Reaching more patients in Vietnam with quality cancer care

Reaching more patients in Vietnam with quality cancer care

Privately-held Hung Viet Cancer Hospital has launched an integrated cancer care programme for a smooth journey as Vietnam sees an alarming rise in the cancer rate in recent years.
Hanoi rolls out red carpet for technology-led investors

Hanoi rolls out red carpet for technology-led investors

With the capital’s orientations towards technology-driven economic development and new actions to support business recovery, more new opportunities are expected to come for potential investors in Hanoi.
Bank cements reputation as superlative financial brand

Bank cements reputation as superlative financial brand

Vietnamese banking behemoth HDBank has entered the top 10 leading brands in the country, according to a new list published by Forbes Vietnam.
Tan Hiep Phat rises strongly thanks to bravery and creativity Medtronic Vietnam recognised as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia
Tan Hiep Phat rises strongly thanks to bravery and creativity

Tan Hiep Phat rises strongly thanks to bravery and creativity

Tran Uyen Phuong, deputy CEO of Tan Hiep Phat Group talked with VIR’s Hai Yen about how the group handled the pandemic.
Medtronic Vietnam recognised as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia

Medtronic Vietnam recognised as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia

Medtronic Vietnam has been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021 by HR Asia.
Female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao’s quotes inspire the community

Female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao’s quotes inspire the community

Hailed with many beautiful words and several awards, SOVICO Group chairwoman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao’s every idea and action has created positive and beneficial influence to the community amid the pandemic still affecting people around the world.
Airbus appoints new managing director for Vietnam

Airbus appoints new managing director for Vietnam

Tri-Mai Hoang has been appointed managing director for Airbus in Vietnam to oversee all Airbus activities in the country.
IPs with seaports will have the advantage in attracting new-generation FDI flows $281.3 million expressway between Cao Lanh and An Huu waits for pre-feasibility approval
IPs with seaports will have the advantage in attracting new-generation FDI flows

IPs with seaports will have the advantage in attracting new-generation FDI flows

Shipping took the throne after COVID-19 disrupted the transport industry, while new FTAs are creating new opportunities for industrial real estate.
$281.3 million expressway between Cao Lanh and An Huu waits for pre-feasibility approval

$281.3 million expressway between Cao Lanh and An Huu waits for pre-feasibility approval

The MoT has been asked to appraise the pre-feasibility report of the first phase of the Cao Lanh-An Huu expressway.
Range of sectors to feel impact of new transactions

Range of sectors to feel impact of new transactions

Since the Law on Competition 2018 took effect two years ago, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has received 125 dossiers about economic concentration notifications, compared to the average 4-5 of these notifications annually from 2013 to 2017, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Competition and Consumer Authority.
Vietnam eyes 32.4 per cent jump in outbound investment so far this year

Vietnam eyes 32.4 per cent jump in outbound investment so far this year

In the first nine months, Vietnam pumped $572.3 million of total investment into new and supplemental capital ventures abroad, a 32.4 per cent jump on-year.
The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital Can COVID-19 serve as force majeure?
The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital

The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital

In the context of the pandemic, manufacturing activities in industrial zones (IZs) became nearly impossible in some southern areas, which led to the disruption of the supply chain and a shortage of labour. One reason for this situation is that localities were not interested in developing social housing for workers.
Can COVID-19 serve as force majeure?

Can COVID-19 serve as force majeure?

Global difficulties have forced businesses in Vietnam to delay implementation of export contracts with overseas partners. Tony Nguyen, senior partner, and Son Nguyen, associate of legal consultancy firm EPLegal write about the dilemma for local exporters, with contract delays inducing damages or waiver liabilities.
KPMG in Vietnam signs MoU with The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

KPMG in Vietnam signs MoU with The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

KPMG in Vietnam and ACCA Vietnam signed an MoU to collaborate in promoting the application of IFRS and the development of the accounting profession in Vietnam.
PwC report: Time needed to implement IFRS 17 has increased

