Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

KPMG graduate-level hires target leaders of tomorrow
10:00 24/10/2014 KPMG graduate-level hires target leaders of tomorrow

Leading professional services firm, KPMG in Vietnam and Cambodia, continues to attract top talents and as part of their growth strategy, this month welcomed a total of 215 new graduates to the firm.

Investing

14:51 23/10/2014 "Made in India" program calls for investment from Vietnam

India is calling for capital inflows from abroad, including Vietnam, to boost economic growth and job creation after a decade of slow growth and high inflation to set the stage for "Made in India" – a national program promoting industrial production launched by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of September

Tech

Int’l chip and semiconductor conference opens in HCMC
10:25 23/10/2014 Int’l chip and semiconductor conference opens in HCMC

More than 250 delegates and 50 professors from Japan, the US, Switzerland, the Republic of Korea and Vietnam are attending the 3rd Solid State Systems Symposium – VLSIs and Semiconductor Related Technologies (4S-2014/AVIC2014) in HCM City.

Property

First joint venture on property management set up
11:00 24/10/2014 First joint venture on property management set up

Japan’s Asia Business Investment Company and KS Community Company on October 13 set up a joint venture with domestic PMC to operate property management and consultation services.

Money

Market slump shocks investors
09:02 24/10/2014 Market slump shocks investors

Hanoi - Shares slumped yesterday after last Wednesday's rally, surprising a wide range of investors.

Province

Southern region needs connections
09:06 24/10/2014 Southern region needs connections

HCM CITY - The Southern Key Economic Zone, which comprises HCM City and seven provinces, has succeeded in improving its infrastructure and economy since its establishment in 1998, but still needs to improve connections among provinces to exploit its competitive advantages.

Travel

Enjoying Sapa budget-minded diner’s way
10:32 24/10/2014 Enjoying Sapa budget-minded diner’s way

There are high-quality touring services available when one visits Sapa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, there are many high-priced things in the mist-enveloped town for ones to empty their pockets, and there are also top-notch accommodation facilities there for well-to-do tourists. However, to really enjoy the nature-blessed town, most visitors to Sapa often choose the opposite way around. In this regard, roadside food vendors there offer budget-conscious visitors a real good experience.

Leisure

Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs
10:23 24/10/2014 Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs

The Apple inventor's storied life already has been rendered on the big screen in last year's drama Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher, which received lukewarm reviews.

Society

VN nurses to benefit from year in Japan
09:10 24/10/2014 VN nurses to benefit from year in Japan

Ha noi - The Department for Overseas Labour Management announced on Monday that it was recruiting 180 nurses and orderlies to work in Japan under the Viet Nam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Sports

Federer reaches Swiss Indoors quarter-finals
10:20 24/10/2014 Federer reaches Swiss Indoors quarter-finals

Roger Federer's win kept up the pressure on Novak Djokovic as the Swiss takes aim at a possible return to the year-end world number one ranking currently held by the Serb.

World News

EU leaders seal landmark 2030 climate deal
10:15 24/10/2014 EU leaders seal landmark 2030 climate deal

The 28 leaders overcame deep divisions at a summit in Brussels to reach a deal including a headline commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent, 16 years from now.

Your Consultant

MPI encourages eco-IPs
08:38 20/10/2014 MPI encourages eco-IPs

With industrial parks across the nation facing the challenge of meeting emission restrictions, the Vietnamese government is encouraging investors to develop eco-industrial parks for sustainable  growth.