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Bình Thuận makes intense efforts to attract investors – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Red Sand Dunes, one of the unique attractions of Bình Thuận Province’s Mũi Né Town. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — The south-central province of Bình Thuận has strived to improve its infrastructure and offers numerous incentives to investors, its leader has said. Nguyễn Ngọc Hai, chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said in addition to the Government’s incentives, the province had a number of specific mechanisms and policies to attract investment in its industrial clusters with a focus on supporting investors during the process of…

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Russian enterprise wants to build power plant in Ninh Thuận – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The working session between Technoprom Export and Ninh Thuận authorities on Thursday. Photo baoninhthuan.com.vn   NINH THUẬN Technoprom Export, an affiliate of Russia’s Rostec Group, expressed its intention to invest in thermal power in the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuận during a working session with local authorities here on Thursday.  Technoprom Export Director General Topo Gilka said the firm had built five thermal power plants in Việt Nam with combined capacity of 685 MW, and joined in six hydropower projects with combined capacity of 3,146 MW.   He…

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Ninh Thuận focus on craft village development – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Bàu Trúc pottery village is developing a modern line of pottery products serving the domestic market and export. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Hà HÀ NỘI — The south-central province of Ninh Thuận spent nearly VNĐ3 billion (US$129,000) to develop local craft villages in a bid to boost rural incomes and build new-style rural areas. The money will be spent on vocational training, infrastructure building and the formation of cooperatives, while supporting production, environmental treatment and tourism development. Ninh Thuận also plans to design technical demonstrations, a website for craft villages and…

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Trung Lương – Mỹ Thuận Project sees hope after delay – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Once completed, the Trung Lương – Mỹ Thuận Expressway will shorten travel time between HCM City and the Mekong Delta provinces as well as reduce traffic congestion on National Highway 1. Photo vneconomy.vn TIỀN GIANG – In a meeting yesterday, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said that the Trung Lương – Mỹ Thuận Expressway must be completed in 2020 and open for traffic in 2021. Capital for the project would be sufficiently allocated, the PM said. This gives hopes to the investor as construction on the expressway could have…

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Solar power glut overloads power transmission lines in Ninh Thuận, Bình Thuận – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Vietnam Electricity has worked with National Power Transmission Corporation and Southern Power Corporation to speed up the progress of power grid projects in Ninh Thuận and Bình Thuận province in order to handle the power transmission overload  in the area. – VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh  NINH THUẬN – Electricity transmission lines, especially in Ninh Thuận and Bình Thuận provinces, are being overloaded after a number of renewable power projects began production simultaneously without the requisite strengthening of transmission capacity. According to Vietnam Electricity (EVN), at the end of…

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Bình Thuận dragon fruit week opens in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customers queue up to buy dragon fruit at a Big C supermarket in Hà Nội. — Photo enternews.vn HÀ NỘI — About 500 tonnes of dragon fruit from the southern province of Bình Thuận are expected to be sold at Big C supermarket and GO! Market chains nationwide until Sunday. Customers can buy Bình Thuận’s special fruit directly from growers and co-operatives at Big C supermarket and GO! Market chains for VNĐ23,900 (more than US$1) per kilo. To enhance the brand of Bình Thuận dragon fruit, supermarkets are also offering processed food and drinks such as smoothies, juices and cakes made…

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Bình Thuận sees jump in fish catch – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Fishing boats dock at Phú Qúy Island in Bình Thuận Province’s Phú Quý District. VNS Photo Ngọc Diệp   BÌNH THUẬN The south-central province of Bình Thuận has caught and bred more than 100,000 tonnes of fish and other aquatic species in the first half of the year, up 2.02 per cent against the same period last year. Favourable weather and the appearance of a large quantity of pelagic fish in waters offshore contributed to the increase. Fishermen in the province, one of…

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Belgium funds repairs of Câu Ngòi canal in Ninh Thuận – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A section of the newly upgraded Câu Ngòi canal. NINH THUẬN — Authorities in the south-central province of Ninh Thuận have completed a project to expand and reinforce the local Câu Ngòi canal with funding from the Belgian government. With a length of nearly 7.2km, the canal runs from Thanh Hải Commune in the city of Phan Rang – Tháp Chàm to Đầm Nai in Khánh Hải Town, Ninh Hải District, supplying water for thousands of local families and ensuring irrigation for more than 2,682ha of land. Before the recent upgrade, many…

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$32 million solar plant powers up in Ninh Thuận – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

      NINH THUẬN — A solar power plant costing VNĐ747 billion (US$32 million) opened in the south central province of Ninh Thuận last week.     The opening ceremony was witnessed by Standing Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tòng Thị Phóng and provincial leaders.  Financed by the Phước Hữu JSC, the plant covers an area of over 32ha in Phước Hữu Commune. It has a designed production capacity of 30MWp. It has 91,650 solar panels, 12 transformers and more than 5km of 110kv line. The plant was first connected to the national grid in April 2019. It is expected…

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Ninh Thuận builds more solar, wind projects – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    HCM CITY — The central province of Ninh Thuận aims to become the renewable-energy centre of the country, with assistance from the central government’s preferential policies.   Bùi Nhật Quang, vice chairman of the Việt Nam Academy of Social Sciences, said the development of renewable energy such as wind and solar energy has become a necessity in a time of depleting natural resources such as fossil fuels. Quang spoke at a conference on renewable energy held in the province last Friday.  Experts noted that the province should be careful about building too many…

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