Tag Archive for ‘Ho chi minh’

Flycam drone users in Vietnam must be licensed

Camera-equipped drones, known as flycams, have become increasingly popular in Vietnam, especially among photographers and filmmakers, but few people know they need permission from the Ministry of Defense (MoD) to fly the devices. flycam drone users must be licensed hinh 0 VNA quoted the Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper as reporting that sales of flycam […]

Standing witness to Vietnam’s rise

On the occasion of Vietnam’s National Day on September 2, VIR gets an insight into foreign CEOs’ thoughts and feeling about the country’s vitality and development, and why Vietnam has become their home away from home. Ronan Le Bihan  CEO at Mango Bay Resort, Phu Quoc In 2002, I was offered a position for the […]

In Japan, Vietnamese chicken will soon be on the menu

The first delivery of chicken from Koyu & Unitek Co Ltd headquartered out of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam will soon be on its way and on the menu in Japan, say company representatives. While the first shipment may represent a relatively small volume, the moment itself is significant as it marks an early step […]

Foreign retailers ramp up investment in Vietnam

Earlier, numerous giants in the retail sector have entered the Vietnamese market and now, many of them are planning to enhance investment and expand their businesses to exploit market potential. Enhancing investment in Vietnam Recently, when talking with VIR, Yasuo Nishitohge, general director of AEON Vietnam Co., Ltd., said that Vietnam has great potential in […]

Grab and Uber fined, Mai Linh and Vinasun losing value

From early 2017, nearly 100 Grab and Uber drivers have been financially penalized for nearly VND350 million (15,400) due to lack of listed identification information, such as name and phone number of the companies. At the same time, both Grab and Uber still enjoy substantial growth in customer base, while traditional taxi operators Mai Linh […]

British firms want to join Tan Son Nhat airport expansion project

UK Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever had a working session with Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport on August 29, conveying British businesses’ intention to participate in the expansion of Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. He said the UK aviation industry wants the Vietnamese ministry to provide information about the Tan Son […]

Firm willing to pull golf course to facilitate Tan Son Nhat expansion

The developer of a golf course adjacent to Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City is willing to scrap its investment in exchange for compensation for the expansion of the overloaded aerodrome. Long Bien JSC (Lobico) is ready to transfer back the land the golf course is currently situated on at the […]

APEC officials discuss intellectual property rights protection in border

Senior officials of the APEC economies discussed issues related to the implementation of intellectual property in border areas, fake commodities and brand violations during a conference held by the Intelligence Property Rights Experts Group (IPEG) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 24. They debated a wide range of matters related to the effect of […]

Over 750 foreigners in Vietnam received certificates of home ownership

More than 750 foreigners have received certificates of home ownership in Vietnam since the Housing Law 2014 took effect, according to the Ministry of Construction. However, several real estate experts said the figure is yet to meet expectations though housing policy for foreigners in Vietnam has been loosened, partly due to their job duration, property […]

HCM City looks to beef up agriculture cooperation with Australia

Ho Chi Minh City and Australia have high potential for cooperation in agriculture, especially high technology farming and cattle breeding, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee. At a meeting with Anne Ruston, Australian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources in the city on August 23, Phong said that Ho Chi […]