quang nam improves value of ngoc linh ginseng

Quang Nam improves value of Ngoc Linh ginseng

The central province of Quang Nam is expanding Ngoc Linh ginseng cultivation and developing tourism to improve the value of the precious herbal plant.
local government boosting promotional activities on ngoc linh ginseng

Local government boosting promotional activities on Ngoc Linh ginseng

As the country's Ngoc Linh ginseng reserves are running low in Vietnam, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum’s exhibition preserving the valuable specialty and the prime minister’s avid interest in the activities are expected to help Ngoc Linh ginseng become more popular and avoid over-exploitation.
fire destroys 2000sqm factory of abc bakery

Fire destroys 2,000sq.m factory of ABC Bakery

A huge fire broke out and destroyed the whole 2,000sq.m factory of ABC Bakery in Binh Tan district, Ho Chi Minh City.
green growth for cities of the future

Green growth for cities of the future

In the face of the growing momentum of urbanisation, Vietnam is looking for ways to pursue urban green growth. Architects Tran Quoc Thai and Tran Ngoc Linh from the Ministry of Construction’s Urban Development Agency write about urban green growth trends and the emerging novel opportunities appearing on the radars of firms and investors.
testing centre proposed to tackle ngoc linh ginseng

Testing centre proposed to tackle Ngọc Linh ginseng

In traditional markets in Nam Trà My district, prized and valuable Ngoc Linh ginseng abounds. What eager customers don’t know is that the herb they buy might not be the real thing.
phu yen makes site clearance promise

Phu Yen makes site clearance promise

Phu Yen is determined to address chronic site clearance problems that have delayed investment inflows to this central coastal province.
ppp wave to follow decree

PPP wave to follow decree

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is expecting a new wave of private investments into developing the country’s infrastructure network after the specific guidance on public-private partnership model and investor selection procedures are released.
rise of new wealth builders seen in vietnam

Rise of “New Wealth Builders” seen in Vietnam

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has just issued a global report of The New Wealth Builders, which is sponsored by Citi, revealing that the new wealth builders in Vietnam will grow 34.9 per cent in period of 2014-2020.
mpi leader reaffirms facilitating businesses

MPI leader reaffirms facilitating businesses

Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh has affirmed that his ministry would propose the government to introduce bold measures in order to enforce a more serious implementation of the newly amended laws on Investment and Enterprise by state officials.
new decree cleans up ppp mode confusion

New decree cleans up PPP mode confusion

The government has just issued a long-awaited decree on public private partnership investment modes, replacing previous decrees intending to promote private investment in infrastructure to boost economic growth.
samsung hailed as partner to the nation

Samsung hailed as partner to the nation

Pouring billions of dollars of investment into Vietnam to make the country its largest manufacturing base in the world, Samsung is not only an investor but also a partner of Vietnam, as it contributes significantly to the nation’s economic growth and development. Ngoc Linh writes.
citi announces 100 billion to finance sustainable growth

Citi announces $100 Billion to finance sustainable growth

Citi has just announced a landmark commitment to lend, invest and facilitate a total of $100 billion within the next 10 years to finance activities that reduce the impacts of climate change and create environmental solutions that benefit people and communities.
van don casino resort to be licensed soon

Van Don casino-resort to be licensed soon

The selection of investors for the Van Don airport and an integrated casino and resort complex in the northern province of Quang Ninh is nearing its conclusion as the local people’s committee will make a final decision shortly to allow the construction of both landmark projects in April.
anz expert ponders over oil price fall effects

ANZ expert ponders over oil price fall effects

As Vietnam is both an exporter of crude oil and an importer of refined products, the country should see an overall positive impact from the fall in prices. Eugenia F. Victorino, economist at the ANZ Banking Group in ASEAN and Pacific region, talks with VIR’s Ngoc Linh.
amata pleas for extra incentives

Amata pleas for extra incentives

Thailand’s Amata Corporation has asked for special incentives from the Vietnamese government for investment projects located inside its proposed $2 billion hi-tech park and township complex in the northern province of Quang Ninh.