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ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved 100.6 million USD in financing to support the Vietnamese Government’s reform effort to improve health service delivery and the quality of health care providers, especially in poor, border areas.

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam keeps up strong growth in first half: ADB

Vietnam keeps up strong growth in first half: ADB

The Vietnamese economy continued its strong performance in the first half of 2018, although external and domestic challenges could affect the country’s growth outlook for this year and next year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report.

Digital era changes labour market

Digital era changes labour market

The labour market in Vietnam and many other countries has changed significantly under the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep has said.

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling US$223.87 million for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.

MIST supports 10 travel companies

MIST supports 10 travel companies

The Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) will support 10 innovative travel and hospitality companies in 2018.

PM calls for more financial, technical support from WB, ADB

PM calls for more financial, technical support from WB, ADB

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the World Bank (WB) to continue its financial and technical support for Vietnam during his meeting with the WB’s Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Victoria Kwakwa in Da Nang on June 27.

Vietnam needs more ADB funding for private sector

Vietnam needs more ADB funding for private sector

Vietnam is persuading international financial institutions, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to expand their funding for the local private sector and reduce government guarantees for those activities, since Vietnam is among the countries that will stop being funded by ADB in 2019 due to becoming a middle-income economy.

PPP infrastructure investment should be promoted: official

PPP infrastructure investment should be promoted: official

Encouraging investment in infrastructure in the form of public-private-partnership (PPP) is necessary to tap into domestic and foreign capital sources and technology, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang.

Deputy PM chairs meeting on use of WB, ADB loans

Deputy PM chairs meeting on use of WB, ADB loans

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired a meeting in Hanoi on May 2 to review and accelerate the launch of 26 projects using loans from the World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 2017-2018.

Vietnam in top three economies with fastest growth in Asia

Vietnam in top three economies with fastest growth in Asia

According to the Asian Development Outlook report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Vietnamese economy will continue to enjoy strong growth with GDP growth expected to reach 7.1% this year, putting it among the three best performers in the region.

IMF forecasts Vietnam’s GDP to grow 6.6% in 2018

IMF forecasts Vietnam’s GDP to grow 6.6% in 2018

VOV.VN - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently forecast Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.6% this year and 6.5% the following year in a report “World Economic Outlook, April 2018”.

Vietnam plays active role in GMS trade, investment cooperation

Vietnam plays active role in GMS trade, investment cooperation

Vietnam has proactively participated in trade and investment cooperation activities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which comprises Cambodia, China’s Yunnan and Guangxi provinces, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, over the past 25 years.