Vietnam’s Van Don International Airport has opened for operations in order to gain private funding to develop further national infrastructure projects.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue attracted a total of more than 2.8 trillion VND (128.4 million USD) in its industrial zones in the first half of 2015, a 112 percent of the annual target.
With only six months left for Vietnam to be fully integrated into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), local enterprises are slowly getting ready for the big game ahead, which brings about numerous opportunities and formidable challenges as well.
Bac Lieu province in the Mekong Delta reported a 11.87 percent GDP growth in the first six months with positive signs in several key sectors.
(VNF) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed Japanese ODA loan agreements with the Vietnamese Government to provide up to JPY66.86 billion for five projects.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the solar power project in the central province of Quang Binhwas kicked off on July 1st.
(VNF) - GE announced the appointment of Pham Hong Son, Country Manager, Renewable Energy, GE Power and Water as the new CEO of GE Vietnam and Cambodia, driving the company’s local growth.
(VNF) - World leading mining experts from the Australian International Mining for Development Centre traveled to Hanoi from June 29th 30th to share their experiences in sustainable mining.
As of June 20th, the northern province of Quang Ninh licensed additional two FDI projects with a registered capital of USD8.3 million, reported the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Budget collection in the first six months this year still rose 6% against the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Finance.
(VNF) - The Managing Board for Vinh Phuc Industrial Zones has granted license for FLC group to invest over VND1.37 trillion in building the Chan Hung Industrial Zone (IZ) in Vinh Tuong district, Vinh Phuc province.
(VNF) – In spite of a lower growth rate in the first months of 2015 than the same period last year, garment and textile export turnover for the whole year is expected to fulfill the year’s target of USD27-27.5 billion, reported the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex).
(VNF) – Over 14,700 new enterprises in Ho Chi Minh city were licensed for establishment in the first half of the year, with a registered capital of over VND99.7 trillion, said Mr. Thai Van Re, Director of the Municipal Department of Planning and Investment.
The section of Ho Chi Minh highway 14 through the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai opened to traffic on June 28th.
(VNF) –Agriculture, forestry and fishery export turnover reached an estimated USD2.6 billion in June 2015, bringing the figure for the first half of the year to USD14.42 billion, a year-on-year decrease of 2.8%, according to the latest statistics by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
(VNF) - The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, the Brisbane Airport Corporation and six leading Australian aviation technology, services and training organizers gathered at an aviation workshop from June 24th-26th in Ho Chi Minh city to share their knowledge and expertises with their Vietnamese counterparts.
(VNF) - The World Bank has approved USD45 million in additional financing for an ongoing project to boost Vietnam's livestock production and improve food safety.