Vietnam needs over US$128 billion for power investment next 10 years A drone is used to inspect a power transmission system in Vietnam. The country will need an estimated US$128.3 billion for developing the power system in the next decade The Institute of Energy, under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, on February 22 continued to collect feedback over the plan from the relevant agencies. According to the plan, during the 10-year period, Vietnam will need to pour some US$12.8 billion on average into the power sector per year. The total investment for the following 15 years from 2031 to 2045 will be some US$192 billion, including some US$140 billion for power sources and US$52 billion for the grid. The draft zoning plan also revealed that Vietnam will continue to import electricity from China, Laos and Cambodia in the next 10 years. The State-run Vietnam Electricity Group is purchasing electricity from China through two 220kV power lines, with 1.5 billion kWh of … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS FEB. 26
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MPI proposes a draft decree on procurement bidding under CPTTP MPI proposes a draft decree on procurement bidding under CPTTP The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has summited to the Government a draft decree on amending Decree 95/2020/ND-CP providing guidelines on procurement bidding under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTTP). According to the MPI, the draft decree will amend and supplement some articles of Decree No 95. It aims to guide State companies to execute bidding packages under the CPTTP agreement and EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). However, per the Government's Resolution No 190/NQ-CP on the provisional application of the UK-Việt Nam FTA (UKVFTA), Việt Nam agreed to temporarily apply the UKVFTA from January 1, 2021. The agreement was negotiated based on the principle of inheriting commitments in the EVFTA with necessary adjustments to ensure compliance with the bilateral trade framework between Việt Nam … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS FEB. 27
In the latest socially distanced episode of our Useful Idiots podcast, hosts Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper are joined by friend-of-the-podcast Shahid Buttar , a constitutional lawyer and 2020 challenger of Nancy Pelosi. For this week’s “Republicans Suck,” Matt and Katie take a look at a Tennessee GOP push to prohibit kneeling during the national anthem at college sports games. “This is the Republicans we grew up to love, the Dixie Chicks-hating Republicans. And this is frankly one of the reasons why they’re not getting as much sympathy as you might guess on the free speech front, because they’ll turn around and do stuff like this that undermines their entire argument against speech prohibitions,” says Matt. Related Stories Ava DuVernay Announces Spotify Podcast Series on Police Accountability Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen Team Up for Spotify Podcast Related Stories Food, Family and Psycho Turkeys: 12 Off-the-Wall Thanksgiving Movies … [Read more...] about ‘Useful Idiots’: The Democrats Try to Cancel Fox News
The latest episode of WandaVision has revealed exactly who the mysterious Yo-Magic shark is. The commercials have been an added bit of fun for the first Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ show. While they have been fun, they have also been pretty dark, with the Yo-Magic ad getting a lot of attention. For a lot of MCU fans, the shark in the aforementioned yogurt commercial was leading to a big and nefarious reveal, but as episode 8 proved, the identity has been right there from the start. There are WandaVision episode 8 SPOILERS below, so read ahead at your own risk. WandaVision episode 6 gave MCU fans the 90s-themed Yo-Magic commercial. We were treated to a claymation shark peddling yogurt and things got pretty dark after that. We now know that Kathryn Hahn's Agatha Harkness was the shark in the commercial who seemingly drained the stranded child of his life energy. In the beginning of episode 8, we see the Harkness origin, which found her on trial by other witches in … [Read more...] about Does Latest WandaVision Episode Reveal Yo-Magic Shark’s Identity?
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