PwC report: Time needed to implement IFRS 17 has increased

PwC’s IFRS 17 Health Check Survey 2021: Asia-Pacific shows fewer respondents think they can fully implement the reporting standard by the effective date.
Bank and real estate giants team up

Bank and real estate giants team up

Indochina Kajima Development Ltd., a joint venture from Indochina Capital and Kajima Corporation, last week signed a strategic partnership with VietinBank with the aim to provide the market with innovative real estate that addresses both current and future demands.
A dedicated partner in client communication

A dedicated partner in client communication

RSM Vietnam would like to congratulate Vietnam Investment Review for always being a reliable companion of the firm and the business community in general.
Supporting policies in Vietnam’s social insurance

Supporting policies in Vietnam’s social insurance

Currently, many enterprises face difficulties due to having to suspend business, reduce labour, or change business structure entirely in order to ensure production and maintain operations, and the problem of social insurance is often one of the more painful issues for them.
IPs with seaports will have the advantage in attracting new-generation FDI flows

IPs with seaports will have the advantage in attracting new-generation FDI flows

Shipping took the throne after COVID-19 disrupted the transport industry, while new FTAs are creating new opportunities for industrial real estate.
Employment security and the future of skills for Vietnamese workers in digital transformation

Employment security and the future of skills for Vietnamese workers in digital transformation

ManpowerGroup Vietnam and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on October 25 organised the webinar Digital Transformation: International Experience in Employment Security & the Future of Skills for Vietnamese Workers.
The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital

The need for social housing in industrial zones is vital

In the context of the pandemic, manufacturing activities in industrial zones (IZs) became nearly impossible in some southern areas, which led to the disruption of the supply chain and a shortage of labour. One reason for this situation is that localities were not interested in developing social housing for workers.
Tan Hiep Phat rises strongly thanks to bravery and creativity

Tan Hiep Phat rises strongly thanks to bravery and creativity

Electrolux to empower green living by 2030

Electrolux to empower green living by 2030

Female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao’s quotes inspire the community

Female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao’s quotes inspire the community

The power of finance in green recovery

The power of finance in green recovery

Green from the get-go: Gamuda Land’s blueprint for sustainable success in Vietnam

Green from the get-go: Gamuda Land’s blueprint for sustainable success in Vietnam

Transitioning to a circular, green economy is no walk in the park – it is a daunting task that requires collective efforts. Dennis Ng Teck Yow, general director of Gamuda Land Vietnam (Hanoi) explained to VIR’s Song Huong the sustainability journey of the Malaysian property developer and how it is making a better Vietnam.
Ambassadors of peace

Ambassadors of peace

With only around half a year left, Vietnam’s participation as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) soon comes to end. Thus, it is time to take a look at the Vietnamese people who have contributed to the UN’s endeavour of securing peace in the war-torn Republic of South Sudan.
SABECO clears house at international beer awards to take local brand to the world

SABECO clears house at international beer awards to take local brand to the world

Overcoming hundreds of entries from across the globe, Vietnam's largest brewer SABECO has showed up strong at the Australian International Beer Awards, bringing the local brand into consumers’ minds across the globe.
Vietnam trekking tour wakes up all senses of veteran hotelier

Vietnam trekking tour wakes up all senses of veteran hotelier

Erwin R. Popov was born to be a hotelier with his family having a long tradition in hospitality management. He has worked for more than 35 years in the hotel industry. He has traveled to 128 countries around the world.
Vibrant Central business districts Phu My Hung – The 2nd Central business districts of Ho Chi Minh City

Vibrant Central business districts Phu My Hung – The 2nd Central business districts of Ho Chi Minh City

Cardinal Court, the latest residential development by Phu My Hung, is promising to bring enormous benefits for its residents thanks to its prime location in one of the most bustling central business districts.
Electrolux to empower green living by 2030 Timber agreement marks a new chance for improved market access Rice husks: From waste to new green energy The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam Promises must be kept in climate fight New climate change adaptation project launched
Electrolux to empower green living by 2030

Electrolux to empower green living by 2030

Tomasz Sypytkowski, general manager Vietnam, Electrolux shared the key pain points identified in the company's Global Report report.
Timber agreement marks a new chance for improved market access

Timber agreement marks a new chance for improved market access

Earlier this month, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced an agreement with Vietnam to resolve concerns that led to the initiation in October 2020 of a Section 301 investigation into Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to timber imports.
Rice husks: From waste to new green energy

Rice husks: From waste to new green energy

Intensive efforts are underway to promote the sustainable use of rice husks and other biomass resources for electricity and heat production throughout Vietnam.
The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

Many women are leading and motivating the country’s business community in its development, embodying Vietnam’s power and serving as role models for today’s youngsters.
Promises must be kept in climate fight

Promises must be kept in climate fight

The COP26 summit will bring the world together to accelerate action on the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
New climate change adaptation project launched

New climate change adaptation project launched

The UNDP, MARD, and five provinces launched a Green Climate Fund to fund a $30 million climate change adaption project to strengthen smallholder agriculture.
Fitch affirms Phat Dat’s issuer default rating at ‘B’ with stable outlook High-class amenities elevate value of Aqua City
Fitch affirms Phat Dat’s issuer default rating at ‘B’ with stable outlook

Fitch affirms Phat Dat’s issuer default rating at ‘B’ with stable outlook

Fitch assigned a long-term issuer default rating of ‘B’ to Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation for its healthy financial indicators and strong growth.
High-class amenities elevate value of Aqua City

High-class amenities elevate value of Aqua City

Real estate projects with complete amenities for living, playing, shopping, and working on the spot are expected to flourish in the coming years.
Promotion of energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings

Promotion of energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings

The MoC and the UNDP co-organised a conference to announce the final results of the EECB project and discuss the future of energy-efficient and green buildings.
Industrial zone sub-areas attracting attention of buyers

Industrial zone sub-areas attracting attention of buyers

Amid a slowly but steadily materialising recovery from social restrictions, real estate prices in the vicinity of Vietnam’s industrial zones are beginning to climb, heavily pushed by low supply.
Most Asian markets rise after Wall St record, earnings in focus Bank cements reputation as superlative financial brand
Most Asian markets rise after Wall St record, earnings in focus

Most Asian markets rise after Wall St record, earnings in focus

Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday following fresh records on Wall Street, with healthy corporate earnings overshadowing ongoing concerns about inflation, while progress in Washington on Joe Biden's big-spending economic plans also provided support.
Bank cements reputation as superlative financial brand

Bank cements reputation as superlative financial brand

Vietnamese banking behemoth HDBank has entered the top 10 leading brands in the country, according to a new list published by Forbes Vietnam.
Liberty – the first non-life insurer in Vietnam cashes in twice at the Financial Services Awards 2021

Liberty – the first non-life insurer in Vietnam cashes in twice at the Financial Services Awards 2021

On October 19, Liberty Insurance was proud to be the only insurance company in Vietnam honoured with two prestigious awards at the Financial Services Awards 2021 in Ho Chi Minh City. The company was honoured for its Liberty AutoCare ca insurance as the Non-life Insurance Company with outstanding Products and Services Innovation; and as the Non-life Insurance Company with the Highest Customers’ Satisfaction on Digital Experience.
Strategies sought by insurers after mixed bag in growth

Strategies sought by insurers after mixed bag in growth

Foreign corporations are gaining their momentum in Vietnam’s insurance market, with long-term commitments being paid off – however, the non-life insurance growth rate reached a decade-long record low.
Smart payments increasingly gain ground among Vietnamese consumers

Smart payments increasingly gain ground among Vietnamese consumers

A recent Visa study showed that smart payments are gaining traction in Vietnam, focusing on small ticket purchases.
Visa makes it a breeze to receive funds from abroad with Visa Direct

Visa makes it a breeze to receive funds from abroad with Visa Direct

Visa has partnered with Vietnamese banks to make it easier for Visa debit card holders to receive inbound remittances using MoneyGram and Remitly.
Vietnam to join world's top five seafood processing countries by 2030

