Untie bottlenecks to develop clean energy sources Business

Untie bottlenecks to develop clean energy sources

To promote the development of renewable energy, there should be a prioritised policy mechanism on electricity prices and loan interest rates, according to Dr. Nguyen Manh Hien, President of the Scientific Council at the Vietnam Clean Energy Association.
PV Power to build four new LNG-fired plants Business

PV Power to build four new LNG-fired plants

The PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power), a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), has completed plans for the construction of four liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fired power plants.
Cultural preservation of time-honoured coastal villages Videos

Cultural preservation of time-honoured coastal villages

For centuries, the customs and practices of fishermen have denoted the traditional cultural characteristics of coastal regions. However, under recent pressure from the developing economy, these traditional cultural features are facing a number of challenges. Here’s a story from the central province of Quang Nam.
Quang Ngai residents strive to save 700-kg whale Environment

Quang Ngai residents strive to save 700-kg whale

Local people in Duc Minh commune, Mo Duc district, the central coastal province of Quang Ngai, were sparing no effort to save a 700-kg whale pushed ashore, said Chairman of the Duc Minh Commune People’s Committee Vo Minh Quang on February 17.
PetroVietnam in need of investment capital Business

PetroVietnam in need of investment capital

Demand for investment capital at the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and its member units for 2018-20 is estimated to reach 620 trillion VND (26.7 billion USD), PetroVietnam Securities Inc (PSI) recently announced.
ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean Environment

ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean

Marine pollution, mainly caused by plastic waste, is now the world’s second biggest environmental challenge after climate change. ASEAN countries have taken specific actions to reduce trash.
Phu Quy island targets green tourism Travel

Phu Quy island targets green tourism

The central province of Binh Thuan will implement some major projects in service of tourism development on Phu Quy by 2030, towards turning the island into a destination of green tourism.