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Labour safety key to Japan’s ODA projects

Labour safety key to Japan’s ODA projects

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.

Thai Binh 1 thermal power plant joins national grid

Thai Binh 1 thermal power plant joins national grid

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).

APEC 2017 offers opportunities to promote Quang Nam

APEC 2017 offers opportunities to promote Quang Nam

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.

KOICA helps shape the future

KOICA helps shape the future

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 lauds relations with Canada

President lauds relations with Canada

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.

ODA funds prioritized for urban infrastructure, environment

ODA funds prioritized for urban infrastructure, 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.

PM describes Japanese Speaker’s visit as significant

PM describes Japanese Speaker’s visit as significant

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.

Vietnam, New Zealand look forward to stronger ties

Vietnam, New Zealand look forward to stronger ties

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.

Vietnam, RoK foster strategic partnership

Vietnam, RoK foster strategic partnership

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.

HCM City asks for additional US$2 billion of ODA

HCM City asks for additional US$2 billion of ODA

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.

Top legislator begins official visit to Czech Republic

Top legislator begins official visit to Czech Republic

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 treasures ties with Japan

Vietnam treasures ties with Japan

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.

Thai Binh licenses additional 24 projects

Thai Binh licenses additional 24 projects

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.