VOV.VN -The World Bank Group on September 22 announced the Vietnam Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for 2017- 2022 at a workshop in Dong Thap province in the presence of World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione and representatives from 13 Mekong Delta provinces.
Twenty-one startup businesses were honoured at an award ceremony in Hanoi on September 20 for initiatives in response to climate change-related challenges.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on the World Bank (WB) to intensify its coordination and mobilisation of capital from international donors in order to develop suitable projects that meet Vietnam’s development investment demands.
In order to join the global value chain (GVC), Vietnam needs to expand production scale as well as improve labour capacity, product quality, and administrative capabilities.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will step up bilateral and multilateral cooperation with international organisations and other countries between now and 2020 in order to assert its prestige and position, said VSS Deputy General Director Dao Viet Anh.
Vietnam has successfully integrated in several global value chains and can increase its added value by policy reforms and initiatives in the fields of transport, services, border procedures and regional integration, said Ousmane Dione, World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam.
A Ministry of Health’s project has helped improve medical services in six central north provinces, particularly at district-level hospitals, heard a conference in Hanoi on August 18 to review the project.
The first 65km road section of the 140km Da Nang – Quang Ngai Expressway in central Vietnam opened to traffic on August 2.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s medium term economic outlook remains positive, said Acting Country Director for the World Bank in Vietnam, Sebastian Eckardt, told a press briefing on July 13 in Hanoi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte reiterated their determination to deepen the relationship between Vietnam and the Netherlands in a sustainable fashion during their talks in The Hague on July 10.
The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) on June 29 has approved a preferential credit package worth US$153 million for Vietnam’s national programme on poverty reduction and rural development.
Vietnam and the World Bank (WB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Hanoi on June 28 to establish their sustainable urban and infrastructure development partnership for 2017 – 2021.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue had a working session with the World Bank (WB)’s Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione, in Hanoi on June 26 to discuss trade facilitation, logistics development and on-stop-shop model.
The World Bank (WB) in Vietnam on June 23 announced that it has recently approved a US$300 million fund to support Vietnam in enhancing transport connectivity in countryside and forest protection in eight coastal localities.
The Ho Chi Minh City administration has agreed on the World Bank (WB)’s request for terminating a project on water drainage and pollution reduction of Tham Luong – Ben Cat – Rach Nuoc Len canal.
The World Bank-funded project “Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation” (VnSAT) has quality over quantity in farming since it started two years ago.
The World Bank has recently approved US$53 million in funding for urban infrastructure development in two emerging middle cities in northern Vietnam, Lao Cai (Lao Cai province) and Phu Ly (Ha Nam province).
International and domestic delegates are discussing and identifying solutions to ensure a high-quality, comprehensive approach to early childhood care, education and development at a two-day conference launched in Hanoi on June 12.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met on June 7 with 30 business leaders of the Kansai region as part of his visit to Japan.
The World Bank (WB) released its Global Economic Prospects report on June 4, forecasting a global 2017 economic growth rate of 2.7% and a Vietnamese growth rate of 6.3%, lower than the 6.7% goal set by the government.