Forum discusses improving efficiency of SOEs Business

Forum discusses improving efficiency of SOEs

A forum on accelerating the process of reforming and improving the efficiency of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was held by “Tap chi Kinh Te va Du Bao” (the Journal of Economics and Forecasting) in Hanoi on November 6.
State’s divestment plan set for failure Business

State’s divestment plan set for failure

As the stock market is experiencing strong volatility and shows little signs of strong recovery, the State may struggle to sell its stake in State-owned enterprises (SOEs) on schedule.
Customs bond aids trade: experts Business

Customs bond aids trade: experts

A customs bond model for speeding up clearance of goods is required to deal with Vietnam’s complicated administrative procedures and boost its competitiveness, experts told a conference on trade facilitation in HCM City on September 6.
Indonesia strives to ensure smooth operation of LRT World

Indonesia strives to ensure smooth operation of LRT

Indonesia is investigating a series of malfunctions that have plagued its first light rapid transit (LRT) system just days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Asian Games (ASIAD), the country’s transport ministry said on Aug 13.
Hanoi delays CNG buses expansion Society

Hanoi delays CNG buses expansion

Buses using compressed natural gas or CNG are deemed more eco-friendly than normal buses, however Hanoi’s plan to introduce a new fleet of buses has been hindered by multiple obstacles.
Vietnam takes lead in PMI rankings Business

Vietnam takes lead in PMI rankings

Vietnam maintained its lead in the ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rankings, registering another solid improvement in its goods-producing sector in July, the latest survey from Nikkei’s IHS Markit revealed on August 1.
Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong city’s projects Business

Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong city’s projects

Most construction projects in the northern port city of Hải Phòng are running well above their initial cost estimates, with the cost hikes in some cases reaching thousands of billions of VND, according to a recent inspection by the Government Inspectorate.