Investor flight from build-operate-transfer (BOT) traffic projects is triggering worries that the Government must rethink how to promote private investments in BOT infrastructure projects, experts said.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung urged contractors to accelerate the construction of the Song Hau electricity centre during his inspection at the site in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on March 24.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the management board and contractors to accelerate the construction progress and ensure quality of the Long Phu 1 Thermal Power Plant.
Domestic and foreign investors have registered to pour 86 trillion VND (3.86 billion USD) into 25 projects in Central Highlands provinces between now and 2020.
The first phase of the Number one Chu Lai beverage factory invested by the Tan Hiep Phat Group came into operation in the central province of Quang Nam on March 24.
The Government of Vietnam has made accelerated efforts to improve the business climate but more drastic measures must be taken at local levels where firms still face obstacles in doing business.
Vietnam’s manufacturing sector has proven a magnet for foreign direct investment in the first quarter, absorbing 6.54 billion USD, which accounted for 84.9 percent of total registered capital in the period.
A Czech-language book featuring Vietnam's market was launched at the Embassy of Vietnam in Prague, the Czech Republic, on March 23.
A conference was held in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on March 23 to discuss how to realize the 10 billion USD shrimp export target by 2025 as requested by the Prime Minister.
Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has announced that State management towards Uber solely aims to ensure that the transportation company’s operations in Vietnam comply with regulations.
Investment and individual consumption will fuel Vietnam’s economic growth in the year, according to Pham Hong Hai, Chief Executive Officer for Vietnam at HSBC Holdings.
Such airlines as Vietnam Airlines, Viejet Air, and Jetstar Pacific announced to increase airfare from March 15-22.
The Hanoi Department of Construction and the Water Gen Company of Israel on March 23 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the advanced technology development in electric-water generators.
VN Sustainability Index (VNSI) will make debut in July to evaluate the sustainability performance of companies listed in the stock market of Vietnam.
Vietnamese shares rose on March 23 after sliding in the previous session, driven by large-cap stocks on high investor confidence.
Around 700 local private enterprises, including newly-established ones, in the southern province of Dong Nai have so far this year registered a combined capital of 10.7 trillion VND (480 million USD).
The WIPO has suggested continuing to cooperate with and support Vietnam in building a national strategy on intellectual property, thus creating an impetus for the country’s innovation process.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on March 22 signed an agreement on evaluating the electricity-access index and customers’ satisfaction with EVN’s services.