Priorities shift for nation’s power plan

Priorities shift for nation’s power plan

After outlining its goals to go greener as the world tackles climate change together, Vietnam is sending a signal to investors to embrace renewables, especially offshore wind. However, such investors await the details of exactly which energy sources will be favoured by the long-awaited Power Development Plan VIII (PDP8).
Stepping up green energy  through direct purchase deals

Stepping up green energy through direct purchase deals

Vietnam-based groups from fashion brands to brewers are likely to miss their global climate change commitments if the long-awaited direct power purchase agreement for them fails to come online next year.
World embraces challenge to phase out coal generation

World embraces challenge to phase out coal generation

Vietnam has joined a list of 190 nations and organisations pledging a phasing out of coal-fuelled power generation and stopping the creation of new plants, giving it a series of tasks for the country to achieve in order to meet its ambitions.
Vietnam joining to clear commitments to phase out coal power

Vietnam joining to clear commitments to phase out coal power

A 190-strong coalition, including Vietnam, has agreed to both phase out coal power and end support for new coal power plants.
Clock ticking for resurgence of BOT power projects

Clock ticking for resurgence of BOT power projects

A series of build-operate-transfer power projects are lagging behind set schedules, bringing more challenges for the upcoming national master plan to meet power supply issues.
Beer behemoths feel the brunt of curfews and lockdowns in major consumer markets

Beer behemoths feel the brunt of curfews and lockdowns in major consumer markets

Giant beermakers have had to endure a bitter taste financially in the third quarter, but all expect to recover their profits next quarter when the pandemic is under control.
Active engagement to face energy issues head-on

Active engagement to face energy issues head-on

The global energy crisis that is fast approaching requires the world to come up with sustainable solutions. John Rockhold, chairman of the Vietnam Business Forum’s Power and Energy Working Group, talked with VIR’s Nguyen Thu about long-term resilience and fuel reserves in Vietnam.
Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

All Nike facilities in Vietnam resumed production, reinstating the company's commitment to the Vietnamese market and its carbon emissions reduction path.
Nordic companies committed to building businesses in Vietnam

Nordic companies committed to building businesses in Vietnam

Despite the significant challenges of the last few months, Nordic companies have remained resilient and committed to building their businesses in Vietnam.
Alphanam Group and IHG Hotels & Resorts reheating Vietnam’s tourism industry

Alphanam Group and IHG Hotels & Resorts reheating Vietnam’s tourism industry

Alphanam Group and IHG Hotels & Resorts signed an MoU in the UK to cooperate in promoting sustainable tourism, unleashing tourism in Vietnam after the pandemic.
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