hi tech training centre breaks ground in hcm city

Hi-tech training centre breaks ground in HCM City

The US-based Saigon Advanced Institute of Technology LLC (SAIT) and its strategic partner Hoang Quan Real Estate Corp. (Hoang Quan) started construction on their SAIT high technology training centre at the Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 on January 8.
ineffective ipr protection a thorny issue in vietnam

Ineffective IPR protection a thorny issue in Vietnam

Counterfeit goods continue blighting Vietnam due to weak intellectual property right regulations and enforcement.
saigon hi tech park phase two is approved

Saigon Hi-Tech Park phase two is approved

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has signed off on Saigon Hi-Tech Park’s (SHTP) VND8,175 billion ($392.64 million) second phase.
korea life vietnam renamed as hanwha life vietnam

Korea Life Vietnam renamed as Hanwha Life Vietnam

Korea Life Insurance Co. Ltd. in Vietnam (Korea Life Vietnam) has been re-branded as Hanwha Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Vietnam, better known as Hanwha Life Vietnam with the target of 10 per cent market share of new business.
japan sees more fdi ahead for vietnam

Japan sees more FDI ahead for Vietnam

Vietnam, known for its affordable labour force and a cultural affinity to Japan, is positioned to capture a larger share of future Japanese investments outside of China, Japan business experts said.
vietnam airlines receives loan to buy airbus a321 aircraft

Vietnam Airlines receives loan to buy Airbus A321 aircraft

Taiwan based Cathay United Bank (CUB) and other five banks have successfully arrange a 100 per cent funded loan valued at $60 million for Vietnam’s state-owned Vietnam Airlines Corporation to buy one Airbus A321 from France aircraft manufacturer Airbus.
pg plans to pamper the world

P&G plans to Pamper the world

Procter & Gamble Vietnam (P&G Vietnam) commenced the construction to expand its Pampers diaper manufacturing plant in Ben Cat district, southern Binh Duong province last week.
long an to reduce ip area

Long An to reduce IP area

Some industrial parks (IPs) in the southern province of Long An have reduced areas for development due to the economic downturn, while other IPs have increased areas serving so-called “green” development.
fdi projects in dong nai see licences withdrawn

FDI projects in Dong Nai see licences withdrawn

Nine foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the southern province of Dong Nai have had their investment certificates revoked and another 17 FDI projects are facing withdrawals due to financial problems.
japans lixil starts new factory

Japan’s Lixil starts new factory

Lixil Corporation, a leading Japanese housing equipment and building materials manufacturer, started its new plant construction in Long Duc Industrial Park in southern Dong Nai province last week.
mekong delta economic cooperation 2012 in focus

Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation 2012 in focus

An investment calling list of 134 projects will be presented to foreign and domestic investors at the Investment-Trade-Tourism Promotion conference to be held in Mekong Delta’s Tien Giang province on December 6, 2012, according to Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation (MDEC) 2012 steering committee.
garment textiles still a hot sector

Garment, textiles still a hot sector

A series of recent new foreign investments show that Vietnam’s garment and textile industry remains one of the nation’s hot business sectors thanks to an abundant labour force and anticipated trade agreements.
finecs opens new doors

Finecs opens new doors

Japan-based Finecs last week inaugurated its $13.5 million computer component plant in Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park 1.
200m for nitrate plant

$200m for nitrate plant

A consortium has scored a $200 million contract to build a low-density ammonium nitrate plant in northern Thai Binh province.
shtp finally gets tough on delayed projects

SHTP finally gets tough on delayed projects

Saigon Hi-Tech Park has withdrawn five investment certificates for delayed projects, including two projects with funding from Taiwan and Singapore, and reclaimed 10 hectares to give to new feasible projects.