More overhead roads needed to ease traffic congestion Society

More overhead roads needed to ease traffic congestion

The HCM City Department of Transport is urging the city People's Committee to approve investment for 55 urgent transport infrastructure projects next year, including five new overhead roads to ease traffic congestion at hotspots connecting eastern and western areas.
Bac Ninh targets 2,500 new enterprises a year Business

Bac Ninh targets 2,500 new enterprises a year

The northern province of Bac Ninh has set itself a target of 2,500 new enterprises each year in the period from 2020 to 2025, as part of its scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020 World

ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020

Despite relatively effective containment of Covid-19, the impact of the pandemic on Thailand's economy has been more severe than expected and economic recovery remains elusive, with annual GDP poised to shrink by 8 percent, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Hoa Binh woos RoK businesses Business

Hoa Binh woos RoK businesses

A seminar took place in the north eastern province of Hoa Binh on September 10 to introduce its potential, advantages and incentives to businesses of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam chairs review of Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 ASEAN

Vietnam chairs review of Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025

Ambassador Tran Duc Binh, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN and Chair of the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC), chaired the third Monitoring, Review and Evaluation (MRE) Meeting for the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025, which was held virtually on September 8.
Dong Nai eyes more IPs Business

Dong Nai eyes more IPs

The southern province of Dong Nai wants the Government to approve three new industrial parks in this year’s national development plan to attract investments post-COVID-19.
Kien Giang maps out marine-economy plan Business

Kien Giang maps out marine-economy plan

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has been developing a sustainable marine economy in recent years by taking steps to increase the output and value of its marine-based products.
Hoa Phat steel sales surge in July Business

Hoa Phat steel sales surge in July

Leading steel manufacturer Hoa Phat Group sold 300,000 tonnes of construction steel in July, a rise of 19 percent over that in June and 27.5 percent year on year.