Ministry seeks ideas on Mekong Delta master plan Business

Ministry seeks ideas on Mekong Delta master plan

The Ministry of Planning and Investment, in coordination with the World Bank, held a conference on November 26 to seek ideas and consultations from leaders of Mekong Delta localities, experts and scientists for the delta’s Integrated Regional Master Plan in 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050.
Vietnam facilitates investment of EU firms: PM Business

Vietnam facilitates investment of EU firms: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 16 hosted a reception for Dutch and Belgian Ambassadors, Elsbeth Akkerman and Paul Jansen, along with EU investors who want to pour capital into a seaport logistics project worth nearly 1 billion USD in Vietnam.
Vinh Phuc promotes agricultural processing industry Business

Vinh Phuc promotes agricultural processing industry

Besides its strength in industries, in recent years, the northern province of Vinh Phuc has maintained effective agricultural production with diverse farm produce and breeding products, requiring it to promote the agricultural product processing sector to enhance their value.
Noi Bai airport planned to welcome 63 million passengers per year Business

Noi Bai airport planned to welcome 63 million passengers per year

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has submitted to the Ministry of Transport a report on the adjustment of the planning scheme for the already overloaded Noi Bai International Airport which aims to double its capacity to welcome 63 million passengers a year by 2030.
Investment management towards smart, green cities Society

Investment management towards smart, green cities

The Ministry of Construction is drafting an amended Decree on the management of urban development and investment, which includes regulations on regional urban development, as well as building green growth urban areas, ecological and smart cities, and climate change-resilient cities.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong on January 7 asked the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to weigh environmental and economic impacts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) electricity projects that are seeking approval.
Deputy PM, Minister clear up electricity-related questions Politics

Deputy PM, Minister clear up electricity-related questions

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dung Dung stressed solutions to adjust the electricity planning scheme and deal with obstacles hindering investment mobilisation in the electricity sector at the National Assembly’s working session on November 7.
Roads to Long Thanh airport under consideration Business

Roads to Long Thanh airport under consideration

Roads leading to the would-be Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai have been proposed with a view to ensuring the airport’s sustainable and long-term connectivity.
Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe Business

Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe

The recent signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to take effect from early 2020, has opened the door wider for Vietnamese farm produce to make inroads into the more than 500-million people strong market.
Seven key bridges in Hanoi Society

Seven key bridges in Hanoi

Thang Long, Nhat Tan, Long Bien, Chuong Duong, Vinh Tuy, Thanh Tri and Dong Tru bridges spanning Red and Duong rivers play a key role in facilitating transport of Hanoi gateway.