Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Oral nutritional supplements reduce hospital stay and costs
14:28 | 01/08/2014 Oral nutritional supplements reduce hospital stay and costs

A new health economics outcomes study, conducted by leading health economists and supported by Abbott, found that oral nutritional supplements provided to patients during hospitalisation could significantly reduce hospital stay by two days and save patients $4,734 in hospitalisation cost.

Investing

FDI tourism zone licenses revoked
15:08 | 01/08/2014 FDI tourism zone licenses revoked

HCM CITY - The central province of Phu Yen has revoked licenses of two foreign direct investment (FDI) tourism projects worth US$50 million for delays in implementation.

Tech

Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount
15:03 | 01/08/2014 Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount

Google told European officials that forgetting isn't easy, especially when details are few and guidelines are murky regarding when personal privacy trumps public interest.

Property

Gamuda hesitates on $150m land compensation price tag
08:46 | 29/07/2014 Gamuda hesitates on $150m land compensation price tag

Malaysian-backed Gamuda Berhad, developer of the giant Hanoi-based Gamuda City urban development has requested the Hanoi People’s Committee allow the firm to withdraw from Parcel B of the Yen So Park subproject. VIR’s Bich Ngoc talked with Gamuda Land Vietnam general director Cheong Ho Kuan on the reasons and what the future holds for the rest of the project.

Money

Gold loans fall as prices dip
08:40 | 01/08/2014 Gold loans fall as prices dip

Hanoi - Gold loans at 10 commercial banks in HCM City stood at 157,317 taels by the end of June, representing an 11 per cent decrease over last June.

Province

Can Tho asked to take lead in building new rural areas
14:13 | 31/07/2014 Can Tho asked to take lead in building new rural areas

Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh asked Can Tho City to redouble its efforts in building new-style rural areas to become one of the first localities achieving the goals of the national target program.

Travel

A day in Trai Mat
09:43 | 01/08/2014 A day in Trai Mat

It might be an interesting experience for tourists to be a gardener at Trai Mat, an outskirt area which is 8km away from Dalat City.

Leisure

Paramount apologises after Ninja Turtles poster recalls 9/11
09:34 | 01/08/2014 Paramount apologises after Ninja Turtles poster recalls 9/11

Paramount Pictures apologised Thursday after publishing a poster of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film that showed the characters jumping from a burning building, with its Australian release date -- September 11 -- printed at the bottom.

Sports

Arsenal defender Jenkinson loaned to West Ham
16:00 | 01/08/2014 Arsenal defender Jenkinson loaned to West Ham

West Ham signed Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan on Thursday (August 1) to become the Hammers' sixth new face this summer.

World News

Ebola death toll rises to 729: WHO
12:00 | 01/08/2014 Ebola death toll rises to 729: WHO

Fifty-seven more deaths from the Ebola epidemic in west Africa have pushed the overall fatality toll from the outbreak to 729, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday (July 31).

Your Consultant

Japan gives aid to Hue climate change project
09:18 | 31/07/2014 Japan gives aid to Hue climate change project

THUA THIEN - HUE - Japan has donated an official development assistance package of JPY60 million (US$637,000) for a climate change adaptation project in central Thua Thien–Hue Province.

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