Waterway transport needs investment Business

Waterway transport needs investment

A lack of investment in inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Vietnam’s logistics sector heavily dependent on more expensive road transport.
ASEAN urged to attract more private capital in infrastructure ASEAN

ASEAN urged to attract more private capital in infrastructure

Infrastructure development projects in Southeast Asia will create significant financing needs and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must do more to attract private capital to plug the gap, said Singaporean Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat.
Water pollution getting worse: experts Environment

Water pollution getting worse: experts

Widespread water pollution nationwide has inflicted an estimated economic loss of 11.6 trillion VND (510.7 million USD) in the last ten years and the situation is not getting better.
 Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice Business

Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice

Investment in low carbon farming models can speed up rice industry reform, increase productivity, boost farmers’ incomes and ensure sustainable development, a senior official have said.