Maximising the wind revolution in energy sector
3/27/2019 12:30:28 AM (GMT+7)
 With a recent rise of renewables in Vietnam triggered by the growing demand for electricity and conducive policies, solar power projects are outpacing wind power ones. How can wind development catch up with the solar boom in country?  

ICAEW: Southeast Asia GDP growth to slow to 4.8 percent in 2019
3/27/2019 12:29:02 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s GDP growth is forecasted to slow to 6.7 per cent this year and 6.2 per cent by 2020, according to a report produced by ICAEW.

Retailers scramble for a share of cake
3/27/2019 12:27:11 AM (GMT+7)
 Local retailing, which has often been considered as a lucrative business, becomes an uninspiring market with many retailers vying to maintain their existing operations and market share, experts have said.

UK firm reveals Vietnam’s largest offshore wind plan
3/27/2019 12:31:47 AM (GMT+7)
 After revealing its ambition to build the largest offshore wind farm in Vietnam, a UK-based ­renewables group is to deliver utility-scale offshore wind ­energy that meets the need for affordable electricity in the country.

Metro line propelling property prices
3/27/2019 12:35:55 AM (GMT+7)
 Recent moves to speed up the operation of Ho Chi Minh City’s first metro line have brought new hopes of a rise of property prices along the route after years of delays.

Solar power ventures may lose FiT deadline race
3/27/2019 12:32:56 AM (GMT+7)
A total of 17 proposed solar power projects have been put on ice as they risk missing the deadline of the feed-in tariff of 9.35 cents that ends in June 2019 due to inconsistencies in the ­evaluation of the projects. 

Q1 foreign direct investment inflow hits four-year high
3/26/2019 10:56:01 PM (GMT+7)
 Foreign direct investment (FDI) registered in Vietnam during the first quarter of 2019 hit the highest level since 2016, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Moves made to reduce glut in steel
3/26/2019 5:07:10 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese steel industry, among others, will no longer be governed by planning but by other related laws, kick-starting the necessity to tighten licensing of new steel ventures in order to avoid slipping into past mistakes. 

Local airlines offer cheap prices for new international routes
3/26/2019 9:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s airlines have opened new international air routes and are running more sale promotions, especially to key tourism markets.

Authorities support Vietjet’s plan to build airport passenger terminal
3/26/2019 5:10:16 PM (GMT+7)
 With an estimated capital sum touching VND1.855 trillion ($80.7 million) for Dien Bien Airport’s new passenger terminal-related infrastructure, Vietjet proposes carrying out the project under the BOT format for 55 years.

Regulations relaxed for vocational investments
3/26/2019 3:28:58 PM (GMT+7)
 The launch of the fresh Decree No.15/2019/ND-CP outlining the implementation of the Law on Vocational Education is expected to ease procedural difficulties for foreign investors to open vocational training schools in the country.

Will Chinese investors bid on North-South highway project?
3/26/2019 4:36:48 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Experts think that Chinese contractors may win the bid to implement the massive North-South Highway project.