Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers Business

Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers

Green buildings provide more benefits for investors in the long term than normal buildings and reduce the economic burden for low- and middle-income families, according to general secretary of Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) Nguyen Viet Chien.
Nearly 450 firms join Vietbuild 2016 in Hanoi Business

Nearly 450 firms join Vietbuild 2016 in Hanoi

Nearly 450 companies are showcasing their products at the Vietbuild Home International Exhibition that opened on March 24, the first of three such events taking place in Hanoi in the coming months.
Business

Dong Nai - highlight in FDI attraction

The southern province of Dong Nai has always been the most attractive destination for foreign investors in recent years, drawing an average of over 1 billion USD a year even in the face of global economic crisis.
Society

Ho Chi Minh City announces socio-economic overall plan

Ho Chi Minh City on April 14 announced its master plan for socio-economic development through 2020, with a vision towards 2025, focusing on stepping up its connection with surrounding localities as well as the inter-disciplinary and inter-regional collaboration for the city’s fast and sustainable growth.
Sci-Tech

Science, technology creations honoured

Forty-one projects winning the Scientific and Technological Innovation Award of the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) were honoured at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 23.
Sci-Tech

Poland-Vietnam examine green technologies

Issues relating to waste and sewerage management, energy saving and renewable sources of energy in Vietnam were high on the agenda at the Poland-Vietnam Environmental Protection Forum that opened in Hanoi on October 8.
Society

VN officials, UK lecturers talk clean energy

Vietnamese officials from the Central and Central Highlands and lecturers from the UK’s leading research universities discussed opportunities to develop and apply new clean energy resources at a conference in Da Nang city on Sept. 10.
Business

HCM City sees FDI falls in first seven months

The southern economic hub attracted approximately US$820 million in foreign direct investment during the first seven months of this year, down by 57 per cent year-on-year, according to the municipal Statistics Office.