Vietnam mulls scrapping part of $1.2 bln paper mill over environmental concerns

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Vietnam mulls scrapping part of $1.2 bln paper mill over environmental concerns

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed that the government scrap a Hong Kong-invested pulp plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, citing potential threats to the environment, local media has reported.

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WB applauds super commitee idea

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WB applauds super commitee idea

The World Bank has applauded Vietnam’s idea of setting up a “super committee” to supervise assets owned by State-owned enterprises (SOEs), which are estimated at around $227 billion.

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Air conditioner vendors battle it out over Vietnam

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Air conditioner vendors battle it out over Vietnam

Japanese Daikin Industries will invest $93.6 million to build an air conditioner manufacturing plant in Vietnam, as part of its plans to capitalise on the Southeast Asian nation's potential for rapid growth, according to newswire Nikkei.com.

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Low feed-in-tariffs deter foreign wind power investors

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Low feed-in-tariffs deter foreign wind power investors

Foreign experts and firms continue grumbling over Vietnam’s low power tariffs which have made it hard for the country to compete in the international wind energy sector.

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Low feed-in-tariffs deter foreign wind power investors

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Low feed-in-tariffs deter foreign wind power investors

Foreign experts and firms continue grumbling over Vietnam’s low power tariffs which have made it hard for the country to compete in the international wind energy sector.

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Vietnam’s insurance market booming

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Vietnam’s insurance market booming

Vietnam’s life insurance market continued to show positive signs of development in the first half of 2016 and attracts more foreign players. VIR’s Thanh Xuan talked with Phung Dac Loc, general secretary of the Association of Vietnam Insurers, to get in-depth analysis on the industry.

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US eyes opportunity in Vietnam’s rising demand for clean water: official

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US eyes opportunity in Vietnam’s rising demand for clean water: official

Given Vietnam’s huge demand for clean water, and the government’s need to develop water infrastructure, U.S. companies are looking at opportunities to enter and expand their operations in Vietnam, a top U.S. Department of Commerce official said on Monday.

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India seeks further cooperation with Vietnam’s shoe industry

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India seeks further cooperation with Vietnam’s shoe industry

“Vietnam and India, which are leading global footwear producers, have the potential to partner together for mutual benefit,” M. Rafeeque Ahmed, chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) India, said last week.

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Mekong Delta’s wasted potential

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Mekong Delta’s wasted potential

The Mekong Delta has vast tourism potential but it has not been exploited well, partly due to poor communications among relevant players, a seminar on tourism development in the delta heard.

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Pages of U.S. 9/11 report detailing possible Saudi ties made public

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Pages of U.S. 9/11 report detailing possible Saudi ties made public

The U.S. Congress on Friday released a long-classified section of the official report on the Sept. 11 attacks describing an array of potential links between some of the hijackers and officials in Saudi Arabia.

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Surprise: You may need permit to post photos on Facebook in Vietnam

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Surprise: You may need permit to post photos on Facebook in Vietnam

A confusing decree recently issued by the Vietnamese government has sparked public concern over potential requirements for Internet users to obtain permits for sharing their photos online.

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India's coal shift a double whammy for Indonesian exporters

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India's coal shift a double whammy for Indonesian exporters

For many coal miners in Indonesia's resource-dependent economy, a surprise shift in India's coal industry - from big importer to potential exporter - could not have come at a worse time.

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Formosa environmental scandal in Vietnam poses potential security problems

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Formosa environmental scandal in Vietnam poses potential security problems

The environmental disaster caused by a steel plant subsidiary of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group in central Vietnam, will remain an issue for a long time to come, a top official of the country’s legislature said on Monday.

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Keeping up with the economy

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Keeping up with the economy

One of Cambodia’s biggest diversified companies, RMA, is active in three core industries: automotive, food and beverage, and infrastructure. The Post’s Ayanna Runcie sat down with the Ngorn Saing, CEO of RMA Cambodia, to discuss the country’s business landscape and potential for growth.

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Ben Tre rolls out red carpet to woo investors

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Ben Tre rolls out red carpet to woo investors

Just a two-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City and endowed with immense potential, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre offers investors enormous development opportunities.

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