Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Garment firms await TPP opportunities
10:32 01/09/2015 Garment firms await TPP opportunities

Garments and textile businesses are striving hard to be at the forefront to avail opportunities ushered in by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Tech

Alibaba authorises Viet Nam reseller
08:43 01/09/2015 Alibaba authorises Viet Nam reseller

Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba has authorised CleverAds Company to be its reseller in Viet Nam, announcing the partnership in Ha Noi on August 31.

Property

Lotte Center Hanoi offers incentives for new office tenants
08:37 01/09/2015 Lotte Center Hanoi offers incentives for new office tenants

The luxurious Lotte Center Hanoi will offer various promotions for prospective tenants to mark its first anniversary which falls on September 2.

Money

Market stabilises but fears remain
07:49 31/08/2015 Market stabilises but fears remain

Despite the domestic stock market getting back on track after a drastic plunge last week, a long-term rally remains uncertain.

Province

Da Nang looks for more Japanese investment
10:16 31/08/2015 Da Nang looks for more Japanese investment

Viet Nam has become the second biggest destination for Japanese investors in ASEAN – after Thailand – with 1,463 members in the Federation of Japanese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in ASEAN (FJCCIA).

Travel

Stone pagoda enters world’s top 7 most beautiful religious buildings
09:37 01/09/2015 Stone pagoda enters world’s top 7 most beautiful religious buildings

The World Architecture Festival 2015 has made a shortlist of top seven most beautiful religious buildings in the world, including Chua Da (Stone Pagoda) in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, according to Singapore-based Business Insider.

Leisure

Ten reasons Hanoi is greatest during autumn
10:23 01/09/2015 Ten reasons Hanoi is greatest during autumn

The temperatures getting cooler and leaves changing colour can only lead to one conclusion— autumn has arrived. Here are 10 reasons why Hanoi is best in autumn.

Society

Fishing boats in central Vietnam in desperate shortage of divers
08:48 01/09/2015 Fishing boats in central Vietnam in desperate shortage of divers

For generations, fishermen in the central province of Quang Ngai have been well known for their diving skills to catch fish in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, but the skills have become gradually lost due to the danger of the offshore fishing career.

Sports

West Brom sign Manchester Utd keeper Lindegaard
10:02 01/09/2015 West Brom sign Manchester Utd keeper Lindegaard

West Bromwich Albion have signed Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club confirmed on Monday.

World News

Oil prices leap 8% on lower US output, OPEC signal
10:06 01/09/2015 Oil prices leap 8% on lower US output, OPEC signal

Oil prices surged higher on Monday as the US government lowered its domestic production estimate and OPEC said it was "ready to talk" to producers about multi-year low prices.

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.