Tags: infrastructure development

Rapid restructuring needed for transport sector: Deputy PM

Rapid restructuring needed for transport sector: Deputy PM

The Ministry of Transport needs to examine infrastructure development and quicken restructuring the sector in order to mobilise more off-budget funds for transport infrastructure development, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

President Quang receives WB official

President Quang receives WB official

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang received World Bank Vice President for the East Asia and Pacific Region Victoria Kwakwa in Hanoi on May 19.

Int'l forum stresses Vietnam investment

Int'l forum stresses Vietnam investment

Limitations in growth model reforms, inadequate policies towards businesses and loose connectivity between domestic and foreign enterprises are among the causes eroding the attractiveness of Vietnam’s investment climate.

Finland, HCM City enhance cooperation

Finland, HCM City enhance cooperation

Le Van Khoa, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, suggested Finland cooperate with the city in such areas as education, information-technology, technical infrastructure development, energy, environment and waste-water treatment.

Deputy PM welcomes new Turkish diplomat

Deputy PM welcomes new Turkish diplomat

(VOV) -Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received Turkey’s new ambassador to Vietnam Akif Ayhan in Hanoi on December 22.

Hanoi-Hai Phong highway opens to traffic

Hanoi-Hai Phong highway opens to traffic

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on December 5 issued an order to open to traffic the Hanoi-Hai Phong highway, the most modern of its kind in Vietnam.

Vietnam backs International Investment Bank reform

Vietnam backs International Investment Bank reform

(VOV) -The Vietnam Government is ready to support International Investment Bank (IIB)'s plan for its comprehensive reforms to further develop in line with international standards, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh at a reception for IIP President Nikolay Kosov in Hanoi on December 4.

APEC finance ministers work towards sustainable finance

APEC finance ministers work towards sustainable finance

Finance ministers of member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ended their 22nd meeting on September 11 after launching the Cebu Action Plan (CAP), a roadmap for a more sustainable financial future for the Asia-Pacific region.

HCM City: ODA disbursement on the rise

The 2011-2015 disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) in Ho Chi Minh City achieved 99.5% of the original goal of about US$1.23 billion.

PM okays budget to preserve rice fields

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a budget of VND470 billion (about US$22 million) to help preserve and develop rice fields in nine cities and provinces across the country.

22nd APEC Summit promotes connectivity cooperation

22nd APEC Summit promotes connectivity cooperation

(VOV) -The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders have hailed the accomplishments APEC members have achieved in reinforcing connectivity cooperation and infrastructure development.

PM considers support for Lao Bao economic zone

PM considers support for Lao Bao economic zone

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and authorities from the central province of Quang Tri considered extending their support to the Lao Bao special economic-trade zone (LBZ) during a working session in Hanoi on November 10.

Singapore helps Danang improve PPP management capacity

Singapore helps Danang improve PPP management capacity

(VOV) - Danang City on July 17 signed a cooperation agreement with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) to share Singapore’s experience in managing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects.