30 years of accompanying the country’s key economic sectors part3

30 years of accompanying the country’s key economic sectors part3

VIR has earned praise from international organisations, embassies, experts, and across the business community as it provides them with insightful and useful information on the ups and downs of the country’s exciting economic development.
Making vaccine visa trial worthwhile for Vietnam

Making vaccine visa trial worthwhile for Vietnam

Kenneth M. Atkinson, founder and senior adviser of Grant Thornton Vietnam cum vice chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board, shared with VIR..
Deal signed to promote farm produce sale via digital platforms

Deal signed to promote farm produce sale via digital platforms

The implementation of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will be a boon to bilateral trade and investment between Vietnam and the United Kingdom moving forward. Kenneth Atkinson, executive chairman of Grant Thornton Vietnam, provides his insights into the wide-ranging deal.
Every digital project needs quality assurance

Every digital project needs quality assurance

Every digital project requires project management to be implemented successfully and achieve the targets of the new digital system on-time and on-budget.
Celebrating Lunar New Year as a foreigner calling Vietnam second home

Celebrating Lunar New Year as a foreigner calling Vietnam second home

Ken Atkinson, founder and senior board adviser, Grant Thornton Vietnam shared with VIR about his feelings and thoughts for the Lunar New Year holiday.
Potential in reach to become decade’s stand-out performer

Potential in reach to become decade’s stand-out performer

Vietnam gained remarkable achievements in economic development in 2020, although this was a turbulent year for the entire world.
Welcoming further FDI

Welcoming further FDI

Vietnam has demonstrated strong and stable growth in attracting foreign direct investment. Kenneth Atkinson, founder and senior board adviser at Grant Thornton Vietnam, explains how the country can push ahead even further.
Winners set apart by sturdy survival plans

Winners set apart by sturdy survival plans

With the current resurgence of COVID-19 cases, companies need to prepare survival plans to navigate the choppy waters ahead. Ken Atkinson, founder and senior board advisor at Grant Thornton Vietnam, discussed the impact of the ongoing pandemic on the business community in Vietnam.
Ramifications of new relaxed regulations on the economy

Ramifications of new relaxed regulations on the economy

Vietnam’s development over the decades has been largely achieved thanks to foreign direct investment and technology transfer from the western world, together with training and capacity building from developed countries supported by multilateral and bi-lat
Vietnam’s second-home segment on the rise

Vietnam’s second-home segment on the rise

Kenneth Atkinson, founder and senior board adviser at Grant Thornton Vietnam, shares with Bich Ngoc his opinion on the future for Vietnam’s second home market.
A chance to emerge stronger from global vicissitudes

A chance to emerge stronger from global vicissitudes

The new regulations on social distancing will for sure have an added impact on some businesses, however, it is necessary to view the full picture in assessing the impact.
Committed spending will raise those at risk out of the doldrums

Committed spending will raise those at risk out of the doldrums

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed and promulgated Directive No.11/CT-TTg on urgent tasks and solutions to help businesses overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Ken Atkinson, founder and senior board advisor at Grant Thornton Vietnam, assesses the impact of the economic measures to facilitate businesses in the face of the global pandemic.
Property Insight - the only in-depth and research - based informational channel in Vietnam

Property Insight - the only in-depth and research - based informational channel in Vietnam

The programme is a new gateway for the local property market that is lacking a trusted, professional, and multi-dimensional news channel.
Gaining from PE involvement

Gaining from PE involvement

During the development journey of a private company, there will be points when private equity funding is critical for the company to grow and prosper.
Grant Thornton bi-annual tax seminar in Ho Chi Minh City

Grant Thornton bi-annual tax seminar in Ho Chi Minh City

Gran Thornton Vietnam wil hold its bi-annual Business Tax and Regulation Seminar on April 16, 2019 at Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.
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