Construction of Vietnamese-funded Dongkhamxang Academy of Economics and Finance began its third phase in the Lao capital Vientiane on July 19.
The Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony on March 20 to ink contracts on the granting of the country’s non-refundable assistance to social welfare projects in six Vietnamese localities.
A walk along Huong river was inaugurated and put into use in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on January 15.
Vietnamese-funded projects have contributed to Laos’ socio-economic development and human resources improvement in particular, Lao Deputy Minister of Education and Sports Boualien Silipanya has affirmed.
Vietnam and the US have succeeded in detoxifying 32ha of land previously polluted with dioxins at Da Nang Airport, as heard at a conference in the central city to review the outcomes of the project.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed the World Bank (WB) to continue its non-refundable aid for Vietnam in institutional reform, legal framework improvement and economic restructuring.
Vietnam has been advised to carefully consider whether to borrow official development assistance (ODA) loans in the future.
The 11th Vietnam – India defence policy dialogue took place in New Delhi, India on August 1.
The Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) and Japan Radio Co. Ltd signed an agreement worth 200 million JPY (US$1.81 million) in non-refundable aid to provide, install, monitor and transfer multilateration (MLAT) technology at Phu Quoc international airport.
VOV.VN - Another FM radio station built by the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) with the use of non-refundable aid from the Vietnamese Government was inaugurated and put into operation in Pray Veng Province, Cambodia on May 1.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh will splash out over VND46.5 billion (US$2.04 million) on developing local small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with VND40.6 billion (US$1.78 million) coming from the non-refundable aid of the Canadian Government.
The Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, on December 22, signed contracts to provide non-refundable aid worth nearly US$400,000 for five health care and educational projects.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, and the Ministry of Education and Sports of Laos jointly held a ceremony in Laos on November 14 to start three school construction works using Vietnam’s non-refundable aid.
Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Mark Dybul has pledged support to Vietnam to sustainably maintain achievements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
A ceremony was held in Vientiane on January 15 to hand over interior equipment, worth VND6.6 billion (US$300,000) in total, to the Laos National Academy of Politics and Public Administration.
Many European Union (EU) nations are helping Vietnam tackle climate change through various projects.
The central province of Quang Tri and the Korean International Cooperation Agency in Vietnam (KOICA) held a meeting on April 12 to review the progress of the RoK-funded “Happiness programme” in the locality.
The central province of Thua Thien- Hue on November 10 received an US-funded project to support local disabled people for the 2015-2018 period.
Construction on a training centre for Lao science-technology management officials began in Vientiane on November 7.
A desalination plant using non-refundable aid from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will be built on Ly Son island, 30km off central Quang Ngai province, according to Vice Chairwoman of the Ly Son District People’s Committee.