The APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting (SFOM) concluded in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 19 after two working days.
A seminar on Long-term Investment in Infrastructure took place on May 17 in northern Ninh Binh province on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting (SFOM) and Related Meetings.
VOV.VN - How to assist ethnic minority people’s startups was discussed at a forum jointly organized on May 16 in Hanoi by the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and the World Bank (WB).
VOV.VN - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$155 million in financing to strengthen the research, teaching, and institutional capacity of three autonomous universities and improve the management of Vietnam’s higher education system.
A World Bank-funded project has improved capacity of agricultural cooperatives in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang and helped change the farming practices of local farmers.
Climate change mitigation is the key topic of the second Proof of Concept (PoC) competition recently launched by the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC).
World Bank (WB) preferential loans during the 2017 fiscal year will be used for sustainable development, infrastructure, improvement of tertiary education, and disaster recovery in the central region, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
The World Bank (WB) in Vietnam announced on April 17 that the bank’s Board of Executive Directors had approved a US$102 million loan to the Vietnamese Government to support enterprises in adopting energy-efficiency technologies and practices.
Integrating gender equality into resettlement plans will increase women’s participation in the decision-making process, not only at the household level but also the institutional one, heard an international workshop in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 13.
VOV.VN - Vietnam economic growth has moderated in 2016 to 6.2%, accompanied by moderate inflation and a strengthening external position.
VOV.VN - The Australian Ambassador, Craig Chittick, and the World Bank Country Director, Ousmane Dione, signed on April 11 a new five year partnership to continue joint support to Vietnam’s sustainable and inclusive economic reform agenda.
VOV.VN - Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs Nguyen Van Binh hailed the World Bank (WB)'s support for Vietnam at an April 10 reception for WB Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione in Hanoi.
The World Bank (WB) continues working with and supporting Vietnam in numerous fields, including climate change adaptation, visiting the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva has assured.
VOV.VN - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has praised the World Bank for supporting Vietnam in approximately 170 projects and expressed her hope that the organisation will continue to help the country realize sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received World Bank (WB) CEO Kristalina I. Georgieva in Hanoi on March 23, valuing the WB’s role in Vietnam’s socio-economic development, especially in poverty elimination.
Muong Te district in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has improved the lives of local people under a sustainable poverty reduction project funded by the World Bank (WB).
The first turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant, Vietnam’s first hydropower project with credit loaned from the World Bank, in the central province of Thanh Hoa has begun generating electricity for the national grid.
Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a working session with a business delegation from the Japanese prefecture of Hiroshima on February 15, focusing on the building of urban waste water management software.
A delegation of World Bank experts had a working session with Binh Dinh authorities on February 14 seeking to address consequences of natural disasters in central provinces.
Prices of some of Vietnam's major agricultural goods are forecast to rise this year, according to the World Bank's (WB) Commodity Markets Outlook report.