Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Ford Viet Nam recalls Fiesta to repair faults
08:48 04/09/2015 Ford Viet Nam recalls Fiesta to repair faults

Ford Viet Nam is recalling 1,189 Fiesta vehicles for the inspection and repair of faults in the cars' power system.

Investing

Nagasaki, Quang Nam to boost co-operation, investment
08:45 04/09/2015 Nagasaki, Quang Nam to boost co-operation, investment

The central Quang Nam Province and Nagasaki, Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on co-operation, education and investment, the provincial secretariat announced on Monday.

Tech

Telephone exports hit $20 billion
08:55 04/09/2015 Telephone exports hit $20 billion

Viet Nam's exports of telephones and their components hit nearly US$20 billion, a year-on-year increase of 31.1 per cent, in the first eight months this year.

Property

Vietnam’s booming economy drives luxury home market
08:33 04/09/2015 Vietnam’s booming economy drives luxury home market

The housing market in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is heating up as lower inventories, strong demand and a spill over from foreign buyers relocating to Vietnam as a consequence of the nation’s buoyant economy that lifts property values.  

Money

Shares decline after mid-week holiday
15:09 03/09/2015 Shares decline after mid-week holiday

Vietnamese shares extended their losses in the first morning session that followed a short mid-week break.

Province

Can Tho's IZs register investment of $1.96 billion
08:37 04/09/2015 Can Tho's IZs register investment of $1.96 billion

Industrial zones (IZs) in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have 220 projects in operation, with total registered investment capital of some US$1.96 billion.

Travel

Tour of exploring Son Doong cave closed for four months
09:24 04/09/2015 Tour of exploring Son Doong cave closed for four months

Tour of exploring Son Doong cave has been closed from thí month to the end of this year, announced director of Tourist Company Oxalis Adventure Tours Nguyen Chau A.

Leisure

Creative hub to open in Hanoi
09:26 04/09/2015 Creative hub to open in Hanoi

An art, creativity and entertainment complex, set to open tomorrow in Ha Noi, will gather together individuals, businesses, and organisations making up the creative industry in Viet Nam.

Society

Fuel prices in Vietnam make deep decrease today
17:00 03/09/2015 Fuel prices in Vietnam make deep decrease today

Following months of keeping the fuel prices high despite of steady decreases in the world, Vietnam today announced to pull down the prices of fuel from 111 dong to 1,198 dong per liter. A US dollar equals around VND22,500.

World News

Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris
09:53 04/09/2015 Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris

Angry French farmers blocked the streets of Paris with over 1,500 tractors on Thursday to protest plunging food prices and soaring costs they say are killing their livelihoods.

Your Consultant

Registration of nationality and rights for aircraft required
08:39 01/09/2015 Registration of nationality and rights for aircraft required

Aircraft owned by Vietnamese organisations or individuals and those lease-purchased or leased without crews for 24 months or longer must be registered as Vietnamese to operate in Viet Nam.