Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Investing

Moulding complex to boost Vietnam’s supporting industries
13:01 02/10/2014 Moulding complex to boost Vietnam’s supporting industries

N&G Corp and Osaka-based General Production Company recently signed an agreement to co-operate in the development of a Japanese moulding complex in the Hanoi Southern Supporting Industrial Park (Hanssip). Nguyen Hoang, chairman of the Hanoi Supporting Industries Business Association and CEO of N&G Corp, Hanssip’s developer, talked to VIR’s Tuyet Anh on his hope for a change in Vietnam’s supporting industries through working with Japanese firms.

Tech

Samsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note defect
11:05 02/10/2014 Samsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note defect

Samsung insisted the "Gapgate" complaints were groundless after Galaxy Note 4 users posted pictures showing how a business card could be inserted between the display panel and the frame.

Property

Lotte group develop hotel chain in Vietnam
16:24 30/09/2014 Lotte group develop hotel chain in Vietnam

Lotte Group has expanded its interests in the hotel sector with the development of the Lotte Hanoi Hotel and acquisition of the Lotte Saigon.

Money

Blue chip rally boosts markets
09:27 02/10/2014 Blue chip rally boosts markets

Hanoi - Stocks recovered yesterday on both exchanges as blue chips rallied after declining for four sessions.

Province

Danang to host East Seas Congress
09:23 02/10/2014 Danang to host East Seas Congress

The fifth East Seas Congress (ESC) will take place in the central city of Danang from Nov.17-21, announced the city People’s Committee on Oct. 1.

Travel

Direct air route promised to boost Vietnam-Singapore relations
14:26 02/10/2014 Direct air route promised to boost Vietnam-Singapore relations

The inauguration of a direct Singapore-Phu Quoc air route provides the opportunity for further development of the economic possibilities between Vietnam and Singapore, particularly offering up opportunities to boost the region’s image as a top family holiday destination.

Leisure

Pop star to perform free concerts
09:41 02/10/2014 Pop star to perform free concerts

HCM CITY - Early next month more than 20,000 screaming fans will be able to catch sight of pop idol My Tam, known as Queen of Pop.

Society

Mud dam bursts in Yen Bai
09:38 02/10/2014 Mud dam bursts in Yen Bai

Yen Bai - A dam which had been holding back mud from the Tay Bac Minerals Corporation's iron ore selection plant in the northern province of Yen Bai burst yesterday evening.

Sports

Turan strike hands Atletico vital win over Juventus
11:19 02/10/2014 Turan strike hands Atletico vital win over Juventus

Arda Turan's cool finish to end Juventus' run of over 500 minutes without conceding this season sealed a vital three points for Diego Simeone's men.

Your Consultant

BlueScope factory makes the grade
09:02 29/09/2014 BlueScope factory makes the grade

The Bluescope factory located in Phu My IZ in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province is one of only a few green factories in Vietnam that manufactures green products.