The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 24 launched a project to ensure the safety of dams in Vietnam, which is funded by the Government of New Zealand.
The snail-paced equitisation of state-owned enterprises has irked both government leaders and investors.
Domestic logistics providers, such as TBS Logistics, Transimex Saigon, Gemadept, Sotrans, and SNP Logistics, and hundreds of others, gathered on April 14 in Ho Chi Minh City to find ways to cooperate and increase their competitiveness.
Five coffee nurseries in the Central Highlands of Dak Nong have been enabled to join World Bank-funded VnSAT (Vietnam – Sustainable Agriculture Transformation) project that aims to provide high-quality saplings for coffee re-plantation in the locality.
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.
The fluctuation of foreign exchange in the first quarter was due to a sharp rising import value, according to the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC).
VOV.VN - Farmers in the Mekong Delta Region are welcoming the news that the rice production model pursuant to the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) standards will be continued.
To ensure the implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), Vietnam needs an effective inter-agency coordination mechanism for administrative reform, experts said at a TFA seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 29.
Food safety is becoming a great concern for the public, according to a report released by the World Bank in Vietnam during a seminar in Hanoi on March 27.
VOV.VN - Vietnam gained a record US$15.8 billion in foreign investment in 2016 thanks to its improved investment and business environment.
The southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City and the World Bank have agreed to shake hands to improve the quality of life for the city dwellers.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private equity arm of World Bank group, has sanctioned an additional US$80 million credit package to Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank).
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.
VOV.VN - The World Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva will be on an official visit to Vietnam on March 22 - 24.
VOV.VN - Agriculture and the country’s overall food system are at a turning point, said Ousmane Dione, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam, at a recent forum in Hanoi discussing post-2016 development goals and targets.
Dozens of thousands of farmers and fishermen in nine central coastal provinces have benefited from the Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development (CRSD) Project funded by the World Bank (WB) in the past years.
While the tax sector is endeavouring to reform itself in favour of enterprises and the public, recalcitrant tax officials remain a chokepoint to these efforts, which have yet to yield practical benefits for the business community.
The business community acknowledged progress in the tax sector’s administrative reform but urged more efforts in improving law quality, simplifying procedures, applying IT and cutting informal costs, according to a report released at a workshop in Hanoi on March 7.
IREX Energy Joint-Stock Company, Vietnam’s vanguard solar panel producer, has made great contributions to developing renewable energy in Vietnam.
The southern hub is in the grips of a major affordable housing shortage amid a rapidly growing population.