International organisations are continuing to show optimistic forecasts about Vietnam’s whole-year growth, with the country remaining one of the region’s top performers thanks to strong production recovery.
A World Bank (WB)’s technical working group led by water resources management expert Abedalrazq Khalil held a working session with authorities of southern Binh Duong province on October 13 to discuss a project on wastewater drainage and treatment in Di An town.
Authorities of Can Tho and the World Bank held a training workshop on green infrastructure in the Mekong Delta city on October 12.
VOV.VN - More than 800 pupils and a large number of local people in the northern Dien Bien Province joined a meeting today (October 13) to mark World Handwashing Day (October 15).
Vietnam has been growing at 6% plus over the past few years and this is indicative of the contributions of women to business and the economy, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione has said in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
HSBC has revised its growth forecast for Vietnam this year up to 6.6 percent, days after data from the General Statistics Office showed the economy grew 7.46 percent in the third quarter year-on-year; its strongest third-quarter growth since 2010.
The south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is trying to create favourable conditions to lure investment in developing wind and solar power towards ensuring sustainable development of the power sector and contributing to national energy security.
Vietnam’s economy continues to show fundamental strength, according to the East Asia-Pacific Economic Update released by the World Bank via a teleconference connecting regional countries, including Vietnam, on October 4.
The World Bank on October 3 announced its report “Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor” through a video conference connecting its offices in East Asian-Pacific countries, including Vietnam.
The World Bank (WB) will continue sharing its experience and providing more financial assistance for Hanoi to launch more Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes, a WB specialist has said.
Empowering women by giving them control over their finances is not just smart economics but also key to ending poverty and supporting women to start and run businesses contributes directly to this objective, Country Director for the World Bank in Vietnam Ousmane Dione said.
VOV.VN - Senior Vice President and World Bank Group General Counsel Ms. Sandie Okoro, has discussed with high-ranking Vietnamese officials on national priorities and support the Bank’s global experience could offer in meeting these goals.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has pledged $1 billion to the country's Mekong Delta to fund projects aimed at tackling climate change amid warnings that the country’s rice basket is disappearing.
A conference was held in Hanoi on September 27 to collect final ideas to complete the Emissions Reductions Program Document (ER-PD) in the northern central region before it is sent to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and is defended at the Carbon Fund’s meeting in December.
Nonperforming loans (NPLs) must be revolved at the earliest, especially in the banking and financial sector, in order to strengthen Vietnam’s economy, ensure efficiency and boost effectiveness in capital allocation, a World Bank Group (WBG) official told a seminar on September 26.
Vietnam is in the ‘golden population period’ with a high number of working-age people, expected to last from 2010 to 2040. However, the quality of the labor force is not ‘golden’, say experts.
Innovation was critical for the growth of factory productivity, but Vietnamese firms spent less on research and development (R&D) than in most other Southeast Asian countries.
The health of children in Vietnam has recorded considerable improvements in recent years.
In preparation for the coming open energy market in Vietnam, the World Bank and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will implement the pilot programme to auction solar power with the floor price of 9.35 US cent per kWh.
VOV.VN - The World Bank Group in Vietnam on Thursday, September 14, announced a Country Partnership Framework (CPF) with Vietnam until 2022 at a ceremony in Hanoi.