VOV.VN - Hanoi has rectified a project to pump VND500 billion (US$21.5 million) into leveraging the development of startups in the city by 2025.
GS Home Shopping, a leading shopping channel operator in the Republic of Korea, announced on May 26 that it has invested 1.2 million USD in Luxstay, a Vietnamese home-sharing platform.
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on May 22 finalised a grant agreement on technical assistance for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and gas-to-power project in southern Vietnam.
A workshop took place in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho on February 27 to launch a local project on social inclusion of people with disabilities with an estimated funding of US$400,000.
A lack of funding is a major problem in implementing the master plan on simplifying administrative procedures, citizenship papers and the population management database for 2013-2020, according to officials.
The Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, the Steering Committee for Northwestern Region and the Transport Ministry held a conference in Hanoi on July 20 to discuss developing transport infrastructure in the northwest.
Canavi, a start-up that specialises in job placements for women, has received funding from Singapore’s ESP Capital nearly two years after its launch.
The Ho Chi Minh City administration has agreed on the World Bank (WB)’s request for terminating a project on water drainage and pollution reduction of Tham Luong – Ben Cat – Rach Nuoc Len canal.
The French embassy and the French Development Agency (AFD) will provide a funding worth 120,000 EUR for a technical assistance project on assessing the status of the air environment in Hanoi.
Toong, a seven-month-old startup that runs Vietnam's first coworking space chain, has secured a round of seven-digit funding from a group of local investors, according to media reports.
At least 67 technology startups in Vietnam received funding last year, a sharp increase from 28 the year before, according to a recent report.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Embassy in Russia on May 10 handed over US$5,118 to support Vietnamese expats affected by the Admiral Trade Centre fire in Kazan city in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.
The United States will send disaster response and rescue teams to Nepal and has authorized an initial US$1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed hundreds in the mountainous Asian nation, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on April 25.
Policy-markers and climate change experts from Southeast Asia discussed ways of financing low-carbon green growth in the region at a March 12 workshop in Hanoi.
(VOV) -The 2014 Hue Festival’s organising board announced 45 international art troupes from 35 countries have already registered to attend the celebration’s eighth iteration, taking place from April 12 to 20.
(VOV) - The Football Federation of Cambodia (FFC) has inaugurated the national football centre and Cambodian football academy in Baty district, Kandal province.
(VOV) - The southern province of Ben Tre on April 26 began construction of six bridges along provincial road 884, using funding from the World Bank and the Australian government.
(VOV) - The Boeing Company inaugurated the Tan Minh A primary school with six classrooms in Hoa Binh province's Da Bac district on January 28.
(VOV) - The disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) has increased significantly in the past ten months, providing fresh impetus for national economic development.