Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Nissan recalls vehicles over faulty airbags
16:53 07/07/2015 Nissan recalls vehicles over faulty airbags

Japanese carmaker Nissan is recalling 166 vehicles in Viet Nam to repair the faulty airbags in the front passenger seat.

Investing

US packaging-labelling firm opens distribution centre in HCM City
16:47 07/07/2015 US packaging-labelling firm opens distribution centre in HCM City

US-based Avery Dennison, a global labelling and packaging materials and solutions firm, on July 2 opened its first distribution centre in Viet Nam in HCM City's Tan Binh Industrial Park to support the company's investment in the high growth Viet Nam market.

Tech

VN, S Korea seal cooperation pact in ICT
08:57 07/07/2015 VN, S Korea seal cooperation pact in ICT

Viet Nam's Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son signed cooperative agreements with South Korea during his recent visit to the country, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Property

Questions raised on new property laws
08:52 07/07/2015 Questions raised on new property laws

Two long-awaited amended laws on housing and real estate, effective from July 1 and expected to have a significant impact on the property market, may not be as effective.

Money

VN Index continues to rise
16:49 07/07/2015 VN Index continues to rise

The VN Index struggled to rise this morning, as the market began to correct itself after three consecutive growth sessions.

Province

PM approves $1b Hai Phong ‘eco' complex
08:50 07/07/2015 PM approves $1b Hai Phong ‘eco' complex

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the building of a US$1 billion "ecological" complex on Vu Yen Island in northern Hai Phong City.

Travel

Relaxing at Ma Rung Lu Quan
09:22 07/07/2015 Relaxing at Ma Rung Lu Quan

Hidden in the forest of Da Nghit Village in Lat Commune, Lac Duong District of Dalat City is an eco-tourism site that is new to many people. The site is called by an impressive name which arouses curiosity: “Ma Rung Lu Quan” (forest ghost inn).

Society

Six in wood magnate family have throats cut in massacre in southern Vietnam
16:55 07/07/2015 Six in wood magnate family have throats cut in massacre in southern Vietnam

A wood processing magnate and five of his family members were killed in a massacre in the southern province of Binh Phuoc early today, July 7, while his youngest daughter survived the tragedy.

Sports

Dillon in crash as Earnhardt wins at Daytona
09:32 07/07/2015 Dillon in crash as Earnhardt wins at Daytona

Dale Earnhardt Jr won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Monday (Jul 6), while a last-lap multi-car wreck sent Austin Dillon's car flying.

World News

Greek bailout negotiator Tsakalotos named new finance minister
09:32 07/07/2015 Greek bailout negotiator Tsakalotos named new finance minister

Greece on Monday named economist Euclid Tsakalotos, its top negotiator in the stalled EU-IMF talks, as the country's new finance minister, the president's office said.

Your Consultant

PM allows real estate capital for investment fund
11:11 07/07/2015 PM allows real estate capital for investment fund

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to allow investors to contribute capital through real estate to create a real estate investment fund.