Wood industry facing losses due to COVID-19 Business

Wood industry facing losses due to COVID-19

The wood industry is facing a ‘disaster’ with many businesses left without orders from now until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VTFPA).
Business

VSIP Nghe An project receives licence

The central province of Nghe An granted the investment licence of VSIP Nghe An Industrial-Urban-Service Park to the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park Joint Venture Company on June 30.
Business

Travel agents set sights on MICE market

Promoting Vietnam as an attractive Meeting, Incentive, Convention, and Exhibition (MICE) destination will be a key factor in developing the nation's tourism sector, said director of Hoa Binh Tourist and Convention Company Nguyen Khac Huyen.
Society

Workshop reviews water improvement for ethnic minorities

Experts gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on March 31 to share experience in implementing a project to enhance gender equality and improve water, hygienic and environmental conditions in ethnic minority-inhabited areas in northern Vietnam.
Business

Buyers return to Hanoi real state market

Property transactions in Hanoi has started to pick up since the beginning of the year, indicating a change of direction for the languishing market, according to the Ministry of Construction.
Business

Rural economy reaps late-ripening longan benefits

The Hanoi Crop Development Centre recently reviewed the pilot model for the intensive cultivation of late-ripening longan in Dai Thanh Commune, Hoai Duc District. The economic efficiency of the model is reported as six to seven times higher than rice cultivation and also the highest among fruits. The Vietnam Economic News Online reports.
Business

Rural economy reaps late-ripening longan benefits

The Hanoi Crop Development Centre recently reviewed the pilot model for the intensive cultivation of late-ripening longan in Dai Thanh Commune, Hoai Duc District. The economic efficiency of the model is reported as six to seven times higher than rice cultivation and also the highest among fruits. The Vietnam Economic News Online reports.
Business

Paper firms asked to step up investment

Domestic paper companies have been asked to invest in new production lines to save long term costs and improve quality as a number of larger foreign firms have recently entered the industry.
Business

Vietnamese investors receive Lao order

Leaders of the Vietnamese-invested Long Thanh-Vientiane Special Economic Zone (SEZ) have been awarded the Lao Order for National Development for their contributions to socio-economic development of Laos ’ Sekong province.