Speaking at a recent seminar on the safety of terraced hydropower systems on the Da River, he said: "Ninety percent of alluvium has been retained by hydropower reservoirs. We cannot expect anything from the remaining 10 percent, because they are just suspended particles." … [Read more...] about Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?
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Cao Tiến Sỹ, head of the Đồng Nai Industrial Zones Authority, said that as of the end of June, the authority had granted investment certification for 40 new FDI projects worth a total of US$168 million. Fifty-three existing projects also registered more capital of $479 million. … [Read more...] about Đồng Nai Province to expand industrial zones
Mr. Tharabodee Serng-Adichaiwit, General Manager of BBL in Vietnam Established in 1944, the Bangkok Bank (BBL) is one of Southeast Asia’s leading regional banks with total assets of more than THB3.416 trillion (US$110.22 billion). The bank is a leading provider of corporate finance and SME lending in Thailand, with approximately 240 business centers and business desks. It also has the largest retail customer base of more than 17 million accounts in Thailand. … [Read more...] about Leading Thai bank places trust on Vietnamese economy
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Vietnam’s new immigration law includes a new type of visa for foreigners who come to Vietnam to conduct activities as part of international agreements Vietnam has signed. The change is expected to facilitate the implementation of new agreements that Vietnam has signed such as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), said Colonel Tran Van Du, deputy head of the Immigration Department under Ministry of Public Security. The department last week held a session to explain immigration laws to diplomatic missions and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Vietnam. Vietnam will issue visas with validity from six to 12 months for foreigners who enter to promote services and establish commercial presence according to international agreements. The amendment to the law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam came into force this month. “Strategic foreign investors who … [Read more...] about New immigration law looks to attract investment
The airport’s full development plan would allow big aircrafts including Airbus A350 and Boeing 787, while boosting air travel from HCM City and Ha Noi to the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone (OEZ) in Quang Nam and Dung Quat Economic Zone in Quang Ngai Province. … [Read more...] about Central province to call for PPP investment in airport and sea port