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fossil fuel

Fiscal policy shake-up in energy sector needed

Business

Fiscal policy shake-up in energy sector needed

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) experts in Vietnam have pressed for the overall financial reform of the energy sector, including prices of fossil fuels, as Vietnam is restructuring its economy aligned with its shift to a sustainable green growth model.

ADB finances first EAGA clean energy project

Society

ADB finances first EAGA clean energy project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Indonesia ’s Government will build a cross-border power transmission line to bring cleaner and greener electricity to 8,000 households in the country’s West Kalimantan province.

Southern hub embraces CNG bus fleet

Society

Southern hub embraces CNG bus fleet

The number of buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in Ho Chi Minh City is expected to reach 350 in 2015, according to the Transport Development and Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Transport.

UNDP releases human progress report

Society

UNDP releases human progress report

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released the Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2012, entitled “A planet to share – Sustaining human progress in a changing climate” in Hanoi on May 15.

Vietnam prioritises safety for nuclear energy

Politics

Vietnam prioritises safety for nuclear energy

Vietnam allocates top priority to safety in its nuclear energy development policy, a senior Vietnamese official said at the 12 th ministerial meeting of the Forum on Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA) in Tokyo on Dec. 16.

Power sector chases 12 percent growth

Business

Power sector chases 12 percent growth

Vietnam 's power supplies need to be developed at more than 12 percent a year to meet domestic consumption, participants at the second annual Vietnam power summit were told yesterday.