Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Pilmico seeks to buy VN feed companies: report
08:58 27/05/2015 Pilmico seeks to buy VN feed companies: report

Filipino firm Pilmico Foods Corporation is trying to acquire some feed companies in Viet Nam in an expansion bid, the local media in the Philippines reported on May 24.

Investing

Japanese raise hopes for new investment flow
15:00 27/05/2015 Japanese raise hopes for new investment flow

More Japanese enterprises are eager to pour money into agricultural, foodstuffs, construction, sea transport, tourism, and restaurant projects in Vietnam.

Tech

AAG submarine cable cut again
09:29 27/05/2015 AAG submarine cable cut again

The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable was cut again on May 26, according to its management.

Property

Up-market real estate enjoys buoyant growth
14:19 27/05/2015 Up-market real estate enjoys buoyant growth

As liquidity increases in the real estate market, opportunities are arising in Ho Chi Minh City’s up-market housing sector.

Money

SBV suspends GP Bank's leaders
09:18 27/05/2015 SBV suspends GP Bank's leaders

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced on May 26 that it recently suspended the rights and obligations of the representatives of Global Petroleum Joint Stock Commercial Bank (GP Bank).

Travel

Evening clouds on Co To Island
11:02 27/05/2015 Evening clouds on Co To Island

Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province has the most beautiful and romantic beach in Vietnam with transparent blue sea, white smooth sand, golden sunshine, and green mountains and forest.

Leisure

Smartphone addiction in Vietnam through photos
09:50 26/05/2015 Smartphone addiction in Vietnam through photos

It is undeniable that Vietnamese people are agile in catching global trends in terms of smartphones, and a syndrome called smartphone addiction as well.

Society

'Stop Using Rhino Horn' denies link with stats on horn buyers in Vietnam
10:43 27/05/2015 'Stop Using Rhino Horn' denies link with stats on horn buyers in Vietnam

Recent statistics showing that the number of rhino horn buyers in Vietnam has slumped have no truck with the “Stop Using Rhino Horn,” the coordinator board behind the communication campaign said Monday.

Sports

Djokovic, Nadal, Serena ease through, Bouchard crashes
10:01 27/05/2015 Djokovic, Nadal, Serena ease through, Bouchard crashes

Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased closer to a French Open quarter-final showdown, while two-time champion Serena Williams blitzed her way into the second round.

World News

Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief
09:54 27/05/2015 Europe must do more to help migrants: UN chief

Europe must do more to help migrants crossing the Mediterranean, Ban said ahead of a visit to Brussels, as a planned EU naval operation awaits approval.

Your Consultant

Stock exchanges to manage SOE shares
09:36 27/05/2015 Stock exchanges to manage SOE shares

The Ministry of Finance, currently drafting a circular to regulate the sale of share lots offered by equitising State-owned enterprises (SOE), said it hopes to finalise the draft by the end of the month.