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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.

Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA, preferential loans use

Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA, preferential loans use

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.

WB helps Vietnam improve energy efficiency in industry

WB helps Vietnam improve energy efficiency in industry

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.

Gender equality and resettlement discussed

Gender equality and resettlement discussed

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.

Australia, WB partner to support Vietnam’s development agenda

Australia, WB partner to support Vietnam’s development agenda

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.

WB support for Vietnam praised

WB support for Vietnam praised

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.

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

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.

NA Chairwoman hosts WB leader

NA Chairwoman hosts WB leader

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).

PM values WB’s role in Vietnam’s development

PM values WB’s role in Vietnam’s development

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.

First WB-loaned hydropower plant put first turbine into use

First WB-loaned hydropower plant put first turbine into use

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.