Phu Quoc plans golf course, eco-tourism resort
(Aug 30, 2014)
Phu Quoc Island is planning to implement a VND28 trillion (US$1.3
billion) project for the construction of the Bai Vong international golf
course and eco-tourism complex.
Enterprises have not benefitted from the Government's Resolution
43/NQ-CP, issued more than two months ago to reform the administrative
procedures for investment projects that involve land use.
Viet Nam is the second most listed location for business expansion in
ASEAN, according to a survey released on Thursday by the US Chamber of
Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham
With the National holiday approaching, retailers, electronics stores
and supermarkets have kicked off a series of promotions and increased
supply of essential goods to meet demand.
Seeking to end regulatory obstacles that might slow their growth, steel
importers met with government officials to discuss concerns about
Viet Nam's credit is expected to grow by 4.5 per cent and its deposits,
by 8.21 per cent, by late August, according to the State Bank of Viet
South Korea's Air Busan has introduced chartered flights between Da Nang
and Busan this month to boost tourism between the two cities.
Mobile phones and electronic components had the largest share of the
total Vietnamese export revenue in the first eight months of 2014,
according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
The Viet Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) reduced the selling
price of its RON 92 gasoline by VND470 (2.23 US cents) per litre to VND23,740
($1.13) per litre from midday Friday.
Viet Nam gained a year-on-year increase of 4.5 per cent in total
disbursed foreign direct investment (FDI) to US$7.9 billion for the
first eight months of 2014.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Viet Nam increased by 9.5 per
cent month-on-month in August 2014, according to figures from the
General Statistics Office (GSO).