A former Vung Tau mayor and his deputy are among those accused of wrongfully approving property projects since 2010.
The development bank approves more than US$500 million for two projects.
Only a quarter of forests destroyed for public and commercial projects have been replanted
New FDI pledges in the January-August period rose 7.7 percent from a year ago to $14.4 billion
"I look at tax revenue instead, it's been dropping rapidly these past few years."
High-end projects in eastern Ho Chi Minh City have become very popular among potential foreign customers
"Clearly if we stopped making contributions to the European Union there will be money available to be invested in our own economy...
It reportedly got the loan in 2010-11 to buy buses and invest in real estate projects.
Investors who fail to implement their projects need to give their places to others, officials say
The central bank has predicted economic growth of 3.1 percent this year, with exports contracting 2.5 percent
The government wants to sell operational rights to five expressways to begin with
Criticism erupted this week over the quality of the work at the privately funded Olympic Village
New FDI pledges in the period surged 46.9 percent from a year ago to $12.9 billion,
Cayman Islands was the top investor, followed by Japan and Singapore.
Indian Railways is targeting a $127 billion upgrade by 2020, including $37 billion of debt to help unclog the network