PetroVietnam stands firm amid “dual crisis” Business

PetroVietnam stands firm amid “dual crisis”

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) sustained its production and business activities in the first eight months of 2020 despites many oil and gas firms around the world struggling with the “dual crisis” of COVID-19 and prolonged low oil prices.
ASEAN senior officials convene online meeting ASEAN

ASEAN senior officials convene online meeting

The 38th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME 38) took place online on August 24 to review a series of activities and prepare for the upcoming 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM).
Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019 World

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore will impose a carbon tax from next year in an effort to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.
RoK maintains second-largest coal subsidies in world: report World

RoK maintains second-largest coal subsidies in world: report

The Republic of Korea (RoK) maintains the second-largest coal subsidies in the world, as other countries move to cut state support for such energy programmes, the Yonhap News Agency cited a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). ​
IEA: Southeast Asia key driver for global energy demand World

IEA: Southeast Asia key driver for global energy demand

Southeast Asia’s overall energy demand is expected to increase nearly 60 percent by 2040 led by the growth of fossil fuel and oil in power generation and transport, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on October 24.
Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss Business

Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss

The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural and remote areas.
Property firms push shares up Business

Property firms push shares up

Vietnamese shares saw solid gains on November 13 on both local exchanges thanks to good news about the property market which boosted real-estate developers.