$2.8 bln power plant makes Japan Vietnam’s biggest foreign investor in H1

En nexpress - FDI pledges for new projects and additional investment hit $19.22 billion in the first six months.

Vietnam’s power prices high due to monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official

En nexpress - Electricity of Vietnam owes $9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.

Vietnam’s power prices high due to electricity monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official

En nexpress - Electricity of Vietnam owes $9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.

Thousands of jobs at risk over spat between Vietnam coal corporation and power group

En nexpress - Imported coal is currently cheaper than what's available on the domestic market, so which industry should the government support?

Solar power price slump casts shadow on India's green future

Yahoo News Solar power prices in India have hit rock bottom, but it is not all good news for the electricity-starved country as the phenomenon has hit investor confidence and threatens the country's

Tulips bloom in Kashmir as Indian farmers discover flower power

As the Himalayan region struggles with unemployment and the loss of large swathes of its agricultural land to construction, local farmers are being won over to floriculture.

Europe and its attractive power win a key battle

Yahoo News Just three years ago, pro-democracy protesters in Ukraine were in the streets demanding their country start down the path to joining the European Union. After Russia objected and took

Combination of lutein, natural vitamin E and DHA power up children’s brain

Baomoi - Adolesence is a critical stage of development that forms the foundation for a child's future health, well-being and learning.

PV Power urged to ensure sufficient electricity supply for national development

Nhan dan - NDO – As the demand for electricity is increasing while hydropower sources have been maximised amidst resource limitations, efforts from electricity suppliers are vital to ensuring power

Vietnam urged to reduce power losses

Vietnamnet - The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural and

Red tape hindering VN's power plant projects

Vietnamnet - Substandard investment procedures and regulations hinder investors in major power plant projects, baodautu.vn reported.

Domestic private sector barred from power market

Vietnamnet - Currently, complicated procedures and regulations have become a barrier preventing domestic private investment from pouring into large-scale power plants.

Will Vietnam become a scrap steel power?

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese steel manufacturers are importing more and more scrap steel for domestic production, as this is the easiest and most profitable way to make steel.

Waste-to-power is twice sustainable

Vietnamnet - Foreign investors have made their ambitions clear for building green energy waste-to-power projects in Vietnam.

Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix

Vietnamnet - To ensure sufficient electricity for the coming decades, the Vietnamese government is implementing the National Green Growth Strategy with a stress laid on developing various types of

PV Power prepares for August IPO

Vietnamnet - PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) will make its initial public offering (IPO) this August, the electricity producer announced.

Readers write: Power of science, regional change, enjoying and learning

Yahoo News John Yemma captures some of the stellar glow of science in his March 20 Upfront piece, “The pure spirit of science.” But the gleam of science goes well beyond the wonder of new discoveries

Decision paves way for solar power development

Vietnamnet - Opportunities to invest in Vietnam’s solar energy sector are abundant after Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued a decision to encourage the development of solar power projects.

PV Power set for August IPO

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) has decided to make its initial public offering (IPO) this August, the electricity producer announced.

The power of super projects: Tuan Chau's proposals

Vietnamnet - Tuan Chau Island 'King' Dao Hong Tuyen has caused quite a stir by suggesting a series of mammoth real estate projects in HCMC with total investment capital of VND65 trillion.

Thai businesses struggle for power in Vietnam’s real estate market

Vietnamnet - The strong recovery of the real estate market has brought golden opportunities to Thai investors.

Presidential hopeful Fillon's staying power highlights France's conservative face

Yahoo News As a deeply devout Catholic, François le Forestier takes the “fake jobs” scandal engulfing France’s conservative presidential candidate personally, not just politically. When center-right

Vietnam should not aim to become industrial power: economist

Vietnamnet - Vietnam should not continue to try to become an industrial power and instead should shift to developing agriculture and tourism, according to economist Le Xuan Nghia, head of the

Phu Yen biomass power plant joins national grid

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The biomass power plant invested by KCP Vietnam Industries Limited in the south central province of Phu Yen was connected to the national grid on April 2.