Vietnam to join world's top five seafood processing countries by 2030

The growth of processed seafood output in Vietnam will reach over 6 percent a year by 2030 under a national seafood processing development strategy for 2021-2030 which has been approved by the Prime Minister.
COVID-19 vaccination certificate to be incorporated into ID cards

COVID-19 vaccination certificate to be incorporated into ID cards

Driver's license, social insurance, and COVID-19 vaccination certificate are among many documents to be incorporated into the new chip-based ID cards.
Vietnam honoured as Asia’s Leading Destination in 2021

Vietnam honoured as Asia’s Leading Destination in 2021

Vietnam has won the title of Asia’s Leading Destination in the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021.
Careful preparations made to meet passenger needs

Careful preparations made to meet passenger needs

Hoang Ngoc Thach, deputy head of commerce of Bamboo Airways, spoke to VIR’s Ha Anh about its plans to reopen flights and the solutions to ensure the safety of passengers.
Phu Quoc changes to better serve tourists, investors

Phu Quoc changes to better serve tourists, investors

Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang is making it new to welcome tourists and investors as it plans to reopen its door to international tourists from this November.
Da Nang to host Routes Asia 2022

Da Nang to host Routes Asia 2022

The Asian route development forum 2020 (Routes Asia 2022) will be held in the central city of Da Nang, with the municipal People’s Committee and Department of Tourism, and IPP Travel Retail being selected as the hosts of the event.
Thanh Hoa looks for investors for $265 million mineral hot spring resort urban project

Thanh Hoa looks for investors for $265 million mineral hot spring resort urban project

The central province of Thanh Hoa is calling for investors for its mineral hot spring resort urban project with the total investment capital of VND6.1 trillion ($265.2 million).
Getting ready for visitor influx with pilots

Getting ready for visitor influx with pilots

With Vietnam looking to reopen for tourists, new vaccine passports and the gradual easing of travel restrictions are high on the agenda.
Unlocking untapped markets for female go-getters

Unlocking untapped markets for female go-getters

Gender lens investing is gaining interest in Vietnam as more financiers and financial institutions adopt the strategy. Sarah Galeski, legal vice-chair of EuroCham’s Women in Business Sector Committee, and co-chair Roos IJsendijk talked with VIR’s Thanh Van about the shift in investment strategy to empower women.
RoK tourism agency in Vietnam launches online dance contest amid COVID-19

RoK tourism agency in Vietnam launches online dance contest amid COVID-19

The Vietnam Office of the Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) has launched a dance contest with the participation of ITZY, a girl group of the Republic of Korea (RoK), on Tiktok video-sharing focused social networking service.
Female boxer wins first WBO world belt for Vietnam

Female boxer wins first WBO world belt for Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Thu Nhi has become Vietnam's first World Boxing Organisation champion after winning a WBO belt on October 23 in Ansan, the Republic of Korea.
Vietnamese footballer wins AFC’s player of the month title

Vietnamese footballer wins AFC’s player of the month title

Vietnamese striker Nguyen Tien Linh has been named as player of October during the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s voting in the third round of the 2022 World Cup Asian qualifiers, the AFC said on October 17.
Despite comeback, Vietnam lose to China in World Cup qualifier

Despite comeback, Vietnam lose to China in World Cup qualifier

Vietnam fell to a heartbreaking 2-3 defeat to China after a stirring comeback was foiled by a last-minute goal on October 7 night (local time) in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Vietnam reveal squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers

Vietnam reveal squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers

Coaches of Vietnam’s U22 team on October 7 announced a lineup of 26 players who will take part in the 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers in Kyrgyzstan.
Businesses prepare for "new normal"

Businesses prepare for "new normal"

After more than four months of social distancing, enterprises are preparing to gradually resume operations and embrace the "new normal".
First mobile market opens for people in green areas of District 5

First mobile market opens for people in green areas of District 5

On September 22, Ho Chi Minh City opened a mobile market to serve people in "green areas" who had been vaccinated in Ward 3, District 5.
Ho Chi Minh City looking ahead with lockdown easing

