The studies will be finalised taking into consideration the opinions and suggestions from the conference participants and will be submitted to the government of Vietnam in the near future. The outcome of the conference will be an important input for shaping the policy targets in the Vietnamese national Power Development Plan 8, which is the most important policy guiding Vietnam’s development in the energy sector in the next 10 years. … [Read more...] about Vietnam has great potential for wind power: conference
Tipping point how to play
Evening economy is a project that needs preparations and evaluation from different angles. Decision 1129 has offered a road map for implementing basic steps. It has also addressed every issue and assigned clear responsibility to specific industries and ministries. The deadline for completion is the fourth quarter of 2021. Obstacles concerning the limit of the time for doing evening business will be reviewed in line with the road map by the second quarter of 2021. Meanwhile, tax incentives applicable to nigh-time economy will be studied and reported in the second quarter of 2021. … [Read more...] about Night-time economy waits for its bright days
The average monthly income of the poor, near-poor and middle-income groups in 2018 were VND931,000, VND1.8 million and VND2.77 million respectively. This means nearly 15 million households, or about 60 million people, have no access to a lot of basic goods and services due to the gap between income and price. It is worth noting that the sum these households spend on food, drink, and smoking makes up a sizable part of their income – 48% in the 2016 survey, the most recent figure. Their other needs such as housing, electricity, water, sanitation, household appliances, healthcare, travel, education, culture, sports, and entertainment, of course, face more limitations. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
Luu Ky Nam was at the press meeting to launch new Song Hanh Y Te service AIA Vietnam is trying its utmost to transition from a traditional “payer” to a life-long “partner” for its clients. “Similar to participating in the race, we will commit to run along our clients from start to finish and support them at every life-changing moment of their lives,” Nam emphasised. … [Read more...] about The hardest part of a journey is the start
Over the last few months, Phuong had been offered training about the internet, smartphones and online sales, she said, adding that new skills and understanding helped her locate information about materials, connect with business partners and consumers, and advertise her products. … [Read more...] about Digital literacy training available to 65,000 microfinance clients in Vietnam