Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

6th instalment of power sector technology exhibition promises to be larger than ever
16:04 24/08/2016 6th instalment of power sector technology exhibition promises to be larger than ever

Electric and Power Vietnam 2016 - the 6th international power engineering (generation, transmission and distribution) technology exhibition - will return to Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City from September 14 to 16.

Investing

PM: Gov’t facilitates Japanese businesses to invest in Vietnam
16:30 24/08/2016 PM: Gov’t facilitates Japanese businesses to invest in Vietnam

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 23 hosted a reception for a working group of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren)’s Japan-Viet Nam Economic Committee, led by co-Presidents of the Committee Takahashi Kyohei and Nakamura Kuniharu.

Tech

Nội Bài Airport not hacked: authority
08:55 24/08/2016 Nội Bài Airport not hacked: authority

The Northern Airport Authority has refuted claims made on social networking sites yesterday that the information technology system of Nội Bài International Airport was hacked.

Property

Danang to crack down on slow real estate projects
11:12 23/08/2016 Danang to crack down on slow real estate projects

The authorities of the up-and-coming central city of Danang are now more determined to revoke the licences of slow real estate projects as well as to enforce related laws.

Money

VN gem, gold industry seeks India tie-up
08:43 24/08/2016 VN gem, gold industry seeks India tie-up

Indian and Vietnamese gem and jewellery companies, which met on August 23 at an event organised by the Indian consulate in HCM City, agreed there is much potential for bilateral co-operation.

Province

Mekong infrastructure poor: Deputy PM
16:02 23/08/2016 Mekong infrastructure poor: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has instructed ministries and local governments in the Mekong Delta to prioritise investment in transportation projects that would help enhance connectivity.

Travel

Lam Dong issues temporary rule on adventure tourism
14:27 24/08/2016 Lam Dong issues temporary rule on adventure tourism

Lam Dong Province has issued a temporary regulation governing adventure tourism activities, according to the Central Highlands province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Society

Formosa to finish fixing all environment-related flaws by mid-2018
16:10 24/08/2016 Formosa to finish fixing all environment-related flaws by mid-2018

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd, which was blamed for mass fish deaths along the central coast earlier this year, expects to fix all of its environmental protection problems by mid-2018.

Sports

Da Nang to host national tennis championships
16:24 24/08/2016 Da Nang to host national tennis championships

About 70 players from 13 teams will participate in the National Tennis Championship that will begin on August 25 in Da Nang City.

World News

Flooding in Indian holy city halts cremations
16:58 24/08/2016 Flooding in Indian holy city halts cremations

BENARES: India's holy city of Varanasi has been forced to halt cremations along the banks of the sacred river Ganges as deadly floods from monsoon rains hit parts of the country, an official said on Tuesday (Aug 23).

Your Consultant

Representative offices in Viet Nam
17:04 17/08/2016 Representative offices in Viet Nam

Establishing a representative office in Viet Nam is considered a safe initial step before traders conduct a series of complex high-cost legal procedures to establish a wholly foreign-owned enterprise.