Seminar discusses how to shift IZs, EPZs into eco-industrial parks Business

Seminar discusses how to shift IZs, EPZs into eco-industrial parks

The Ministry of Planning and Investment, in collaboration with the UN Industrial Development Organisation and the Management Board of Industrial Zones (IZs), and Export Processing Zones (EPZs), held a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on March 29, discussing how to turn IZs and EPZs into eco-industrial parks (EIPs).
Enterprises prepare for workforce shortage after Tet Society

Enterprises prepare for workforce shortage after Tet

Every year after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, many businesses face a serious shortage of workers. Last year, due to the impact of social distancing orders, enterprises struggled with a shortage of labour. Therefore, the need to prepare the workforce for the post-Tet period is even more urgent.
HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers Society

HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are seeking 37.6 trillion VND (1.66 billion USD) to build affordable housing for workers over the next five years, of which State revenue will account for no more than 5 percent of the total investment, according to the Department of Construction.
HCM City: 230,000 workers return to factories Business

HCM City: 230,000 workers return to factories

More than 1,300 companies and factories in export processing zones (EPZs), industrial parks (IPs) and hi-tech parks (HTPs) in Ho Chi Minh City, or 92 percent of the total, have reopened so far, according to the HCM City Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority (HEPZA).
HCM City to test 5 million people for COVID-19 Health

HCM City to test 5 million people for COVID-19

Ho Chi Minh City aims to take samples from five million people by July 5 for COVID-19 screening as more and more people are found to be infected thanks to screening at hospitals, according to its People’s Committee.
HCM City to focus on major, urgent transport projects Society

HCM City to focus on major, urgent transport projects

Ho Chi Minh City will focus investment on major and urgent transportation projects facilitating regional connectivity, heard a working session of the municipal People’s Committee's working group on the 2021 plan of the municipal Department of Transport on March 8.
Hanoi workers return to work after Tet Society

Hanoi workers return to work after Tet

As many as 91 percent of local businesses in Hanoi had resumed operations and 94.5 percent of the labourers had returned to work after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday as of February 17, according to the Hanoi Federation of Labour.
HCM City readies land to expand infrastructure Society

HCM City readies land to expand infrastructure

Ho Chi Minh City authorities promise to offer competitive land rentals and other incentives at industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs) besides improving the business environment and simplifying administrative procedures to attract investment.
EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
HCM City urged to upgrade IPs to attract investment Business

HCM City urged to upgrade IPs to attract investment

To attract more investment, especially from overseas, Ho Chi Minh City needs to renovate and reform its export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs), said Tran Quang Truong, General Director of Tan Binh Industrial Park.
HCM City’s EPZs need a revamp Business

HCM City’s EPZs need a revamp

Experts have recommended a number of measures to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) in HCM City’s export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial zones (IPs).