Archive for December 4th, 2018

Vietnam seeks solutions for power shortage by 2020

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:10 AM

Vietnam would need 10 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2020. Solutions for Vietnam’s power shortage in the early 2020s were discussed at the workshop [...]
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Vietnam to boost exports through foreign retail chains

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:10 AM

Vietnam’s goods have successfully entered several European and Asian markets through government initiated programmes. Vietnamese Goods Week in Singapore, an important [...]
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Power prices may rise next year: ERAV

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:10 AM

Electricity prices will likely rise next year due to increasing power generation costs triggered by price hikes in coal, fuel, and water environment taxes, officials from the [...]
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Optimistic predictions for Vietnam’s future growth

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VIR | 6:10 AM

Vietnam has officially set a new growth target for 2019, with the key propellants focusing on attracting foreign direct investment into processing and manufacturing, and the [...]
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Mandatory social insurance for expat workers causes headache

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:10 AM

Identifying those foreign labourers who are subject to compulsory social insurance, as per a new decree effective today, December 1, can be quite difficult, said participants [...]
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Vietnam to experience power cuts early 2019

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:10 AM

The ongoing coal shortage could lead to power cuts in Vietnam early next year, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has warned. The national power utility said in a recent report to [...]
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Tien Giang adopts new farming models amid climate change

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:10 AM

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has developed new agricultural production models that provide farmers with a reliable income to cope with climate change in its [...]
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VN needs to simplify property laws for foreigners

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:10 AM

Vietnam’s real estate market must solve many difficulties to increase the number of foreigners buying property in Vietnam, experts said. “To promote [...]
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Agriculture restructures toward modernisation and sustainability

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VOV5 | 6:10 AM

The Party resolution on agriculture, farmers and rural areas launched in 2008 aims to develop modern and sustainable agriculture and competent farmers in building new rural [...]
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Vietnam urged to focus more on dynamic advantages to attract FDI

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:10 AM

Vietnam must make more use of dynamic rather than static advantages to improve its efficiency in FDI attraction, said Dr Dinh Trong Thang from the Central Institute for [...]
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Vietnam takes full turn to renewables by 2050

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VIR | 6:10 AM

Vietnam has significant potential to exploit its renewable energy resources, such as solar photovoltaic, wind, biomass, and hydropower, which can be harnessed to support [...]
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11-month index of industrial production rises 10.1pct

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:10 AM

Vietnam’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) expanded 10.1 percent year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2018, according to the general Statistical Office (GSO). The [...]
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