Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Latest MRI technology in musculoskeletal disorders launched in Vietnam
15:34 25/03/2017 Latest MRI technology in musculoskeletal disorders launched in Vietnam

The Vietnam Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and Japan Vietnam Medical Instrument JSC are organising the seminar on the latest MRI technology in musculoskeletal disorders.

Investing

Private funding powers local supply chain leap
14:42 24/03/2017 Private funding powers local supply chain leap

The question of how to raise assorted investment sources in Vietnam for national economic development has dominated the agenda of many economic forums. Senior economist Nguyen Mai discusses the latest efforts made by local firms to shape up and strengthen local and global product supply chains, and what Vietnam must do to boost private firms’ engagement with supporting industry development, laying the bedrock for the next economic leap.

Tech

Viet Nam - South Korea co-operate in field of digital signatures
11:20 25/03/2017 Viet Nam - South Korea co-operate in field of digital signatures

The National Electronic Authentication Centre (NEAC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications recently signed a cooperation agreement with the Korea Information Certificate Authority Incorporated (KICA).

Property

HN and HCM City top new report on office yields
13:00 25/03/2017 HN and HCM City top new report on office yields

Viet Nam’s two major c ities, Ha Noi and HCM City, topped the table of office yields, according to the latest World Office Yield Spectrum report by Savills and Australia’s Deakin University.

Money

Sustainability Index to launch in July
11:19 25/03/2017 Sustainability Index to launch in July

The VN Sustainability Index (VNSI) will make its debut in July to evaluate the sustainability performance of companies listed on the stock market of Viet Nam.

Province

Minister of Planning and Investment outlines next steps for Quang Nam
11:52 25/03/2017 Minister of Planning and Investment outlines next steps for Quang Nam

Quang Nam has seen miraculous growth to become a very active province of the central region. Before the Quang Nam investment promotion conference, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung talked to VIR’s Nguyen Duc about the things the province can do to further accelerate growth in the next period.

Travel

Where to relax during weekend
11:41 25/03/2017 Where to relax during weekend

Many young Saigonese always long for a place without earsplitting noises and with a tranquil space and poetic landscapes surrounded by rivers, lakes or green trees to escape the sultry atmosphere and stuffy city life, forget about work and hide from the scorching heat these days. But those people who do not have enough time on the weekends for long trips can consider some ideal destinations which are not too far from the city.

Leisure

Belgian icon shares VN love
11:36 25/03/2017 Belgian icon shares VN love

Internationally-acclaimed Belgian singer Axelle Red performed in Viet Nam from March 18 to 20 as part of her Asian tour, which presented the greatest hits of her 25-year career.

Society

Israeli President tours high-tech greenhouse
11:25 25/03/2017 Israeli President tours high-tech greenhouse

Picking out a lettuce leaf from the greenhouse garden, Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin had a taste of what Israeli technology has brought to Việt Nam.

Sports

Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise
11:03 25/03/2017 Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise

PARIS: Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1,000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday.

World News

Trump suffers bruising defeat as health reform effort collapses
11:07 25/03/2017 Trump suffers bruising defeat as health reform effort collapses

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat on Friday (Mar 24) in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers.

Your Consultant

Understanding the VN law on cross-border web sharing
11:34 22/03/2017 Understanding the VN law on cross-border web sharing

One of the government policies on the management, provision and use of internet services and online information, under Decree No 72/2013/ND-CP dated July 15, 2013, states that only information in accordance with Vietnamese laws may be transmitted to internet users within Viet Nam, even if it is cross-border transmission.