Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Business confidence on the rise after laws passed
16:41 28/06/2016 Business confidence on the rise after laws passed

Significant increases in the number of new businesses and investments this year indicate improvements in confidence, driven by the Government’s efforts to improve the business climate and promote entrepreneurship.

Investing

Hong Kong firms seek investment opportunities in Binh Duong
09:16 28/06/2016 Hong Kong firms seek investment opportunities in Binh Duong

The southern province of Binh Duong is committed to create a favourable and safe investment climate for investors from Hong Kong.

Tech

Scan of corporate unlicensed software use beefed up nationwide
11:58 28/06/2016 Scan of corporate unlicensed software use beefed up nationwide

An interagency inspection team consisted of the Inspectorate of the Ministry of Culture-Sports-Tourism (MOCST), in cooperation with the Hi-tech Crime Bureau (C50, Ministry of Public Security), recently launched a series of raids across the country, targeting companies suspected of using unlicensed software.

Property

Property information to be made public
16:44 28/06/2016 Property information to be made public

The legal status and progress of properties would be made available to the public in order to reduce the risks for home buyers, according to an HCM City official.

Money

Low investor confidence pulls markets down
16:35 28/06/2016 Low investor confidence pulls markets down

Vietnamese shares fell in the early session as investors were worried about global stocks markets after the US and European markets declined sharply on Monday.

Province

PM works with HCM City’s authorities on development goals
15:27 28/06/2016 PM works with HCM City’s authorities on development goals

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 27 held a working session with leaders of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on its socio-economic performances and mechanisms and policies to support the development of the city.

Travel

Hoi An offers unique farming experience to eco-tourists
11:00 28/06/2016 Hoi An offers unique farming experience to eco-tourists

Long known for its century-old ancient town and one-of-a-kind delicacies, Hoi An City in central Vietnam has been gaining popularity among green-fingered tourists with its eco-tours that guarantee full immersion in the agricultural lifestyle of rural Vietnam.

Leisure

HCM City celebrates National Family Day
17:20 27/06/2016 HCM City celebrates National Family Day

The Family Festival Day 2016 held last weekend by HCM City’s Women’s Association to celebrate National Family Day (June 28) attracted thousands of young people.

Society

Football betting is just tip of iceberg in Vietnam
09:44 28/06/2016 Football betting is just tip of iceberg in Vietnam

Vietnamese football betting rings have continued to operate during the ongoing UEFA European Championship, despite the police’s efforts to stop them, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

Sports

Argentine president and Maradona ask Messi not to quit
12:00 28/06/2016 Argentine president and Maradona ask Messi not to quit

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine President Mauricio Macri called football star Lionel Messi and asked him to stick with the national team despite his vow to quit after a humiliating defeat, a spokesman said on Tuesday (Jun 28).

World News

Oil prices fall again as Brexit weighs
12:00 28/06/2016 Oil prices fall again as Brexit weighs

NEW YORK: Oil prices fell again on Monday (Jun 27) as worries about Britain's vote to quit the European Union continued to churn through financial markets.

Your Consultant

New guidelines on tax policies
09:13 28/06/2016 New guidelines on tax policies

​The Law on amendments and supplements of some articles of the Law on Value Added Tax, the Law on Special Consumption Tax, and the Law on Tax Management will come into force from July 1, 2016.