VOV.VN - The Dutch government on July 22 hailed a new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility in the southern province of Binh Duong as a giant step forward in cleaning up the environment.
The industry and trade sectors of the central and Central Highlands provinces are striving to raise their industrial production value to nearly VND420.8 trillion (US$18.8 billion) in 2016, a year-on-year surge of 8.8%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(VOV) -Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received Turkey’s new ambassador to Vietnam Akif Ayhan in Hanoi on December 22.
Developing the agricultural value chain in the Mekong Delta was focus of the national policy dialogue forum held in Hanoi on December 14.
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.
(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.
Value for money" is always the touchstone for national infrastructure development, a British expert told a workshop that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 2.
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.
The role of young entrepreneurs in economic development of ASEAN and China were among topics discussed at a forum in Vientiane, Laos on August 7-8.
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.
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.
(VOV) -The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders have hailed the accomplishments APEC members have achieved in reinforcing connectivity cooperation and infrastructure development.
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.
Vietnam actively contributed to the Finance Ministers' Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) which was held in Beijing, China on October 21-22.
Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang requested the Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) complete its restructuring plans so the process can be concluded in 2015.
(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.