Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

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

FDI boon for City property
15:30 04/09/2015 FDI boon for City property

The HCM City property sector has attracted more than US$1.42 billion worth of foreign direct investment this year, the city's Statistics Office has reported.

Money

State firms fail to attract investors at IPO
15:32 04/09/2015 State firms fail to attract investors at IPO

Many State-owned companies with a charter capital of more than VND1 trillion (US$44.4 million) failed to elicit investors' interest with their recent initial public offering (IPO). Analysts attributed it primarily to their unproductive operation, as well as poor preparation for the IPO.

Province

Ground broken for two large-scale projects on Phu Quoc island
17:00 04/09/2015 Ground broken for two large-scale projects on Phu Quoc island

PM Nguyen Tan Dung on September 4 attended ground breaking ceremonies of two big projects on Phu Quoc Island off the southern province of Kien Giang.

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

Vietnam ministry introduces draft decree to cut time limits for land paperwork
17:00 04/09/2015 Vietnam ministry introduces draft decree to cut time limits for land paperwork

People in Vietnam may take less time to carry out many land-related administrative procedures in the coming time, as a draft government decree on land use right paperwork is under consideration now.

World News

Confirmed MH370 wing part won't change search: Australia
16:01 04/09/2015 Confirmed MH370 wing part won't change search: Australia

Australia is leading the difficult search in the southern Indian Ocean for the Malaysian Airlines plane which mysteriously diverted off course and disappeared with 239 people on board.

Your Consultant

Law Changes Open up Opportunities in Property Sector But Questions Remain
11:27 04/09/2015 Law Changes Open up Opportunities in Property Sector But Questions Remain

M&A is an essential component for business and the investment environment. In the real estate development sector, M&A is more essential since it may cleanse the obstacles in the market, and makes it more stable and flowing.