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.
HCM City: Hi-tech methods boost farm produce value Business

HCM City: Hi-tech methods boost farm produce value

The production value per hectare of land in Ho Chi Minh City reached 450 million VND (19,736 USD) last year, an increase of 10.9 percent compared to 2016, largely due to hi-tech methods, according to the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Da Nang city fines owner of polluting project Environment

Da Nang city fines owner of polluting project

The central city of Da Nang has fined the Sao Vang Nha Trang Joint Stock Company, the owner of the Sapphire Hotel project, 320 million VND (14,000 USD) for not completing an environmental assessment plan before construction.
Phu Quoc Island drowning in rubbish Environment

Phu Quoc Island drowning in rubbish

Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang – among the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam – is being threatened by environmental pollution caused by rubbish dumps, Lao dong newspaper reported.
Bien Hoa city to benefit from Japanese ODA drainage project Society

Bien Hoa city to benefit from Japanese ODA drainage project

The Vietnamese Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency on August 31st signed an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan deal worth 24.7 billion yen (224.5 million USD) for a draining and waste water treatment system in Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai.
Green growth - a magnet for foreign investors Business

Green growth - a magnet for foreign investors

Green development projects in Vietnam are catching attention of foreign investors on account of the Government’s favourable policies on land, taxes and capital as well as a large number of potential customers in the country.