Greater efforts asked for ensuring national energy security Business

Greater efforts asked for ensuring national energy security

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked for stronger efforts to ensure national energy security, prioritise rapid and sustainable energy development in connection with protecting ecological environment, and ensuring national defence and security.
Prime Minister lays emphasis on public investment disbursement Business

Prime Minister lays emphasis on public investment disbursement

The disbursement of public investment capital should be one of the criteria to measure the performance of agencies, sectors and localities, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in conclusion of the online conference between the Government and localities on July 2.
WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change Environment

WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change

The World Bank in Vietnam announced on June 6 that the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors had approved an 84.4 million USD credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Vietnam’s multi-sectoral policy reforms so as to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.
HCM City to build Centre for Innovative Startup Sci-Tech

HCM City to build Centre for Innovative Startup

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology announced the approval of the municipal People’s Committee for the selection programme of an architecture design for the HCM City Centre for Innovative Startup.
New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat Business

New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat

Although there have been some positive signs in recent years, Vietnam’s sea transport sector still face difficulties with many enterprises suffering heavy losses. The maritime industry is proposing support mechanisms to help the sector out of its stagnant state.
Ben Tre calls for more investment in agriculture Business

Ben Tre calls for more investment in agriculture

Calling for investment in agriculture to optimise the potential and strengths of the locality is a priority of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, said Cao Van Trong, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee at a conference promoting investment to the sector on September 18.
Start-up funding mechanism discussed Business

Start-up funding mechanism discussed

A workshop under the Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Programme Phase 2 (IPP2) was held in Hanoi on August 24 to discuss funding and finance for creative start-ups.
HCM City recognises 44 heroic mothers Society

HCM City recognises 44 heroic mothers

The title of Vietnamese Heroic Mother was presented to 44 women in Ho Chi Minh City for their sacrifice for national independence and reunification in celebration of the 71st anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
 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.
Startup movement helps increase new enterprises Videos

Startup movement helps increase new enterprises

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the number of newly registered businesses in the first 10 months of this year reached 100,000. Experts have acknowledged that besides efforts
APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts World

APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern emphasized the necessity for joint efforts between the governments and businesses in mitigating climate change impacts at the APEC CEO Summit 2017, which wrapped up in the central of Da Nang on November 10.