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Amazon Web Services Opening New Region in Indonesia

Amazon Web Services Opening New Region in Indonesia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has decided to open a new Infrastructure region in Indonesia by the end of 2021 or early 2022. The opening of an AWS Infrastructure region in ...
ADB Grants USD 305M to Largest CCGT Power Plant in Indonesia

ADB Grants USD 305M to Largest CCGT Power Plant in Indonesia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced the first drawdown of funds under a private sector financing package totaling more than USD 305 million invested in Jawa-1, which ...

VinFast Partners LG Chem for Producing Vehicle Batteries

Vinfast has established a joint venture with LG Chem to produce battery packs for Vinfast's currently under-production electric scooters, and in the future for electric ...

Vietnam Seeking Measures to Address Erosion in Mekong Delta

Speaking at a conference in Ca Mau province on April 9, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ...

Vietnam Deregulating Pre-requisites for Multiple Business Lines

Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is accelerating cutting business prerequisites in term of quality. In the first quarter of 2019 the Ministry proposed ...

Vietnam Acquiring Military Reconnaissance Drone from Boeing

According to multiple media reports, U.S. company Boeing is close to securing a deal to sell ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with intelligence collection and ...

Vestas Wins Order for 42 MW Wind Power Project in Vietnam

Danish wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, has won an order for 10 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for an unnamed client in Vietnam. The company describes the V150-4.2 MW wind ...

USD 600,000 Project to Expand Vaccine Access in Vietnam

The National Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (NICVB), the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) in Vietnam are collaborating with Zuellig Pharma ...

Two Recent M&A Deals in Vietnam’s Retail Sector

In early April 2019, VinCommerce, a retail subsidiary of local conglomerate Vingroup, took over convenience store chain Shop&Go for a symbolic value of 1 USD. Shop&Go is a ...

CMC Corporation Launches Open ICT Infrastructure Ecosystem in Vietnam

CMC Corporation (CMC), a leading ICT corporation in Vietnam, has launched an open Infrastructure ecosystem for enterprises and organizations called C.OPE2N. The architecture ...

Additional USD 344 Million Investment for Flood Prevention in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is projected to carry out 218 anti-flood projects with a total cost of nearly USD 344 million (VND 8 trillion) in 2019 to address chronic flooding and ...

U-Tapao Airport and Eastern Airport City Project Bidders Revealed

Names of the bidders for U-Tapao Airport And the Eastern Airport City Project were revealed when the Royal Thai Navy, which manages Rayong's U-Tapao airport, unsealed the bid ...

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