Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

India rolls out red carpet for Vietnamese investors
14:37 22/10/2014 India rolls out red carpet for Vietnamese investors

HCM CITY - Economic ties between Viet Nam and India have yet to match the vast potential and huge aspirations of their leaders, officials on both sides and entrepreneurs agreed at a meeting the Indian consulate held yesterday in HCM City to mark the launch of its "Made in India" campaign.

Investing

MHIVA opens new factory to supply passenger doors for Boeing777
16:07 22/10/2014 MHIVA opens new factory to supply passenger doors for Boeing777

MHI Aerospace Vietnam Co., Ltd. (MHIVA), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, today opened its new manufacturing factory in Hanoi to supply passenger doors for the Boeing777.

Tech

More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info: Survey
10:32 22/10/2014 More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info: Survey

A report by Kaspersky Labs with Interpol found that 60 per cent of the malicious programs targeting Android devices between August 2013 and July 2014 were designed to steal money or banking credentials.

Property

Three major Hanoi infrastructure projects to start operations next year
16:23 22/10/2014 Three major Hanoi infrastructure projects to start operations next year

The Nhat Tan Bridge, Terminal T2 of the Noi Bai International Airport and the road connecting the bridge and Noi Bai International Airport, all partly funded by Japanese ODA, are expected to go into operation on January 6 next year.

Money

Large-cap stocks push up City bourse
14:33 22/10/2014 Large-cap stocks push up City bourse

Shares rose for the second session on the HCM City Stock Exchange but continued their retreat in Ha Noi yesterday.

Province

Thai Binh offers more incentives for investments
09:45 22/10/2014 Thai Binh offers more incentives for investments

This northern province has committed to luring both domestic and foreign investors by providing favourable conditions for them.

Travel

‘Uncultured families’ to be suspended from running homestays in Hoi An
14:48 22/10/2014 ‘Uncultured families’ to be suspended from running homestays in Hoi An

The tourism city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam will suspend local hosts from running their homestays if they are not recognized as a “cultured family” in an effort to improve the quality of homestay services in the city.

Leisure

San Chay people’s dance recognised as national intangible cultural heritage
09:21 22/10/2014 San Chay people’s dance recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

Tac Xinh dance of the San Chay ethnic minority people in Phu Luong district, the northern province of Thai Nguyen has been declared a national intangible cultural heritage.

Society

Kids need better food, mental care
09:50 22/10/2014 Kids need better food, mental care

Nutrition and psychological care are vital for the comprehensive development of children, experts told a seminar in HCM City on Sunday attended by kindergarten teachers.

Sports

U-19 HAGL beats Malaysian U-21s at invitational tourney
14:50 22/10/2014 U-19 HAGL beats Malaysian U-21s at invitational tourney

The under-19 team from the Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) – Arsenal JMG football academy yesterday defeated Malaysia 2-1 at the international U-21 Thanh Nien Newspaper Cup in Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta.

World News

Two cured in US, Spain, as Ebola crisis widens
14:54 22/10/2014 Two cured in US, Spain, as Ebola crisis widens

A US photojournalist joined a Spanish nurse in being declared free of Ebola on Tuesday (Oct 21). The survivor stories, however, came as cases continued to soar in West Africa.

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.