Ho Chi Minh City looking ahead with lockdown easing

Vietnam is step-by-step controlling the COVID-19 outbreaks and is starting to consider conditional easing of restrictions as the country shifts its focus to adapting to and living with the pandemic.
Scanners equipped for city movement

Scanners equipped for city movement

Last week, Ho Chi Minh City lifted some restrictions on food and beverage services, providers of post and telecommunications, and suppliers of office computer accessories and school learning tools.
Foreigners and Vietnamese join hands to help the poor

Foreigners and Vietnamese join hands to help the poor

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there are people who silently sacrifice with the desire to help as many people as possible.
Reaching more patients in Vietnam with quality cancer care Unilever Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in driving gender equality
Reaching more patients in Vietnam with quality cancer care

Reaching more patients in Vietnam with quality cancer care

Privately-held Hung Viet Cancer Hospital has launched an integrated cancer care programme for a smooth journey as Vietnam sees an alarming rise in the cancer rate in recent years.
Unilever Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in driving gender equality

Unilever Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in driving gender equality

Unilever Vietnam has won the 2021 WEPs Awards for Gender-responsive Marketplace, underpinning its commitment to empowering one million Vietnamese women by 2025.
A positive approach with a deeper understanding

A positive approach with a deeper understanding

My predestined relationship with Vietnam Investment Review began around 27 years ago and started with a rejection. Graduating from the Faculty of International Journalism of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1994, I was eager to return home and apply at VIR for my first job.
Keeping it simple in order to match giants of the press

Keeping it simple in order to match giants of the press

One can take a wild ride down many alleyways when reading about the history of the press, particularly in regards to Britain’s famed print industry, but news always boils down to covering the essentials. VIR’s Ray McRobbie offers his take on what is the most important when it comes to publishing topical content.
Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation donates 1,800 gifts to COVID-19 patients in Hanoi

Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation donates 1,800 gifts to COVID-19 patients in Hanoi

A few days ago, Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (aT) donated 1,800 gifts worth $4,560 to support pandemic-hit areas.
The Coca-Cola Foundation grants $400,000 for COVID-19 relief and response in Vietnam

The Coca-Cola Foundation grants $400,000 for COVID-19 relief and response in Vietnam

The Coca-Cola Foundation announced a $400,000 grant to support the Vietnam Red Cross Society’s for COVID-19 relief.
ASEAN in need of enterprises’ proactiveness, creativity: Deputy PM Switzerland supports Vietnam in enhancing trade policy and export promotion Thailand worried about COVID-19 situation in four southern provinces ASEAN Economic Community Council convenes 20th meeting Spanish firm to develop carbon capture and storage project in Indonesia Regional countries extends preventative measures to combat COVID-19
ASEAN in need of enterprises’ proactiveness, creativity: Deputy PM

ASEAN in need of enterprises’ proactiveness, creativity: Deputy PM

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the virtual ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2021 (ASEAN BIS) on October 25, saying that ASEAN is now in need of enterprises’ proactiveness and creativity to adapt to the new normal.
Switzerland supports Vietnam in enhancing trade policy and export promotion

Switzerland supports Vietnam in enhancing trade policy and export promotion

Switzerland and Vietnam will implement the SwissTrade project to improve trade performance and international competitiveness of SMEs.
Thailand worried about COVID-19 situation in four southern provinces

Thailand worried about COVID-19 situation in four southern provinces

Thailand’s southern region has become a COVID-19 epicentre, with a surge in the numbers of cases and fatalities
ASEAN Economic Community Council convenes 20th meeting

ASEAN Economic Community Council convenes 20th meeting

The 20th ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Council Meeting took place virtually on October 18 in preparation for the upcoming 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits slated for October 26 – 28.
Spanish firm to develop carbon capture and storage project in Indonesia

Spanish firm to develop carbon capture and storage project in Indonesia

Spain's Repsol has ambitious plans for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Indonesia, which will be the first CCS project deployed by Repsol and the first in Indonesia.
Regional countries extends preventative measures to combat COVID-19

Regional countries extends preventative measures to combat COVID-19

The administration of Cambodia's Phnom Penh capital on the evening of October 14 continued extending administrative measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 from October 15 to 28.