Power outage, equitisation top NA hearings Politics

Power outage, equitisation top NA hearings

The Permanent Deputy PM has admitted power supply failed to meet demand although the power industry grew between 13-15 percent yearly and promised investment in nuclear and wind power as a solution.
World

Seminar focuses on GMS potential

A seminar entitled “Towards a Dynamic Great Mekong Sub-region” was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 as part of the Cooperation and Development Forum and the International Trade and Investment Exhibition 2009.
Business

VN keeps drawing foreign firms despite lingering snags

European businesses are increasingly shifting their investment focus from China to Vietnam as a safer destination amidst shrinking global investment, said Alain Cany, European Chamber of Commerce Chairman.

The EuroCham representative said a lot of European CEOs visiting Vietnam have approached him recently with the message that “they are going to do less in China and want to do more in other Asian countries.”
Business

Stock market limps into new week

The VN-Index lost 3.75 percent in Nov. 9’s trading on the HCM Stock Exchange, shedding 20.79 points from the previous Friday’s close to end the day at 534.09.
Phu Yen commits to supporting investors Business

Phu Yen commits to supporting investors

Chairman of the Phu Yen People’s Committee Pham Ngoc Chi has stated the province will simplify its administrative procedures and make site clearances easier and will provide incentives for investors doing business in the coastal southern central province.
Business

High-speed rail to reduce travel time

It will take only five and a half hours to travel from Hanoi to HCM City by the North-South High Speed Railway once it is operational, instead of the current 30 hours.
Business

Dong Thap urges investment for 55 projects

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is calling upon domestic and foreign investors to get involved in its 55 projects which require a total capital of nearly 4 trillion VND (222 million USD).
Business

Vietnamese retail market still attracts investors

Vietnam ’s retail market is still attractive to domestic and foreign investors despite its fall from the top five to the sixth position in the latest survey of 30 emerging markets conducted by the consulting firm A.T.Kearney.
Business

Vietnamese retail market still attracts investors

Vietnam’s retail market is still attractive to domestic and foreign investors despite its fall from the top five to the sixth position in the latest survey of 30 emerging markets conducted by the consulting firm A.T.Kearney.