July 07, 2022 | 11:07
Suggestions are being made to invest in processing and marketing techniques that add value to Vietnamese rice, with the country planning to limit production in the coming years.
July 06, 2022 | 10:29
A special tour of a “black canal” in Ho Chi Minh City has transformed the area and provided amazing experiences for both local and foreign tourists.
June 29, 2022 | 17:49
Vietnam’s rubber industry is struggling to meet the criteria set by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), especially those related to the requirement of having at least 10 per cent of a conservation area.
June 21, 2022 | 09:00
To ease the dependence on imported wood and timber products, Vietnam aims to reduce the amount of imported material and instead strengthen the domestic supply – a goal the government aims to reach by applying a traditional carrot and stick approach.
June 16, 2022 | 11:32
An amended Law on Petroleum is expected to revive funding opportunities for the oil and gas sector as many fields are reaching their productive peaks or experiencing a state of decline – as long as some outstanding issues are ironed out.
May 24, 2022 | 15:00
Imported inflation is one key cause of increased prices in Vietnam, whose production is increasingly dependent on imports from other countries.
May 24, 2022 | 10:00
Promoting the disbursement of public investment is a job that both experts and state officials are delving deeper into, in order to accelerate the nation’s economic fortunes.
May 19, 2022 | 17:39
Vietnam is in the midst of a major coal shortage due to falling imports, rising energy demand, and transmission limitations, with the issue not only deepening risk of power shortages this summer but also affecting economic recovery.
May 12, 2022 | 22:00
The 2022 US-ASEAN Special Summit will take place in Washington on May 12-13, demonstrating the US’ long-term commitment to countries in the region. Vu Tu Thanh, deputy managing director for the US-ASEAN Business Council, shared with VIR’s Hai Van the highlights of the summit to address pressing problems in the region.
May 04, 2022 | 00:16
Vietnam has set itself ambitious goals when it comes to climate neutrality, yet current schemes are being deemed insufficient by energy experts, who are now recommending following Europe’s framework for energy transition and carbon neutrality.