Measures sought to strengthen Vietnam’s economic autonomy Business

Measures sought to strengthen Vietnam’s economic autonomy

A workshop discussing measures to improve the effectiveness of the implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement and enhance the autonomy of Vietnam’s economy in the context of international integration was held on January 20 in Hanoi.
Hanoi calls on foreign firms to invest in industrial zones Business

Hanoi calls on foreign firms to invest in industrial zones

Politburo member and Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue asked foreign hi-tech groups to consider investing in the city’s existing industrial zones, including the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, while receiving representatives from FDI enterprises operating in the high technology industry on January 19.
UNDP pledges to assist Asia-Pacific in addressing COVID-19 impact World

UNDP pledges to assist Asia-Pacific in addressing COVID-19 impact

Assistant Secretary General, Deputy Regional Director and Director for the Asia-Pacific of the UNDP Kanni Wignaraja has affirmed that the UNDP will continue assisting Asia-Pacific nations in overcoming the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic and fulfilling sustainable development goals (SDGs).
HCM City accelerating work on bus rapid transit route Society

HCM City accelerating work on bus rapid transit route

A number of bidding packages under the Green Transport Development Project, to develop a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in HCM City, are scheduled to be kick started in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the HCM City Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and Investment.
Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub Business

Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub

Hanoi will carry out an array of industry and trade development measures with a view to building Hanoi into an international trade hub in the region and the country, as well as concretising the resolution adopted at the municipal Party Organisation's 17th congress.
Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed Business

Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese e-commerce market is still booming. Therefore, the amendment and supplementation of Decree 52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce to better manage the activity, considered "the future of the retail market", is extremely necessary.
Indonesia to invest 17.59 billion USD in oil and gas industry World

Indonesia to invest 17.59 billion USD in oil and gas industry

The Indonesian government will invest 246.26 trillion rupiah (17.59 billion USD) to implement upstream and downstream oil and gas projects in 2021, Director General of Oil and Gas at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Tutuka Ariadji said on January 18.