Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports Business

Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is proposing a sweeping ban on the export of raw minerals, a move that would indicate an escalation of the Government’s generally negative stance on a practice that generates little value while causing environmental devastation.
Improved rules, policies needed to protect marine resources Environment

Improved rules, policies needed to protect marine resources

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Quy Kien has stressed the need to continue reviewing, evaluating and improving policies, regulations, strategies and planning schemes involving the management of natural resources and protection of marine environment.
Harsh report issue on Vietnam’s urban environment Environment

Harsh report issue on Vietnam’s urban environment

Vietnam’s urban environment, especially in big cities, is facing numerous challenges, including air and water pollution, solid waste treatment and flooding, according to the 2016 National Environmental Report issued in Hanoi on July 20.
Binh Thuan seeks money for projects Business

Binh Thuan seeks money for projects

The People's Committee of southern central Binh Thuan province is calling on local and foreign investment for four tourism projects with total capital of 384 million USD.
Business

Binh Dinh sees jumps in overseas shipments

The central province of Binh Dinh enjoyed strong increases in the shipment of numerous commodities during the first quarter of 2015, a demonstration of stable development in local industrial production.
ASEAN

ASEAN discusses cooperation in mineral sector

The first International Conference on Geology and Natural Resources of ASEAN (GeoASEAN 1) is taking place in Vietnam’s southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on May 13 focusing on the mining of titanium.
PM continues activities in Russia Politics

PM continues activities in Russia

As part of his official visit to Russia, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on May 14 met with representatives of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association (RVFA) and a number of leading Russian enterprises.
Environment

Strategy highlights sustainable minerals exploitation

Natural minerals will be protected, managed, exploited, and used in a reasonable, economical, and efficient manner to serve the country’s short and long-term socio-economic sustainable development, national defence and security, and environmental protection.
Vietnam announces extractive industry study Business

Vietnam announces extractive industry study

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Consultancy on Development Institute (CODE) has announced a study named, “Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and Vietnam 's Ability to Participate in the Initiative”.