The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation (VGPC) on February 21 inked a cooperation agreement on promoting the country’s tourism in association with the Formula One race.
VOV.VN - The Law on Fisheries has been enforced and solutions to remove the European Commission’s "yellow card" have been aggressively implemented by localities.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the southern province of Long An kicked off a climate change project on February 26.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide additional US$100 million in technical assistance for the development of secondary cities in three central and Central Highland provinces.
The Hanoi People’s Committee and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on September 12 signed a memorandum of understanding on promoting investment in infrastructure of the capital city.
The Investment and Trade Promotion Centre and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) hosted the third forum on Vietnam’s support industry in HCM City on August 1.
Japan will provide US$6.58 million to support modern technology application for Vietnam’s customs sector.
Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will discuss information technology (IT) service development policies and boost links between their IT businesses.
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) will help develop chess in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern province of Binh Duong as part of its global chess promotion and development plan, said the FIDE President.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received Germany’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Guido Westerwelle in Hanoi on June 4 during his working visit to Vietnam.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych left Hanoi on March 27, concluding his visit to Vietnam at the invitation of State President Nguyen Minh Triet.
Vietnam’s Power Engineering Consulting Company 1 (PECC1) and Laos’s Deng Sanakeo (DSK) Company signed a consultation contract for a master plan to build small hydropower plants in Vientiane province.
Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have pledged to develop the border triangle area.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will help Vietnam develop a sustainable, environmentally friendly rattan industry by 2011.
The Prime Minister has approved a plan to develop Vietnam’s island economy up through 2020 with an estimated capitalization of more than VND162 thousand billion.
The southern province of Vinh Long needs to upgrade its infrastructure and adopt measures to attract more investors to the province’s industrial zones, State President Nguyen Minh Triet has said.
Vietnam hopes to generate 5 percent of its electric power from renewable energy sources by 2020.
The State Bank of Vietnam has set up a special team to assist its governor to push through policies that will encourage the development of banking products and services and investment in one of the Mekong Delta’s key economic regions.