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ASEAN targets sustainable economic growth, financial stability

ASEAN targets sustainable economic growth, financial stability

Maintaining sustainable economic growth and ensuring financial stability and self-resilience are key goals reached at the 22nd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM-22), the fourth ASEAN Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM-4) and related meetings held in Singapore from April 3-6.

International support for Vietnam in livestock waste treatment

International support for Vietnam in livestock waste treatment

Vietnam has carried out a number of international cooperation programmes on animal waste treatment (with FAO, the Netherlands, Denmark, France, Belgium ...), with a noteworthy example being the Low Carbon Agricultural Support Project under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

GMS-6, CLV-10 show Vietnam's positive contributions to regional cooperation

GMS-6, CLV-10 show Vietnam's positive contributions to regional cooperation

VOV.VN -The successful hosting of the sixth Greater Mekong Subregion Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) demonstrates Vietnam’s increased regional standing and its positive contributions to regional cooperation mechanisms.

ADB expects stronger GMS growth

ADB expects stronger GMS growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) expects the economic growth of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) will continue to expand in 2018, ADB President Takehiko Nakao said at the sixth GMS Summit in Hanoi on March 31.

10th CLV Summit reviews trilateral cooperation programmes

10th CLV Summit reviews trilateral cooperation programmes

VOV.VN - The 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) Hanoi on March 31 reviewed the results of trilateral cooperation programmes over the past time and outline development orientations for the next period.

PM Phuc: 3C Strategy helps GMS steadily expand cooperation scale

PM Phuc: 3C Strategy helps GMS steadily expand cooperation scale

VOV.VN -The 3C Strategy 'Connectivity, Community and Competitiveness' has helped the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to progressively expand its scale of cooperation and affirm its distinctive identity, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a plenary session of the sixth GMS Summit in Ha Noi on March 31.

GMS delegates active in Hanoi

GMS delegates active in Hanoi

Representatives from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) began the second working day of the 6th GMS Summit and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Summit in Hanoi on March 30 with a series of activities, focusing on crucial issues to the region.

Vietnam active in pushing for enhanced GMS cooperation

Vietnam active in pushing for enhanced GMS cooperation

Vietnam has actively taken part in developing initiatives for enhanced cooperation within the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) to boost economic growth, strengthen economic connectivity and aid poverty reduction effort in the region.

Vietnam financial technology contest’s finalists announced

Vietnam financial technology contest’s finalists announced

The list of 16 finalists in the Fintech Challenge Vietnam (FCV) – the first-ever financial technology contest in the country has been officially announced, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam on March 20.

Vietnam to host GMS-6, CLV-10 Summits

Vietnam to host GMS-6, CLV-10 Summits

VOV.VN - Vietnam is to hold the sixth Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS-6) Summit and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV-10) Development Triangle Summit in Hanoi from March 29-31.

Fresh impetus for economic growth in 2018

Fresh impetus for economic growth in 2018

VOV.VN - 2017 was a successful year for Vietnam boasting many new economic records with GDP rising to 6.81% in 2017 - the highest figure the country has recorded over the past ten years.

Transport – a highlight of GMS Economic Cooperation Programme

Transport – a highlight of GMS Economic Cooperation Programme

With financial aid from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other sponsors, the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Programme has supported the region to carry out a number of priority projects with notable outcomes recorded in the field of transport.

ADB announces winners of instagram photo contest

ADB announces winners of instagram photo contest

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on February 21 announced the winners of its Instagram photo contest, which was held to showcase the development progress in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the GMS programme.

Vietnam’s 2018 prospects from foreigners’ perspectives

Vietnam’s 2018 prospects from foreigners’ perspectives

VOV.VN - The international community shares a belief in Vietnam’s prospects for 2018, thanks to economic stability, the government’s determination to reform institutions, and Vietnam’s greater status in the international arena.

ADB supports waste-to-energy plants in Vietnam

ADB supports waste-to-energy plants in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam on February 2 revealed that it has signed a US$100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in first- and second-tier cities in the Mekong Delta region.

EIB loans to help ease ODA departure

EIB loans to help ease ODA departure

While Vietnam will no longer receive preferential loans from the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank starting this year, the gigantic European Investment Bank is amplifying its presence in the country, with loans offered at an interest rate of almost 0 per cent and focused on infrastructure projects.