Vietnam leads ASEAN in installed power capacity in 2021 Business

Vietnam leads ASEAN in installed power capacity in 2021

Vietnam’s total installed power capacity totalled 76,620 MW in 2021, 7,500 MW higher than the previous year, and the highest among ASEAN member states, said CEO of the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) Tran Dinh Nhan at the company’s year-end meeting on January 14.
Power Development Plan VIII under revision again Business

Power Development Plan VIII under revision again

The draft Power Development Plan VIII is being revised again and expected to be submitted to the Prime Minister for approval in the first quarter of 2022, an official said in a press conference of the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoIT) on January 12.
Philippines calls on Indonesia to lift coal export ban World

Philippines calls on Indonesia to lift coal export ban

Philippine Secretary of Energy Alfonso Cusi has appealed to Indonesia to lift its coal export ban, saying the policy will be detrimental to economies heavily reliant on the fuel for power generation, Reuters reported.
Localities ask for stronger decentralisation, delegation of power Politics

Localities ask for stronger decentralisation, delegation of power

Leaders of cities and provinces across the countries proposed that the Government and the Prime Minister continue speeding up decentralisation and the delegation of power to localities in parallel with suitable allocation of resources and strengthening of supervision and inspection during their online meeting with the Government on January 5.
Top legislator extends congratulations to Cuba on National Day Politics

Top legislator extends congratulations to Cuba on National Day

Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue on December 31 sent a letter of congratulations to Esteban Lazo Hernández, President the National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba, on the occasion of the Caribbean nation’s 63rd National Day (January 1, 1959).
Top 10 world economic events in 2021 World

Top 10 world economic events in 2021

The global supply chain crisis, the global agreement on minimum corporate tax rate and the record high price of bitcoin are among the top 10 world economic events this year as selected by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).