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MoIT considers single pricing model for power tariff

MoIT considers single pricing model for power tariff

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering new models to calculate electricity prices, including one that would eliminate its current step pricing, which industry experts have called outdated and deeply unpopular among consumers.

EVN to allow QR-code payment from September

EVN to allow QR-code payment from September

The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) plans to get connected with banks and other organisations by the end of August to allow customers to pay electricity bills through QR-code from September this year.

No electricity price increases until the end of Q2

No electricity price increases until the end of Q2

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has called for no increases in the electricity price until the end of the second quarter at the earliest to support businesses amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Ministry proposes new electricity tariffs

Ministry proposes new electricity tariffs

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed a new retail electricity tariff which is divided into five rates instead of six. In this option, 98.2 percent of households in the country would see no increase or even lower power bills.

Water shortages warned as reservoirs run dry

Water shortages warned as reservoirs run dry

The national irrigation department has reported a staggeringly low level of water reserves in northern and central regions, signalling the threat of a severe drought in 2020.

SoEs not ready for digitalisation: experts

SoEs not ready for digitalisation: experts

State-owned-enterprises (SoEs) are largely unprepared for the demands of the digital age despite pressing demand for change in the sector, a researcher has said.