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.
The World Bank (WB) has approved a loan of 72.52 million USD for infrastructure projects in the central city of Da Nang from its International Development Association.
Experts from the World Bank have made four key recommendations to resolve Vietnam’s problem of non-performing loans (NPLs).
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).