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Increasing numbers of industrial parks draw foreign investment

VietNamNet Bridge – There are many new industrial parks (IP) among 299 measuring about 84,000 ha in Viet Nam,

Food safety still big problem at factories in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – Health experts believe that food safety is still a major problem in big cities and provinces, especially at factory canteens at industrial parks in HCM City and Binh Duong.

New policies take effect since April

 VietNamNet Bridge – New Decrees on increasing wage for low-income officials, autonomy mechanism for non-business public units, conditions to select projects in form of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and projects subject

Foreign firms optimistic about Vietnam's outlook

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign business groups hailed Vietnam and HCM City's success in attracting FDI and boosting trade at a meeting with the city People's Committee yesterday.

Industrial park development requires housing for workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – A recently amended master plan for developing industrial parks urges faster construction of social housing for workers.

PM allows changes to industrial parks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Primer Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has permitted amendments to the development master plan for industrial parks in 31 provinces and cities.

Agricultural sector must focus on ways to grow productivity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's agriculture sector must restructure and seek more funding, head of CIEM's Rural Development research department Luu Duc Khai told Nong Thon Ngay Nay newspaper.

PM orders agencies to step up food safety oversight

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has instructed relevant agencies to improve food safety and hygiene across the board.

Jobless rate to continue rising

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of workers lost their jobs this year as companies closed en masse, creating a rise in unemployment that isn't expected to end any time soon.

FDI firms want barriers removed

VietNamNet Bridge – Barriers to increased foreign direct investment (FDI) were discussed at a dialogue between this central city's leadership and FDI enterprises last week.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 5/11

Vietnam Airlines to launch IPO this month; Japanese funded tuna project hits the rocks; Tax exemption for incomes from global Gov't bond; Savills property price index up in major cities;  Slight increase seen in buying power

Software copyright breaches found at 13 foreign firms

VietNamNet Bridge – Recent snap inspections into software usage have found 14 of 16 firms are using pirated software with a total estimated value of more than VND15 billion.

Hanoi plans 13 more industrial parks

VietNamNet Bridge – The capital will have 13 more industrial parks (IPs) spread over 6,000 hectares by 2020, a 300 per cent increase in comparison with the current number of parks.

Land shortage stymies building of kindergartens for workers' children

 VietNamNet Bridge – Shortage of land is preventing provinces and cities in the southern region from building kindergartens for children of workers at industrial parks and export processing zones as required by the Government.

PM asks for quick support for affected foreign enterprises

 VietNamNet Bridge – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Sunday issued an Instruction to task relevant ministries, agencies and localities to beef up the realization of measures to support foreign-funded enterprises which were affected

May meteor shower set to light up night sky

 VietNamNet Bridge – One of 2014’s best meteor showers, with radiants reaching a zenithal hourly rate or ZHR of 1,000 per hour makes its appearance over the skies of Vietnam on May 24.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/5

 Steel giant chairman faces sack due to poor performance; PM approves Vinatex IPO plan; Lotte to build $2b complex in HCM City; Dong Nai to set up four new industrial parks; Incentives lure investors to Phu Quoc Island

Hanoi to build nine solid waste plants

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi will build nine new solid-waste treatment plants and improve the capacity of 8 existing plants in the city by 2030.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 21/2

 Viet Nam bans import of used electronic devices; Steel pipes face high anti-dumping levies in US market; Industrial parks, export zones seek $550m investment capital; Investors still face red tape woes

HCM City reports growing demand for IT workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – IT workers have been much in demand in January, according to HCM City's Centre for Human Resource Forecast and Labour Information.