PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosts UK Minister of State for Trade Policy Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosts UK Minister of State for Trade Policy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 30 received Greg Hands, Minister of State for Trade Policy in the Department for International Trade of the UK and President of Enterprize Energy Group Ian Raymond Hatton, who are on a visit to Vietnam to promote an offshore wind power project in the central province of Binh Thuan.
VPBank, Proparco cooperate to promote green credit in Vietnam Business

VPBank, Proparco cooperate to promote green credit in Vietnam

VPBank and Proparco - the private sector financing branch of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed a 50-million-USD loan with the aim of supporting climate-friendly initiatives, green and energy efficient projects, as well as small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
RoK group sets up 860 mln USD investment fund for Vietnam Business

RoK group sets up 860 mln USD investment fund for Vietnam

The National Pension Service of Korea recently launched a 860 million USD corporate partnership fund with SK Group of the Republic of Korea that will allow the latter to increase investment in Vietnamese firms Masan Group and Vingroup, according to the Korean Investors news outlet.
Dong Nai promotes business climate in Japan Business

Dong Nai promotes business climate in Japan

Dozens of Vietnamese and Japanese firms joined a conference promoting investment in and trade with Dong Nai province – a top destination for foreign investors in Vietnam – in Tokyo on September 19.
Ba Ria – Vung Tau promotes marine economy, eco-tourism Business

Ba Ria – Vung Tau promotes marine economy, eco-tourism

The southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau is improving connections between its Cai Mep-Thi Vai Port complex and surrounding provinces to strengthen its marine economy, and promoting environmentally friendly projects to develop its tourism sector.
Real estate - fertile land for foreign investors Business

Real estate - fertile land for foreign investors

The property sector will continue to be a fertile ground for foreign investors, largely due to the country’s rising demands for housing as well as deeper global integration with a line-up of bilateral and multi-lateral new-generation trade pacts.
Hanoi needs to change mindset to draw FDI: Deputy PM Business

Hanoi needs to change mindset to draw FDI: Deputy PM

Hanoi needs to use a different approach in order to attract and effectively use foreign direct investment (FDI), given new opportunities and challenges that are expected to pop up in the next 10 years, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a working session with municipal leaders on January 29.
Banks key in country’s green growth strategy Business

Banks key in country’s green growth strategy

The banking sector plays a key role in “green” investment, including directing credit flow into environmentally-friendly sectors and restricting flow into projects which might have negative impacts on the environment.
PM: Vietnam-China partnership develops well Politics

PM: Vietnam-China partnership develops well

The comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China has developed finely and reaped many encouraging achievements, with joint efforts of the two parties, governments and peoples, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Indonesia introduces Muslim bonds at IMF-WB meetings World

Indonesia introduces Muslim bonds at IMF-WB meetings

Indonesia has introduced Green Sukuk, an Islamic bond used for financing environmentally-friendly projects, at the ongoing International Monetary Fund-World Bank (IMF-WB) annual meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali.
Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition Sci-Tech

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

An international workshop to promote cooperation in ensuring fairness in Vietnam’s energy shift towards more eco-friendly power was held by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Vietnam Office, and the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) in Hanoi on September 18.