March 14, 2013 | 16:46
Sebastian Vettel is predicting an even closer battle for the Formula One world drivers championship when the new season gets under way in Australia on Sunday.
February 04, 2013 | 16:54
There was good news and bad news in Vietnam’s economy in 2012, but mostly the latter for businesses.
December 18, 2012 | 11:37
Best known as the home of the stunning seascape of Halong Bay, the province of Quang Ninh, on the border of southern China, is offering investors opportunities in industry, infrastructure and tourism.
December 05, 2012 | 15:37
With advantages of labour and material resources, as well as strong incentive policies, Ben Tre aims to be an appealing destination for investment. Nguyen Truc Son, director of Ben Tre Province’s Investment Promotion Agency, offers VIR readers a more complete portrait of the opportunities.
October 16, 2012 | 10:04
Some foreign-invested enterprises are worried about changes to investment incentive policies.
September 25, 2012 | 10:56
On the occasion of VIR’s 21st anniversary on September 27, high-profile corporate leaders offer their candid views on how VIR can continue as an indispensable companion of the foreign and local business communities.
August 20, 2012 | 08:11
Northern Quang Ninh province is proposing the government offers unprecedented incentives to investors plugging into the Van Don and Mong Cai special administrative and economic zones.
August 13, 2012 | 13:17
As Vietnam celebrated ASEAN’s 45th anniversary and the country’s 17-year ASEAN membership last week, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh outlines ASEAN’s 45-year journey towards one vision, identity and community.
July 30, 2012 | 12:24
Central Nghe An Provincial People’s Committee is going into bat for the world’s fourth largest steel maker Kobe Steel.
May 07, 2012 | 10:32
The State Bank recently cut key interest rates on government concerns over signs of economic stagnancy in Vietnam, such as high inventories and negative credit growth. LienVietPostBank’s vice chairman Nguyen Duc Huong tells VIR’s Nguyen Hanh why he supports the moves.
April 16, 2012 | 09:56
While most Vietnamese people dream of owning a place to live in a big city, only 5 per cent of the people who live in Hanoi can afford to buy a home.
April 05, 2012 | 10:10
The central coast is growing in stature as one the hottest tourist spots in Southeast Asia with a variety of attractions, writes Andy Tran
January 18, 2012 | 10:23
An average-income earner has to save money for more than 50 years to be financially capable of buying an average-class apartment, a recent market study by CB Richard Ellis has found.
January 02, 2012 | 11:08
In 2011, the State Bank took the first key steps towards restoring the balance between the money market and capital market.
December 14, 2011 | 10:07
Vietnam’s public debt could reach 58.4 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) against 54.6 per cent in 2011. National Financial Supervision Committee deputy chairman Ha Huy Tuan told VIR rising public debt would not be a concern if the loans were effectively used and managed.