How special should be Vietnam’s special economic zones?

How special should be Vietnam’s special economic zones?

Though experts all agree that SEZs must be run with ‘special political institutions and outstanding policies’, they dare not ‘make a breakthrough’ and design regulations which go beyond the current legal framework.

Suncity to buy into Hoiana An casino resort

Suncity to buy into Hoiana An casino resort

Macau’s biggest junket operator Suncity Group is negotiating the purchase of 34% stake in South Hoi An integrated casino resort complex, now called Hoiana, while simultaneously confirming to pour US$26.2 million in the project, according to newswire Dealstreetasia.

Thua Thien-Hue IEZs attract more than US$2.94 billion investment

Thua Thien-Hue IEZs attract more than US$2.94 billion investment

VOV.VN - Industrial and economic zones (IEZs) in central Thua Thien-Hue Province have yielded 147 projects with a combined registered capital of more than US$2.94 billion (VND65,750 billion), including 34 FDI projects worth around US$1.39 billion so far.

Lam Dong solicits green investment at conference

Lam Dong solicits green investment at conference

Lam Dong province would like to attract investment in green energy and technology, a conference on investment promotion held by the Central Highlands province in Ho Chi Minh City on October 26 heard.

Foreign investment hit over US$28 billion in 10 months

Foreign investment hit over US$28 billion in 10 months

VOV.VN - As of October 20, Vietnam has attracted US$28.24 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital, a year-on-year increase of 37.4%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

HCM City calls for investment in metro projects

HCM City calls for investment in metro projects

VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City is seeking financial backing for nine major projects, mainly metro projects, and four key industries to lay the foundations for socio-economic development in the future, said Le Thanh Liem, vice chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.

RoK eyes waste treatment projects in Can Tho

RoK eyes waste treatment projects in Can Tho

VOV.VN - The Korean Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) Director Gun Young Jung has revealed that his agency desires to study cooperation opportunities to build waste treatment plants in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

Gia Lai to build US$64 million solar power plant

Gia Lai to build US$64 million solar power plant

VOV.VN - The Central Highlands Gia Lai province People’s Committee has approved the project to build the Krong Pa Solar Power Plant in Chu Gu village, Krong Pa district with Gia Lai Electricity JSC as the investor.

Asia’s biggest MDF wood factory begins operation

Asia’s biggest MDF wood factory begins operation

VOV.VN - VRG Dongwha Joint Stock Company on August 28 officially operated the biggest Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) wood factory in Asia at Minh Hung III Industrial Zone in Chon Thanh District, Binh Phuoc Province.

Investment flow into Phu Quoc Island remains strong

Investment flow into Phu Quoc Island remains strong

The investment flow into Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province has stayed strong, with nine projects worth around VND2.6 trillion approved in the first half of this year, said the Management Board of the Phu Quoc Economic Zone.

Singaporean group wants to build high-class hospital in Binh Dinh

Singaporean group wants to build high-class hospital in Binh Dinh

VOV.VN - Singaporean CPG Corporation wants to build a high-class hospital with around 150 beds in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh province, said Jimmy Tsen Chee Nam, General Director of CPG Vietnam at a recent meeting with Phan Cao Thang, vice chair of the provincial People’s Committee.

Vinatex promotes technology for market share expansion

Vinatex promotes technology for market share expansion

VOV.VN - Le Tien Truong, Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) General Director underlined the need for his group to innovate its technologies increase its market share at its share-holders’ meeting on June 29 in Hanoi.

Bosch to invest US$47 million in Dong Nai

Bosch to invest US$47 million in Dong Nai

VOV.VN - The Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services, will invest an additional US$47 million in Bosch Gasoline Systems in southern Dong Nai province to meet the market demand and pursue its business target.