Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
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.
IP occupancy rate hits nearly 75 percent Business

IP occupancy rate hits nearly 75 percent

The occupancy rate at operational industrial parks (IPs) nationwide hits nearly 75 percent, according to the Economic Zone Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
SMEs fail to make use of plentiful assistance in HCM City Business

SMEs fail to make use of plentiful assistance in HCM City

A number of organisations in Ho Chi Minh City have provided assistance and consultancy for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) while banks have offered them loans on easy terms but they do not make use of either consultancy or loans, heard a conference in the city on October 3.
Bac Ninh pushes economic ties with Russia Business

Bac Ninh pushes economic ties with Russia

Secretary of northern Bac Ninh provincial Party Committee Nguyen Nhan Chien hosted a local reception on October 2 for a delegation from the Russia – Vietnam Friendship Association led by General Director of Russia’s Yaroslav Region Export Support Centre Bagrova Natalia.
Hung Yen woos Japanese investors Business

Hung Yen woos Japanese investors

The northern province of Hung Yen will spare no efforts to turn it into the optimal investment destination for Japanese investors, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Phong said on September 27.