VOV.VN - Vietnam has set targets of 6.7% GDP growth, stabilizing the macro-economy, and ensuring social security for 2017. To meet these goals, the Government has initiated a number of action plans.
A conference was organised in Ban Lung city, the Cambodian province of Ratanakiri on December 26 to review security and social order in shared border areas of six provinces of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.
A conference aiming to boost trade links between Hanoi and other localities was held in the capital on December 1.
Local officials must heed the importance of external information work amidst rapid and complicated changes in regional and world situations and strengthen the guidance, monitoring and inspection of activities in the field, a Party official in charge of the work said.
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and 21 municipal and provincial authorities signed an agreement in Hanoi on September 22 to jointly create a favourable business environment.
The completion of increasing and upgrading border markers along the borderline between Kon Tum province and Laos’s Attapeu and Sekong provinces has created new opportunities for cooperation between the three localities as well as between Vietnam and Laos.
The authorities of Hanoi have decided to grant financial aid worth US$855,000 to support the Central Highlands, south central and Mekong Delta localities hardest hit by droughts and saline intrusion.
A delegation from the Swedish city of Pitea led by mayor Peter Roslund toured the southern province of An Giang from February 29 to March 2 under a framework of a cooperation programme between the two localities.
All provinces and cities are expected to achieve key indicators related to leprosy elimination by 2015, according to the agency that provides technical guidance to hospitals for the national leprosy prevention programme.
Local authorities nationwide are exerting every effort to eliminate the outbreaks of measles as soon as possible.
Hailstones again rained down the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai early in the morning of March 29, sending one person to hospital and ruining 100 houses.
Around 150 stands representing local businesses in Vietnam's Son La province and northern provinces in Laos are on display at a trade exhibition in Son La from August 18-25.
As many as 845 primary schools with around 315,000 students in 36 provinces and cities have benefited from the School Education Quality Assurance Programme (SEQAP) during its two years of operation.
Vietnam wants to learn from Yunnan province’s experience in urban management and environmental protection, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan told Li Jiheng, Governor of Yunnan province, in Hanoi on April 3.
The Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Council of Thanh Hoa province, Mai Van Ninh, led a delegation to visit Houaphan province of Laos from February 21-23.
A batch of 80 computers and 10 printers has been provided for the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on July 7, helping poor areas in the province get access to the Internet.
Many localities have a second thought on encouraging foreign direct investment (FDI) as they will only select projects that are in line with their development objectives and will halt any projects that are way behind schedule.
The Finish Embassy in Hanoi announced on April 7 that it will finance two projects worth EUR 460,000 to support the climate change correction and prevention in Vietnam.