Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

IBM recognised for leadership in innovation
10:12 | 21/04/2014 IBM recognised for leadership in innovation

American company IBM has won the 2014 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award from global consultancy Frost & Sullivan.

Investing

Foreign-invested garment firms show ambitious growth
10:17 | 21/04/2014 Foreign-invested garment firms show ambitious growth

Scores of foreign invested enterprises in the textile and garment sector are looking to expand their presence in Vietnam.

Tech

Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One
10:24 | 20/04/2014 Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One

Microsoft said Thursday it has sold more than five million XBox One consoles since they were launched in November.

Property

Expert: Property market rebound unlikely
10:24 | 21/04/2014 Expert: Property market rebound unlikely

Director of the Business Development Institute Le Xuan Nghia discussed why he is wary of what effect the property-oriented preferential credit packages will have on the market.

Money

Market bounces back as blue chips make a return
10:20 | 18/04/2014 Market bounces back as blue chips make a return

Shares rebounded yesterday on the two national bourses, ending a five-day losing streak, as blue chips gained ground.

Province

Thai Nguyen sees strong foreign investment growth
10:20 | 18/04/2014 Thai Nguyen sees strong foreign investment growth

The foreign-invested sector has highlighted the northern Thai Nguyen province's upbeat economic picture in the first quarter of 2014, according to the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.

Travel

Con Dao park gets World Ramsar site status
10:31 | 21/04/2014 Con Dao park gets World Ramsar site status

According to the Ramsar Convention, the picturesque Con Dao National Park in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been internationally recognised as a new wetland Ramsar site.

Leisure

Chau Van singing festival preserves traditional ritual
09:50 | 20/04/2014 Chau Van singing festival preserves traditional ritual

Hundreds of amateur artists participated in the second annual Chau Van Singing Festival, organised by the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association in the northern province of Bac Giang on April 19.

Society

Parents rush to get babies vaccinated for measles
10:12 | 20/04/2014 Parents rush to get babies vaccinated for measles

Over the past several days, parents in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi have hurriedly had their children vaccinated for measles, which has killed 116 children nationwide, of which a half was in the capital city. Meanwhile, the Hanoi health authorities have yet to declare measles an epidemic.

Sports

Cavani scores brace as PSG win League Cup
10:43 | 20/04/2014 Cavani scores brace as PSG win League Cup

Paris Saint-Germain won France's League Cup on Saturday, beating Lyon 2-1 in the final at the Stade de France to secure the first leg of a likely domestic double.

World News

More bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry
19:26 | 20/04/2014 More bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

Divers retrieved 16 bodies on Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and recovery process.

Your Consultant

Four steps to a life-changing culture of thanks
13:11 | 14/04/2014 Four steps to a life-changing culture of thanks

Employees want to know you care, so build a culture of thanks and your people will return the favor many times over.

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