The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) takes occupational safety seriously as part of projects sourced from Japan’s official development assistance, stated Fujita Yasuo, Chief Representative of JICA Vietnam Office.
The first turbine of Thai Binh 1 thermal power plant in the northern province of Thai Binh began supplying power for the national grid on May 23, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
The meeting of finance ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies in the framework of the APEC 2017 in Vietnam, will offer a good chance for central Quang Nam province to promote its image to domestic and international friends, a local offical has said.
Vietnam is the first partner country for the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Asia. VIR talks with Kim Jinoh, the newly-appointed country director of KOICA, on his mission and the agency’s efforts toward supporting Vietnam’s education, healthcare, and green growth sectors.
President Tran Dai Quang has expressed his appreciation for the relations between Vietnam and Canada, wishing to bolster the bilateral multi-dimensional cooperation in a more practical manner.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are seeking funds worth a combined VND105 trillion (US$4.6 billion) to invest in roads and bridges in an attempt to ease traffic jams and protect the environment.
The Government will prioritize the allocation of ODA and preferential funds for HCM City to develop urban infrastructure and environment projects, as per a decree on a number of specific financial mechanisms for the city.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc warmly welcomed Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Oshima Tadamori, describing his visit as significant to fostering the traditional friendship between the two law-making bodies and the two peoples.
The Government has issued a decree offering HCM City special financial and budgetary policies and incentives in an aim to improve its infrastructure.
The future of two costly mega projects in Ho Chi Minh City is at risk due to insufficient capital from the state budget.
Speaker of the National Assembly (NA) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Sye-kyun on April 24 began a three-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and visiting Foreign Minister of New Zealand Murray McCully have agreed to continue fostering development momentum to lift the bilateral relations to a higher level during their talks in Hanoi on April 24.
The official visit of Speaker of the National Assembly (NA) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Sye-kyun from April 24-26, aims to promote the strategic partnership between the two nations.
The second waste water plant capable of treating 17,000 cubic metres per day was put into use in Thuan An town, the southern province of Binh Duong on April 21.
HCM City’s authorities have asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Finance to allocate an additional VND48.76 trillion (US$2.14 billion) of official development assistance (ODA) in the next three years, with VND8 trillion (US$352.33 million) allocated for this year.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived in Prague on April 11 (local time) to start an official visit to the Czech Republic at the invitation of President of the Senate of the Czech Parliament Milan Stech.
Vietnam is aware that its relations with Japan are increasingly important in the context of rapid changes happening in the global and regional arenas, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has said.
The fluctuation of foreign exchange in the first quarter was due to a sharp rising import value, according to the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC).
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with Hungarian President Janos Ader on April 10 as part of her official visit to the European nation.
The northern province of Thai Binh has so far this year lured 24 projects with a total registered capital exceeding VND2 trillion (US$88.52 million), up 41.2% in volume and doubling in value compared to the same period of 2016.