HCM City seeks to become logistics hub Business

HCM City seeks to become logistics hub

Ho Chi Minh City is working on a logistics development strategy that would make the city a major logistics hub and reduce logistic costs to 16 percent of Vietnam's GDP in 2025.
Blockchain community asks for a sandbox Business

Blockchain community asks for a sandbox

Representatives of the blockchain industry in Vietnam have asked for a ‘sandbox’ for the technology while meeting with Government agencies at a conference on in Hanoi on September 18.
Vietnam needs to target halal markets Business

Vietnam needs to target halal markets

Vietnam has missed out on 23.6 billion USD in exports to halal markets, according to experts who spoke at a recent seminar on standards needed for halal certification.
Vietnam develops renewable energy Environment

Vietnam develops renewable energy

Since 2017, the Vietnamese Government has issued a number of priority policies to develop renewable energy to boost production and attract domestic and foreign investment, heard a workshop in Hanoi on September 17.
NA Standing Committee discusses draft law on PPP Politics

NA Standing Committee discusses draft law on PPP

The National Assembly Standing Committee discussed a draft law on public-private-partnership (PPP) projects, composed by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), during its 37th session in Hanoi on September 16.
Firms benefit from programme on efficient use of resources Business

Firms benefit from programme on efficient use of resources

The Vietnam Improvement Program has helped 82 garment-textile and footwear factories in Vietnam invest 37 million USD in efficient use of resources, thus saving 30 million USD per year, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).