Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Samsung aims to increase VN vendors to 50 by 2020
09:23 21/10/2017 Samsung aims to increase VN vendors to 50 by 2020

Samsung is expected to increase the number of Vietnamese tier-one vendors from 27 to 29 by the end of 2017 and to 50 by 2020, said Shim Won Hwan, president of Samsung Viet Nam Complex.

Investing

More projects worth VND9 trillion invested in Quang Ngai
09:39 21/10/2017 More projects worth VND9 trillion invested in Quang Ngai

Provincial leaders have granted a decision on investment policy and investment registration certificates for 14 projects totally capitalised at over VND9,000 billion (including five FDI projects) in central Quang Ngai province.

Tech

VN names 50 top IT enterprises
09:29 21/10/2017 VN names 50 top IT enterprises

The Vietnam Software Association (VINASA) published the 2017 list of Viet Nam’s 50 leading information technology (IT) enterprises on Thursday, as part of a national effort to promote and encourage co-operation between local IT enterprises and potential partners.

Property

5 Seasons: condotel of choice for long-term living
16:09 20/10/2017 5 Seasons: condotel of choice for long-term living

A pioneer in Hanoi’s high-end condotel market, 5 Seasons has introduced unprecedented investment opportunities.

Money

Hanwha Life Vietnam reports outstanding third quarter results
10:35 21/10/2017 Hanwha Life Vietnam reports outstanding third quarter results

The Korean life insurer posted strong growth in business results and market expansion in the third quarter of 2017.

Province

Deputy PM promotes investment in Quang Ngai province
09:25 21/10/2017 Deputy PM promotes investment in Quang Ngai province

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung spoke at a conference on Friday in Quang Ngai Province on investment and development cooperation, intended to introduce investors to the area in hopes of attracting further socio-economic development.

Travel

Czech Republic shows Vietnam tourism potential
09:52 21/10/2017 Czech Republic shows Vietnam tourism potential

The Vietnamese Embassy, the Czech Republic Ministry of Regional Development (MRD) co-hosted a Vietnam Tourism Day on October 18 in Prague to introduce the country’s tourism opportunities to Czech management agencies, travel operators and people.

Leisure

German Band DER RINGER to tour Vietnam
09:36 21/10/2017 German Band DER RINGER to tour Vietnam

The German newcomer band DER RINGER is packing up to tour across Asia this autumn. They will kick off in Vietnam in October and then continue to the Philippines, China, South Korea, Japan and Mongolia.

Society

Vietnam wins bronze medal at WorldSkills 2017
09:45 21/10/2017 Vietnam wins bronze medal at WorldSkills 2017

Vietnamese contestant Nguyen Ba Thuoc has won a bronze medal in the information technology software solutions for business category at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

Sports

Title-chasing Hamilton dominates Vettel in US practice
11:00 21/10/2017 Title-chasing Hamilton dominates Vettel in US practice

AUSTIN: Championship leader Lewis Hamilton completed a comfortable "double top" for Mercedes in Friday's (Oct 20) practice for this weekend's United States Grand Prix, the Briton topping both sessions as his title rival Sebastian Vettel struggled to keep pace for Ferrari.

World News

New Zealand's Ardern vows 'government of change'
11:00 21/10/2017 New Zealand's Ardern vows 'government of change'

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's prime minister-elect Jacinda Ardern promised "a government of change" as she met with leaders of her centre-left Labour Party Friday (Oct 20) to prepare to take power after a stunning election win.

Your Consultant

Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts
09:13 19/10/2017 Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts

It’s time Viet Nam shift its attention to quality and sustainable development and eye industry 4.0 technologies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), experts said at an online dialogue on FDI promotion strategies organised on Tuesday in Ha Noi.