Vietnam Investment Review - VIR

Corporate

Nestlé Vietnam announces partnership with government to nourish children
14:04 29/09/2016 Nestlé Vietnam announces partnership with government to nourish children

Nestlé Vietnam announced its participation in the national programme "Enhancing the Stature and Endurance of Vietnamese People for the period 2011 – 2030” on September 26, on the occasion of Nestlé’s 150th anniversary.

Investing

South Korea unchallenged as largest foreign investor in Vietnam
14:47 29/09/2016 South Korea unchallenged as largest foreign investor in Vietnam

In the first three quarters of this year, South Korean investors not only maintained their position as the largest source of foreign capital in Vietnam but also far outpaced foreign competition.

Tech

Bringing more cloud power to serve nonprofits
14:47 29/09/2016 Bringing more cloud power to serve nonprofits

As the reach and capabilities of cloud computing continue to expand, so too does its potential to better serve the people and organizations working to address vital issues facing our planet and its populations.

Property

CapitaLand residential line-up gains strong addition
14:47 29/09/2016 CapitaLand residential line-up gains strong addition

CapitaLand Vietnam, one of the leading Singaporean real estate developers in Vietnam, has just acquired a prime project in Ho Chi Minh City for $51.9 million.

Money

SCIC to unload maritime stock
10:17 29/09/2016 SCIC to unload maritime stock

The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) will auction more than 2.4 million shares of Maritime Bank on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange on October 26, unloading its entire stake in the bank.

Province

PM works with Quang Nam local leaders
09:37 29/09/2016 PM works with Quang Nam local leaders

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested Quang Nam province shake hands with Da Nang and Quang Ngai provinces to form an economic hub in the Central Coast.

Travel

Thai Binh’s special cuisine
09:46 29/09/2016 Thai Binh’s special cuisine

Thai Binh province is situated in the Red River Delta empties into the sea. Blessed with favorable natural conditions, Thai Binh province also offers unique festivals and food.

Leisure

Elle Fashion Journey 2016 to open in HCM City
09:23 28/09/2016 Elle Fashion Journey 2016 to open in HCM City

Vietnamese and foreign fashion designers will introduce luxury and ready-to-wear clothing and accessories at the Elle Fashion Journey 2016 at HCM City’s Gem Centre this week. 

Society

Saigon parking lot owners deny compensation for flood-damaged vehicles
10:02 29/09/2016 Saigon parking lot owners deny compensation for flood-damaged vehicles

Parking lots in HCM City have refused to compensate owners of hundreds of motorbikes and cars which were damaged in the flood in HCM City.

Sports

Djokovic pulls out of China Open over elbow injury
13:57 29/09/2016 Djokovic pulls out of China Open over elbow injury

BEIJING: Six-time champion Novak Djokovic has been forced to pull out of next week's China Open because of an elbow injury, according to a statement on his website.

World News

Ukraine says MH17 probe proves Russia's 'direct involvement'
10:53 29/09/2016 Ukraine says MH17 probe proves Russia's 'direct involvement'

KIEV: Kiev said Wednesday (Sep 28) that a Dutch inquiry into the downing of Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine proved Russia's "direct involvement" in the death of the 298 people on board.

Your Consultant

Vietnam's challenge in protecting IP under TPP
09:44 21/09/2016 Vietnam's challenge in protecting IP under TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement was officially concluded on February 4, 2016 by 12 countries, including Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Viet Nam.