Options include scaling back the number of meetings, canceling external events and limiting the size of the country delegations that would travel to Washington. Another alternative is to hold “virtual” meetings by teleconference, and the institutions could still proceed with full-fledged meetings. … [Read more...] about IMF, World Bank consider ‘virtual’ Spring Meetings as virus spreads
Attracting more foreign investment remains a challenge as well. In 1997, FDI contributed 38 per cent to the city’s total investment capital, but that figure has dropped to 15 per cent for several reasons, including land issues, infrastructure and transportation development. … [Read more...] about City needs development policies as population surges
According to the Đồng Nai People’s Committee, some 15,000 residents will be affected by the Long Thành International Airport, 70 per cent of the farmers, with the others being workers at rubber plantations and those with other jobs. … [Read more...] about Govt tells Đồng Nai to do feasibility study for acquiring land for Long Thành airport
A male peacock on the rooftop of a house on Trần Quốc Thảo Street in HCM City. VNS Photo/Ngọc KhảiViet Nam News On Tuesday, residents on Trần Quốc Thảo Street in HCM City’s District 3 spotted a male peacock sitting behind a bush on the rooftop of an abandoned building. … [Read more...] about What was a peacock doing on a HCM City rooftop?
In a working session with vice chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam, JERA’s representative Shinsuke Nakayama said it now has a base depot in Viet Nam and is investing in a LNG warehouse and Ca Na LNG-fueled power complex with a total capacity of 6,000MW in the south central province of Ninh Thuan. … [Read more...] about Japanese firm hopes to supply LNG to thermal power plant in Can Tho City