The high ‘fear-of-failure’ is a challenge that affects entrepreneurs in Vietnam, despite the efforts by the government to improve the business environment.
VOV.VN - Local smallholders in the food production industry in Vietnam looking to increase their earnings can now benefit from a new low-cost certification scheme that focuses on helping farmers sell their products under an organic label.
A section of My Khe beach in the central city of Da Nang, considered one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Vietnam, has been heavily polluted by untreated waste water illegally discharged from a construction project.
Experts have urged state management agencies to take necessary measures to drive the current strong cash flow into real estate out of the market as prices are increasing, depriving low-income earners of the opportunity of owning houses.
The Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) will put the first 65km road section of the 140km Da Nang-Quang Ngai Expressway into operation on August 2.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is targeting an economic growth rate of 6.4% to 6.8% for Vietnam in 2018, according to a document sent to ministries and local authorities with guidelines to develop the socio-economic plan for 2018.
VOV.VN - With the launch of its new trade portal today (July 12), the government of Vietnam is making import and export information more easily accessible to traders interested in doing business in the Southeast Asian country.
Coordination between domestic and foreign organisations will be promoted to reduce health risks posed by diseases that are transmitted from animals to humans.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are now uncertain about how to mobilize capital for major anti-flooding projects after the World Bank ended its official development assistance (ODA) last month.
The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) on June 29 has approved a preferential credit package worth US$153 million for Vietnam’s national programme on poverty reduction and rural development.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) said it has continued investing in power projects in rural and remote areas and islands, especially localities with a low rate of rural households gaining access to electricity.
Vietnam should calculate in advance damage caused by climate change as its effects have become more obvious and devastating in recent years, with changes in temperature and rainfall, sea level rises and extreme weather.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has helped Vietnamese garment-textile outsourcers save over 20 percent of water and energy consumption.
A delegation from the World Bank (WB) recently worked with Vietnamese partners to prepare for a project modernising the tax system in Vietnam, according to Deputy Finance Minister Do Hoang Anh Tuan.
Nearly 160,000 residents of eight Red River Delta provinces benefited from a programme for rural water supply and sanitation during the past four years.
The need to bring about some degree of parity between foreign-invested and domestic firms while fostering increased linkages was highlighted at the Vietnam Business Forum held on June 16 in Hanoi.
Many businesses have refused to join a clean production and energy efficiency project because they don’t find attractive enough incentives, experts said at a conference on June 15.
The bidding grievance handling mechanism needs to be renovated to ensure transparency and keep pace with the country’s rapid international integration, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dao Quang Thu.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the World Bank Group co-organized an international workshop on “Economic Governance for a Facilitating State” in Hanoi on June 13.
VOV.VN - The Midterm Vietnam Business Forum 2017 (VBF 2017) is set to take place on June 16 at Sheraton Hotel in Hanoi, announced the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).