Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Jetstar's $4.54m profit driven by low petrol price
10:56 23/05/2015 Jetstar's $4.54m profit driven by low petrol price

Low-cost Jetstar Pacific Airlines on May 21 announced that it had earned a profit of about VND100 billion (more than US$4.54 million) in the first four months of this year.

Investing

First project opens in Da Nang Hi-tech Park
10:40 23/05/2015 First project opens in Da Nang Hi-tech Park

Tokyo Keiki Precision Technology Inc. inaugurated its first plant outside Japan at the city 's Hi-Tech Park on May 22, following eight months of construction.

Tech

Tackling the crimewave of unlicensed software
09:25 23/05/2015 Tackling the crimewave of unlicensed software

Efforts are being ramped up to tackle widespread software piracy in locations across the country.  

Property

Investors in mired project call for decision
10:11 21/05/2015 Investors in mired project call for decision

After an almost 21 year wait, the Hanoi People’s Committee has finally assigned competent bodies to issue answers regarding the future of the Red River project.

Money

VN-Index up, HNX Index down in morning trading
15:15 22/05/2015 VN-Index up, HNX Index down in morning trading

Shares opened higher this morning as blue chips proved their influence on the market when assisting the VN-Index to finish higher.

Province

Lam Dong eyes high-tech farming
15:00 22/05/2015 Lam Dong eyes high-tech farming

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has the potential to attract more foreign investment in hi-tech agriculture due to its climate, land and proximity to the southern economic region.

Travel

A journey on Son Tra Peninsula
09:33 22/05/2015 A journey on Son Tra Peninsula

For a long time, Son Tra Peninsula has been seen as a green lung and wind barrier for Danang City on the central coast.

Leisure

Lotte holds event to thank customers
16:36 22/05/2015 Lotte holds event to thank customers

More than 12,000 people joined the May 21 Gala Night at Lotte Department Store at 54 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh distict, Hanoi.

Society

Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers
14:44 22/05/2015 Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers

Two Korean-owned companies in Vietnam are running their own supermarkets which offer goods at low prices to their workers in a bid to improve their living conditions.

Sports

Liverpool cancel showdown talks over Sterling's future
14:30 22/05/2015 Liverpool cancel showdown talks over Sterling's future

Raheem Sterling's future was plunged into doubt after Liverpool reportedly cancelled a meeting to discuss a new contract for the unsettled forward.

World News

40 rebels dead in regime raid in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor
14:16 22/05/2015 40 rebels dead in regime raid in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

A Syrian government air strike in Aleppo has left 40 rebels dead, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Your Consultant

Agriculture investments entitled to incentives
09:39 21/05/2015 Agriculture investments entitled to incentives

Exemption and reduction in land rent, cost support for advertising, vocational training, and base construction investment are among the incentives and facilitation that enterprises enjoy while investing in agriculture and rural areas.