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investment efficiency

New bill expected to promote PPP investment activities

Business

New bill expected to promote PPP investment activities

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has proposed building a draft law on investment in public-private partnership (PPP) models, including BOT (build-operate-transfer) form, which is expected to become a legal foundation for all PPP investment activities.

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

Business

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Business Summit, which opened in Hanoi on March 30 on the sidelines of the sixth GMS Summit as an initiative of Vietnam, has created an opportunity for governments to hold dialogue with enterprises and development partners, and encourage their stronger engagement in GMS activities.

Minister grilled on public investment efficiency

Business

Minister grilled on public investment efficiency

Measures to improve the efficiency of public investment were among issues mentioned by Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung at the Q&A session on November 16 of the 14th National Assembly (NA)’s ongoing fourth session.

Lam Dong farmers go high tech

Sci-Tech

Lam Dong farmers go high tech

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is leading the country in high-tech agriculture. It grows crops on nearly 50,000ha under hi-tech agricultural methods.

Gov’t to fine bad weather forecasters

Society

Gov’t to fine bad weather forecasters

Several new Government policies come into effect this month, including fines for incorrect weather forecasts, regulations on credit institutions and foreign bank branches, payments for those involved in searching for and collecting remains of war martyrs.

PM's team: ’Race with time’ to restructure economy

Business

PM's team: ’Race with time’ to restructure economy

Vietnam can no longer rely on the increasing investment by the public sector and exploitation of natural resources to drive its economic growth in the future, the Prime Minister’s newly established economic council warned in its very first meeting.