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Quang Ngai gives nod to 14 projects worth over VND9 trillion
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Quang Ngai gives nod to 14 projects worth over VND9 trillion

NDO - The authorities of Quang Ngai province have granted investment certificates to 14 projects, with a total investment capital of over VND9 trillion (US$396 million), at the province's investment

JICA official: Payment delay – barrier to ODA-funded projects
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JICA official: Payment delay – barrier to ODA-funded projects

NDO/VNA – Payment and site clearance delay are major barriers to official development assistance (ODA)-funded projects in Vietnam, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency

Government projects GDP growth of 6.7% in 2017
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Government projects GDP growth of 6.7% in 2017

NDO/VNA – The Government has projected a GDP growth rate of 6.7% in 2017 in a report submitted to the National Assembly Standing Committee during the Committee’s 15th session in Hanoi, on October 12.

City calls for investment in 133 development projects
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City calls for investment in 133 development projects

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City calls for investment in 133 projects, including 73 transport infrastructure development projects, 21 urban refurbishment and resettlement schemes, 11 education projects and

Vietnam adopts plan to handle 12 loss-making industrial projects
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Vietnam adopts plan to handle 12 loss-making industrial projects

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan to address the shortcomings at 12 loss-making industrial projects, calling for strict punishment for those held accountable for their

Vietnam’s major power projects to be completed in September
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Vietnam’s major power projects to be completed in September

NDO - The State-owned power utility corporation EVN has announced that it is stepping up construction work in order to complete its major power generation and transmission projects in September.

Deputy PM Hue urges prompt handling of struggling projects
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Deputy PM Hue urges prompt handling of struggling projects

NDO - Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to speed up the progress of handling the 12 struggling industrial projects under its management.

Foreign investors in race to take over real estate projects in Vietnam
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Foreign investors in race to take over real estate projects in Vietnam

En nexpress - The country's resort sector is looking like an attractive proposition as tourist numbers continue to climb.

Refreshing breeze of transparency: a list of ineligible projects
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Refreshing breeze of transparency: a list of ineligible projects

Vietnamnet - A list of all housing projects in which foreign organisations and individuals are not allowed to make purchases is being publicised by local authorities at the urgent bidding of the

Thanh Hoa attracts US$6 billion in 32 investment projects
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Thanh Hoa attracts US$6 billion in 32 investment projects

Nhan dan - NDO - More than 30 projects in the north central province of Thanh Hoa worth a total of VND135.3 trillion (US$6 billion) were given the green light at an investment promotion conference

Tolling of 13 BOT road projects shortened by over 92 years
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Tolling of 13 BOT road projects shortened by over 92 years

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Transport has shortened the tolling duration of 13 build-operate-transfer (BOT) road projects by a combined 92 years and three months.

Vietnam encourages Korean investment in electricity projects
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Vietnam encourages Korean investment in electricity projects

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Vietnam encourages investment in electricity projects due to increasing domestic demand, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Wind projects offer promising future
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Wind projects offer promising future

Vietnamnet - With growing innovation in the sector, experts and investors note that wind power projects in Vietnam will be feasible with an 8-9 US cent per kWh feed-in-tariff.

Red tape hindering VN's power plant projects
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Red tape hindering VN's power plant projects

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

Vietnam welcomes China’s investment in high technology-based projects
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Vietnam welcomes China’s investment in high technology-based projects

Vietnamnet - Vietnam encourages Chinese businesses, including those from Fujian province, to invest in projects using high technology in the country, President Tran Dai Quang said at an

Who is benefiting from big agricultural projects?
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Who is benefiting from big agricultural projects?

Vietnamnet - Big companies in steel, real estate and securities sectors have announced investments in agriculture projects, but they remain quiet about their profits from the projects.

PetroVietnam-invested projects incurred huge losses under Dinh La Thang
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PetroVietnam-invested projects incurred huge losses under Dinh La Thang

Vietnamnet - Many projects invested by PetroVietnam, the national oil & gas group, have been found taking huge losses.

Bank bad debts, 12 super-projects incur loss of millions of USD
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Bank bad debts, 12 super-projects incur loss of millions of USD

Vietnamnet - The Q4 2016 audited finance report of the Thai Nguyen Iron & Steel Corporation (Tisco) shows that the company had debts of VND6.078 trillion, half of which were short-term debts.

EVN told to handle loss-making projects
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EVN told to handle loss-making projects

Vietnamnet - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has requested the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) to review loss-making projects to ensure investment flows for its production and business.

BOT projects seek ‘clean coal’ model
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BOT projects seek ‘clean coal’ model

Vietnamnet - Developers of build-operate-transfer power projects are in search of “clean coal technology” for their upcoming plants, in order to improve coal’s environmental performance and

Vietnamese province OK’s multiple projects to destroy 1,000ha of forest
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Vietnamese province OK’s multiple projects to destroy 1,000ha of forest

Bao moi - Authorities in Phu Yen Province, in south-central Vietnam, have approved 21 projects that they claim will give the local economy a boost, albeit at the cost of over 1,000 hectares of

High demanding foreigners pay attention to real estate projects in Vietnam
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High demanding foreigners pay attention to real estate projects in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Real estate analytics show a marked rise in foreign-ownership of high-end properties in Vietnam.

The power of super projects: Tuan Chau's proposals
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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.

Investors, bankers flee from BOT projects
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Investors, bankers flee from BOT projects

Vietnamnet - Investors are fleeing from BOT (build-operate-transfer) projects in the transport sector after encountering many difficulties.

HCM City metro projects short on capital
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HCM City metro projects short on capital

Vietnamnet - The two urban railway projects Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong are confronted with a shortage of capital.