VOV.VN - Senior Australian officials have hailed Vietnam’s dynamic development and active role in Southeast Asia and voiced their willingness to take bilateral ties to new heights.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has submitted a number of recommendations for the Hanoi People’s Committee’s ambition to build three metro lines worth over US$15 billion by 2025.
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich received Katsuyuki Kawai, special adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Hanoi on July 17.
President Tran Dai Quang hosted separate receptions in Hanoi on July 13 for Finnish Ambassador Ilkka Pekka Simila and Greek Ambassador Nikos Kanellos who came to bid farewell to the State leader.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to advance Official Development Assistance (ODA) capital for the Metro Line No 1 Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien to meet the project’s schedule.
A conference to promote investments from the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the Hanoi-based Hoa Lac High-Tech Park was held on July 7, expected to open cooperation opportunities for Vietnam and the RoK across fields, especially health care.
A workshop was held in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, on July 6 to promote water-related business activities of Japan’s Yokohama city in Vietnam.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are now uncertain about how to mobilize capital for major anti-flooding projects after the World Bank ended its official development assistance (ODA) last month.
Vietnam’s foreign exchange reserves are at an all-time high of US$42 billion, Le Minh Hung, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), said at the monthly cabinet meeting on July 3.
Hanoi authorities said construction progress is being speeded up so that the Hanoi Train Station-Nhon urban railway project (Route No. 3) will be completed in 2021.
The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to invest more than VND17 trillion (US$748 million) by 2030, or some VND1.21 trillion (US$53.2 million) each year on average, to construct water works to supply clean water to the localit’s entire 1.5 million population.
Measures to promote transport infrastructure development in rural areas and the use of official development assistance (ODA) for the work was the focus of a seminar held by the Dai bieu nhan dan (People's Deputy) newspaper in Hanoi on June 26.
The policy of zero interest rate on USD deposits is showing some shortcomings and the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) may need to increase it, especially in light of certain pressures on the VND/USD exchange rate.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Japan from June 4-8 has contributed to consolidating the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership, said Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang and his Czech counterpart Milos Zemann have consented to bolster cooperation across the board between Vietnam and the Czech Republic.
The Prime Minister has recently issued a pilot financial mechanism for health care projects using official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted on June 6 receptions for Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party Kazuo Ishii, President of the New Komeito Party Natsuo Yamaguchi, and President of the Democratic Party Murata Renho in Tokyo.
Vietnam always treasures and effectively uses official development assistance (ODA) provided by Japan, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc while meeting with President of the Japanese House of Councillors Date Chuichi in Tokyo on June 6.
The Hoa Lac High-tech Park (HHTP)’s management board has sent a report to the Ministry of Planning and Investment requesting nearly VND8.3 trillion (US$364 million) for land clearance and infrastructure construction.
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.