Philippine President to review decisions to close nickel mines World

Philippine President to review decisions to close nickel mines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he will review the order to close more than half of the country’s nickel mines for environment impacts, following an outcry from affected producers, Singapore’s Channel News Asia online newspaper reported on February 18.
Philippine ministers concern over mass pit closure World

Philippine ministers concern over mass pit closure

Philippine officials have warned that the decision by Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Regina Lopez to close 23 mines could cause huge economic losses and unemployment for a large number of local workers.
Sudan businesses seek Vietnamese partners Business

Sudan businesses seek Vietnamese partners

A delegation of Sudan businesses operating in the fields of solar energy, lighting, waste water treatment, and agricultural equipment are exploring the investment climate in Vietnam to seek trade and investment partners.
Business

Australian investment in Vietnam exceeds 1.65 bln USD

Australia had 320 valid foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth over 1.65 billion USD in Vietnam by the end of 2014, ranking 19th among 101 countries and territories investing in the country, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).
World

Indonesia hopes for 38 bln USD in investment this year

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economy Hatta Rajasa has expressed his optimism on the country’s prospects, saying that Indonesia will achieve the 38-billion-USD investment target this year as consumption picks up.
Society

Search continues for VN cargo ship crew

Vinalines Shipping Company said Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will continue searching for 22 missing Vietnamese crewmen aboard the Vinalines Queen that sank off the coast of the Philippines on Christmas Day, to meet their families’ wish.
Society

Search for Vietnamese cargo ship’s crewmen suspended

Japan and the Philippines have said they will call off the search for 22 missing Vietnamese crewmen aboard the Vinalines Queen that sank off the coast of the Philippines on Christmas Day until there is new signal or information about the ship and its crew members.