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Private capital to finance Vietnam’s future energy development: WB

Private capital to finance Vietnam’s future energy development: WB

The changing macroeconomic and sectoral context in Vietnam requires a new approach to financing electricity and gas investments, according to the World Bank Group.

Government fails in downsizing efforts

The Vietnamese Government has failed to downsize its large staff, with the number of officials continuing to increase.

Insurance fund rejects $132 million, citing fraud

The Việt Nam Social Insurance Agency rejected VNĐ3 trillion (US$132.2 million) in health insurance fees in the first four months of this year, the agency reported at a meeting held recently.

Banks poised to increase capital by $1.6b

The banking system is expected to further develop this year, as 16 banks have announced plans to increase capital by a total of nearly VNĐ37 trillion (US$1.62 billion).

Thermal power plants next to HCM City raise concerns about pollution

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) is consulting with Long An and HCMC local authorities about the location for the Long An Power Center, which HCM City opposes.

Vietnam & Bangladesh reach new agreement on rice trade

Vietnam will sell up to 1 million tonnes of rice to Bangladesh each year to 2022, under a deal reached between the two sides after two weeks of negotiations.

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