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MPI seeks to redo national zoning plan for better economic connectivity
Tuesday,  Aug 14, 2018,10:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is seeking to redo the national zoning plan, targeting to set up seven economic zones in the country in the 2021-2030 period instead of the six zones like now with an aim to enhance economic connectivity, local media reports.
Tuesday,  Aug 14, 2018,09:16 (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Transport has written to the Government, proposing dissolving the Council for the Road Maintenance Fund after five years of operation, as its functions are redundant now. The council, established in December 2012, has been tasked with managing the Road Maintenance Fund, but since 2017, all revenues for the fund have been channeled directly to the State Budget, and all costs for road maintenance and repair now are also covered by the State Budget. Therefore, the council’s management role is no longer needed, according to the ministry.
Monday,  Aug 13, 2018,19:30 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Some 14 U.S. firms operating in the fields of smart city and healthcare met with authorities of Can Tho City on August 10 to present and discuss innovative smart-city and healthcare solutions, aiming to address the city’s growing urban and healthcare challenges.
Monday,  Aug 13, 2018,10:09 (GMT+7)
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has allowed three investors to develop the Hiep Thanh wind farm project with an investment of nearly VND3.37 trillion (US$144.8 million), reported news website Vietnamplus.
Sunday,  Aug 12, 2018,15:57 (GMT+7)
It all looks like another cryptocurrency ring is delivering painful consequences to society in general and investors in particular when numerous allegations against Asama Mining have surfaced over the past few days. The tricks are more or less the same as Sky Mining, whereby investors in Asama Mining are promised unimaginably high returns on their investments that range from at least US$100 to US$10,000 for Asama coins, until when the network widens far enough for the ringleaders to catch a big haul.
Sunday,  Aug 12, 2018,15:06 (GMT+7)
The obsession of periodical power blackouts during the dry season seems to have been fallen into oblivion. Yet it is now likely to come back to haunt the Vietnamese economy. One of the reasons is many localities have given a flat no to new power plant projects they deem to entail high risks of pollution.
Sunday,  Aug 12, 2018,09:13 (GMT+7)
The hesitation for State capital divestment of many State management agencies like the Ministry of Transport shows that such agencies do not give priority to improving the business efficiency of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) but focus more on maximizing profit from State capital sale
Saturday,  Aug 11, 2018,09:39 (GMT+7)
Following worries that the property market is entering the ten-year crisis cycle, a representative of the HCMC Real Estate Association (HoREA) said that there are not sufficient grounds to conclude a property crisis will recur.
Friday,  Aug 10, 2018,19:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Public Security announced on August 9 that its investigative police agency has launched additional criminal proceedings against former business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu, alias Vu Nhom, and four others for violating regulations on the management and use of State assets and for causing losses and wasting resources in the central coastal city of Danang.
Friday,  Aug 10, 2018,15:26 (GMT+7)
HANOI - With only 18% of bidding packages being conducted online so far compared to the target ratio of 70% in 2025, the Government is working to boost e-bidding, heard the Vietnam E-government Procurement Forum 2018, held in Hanoi on August 8.
Friday,  Aug 10, 2018,09:25 (GMT+7)
Vietnam signed 319 agreements for official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans worth US$33.643 billion with international donors between 2011 and 2016, a staggering 59% higher than that in the 2006-2010 period, according to a report by the National Assembly Standing Committee.
Thursday,  Aug 9, 2018,16:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The HCMC Investigative Police on August 8 issued a decision to prosecute and temporarily detain Nguyen Quoc Tuan, 33, head of the Carina Plaza management board, for violating regulations on fire prevention and firefighting that led to a deadly fire at the condo complex in March, reported the local media.
Thursday,  Aug 9, 2018,14:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Bui Van Thanh has been relieved of his post as deputy minister of Public Security for committing serious violations among other shortcomings while on duty, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in a statement on Wednesday.
Thursday,  Aug 9, 2018,14:48 (GMT+7)
HANOI - The law on irrigation does not include regulations on the operation and management of hydropower dam safety, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Thursday,  Aug 9, 2018,09:04 (GMT+7)
Bui Van Thanh has been relieved of his post as Deputy Minister of Public Security, and Tran Viet Tan is stripped of his title as former Deputy Minister of Public Security for the 2011-2016 tenure, due to their serious infringements of regulations on land management and protection of state secrets, reported local media.
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