HCM City convenes 10th Party Congress Politics

HCM City convenes 10th Party Congress

The 10th Congress of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Organisation for the 2015-2020 tenure commenced on October 14, with the participation of 445 delegates representing more than 200,000 Party members.
Can Tho strives to make PCI top ten list Business

Can Tho strives to make PCI top ten list

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is making concerted efforts to increase its competitiveness capacity to appear in the list of ten most competitive localities in the country, according to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Van Tam.

HCM City boosts trade promotion in key markets

The Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) of Ho Chi Minh City will focus on key markets like Russia, China’s Hong Kong, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Laos in 2015 to expand market share of Vietnamese goods abroad.

Can Tho promotes economic cooperation with RoK

The Republic of Korea (RoK) wishes to cooperate with Can Tho city in infrastructure development and science technology application into high-tech industry, said Kim Kyong Soo, Vice Chairman of the Korea Display Industry Association.
Japanese PM hails HCM City’s help to investors Politics

Japanese PM hails HCM City’s help to investors

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed thanks to Ho Chi Minh City authorities for their support to active Japanese investors, adding that the southern city is an economic frontrunner of Vietnam.
Vietnam facing challenges of e-waste: official Sci-Tech

Vietnam facing challenges of e-waste: official

Vietnam’s high technology industry has made great strides over the recent years but also caused challenges to the environment and human health due to its production activities, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Bui Cach Tuyen has said.

Tra Vinh tries to become more attractive to investors: official

With a strategic location in the Mekong Delta and blessed with many key national projects like passageways for oceangoing ships to enter the Hau River, Co Chien Bridge, Duyen Hai Power Centre, and Dinh An Economic Zone, Tra Vinh province possesses a lot of favourable conditions to draw investment. Do Van Khe, Director of Tra Vinh Department of Planning and Investment, affirmed that Socio-economic development potential of the province is being awakened and tapped effectively, promising to make Tra Vinh an attractive and trusted destination for domestic and foreign investors. Vietnam Business Forum reports.

Int’l seminars focus on intellectual property rights

Representatives from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST), the US Embassy in Vietnam and US Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) met in Hanoi on November 7 to discuss international cooperation in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

AmCham promotes cooperation with Dong Nai

A delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Vietnam on September 24 held a working session with authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai as part of its efforts to expand cooperation in foreign investment, export promotion and high-quality human resources training.

Japanese investors add 166 mln USD to HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on September 10 granted investment licences to several Japanese projects with a total investment of 166 million USD in the city’s industrial parks and processing zones.

Clean-tech shrugs off bleak outlook

Business leaders in the clean-tech sector remain very positive about their growth prospects over the next 12 months, according to a study carried out by the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR).