Financing for BOT projects in Vietnam on iceicon

Financing for BOT projects in Vietnam on ice

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Vietnam has closed its doors to international investors joining the Eastern Cluster of the North-South Expressway initiative, catering to domestic groups only. 
Hanoi, HCM City pay heavy price for poor planning

Hanoi, HCM City pay heavy price for poor planning

FEATUREicon16/10/2019
Poor urban development planning and the intentional adjustment of development plans to serve certain interest groups will affect development of physical spaces for many generations.
Who spoils Hanoi's planning?

Who spoils Hanoi's planning?

FEATUREicon15/10/2019
Those who ignore or collude with each other to shatter urban development planning not only make the lives of urban people increasingly confined and suffocated, but also jam development space for the future.
Will FDI adversely affect Vietnamese businesses?

Will FDI adversely affect Vietnamese businesses?

FEATUREicon15/10/2019
Since the enactment of the Law on Foreign Investment in December 1987, one of the first achievements of ‘Doi Moi’, Vietnam has attracted FDI to its economy for over 30 years.   
Those who never grew old, who lie in Truong Sa

Those who never grew old, who lie in Truong Sa

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon14/10/2019
To set up landmarks and maintain sovereignty over 33 military posts in the Truong Sa islands (Spratly), blood, sweat and tears of many generations have been sacrificed.  
Condotels in Vietnam look to legal framework for revival

Condotels in Vietnam look to legal framework for revival

FEATUREicon14/10/2019
Positive signs have been seen in Vietnam’s condotel arena after more than two years of downturn as consumption in the third quarter of this year was reported at 86 per cent compared to less than 40 per cent in the same period of 2018.
Clearing the path for foreign investors in Vietnam

Clearing the path for foreign investors in Vietnam

FEATUREicon14/10/2019
New foreign investment regulations will have a positive impact on foreign investors in Vietnam for the foreseeable future.
The new world of work

The new world of work

FEATUREicon14/10/2019
Many young Vietnamese have foregone the 9 to 5 routine and chosen to work in alternative types of employment.
China-US relations: From trade disputes to comprehensive confrontation

China-US relations: From trade disputes to comprehensive confrontation

FEATUREicon10/10/2019
In the opinion of the American elite, this is probably the last time the US can 'bully' China and the US needs to take action before it is too late.  
Vietnam a regional pacesetter in internet economy

Vietnam a regional pacesetter in internet economy

FEATUREicon07/10/2019
Fifty per cent of Vietnamese researched online prior to purchasing Financial Services offline, according to the latest report from Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company.
Why Vietnam ranks eighth among top 20 countries to invest in

Why Vietnam ranks eighth among top 20 countries to invest in

FEATUREicon07/10/2019
Vietnam was ranked eighth among the top 20 best countries to invest in by US News & World Report, surpassing neighbours like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore.
Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

FEATUREicon06/10/2019
More than a thousand years of defence and construction have shaped Hanoi's heroic historical and cultural traditions. 
Former cameraman brings past back to life through wardrobe restoration

Former cameraman brings past back to life through wardrobe restoration

FEATUREicon07/10/2019
Is it possible to go back in time without a time machine? Nguyen Duc Loc, a Vietnamese 9X, travels to the past everyday as he restores ancient Vietnamese attire worn hundreds of years ago before his grandparents were born.
Music project further strengthens bonds among Vietnamese, Japanese

Music project further strengthens bonds among Vietnamese, Japanese

FEATUREicon03/10/2019
Vietnamese singer Pham Hai Trieu has been living in Japan for nearly 20 years before he freshly decided to launch his first community music project titled
Ancient Chinese books say Hoang Sa, Truong Sa belong to Vietnam

Ancient Chinese books say Hoang Sa, Truong Sa belong to Vietnam

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon21/09/2019
Many ancient Chinese bibliographies, recorded by the Chinese themselves, directly or indirectly, recognize Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos of Hoang Sa (Paracel Islands) and Truong Sa (Spratly Islands).
My Lai Massacre survivors remember horrific tragedy

My Lai Massacre survivors remember horrific tragedy

FEATUREicon29/09/2019
It’s been 51 years since former US Army photographer Ronald L Haeberle documented the tragic Mỹ Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968, when 504 unarmed villagers – 182 women, and 173 children and infants –