On December 31, 2020, the government issued Decree No.153/2020/ND-CP, regulating the offering and transactions of corporate bonds through private placement in the domestic market and the offering of corporate bonds to foreign markets, to replace Decree 163 and Decree 81. This new decree, which became effective on January 1, continually tightens regulations on the issuance of corporate bonds with more specific provisions. … [Read more...] about Impressive 2020 for Vietnam’s corporate bond market
Paralympic gold medal prize money
Included in the list are shooters Bui Thuy Thu Thuy, 18, and Phi Thanh Thao, 16, both of whom bagged plenty of medals and broke national records during a national youth shooting tournament and national championship held in 2020. Meanwhile, 15-year-old skater Tran Khanh Linh won a gold and a bronze at an international tournament, in addition to a gold at an national tournament in 2020. She was the first Vietnamese representative to compete at the World Skate Oceania and the Junior Grand Prix, a series of junior international competitions which is organised by the International Skating Union. Among the honoured athletes, 29-year-old captain of the national women’s football team Huynh Nhu makes the list, alongside Minh Tri, 24, a member of Vietnamese futsal team, and Nguyen Linh Chi, 30, a volleyballer of the LienVietPostBank team. In the coach category, Ngo Thi Ngan Ha, 31, of the national shooting team, is the youngest coach to be considered among those with outstanding records … [Read more...] about Young athletes of the year 2020 to be honoured
The Starlake township covers a huge part of the immediate west of Hanoi’s West Lake THT Development Co., Ltd. and Toshin Development Co., Ltd. - established in 1963 by Takashimaya Group – officially completed the transferral procedures for the project of a commercial centre and Japanese-themed offices at a size of 1.7 hectares. … [Read more...] about Starlake sub-projects transferred after approval
Assuming that the production cost of EVN is at the FiT2 for solar farms (7.09 US cents per kWh) and the exchange rate is around VND23,000 per US dollar, estimates of the subsidised amount of money by EVN in 2021 for solar power sources can be easily calculated. In order to keep the average selling price, increasing the curtailment or adding more solar power plants and rooftop solar systems with a very low FiT3 rate could compensate the subsidisation of EVN. … [Read more...] about Booming solar power: signal for worry or delight?
The Wallpaper* magazine of the UK launches the awards, drawing hundreds of entries worldwide. It aims to honour construction sites that have served to lift the spirits of the communities in which they are located. “Bat Trang House” by local architect Vo Trong Nghia is named in the new private house category. The house is situated in Bat Trang pottery village on the outskirts of Hanoi, an area renowned for its ceramics production. Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia originally designed the house for an affluent artisanal family that produces high-quality ceramic products. The ceramic cloak protects the house from the sun during the summer and from the harsh wind in the winter, with the holes ensuring that the house still enjoys plenty of natural light. Large gaps allow the trees and plants from the elevated gardens to burst through the terracotta-coloured façade. The house is able to accommodate seven people and consists of a kitchen, a … [Read more...] about “Bat Trang House” wins international architecture award