Ministry acts first on environment Environment

Ministry acts first on environment

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked agencies to comment on its special project to control companies thought to be likely of polluting the environment - even industries not yet in operation, such as power plants.
Major energy firms woo investors Business

Major energy firms woo investors

Representatives of the PetroVietnam Securities Incorporated (PSI) and the Vinacomin Power Holding Corporation told an investors’ conference on July 26 that they were encouraged by investors’ interest shown in purchasing Vinacomin shares.
MoIT eyes Long An power plant Business

MoIT eyes Long An power plant

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) asked the Government to list thermo-electric plant Long An No2 in its development master plan until 2020, with a vision for 2030.
Environment

Mekong Delta region looks to sustainable energy

The Mekong Delta is particularly suitable for renewable energy production, including wind, solar and biomass power, heard a recent workshop discussing the National Master Plan for Power Development (2011 – 2020 period) and its points on renewable energy sources.
Experts discuss mercury emission control Environment

Experts discuss mercury emission control

Experts gathered in Hanoi on November 5 to share information on curbing environmental pollution caused by mercury emissions and realising the United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Powering islands to develop sea-based economy Business

Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

Authorities of the southern province of Kien Giang are speeding up efforts to connect the island districts of Phu Quoc and Kien Hai with the national power grid to fuel local development under the national strategy on sea and island economic development by 2020.
Business

PVN seeks US support for projects

The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) called for foreign investment in 26 infrastructure, electricity and finance projects at a conference held on Sept. 15 in Washington.
Business

Foreign firms bite into PetroVietnam

The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has signed deals to sell stakes in real estate and securities companies to partners from the Republic of Korea (RoK) .