March 23, 2023 | 15:54
Vietnam’s current development highlights the urgent need to accelerate the global energy transition. John Rockhold, head of the Power and Energy Working Group under the Vietnam Business Forum, looks at how events have demonstrated the cost to the global economy of a centralised energy system dependent on fossil fuels.
March 20, 2023 | 09:59
Key industry players are calling for the delay of increased taxes on alcohol and sugary drinks to support business recovery and ensure they do not undermine economic growth.
March 20, 2023 | 09:54
Foreign employers are pleading for a more straightforward process in obtaining work permits, but authorities have pointed out that ensuring a smooth process is a 2-way street.
March 20, 2023 | 09:50
Significant focus was placed on revitalising the economy, smoothing out tax issues, and ensuring a green transition at last week’s Vietnam Business Forum.
March 03, 2022 | 22:00
The easing of several work permit rules is continuing to be sought by big employers, as heard at last week’s Vietnam Business Forum in Hanoi.
February 25, 2022 | 13:00
The government has taken a step-by-step approach that includes comments and discussions with Vietnam Business Forum’s Power and Energy Working Group and other private sector power and energy organisations. Based on the November draft, meetings, and follow-up requests for comments, we have the Power Development Plan VIII (PDP8) that is addressing the country’s economic, environmental, and social needs in line with international climate agreements.
February 21, 2022 | 12:06
BritCham proposed the reopening of borders, liquidity, and the ability for banks to support economic growth, as well as the maintenance of policy reforms and the streamlining of administrative processes.
February 19, 2020 | 14:51
The Vietnam Business Forum will roll out next week the second edition of the Made in Vietnam Energy Plan (MVEP 2.0), a business case for the primary use of Vietnam’s domestic resources to stimulate investment in clean, secure and affordable energy generation.
January 14, 2020 | 10:47
Despite restrictions on foreign ownership of housing in Vietnam having been lifted, concerns have been raised about the slow pace of available projects being released and a lack of updates on the number of units sold.
January 14, 2020 | 10:03
Vietnam has never before received so many recommendations from international investors on sustainable development in all sectors of concern, with expectations to step up involvement in socio-economic development in the new decade.
January 12, 2020 | 12:00
Viet Nam is earmarking environmentally friendly, high tech investment to best serve the sustainable growth of the country.
January 11, 2020 | 09:03
Many foreign businesses have expressed their hope for better business and investment environment in Vietnam, especially consistent policies on economic development.
January 10, 2020 | 14:46
The role and support of the business community in rapid and sustainable development is a key part of the annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) held in Hanoi on Friday.
June 26, 2019 | 15:00
Sustainable growth is an inevitable part of the strategy to help Vietnam maintain economic development in the next few years.
December 12, 2018 | 15:13
Private financiers are expected to approach more bankable investment projects, particularly in infrastructure development in Vietnam on the back of the government's strong new moves and commitments. Bich Thuy reports.