A report by the National Committee for International Economic Co-operation has rated Ho Chi Minh City as being the nation's most internationally competitive city.
(VOV) - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide US$33 million in preferential loans under the sustainable rural development project for the poor in Ha Tinh and Quang Binh provinces.
(VOV) - A workshop on prevention and control of violence against women and girls was held in Hanoi on November 25.
(VOV) - The Puratos Grand Place Vietnam Company, part of the Belgian Puratos Group, inaugurated its Ben Tre-based cocoa processing plant and cocoa cultivation development centre on November 14.
Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Chu Pham Ngoc Hien has appreciated efforts made by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in helping Vietnam increase its climate change adaptation.
A seminar took place in Hanoi on August 15 to review a project aiming to strengthen businesses’ compliance with international and Vietnamese labour code standards.
(VOV) - The 2013 Mekong River Delta bicycle race will begin in Ho Chi Minh City on August 12, featuring 19 domestic teams as well as the amateur American representatives Tamouh.
(VOV) - The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Future First Program will provide US$153,000 (VND3.2 billion) for six NGO-funded projects in Vietnam and SOS Children Village.
A ceremony was held in the southern province of Ben Tre on July 21 to mark the 60th anniversary of the armed attack on the Moncada Military Barracks which kick-started the Cuban Revolution.
(VOV) -A meeting to promote trade and investment cooperation between Laos and Vietnam was held in Vientiane on July 19.
More than 200 university and college students from Ho Chi Minh City are making a bicycle trip to the Mekong River Delta to undertake humanitarian work in underprivileged areas.
(VOV) - Twenty-six collectives and individuals were acknowledged in Hanoi on July 13 for their excellent performances in various aspects of life.
(VOV) - Denmark will disburse around US$100 million in official development assistance (ODA) to Vietnam over the 2013–2014 period.
(VOV) -The Ben Tre Industrial Parks Authority licensed Japan-based Unisoll Vina Company Ltd to build garment and textiles factory in the Giao Long Industrial Park on July 9.
(VOV) -The 8th Vietsopetro International Women’s Volleyball Championships is taking place in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau from July 6-8.