IP occupancy rate hits nearly 75 percent Business

IP occupancy rate hits nearly 75 percent

The occupancy rate at operational industrial parks (IPs) nationwide hits nearly 75 percent, according to the Economic Zone Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Bangkok City Hall urges public not to litter Chao Phraya River World

Bangkok City Hall urges public not to litter Chao Phraya River

The Bangkok Metropolis Assembly (BMA) has launched a campaign urging residents along the Chao Phraya River not to litter or discharge waste matter into the river, promoting a landscape renovation of Chao Phraya River, now on the WMF’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list.
Industrial, economic zones attract 8.7 billion USD in FDI in H1 Business

Industrial, economic zones attract 8.7 billion USD in FDI in H1

Vietnam’s industrial and economic zones attracted 340 foreign-invested projects with a total newly-registered capital of 8.7 billion USD in the first six months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zone Management Department.
HCM City leader receives Swedish Crown Princess Politics

HCM City leader receives Swedish Crown Princess

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on May 8 hosted a reception for Crown Princess of Sweden Victoria Ingrid Alice Desiree who is on an official visit to Vietnam on the occasion of the 50th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Sweden diplomatic ties.
HCM City takes measures to ensure tap water quality Society

HCM City takes measures to ensure tap water quality

The quality of tap water in Ho Chi Minh City is being closely monitored by production and distribution units as well as independent agencies such as the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre and district-level preventive health centres.
Van Don EZ to grow into economic hub Business

Van Don EZ to grow into economic hub

The Van Don Economic Zone (EZ) in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be developed into a dynamic economic hub with a focus on tourism development and production of high-quality products and services and an international trade centre for the region.
HCM City enhances ties with French development agency Politics

HCM City enhances ties with French development agency

Standing Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem discussed directions for cooperation between the city and the French Development Agency (AFD) with Director of AFD in Vietnam Fabrice Richy at a meeting on March 5.
Huge investment to touch down in Da Nang Business

Huge investment to touch down in Da Nang

The central city of Da Nang aims to accelerate economic growth from 7.68 percent to 12 percent, while more drastic measures and administrative reforms are needed to turn the city into an as a destination to investment and tourism.