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HCMC Party chief: The City must become Shanghai-style special economic zone

The Ho Chi Minh City's Party chief believes the city should be a special economic zone and have greater autonomy in order to take full advantage of its potential as an industry hub.

Kien Giang invests big on Phu Quoc Island special economic zone

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to turn Phu Quoc Island into a special economic zone and one of the most dynamic economies in Southeast Asia with a focus on hospitality, financial services and the marine industry.

Phu Quoc Island's $5 bln venture to quadruple incomes - investment ministry

The government has high hopes for one of the country's first special economic zones.
March 03, 2017 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans to open 'outstanding' special economic zones

The country is becoming more selective in the kind of investment it seeks, giving greater priority to high-tech and green sectors.
May 24, 2017 | 09:19 pm GMT+7

Should Vietnam open red light districts?

A red light district on tourist-haven Phu Quoc? Let the debate begin. 
September 13, 2017 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rolls up sleeves to finish new Ha Long Bay airport

Workers are toiling day and night for the grand opening this summer.
January 18, 2018 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese investors snap up land in earmarked 'special economic zones'

Tax breaks and rising real estate prices have got investors champing at the bit.
April 13, 2018 | 02:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should rethink locations of proposed special economic zones

It’s hard to see any logic behind Vietnam’s choice for special economic zones, all of which are far from the biggest cities. 
May 06, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Relying on tax incentives in SEZs may breed unhealthy competition: experts

Clear policies, investment-friendly business environments and streamlined government approval procedures are more important, experts say.
May 20, 2018 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans to cut back tax incentives for casinos in special economic zones

Delegates of the National Assembly and economists previously said some tax incentives were too generous.
May 22, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam should think twice before investing in ‘risky’ special economic zones: official

Many countries have failed in developing their own zones, a conference heard on Tuesday.
May 23, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Lawmaker calls for caution with three proposed SEZs

Vietnam should build-test one special economic zone (SEZ) first instead of three at once, a National Assembly conference heard.
May 24, 2018 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Minister allays sovereignty violation concerns at Vietnam’s SEZs

'Some people are intentionally interpreting the bill that way to drive a wedge between Vietnam and China.'
June 07, 2018 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam jails two more men in SEZ protest aftermath

Two men will spend 15 months in jail for disrupting public order during last June’s protest against the special economic zone law.
September 19, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Province wants Phu Quoc named economic zone

Kien Giang authorities want the government to make Phu Quoc Island an economic zone pending the passage of the law on special economic zones.
August 04, 2019 | 02:07 pm GMT+7
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