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Vietnam, Netherlands PMs vow to deepen ties

Vietnam, Netherlands PMs vow to deepen ties

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.

WB aids poverty alleviation programme for ethnic groups

WB aids poverty alleviation programme for ethnic groups

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.

WB helps Vietnam in trade facilitation, logistics development

WB helps Vietnam in trade facilitation, logistics development

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.

WB stops funding water drainage project in HCM City

WB stops funding water drainage project in HCM City

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.

Vietnam seeks early childhood education

Vietnam seeks early childhood education

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.

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

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.

APEC 2017: Long-term infrastructure investment discussed

APEC 2017: Long-term infrastructure investment discussed

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.

WB funds US$155 mil to support autonomous higher education in Vietnam

WB funds US$155 mil to support autonomous higher education in Vietnam

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.