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Big players arrive, warming up Phu Quoc property market

VietNamNet Bridge - Most big real estate developers are heading for Phu Quoc Island, where the first casino open to Vietnamese has begun operating. 

Van Don zone to be green, urban area

The northern province of Quang Ninh plans to turn Van Don special administrative-economic zone into a smart and green island urban area, Nguyen Van Doc, secretary of the provincial Party Committee, said.

Three SEZs expected to attract more investors

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said the plan on setting up three special economic zones (SEZs) would be submitted to the National Assembly for approval by the end of the year.

‘Golden land’ in Industrial Zone left idle

VietNamNet Bridge - There are 324 industrial zones (IZ) throughout the country with total area of 92,000 hectares. However, due to mismanagement, large areas in the IZs have been left unused.

Mekong Delta: Many industrial zones built, but others left idle

VietNamNet Bridge - Many industrial zones (IZs) have been built in the Mekong Delta and more will be built in accordance with approved plans, but some IZs have been left idle. 

HCM City encourages multi-story factories

VietNamNet Bridge - The enterprises that build multi-story workshops for lease can access preferential bank loans under a city stimulus program.

Foreign-developed IZs have higher occupancy rates than Vietnamese counterparts

Most of the industrial zones (IZs) in Vietnam developed by foreign investors have higher occupancy rates than those developed by Vietnamese because they have better strategies to attract businesses.


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Where workers fear New Year holiday

HCM City has over 250,000 workers in the industrial and export-processing zones. Up to 70%  of them come from other provinces. Everyone wants the family reunion during the lunar New Year, but many workers "don't dare" to return home...