Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

New project to lift Tra fish sustainability
09:58 | 20/04/2014 New project to lift Tra fish sustainability

The Prime Minister has approved a new project to implement a sustainable supply chain for the Tra fish (pangasius) industry.

Investing

Ocean Dune golf members up in arms over proposed tear down
17:32 | 16/04/2014 Ocean Dune golf members up in arms over proposed tear down

The rezoning of Ocean Dunes golf course in south-central province Binh Thuan’s Phan Thiet city as an urban area has stirred controversy, as stakeholders cannot reach a consensus.

Tech

Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One
10:24 | 20/04/2014 Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One

Microsoft said Thursday it has sold more than five million XBox One consoles since they were launched in November.

Property

Hanoi real estate: The big freeze
15:51 | 19/04/2014 Hanoi real estate: The big freeze

According to figures released by the Ministry of Construction, Hanoi is now home to 95 inactive FDI projects. Others are still licensed, despite no progress and many projects have occupied land that is now unused.

Money

Market bounces back as blue chips make a return
10:20 | 18/04/2014 Market bounces back as blue chips make a return

Shares rebounded yesterday on the two national bourses, ending a five-day losing streak, as blue chips gained ground.

Province

Thai Nguyen sees strong foreign investment growth
10:20 | 18/04/2014 Thai Nguyen sees strong foreign investment growth

The foreign-invested sector has highlighted the northern Thai Nguyen province's upbeat economic picture in the first quarter of 2014, according to the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.

Travel

Idyllic Thung Nham mangroves offer bird watching paradise
10:57 | 18/04/2014 Idyllic Thung Nham mangroves offer bird watching paradise

At dusk, we take a boat to the mangrove forests of Thung Nham Bird Park and wait for the flocks to return to their nests after a hard working day. Silently, we hide the boats under the trees as the noisy birds fly to their homes. Their sounds fill the mangroves.

Leisure

Chau Van singing festival preserves traditional ritual
09:50 | 20/04/2014 Chau Van singing festival preserves traditional ritual

Hundreds of amateur artists participated in the second annual Chau Van Singing Festival, organised by the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association in the northern province of Bac Giang on April 19.

Society

Parents rush to get babies vaccinated for measles
10:12 | 20/04/2014 Parents rush to get babies vaccinated for measles

Over the past several days, parents in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi have hurriedly had their children vaccinated for measles, which has killed 116 children nationwide, of which a half was in the capital city. Meanwhile, the Hanoi health authorities have yet to declare measles an epidemic.

Sports

Cavani scores brace as PSG win League Cup
10:43 | 20/04/2014 Cavani scores brace as PSG win League Cup

Paris Saint-Germain won France's League Cup on Saturday, beating Lyon 2-1 in the final at the Stade de France to secure the first leg of a likely domestic double.

World News

More bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry
19:26 | 20/04/2014 More bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

Divers retrieved 16 bodies on Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and recovery process.

Your Consultant

Four steps to a life-changing culture of thanks
13:11 | 14/04/2014 Four steps to a life-changing culture of thanks

Employees want to know you care, so build a culture of thanks and your people will return the favor many times over.

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