FDI flows up 67.1% in January

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FDI flows up 67.1% in January

VGP – As of January 20, Viet Nam disbursed US$505 million in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), up 8.6% compared to the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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Vietnam rapidly urbanising: World Bank report

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Vietnam is rapidly urbanising, both spatially and demographically; despite a large amount of urban expansion, its cities are becoming denser, said a report released by the World Bank (WB) on January 26.

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Vietnam cops charged with plotting murder to silence bribery witness

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Vietnam cops charged with plotting murder to silence bribery witness

Three suspended police officers in the northern province of Thai Nguyen have been indicted for allegedly planning to kidnap the girlfriend of a murder accused for blowing the whistle on their bribery.

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Business outlook upbeat with less firms closing

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Business outlook upbeat with less firms closing

The number of enterprises going out of business in January was 10 per cent lower than in the same period last year.

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Illegal aquaculture threatens Ha Long Bay

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Illegal aquaculture threatens Ha Long Bay

VietNamNet Bridge – Efforts to prevent local residents from living on houseboats in Ha Long Bay have largely failed due to a lack of aquaculture planning and management. Their continued presence has some concerned that they will continue to contribute to Ha Long Bay's growing pollution problem.

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Changes in telephone area codes show poor planning by ministry

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Changes in telephone area codes show poor planning by ministry

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Information and Communication’s (MIC) decision to change telephone area codes twice within six years shows an ineffective use of the national telecom number repository and a lack of long-term planning.

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Investment law tackles corruption

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Encouraging rational decision-making is a strong feature of the 2014 Law on Public Investment, Dao Quang Thu, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, tells the Viet Nam & World Economic Affairs newspaper.

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New IZ master plan to boost efficiency

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government last year made changes to the development plans for industrial zones in 47 cities and provinces nationwide to facilitate more effective land usage and investment climate. Tran Duy Dong, director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zones Management Department, talked with VIR’s Nhu Ngoc on how the adjustment would affect inward investments and opportunities for industrial zone developers.

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New advisory council established for climate change committee

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) launched an Advisory Council for the National Committee on Climate Change on January 22, bringing together leading Vietnamese scientists in areas related to climate change assessment and relief and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.

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New advisory council established for climate change committee

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) launched an Advisory Council for the National Committee on Climate Change on January 22, bringing together leading Vietnamese scientists in areas related to climate change assessment and relief and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.

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New $4.1m project to hasten green growth

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New $4.1m project to hasten green growth

A US$4.1 million project to accelerate green growth kicked off yesterday in Ha Noi.

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New $4.1m project to hasten green growth

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New $4.1m project to hasten green growth

A US$4.1 million project to accelerate green growth kicked off yesterday in Ha Noi.

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China says its gender imbalance 'most serious' in the world

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Chinese health authorities on Wednesday described the gender imbalance among newborns as "the most serious and prolonged" in the world, a direct ramification of the country's strict one-child policy.

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What sanctions? Russian billionaires kick it up in Davos

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Russian billionaires and business leaders aren't planning to lower their profile in Davos this year despite economic sanctions, a crumbling currency and a recession. Instead, they threw a huge party. Bloomberg's Matt Campbell reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Vietnam promotes low-carbon growth

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The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) organised a workshop in Hanoi on January 21 to formally launch a project to facilitate the development of green energy technologies.

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