Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Turning the airport into a catwalk: Vietjet celebrates Vietnamese Women’s Day
16:00 21/10/2017 Turning the airport into a catwalk: Vietjet celebrates Vietnamese Women’s Day

With 10 impressive ao dai dresses created by well-known designer Thuan Viet going on performance right at the airport and onboard the planes, together with meaningful gifts, Vietjet continues to inspire passengers by bringing unique experiences on Vietnamese Women’s Day.

Investing

Honda Vietnam makes bank on Vietnamese motorcycle market
16:34 21/10/2017 Honda Vietnam makes bank on Vietnamese motorcycle market

The convenience of riding a motorcycle and Vietnamese people’s admiration for Honda vehicles are bringing a mountain of profit to the company, with each year’s  profit figures doubling or tripling on-year. Particularly, Honda’s after-tax profit peaked in 2016, reaching the billion-dollar mark.

Tech

IT outsourcing conference opens in HCM City
09:12 22/10/2017 IT outsourcing conference opens in HCM City

Skilled workers, low-cost and good IT infrastructure are among the factors that make Việt Nam an emerging destination for IT outsourcing services, a conference heard in HCM City on Thursday.

Property

5 Seasons: condotel of choice for long-term living
16:09 20/10/2017 5 Seasons: condotel of choice for long-term living

A pioneer in Hanoi’s high-end condotel market, 5 Seasons has introduced unprecedented investment opportunities.

Money

Khánh Hòa beverage firm to join UPCoM
09:09 22/10/2017 Khánh Hòa beverage firm to join UPCoM

The Hà Nội Stock Exchange has approved the listing of Khánh Hòa Sanest Beverage Company on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM).

Province

Deputy PM promotes investment in Quang Ngai province
09:25 21/10/2017 Deputy PM promotes investment in Quang Ngai province

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung spoke at a conference on Friday in Quang Ngai Province on investment and development cooperation, intended to introduce investors to the area in hopes of attracting further socio-economic development.

Travel

Huế halts night tour due to rain
09:01 22/10/2017 Huế halts night tour due to rain

The night sight-seeing tour “Citadel by night” at the Huế Monuments Conservation Centre will be temporarily stopped due to heavy rain.

Leisure

K-Pop star apologises over dog bite death
08:30 22/10/2017 K-Pop star apologises over dog bite death

SEOUL: Choi Siwon, a member of popular K-pop boy band Super Junior, on Saturday apologised over the death of a renowned restaurateur who died after being attacked by his family's pet dog.

Society

Mothers help their children fight cancer
08:53 22/10/2017 Mothers help their children fight cancer

Nguyễn Thị Vui held a doll as she walked in a hurry towards a room for child patients at the Hà Nội-based National Cancer Hospital.

Sports

Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos
08:38 22/10/2017 Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos

BARCELONA: Barcelona dismissed another day of political chaos in Catalonia to continue on their merry way at the top of La Liga by beating Malaga 2-0 at the Camp Nou.

World News

Five challenges facing Japan
08:26 22/10/2017 Five challenges facing Japan

TOKYO: The winner of Sunday's (Oct 22) election in Japan faces a daunting in-tray, ranging from North Korean missiles to a rapidly ageing society.

Your Consultant

Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts
09:13 19/10/2017 Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts

It’s time Viet Nam shift its attention to quality and sustainable development and eye industry 4.0 technologies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), experts said at an online dialogue on FDI promotion strategies organised on Tuesday in Ha Noi.