Lopsided relationship scares investors off PPP Business

Lopsided relationship scares investors off PPP

Nearly 18 months since the introduction of the 2021 Law on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in Vietnam, it's still difficult to get investors to warm up to PPP projects despite the huge potential for growth, as the country ramps up efforts to build modern infrastructure, said industry experts and policymakers in a meeting in Hanoi on June 21.
Mechanisms needed to attract capital to railway sector Business

Mechanisms needed to attract capital to railway sector

In order to mobilise 240 trillion VND (10.5 billion USD) for national railway development in the next 10 years as set by the freshly-approved railway planning for the 2021-2030 period, economists said that it is crucial to design specific capital attraction mechanisms.
Lang Son to build 3,900sqkm geopark Environment

Lang Son to build 3,900sqkm geopark

An international conference took place in Lang Son on November 29 to discuss how to take advantage of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in building a 3,900-sqkm geopark in the northern mountainous province.
ADB helps boost Vietnam’s private sector development Business

ADB helps boost Vietnam’s private sector development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 4.6 million USD technical assistance to help the Vietnamese Government to strengthen public-private partnership (PPP), private sector development, and state-owned enterprise (SOE) reform.
Hue to pilot public bike-sharing scheme Environment

Hue to pilot public bike-sharing scheme

An innovative public bike-sharing scheme has been launched by Hue City, the International Cooperation Agency of Germany (GIZ) and tech firm Vietsoftpro to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026 that mobilises private investment for bike-sharing.
RoK eyes to invest in building smart urban areas in Can Tho Business

RoK eyes to invest in building smart urban areas in Can Tho

A delegation of the Korea Overseas Infrastructure and Urban Development Corporation (KIND) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) had a working session with officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on opportunities to invest in developing smart urban areas in the locality.