPEI: A Taiwanese man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday (Feb 22) for detonating a pipe bomb on a busy Taipei train that injured more than two dozen people last year.

Your Consultant

Tightening corporate accounting
09:46 23/02/2017 Tightening corporate accounting

Government Decree No 174/2016/ND-CP (December 30, 2016) detailing a number of articles of the Accounting Law on accounting documents, accounting operations, accountants, accounting service business, accounting services across borders and accounting association.