Archive for March 22nd, 2019

Hanoi issues action plan for CPTPP

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Hanoi People’s Committee has recently issued a plan to take advantage of opportunities arising from the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). [...] » More

Higher rate of return urged to lure foreign investment in infrastructure

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

The government should increase the rate of return on infrastructure investment in a bid to attract more foreign investors in the industry, experts said. According to Naoyuki [...] » More

Retail electricity price rises 8.36pct today

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The retail electricity price started to rise by 8.36 percent to VND1,864 (eight US cents) from the current VND1,720 per kilowatt hour (kWh) today, March 20, the local media [...] » More

‘Doi Moi 4.0′ needed to sustain high quality growth: report

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Vietnam should make a strategic shift towards a more productivity and innovation-based economy while making the most of the ongoing demographic dividend to sustain high [...] » More

Wet rice farming increases greenhouse emissions: expert

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Methods of farming wet rice in Southeast Asia have resulted in a vast increase in greenhouse gas emissions, posting a major climate change challenge for the agricultural [...] » More

China no longer largest rice buyer of Vietnam

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

China imported more than 9,500 tonnes of Vietnamese rice during the year up to February valued at some $4.5 million, sharply declining by over 95 percent in both volume and [...] » More

Ministry to look into cutting industrial energy use

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) plans to focus its investigations on businesses that use high volumes of energy as part of its mission to save energy. Trinh Quoc [...] » More

PwC releases latest survey on consumer behaviour

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

The latest survey by PwC one of the world’s leading professional services firms shows a ramp up in consumer preference to avail of digital technology prowess to feed [...] » More

Hanoi plans to end registration of new motorcycles

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

The Hanoi Department of Transport is completing the project of zoning allowed motorcycle areas in accordance with the infrastructure and capacity of public transport. [...] » More

Vietnam sees bright prospects for rice exports

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Rice exports are expected to recover in the second quarter of this year, boosted by encouraging market signs. According to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), Vietnamese rice [...] » More