Investors sought to harness Quang Tri sun and wind power
09:00 | 12/12/2019 Energy
(VEN) - Located in the mid-central region of Vietnam, Quang Tri Province has many advantages that could turn it into the country’s solar and wind power hub, thanks to the number of sunny days and high radiation levels, especially in the western areas. However, the exploitation of its potential is facing many difficulties. Vietnam Economic News’ Xuan Hoai & Nguyen Tuan discussed the issue with the Chairman of Quang Tri Province People’s Committee, Nguyen Duc Chinh.
Shift planned for National Industry Promotion Program
09:08 | 09/12/2019 Industry
(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said that while the National Industry Promotion Program (NIPP) has yielded positive results, in order to adopt industry promotion policies effectively, the program must shift its orientation.
Vietnamese enterprises step into big shoes under FTA demands
15:01 | 06/12/2019 Industry
(VEN) - Many leather and footwear businesses haven’t taken advantage of new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) due to the lack of qualified workers and outdated technology. Vietnam Economic News’ Thuy Duong spoke about this with Nguyen Quang Vu, Chairman of the Binh Duong Leather and Footwear Association.
Vietnam’s electricity access up for 6th consecutive year
09:03 | 29/11/2019 Energy
(VEN) - Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the country’s largest power company, maintained its electricity access index ranking at fourth place among the 10 ASEAN member states and 27th among the world’s 190 countries/economies. The electricity access index is part of the recently issued annual Doing Business report by the World Bank, which lists competitive country indexes worldwide.
EVN surges ahead with power projects
09:20 | 25/11/2019 Energy
(VEN) - In order to meet Vietnam’s high economic growth, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has recently accelerated the progress of ongoing power projects and is gearing up to launch new projects soon.