Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam always treasures its relations with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), one of the leading providers of loans, technical assistance and consultancy for the country, said a senior government official.
The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has mobilised over VND1.14 trillion (over US$49.26 million) in official development assistance (ODA) from foreign donors towards infrastructure and socio-economic development projects in the locality.
VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 5 for the Japanese Prime Minister’s special envoy Kentaro Sonoura, who is also a member of the House of Representatives.
Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung thanked France for providing ODA for Hanoi to carry out projects in cultural preservation, environmental treatment and infrastructure, including urban railway, and asked for more ODA loans to develop transport infrastructure.
Legislators continued to question members of the Government about pressing issues within their remit on October 31, part of the ongoing sixth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
VOV.VN - Vietnam has restructured public investment toward faster and more sustainable economic growth. A government report says public investment has contributed significantly to Vietnam’s GDP growth of 6.98% in the past 9 months.
Project management unit number 2 (PMU2) has urged the Ministry of Transport to approve a pre-feasibility study it has done for the Ho Chi Minh City – Moc Bai Expressway.
Instead of refusing Chinese capital, it would be better for Vietnam to receive capital flow in a tactical way to serve investment for development, experts say.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc began an official visit to Austria on October 14 as part of his trip to Europe.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined leaders of Japan and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit that opened in Tokyo on October 9.
Vietnam and Japan will closely cooperate with each other to bring forward their extensive strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia into a new period of more comprehensive and pragmatic development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam and Japan are this year celebrating 45 years of their diplomatic ties, but bilateral relations date back to the 8th century. The over-1,000-year connections are now in their prime, with when two countries in an Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia.
VOV.VN - Quang Ninh is using a Japanese water treatment technology which was piloted in several localities in Vietnam last year and has proved effective.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam-Japan relationship is now at the best it has ever been. In the last 45 years, the two countries have strengthened cooperation in politics, diplomacy, economics, and culture.
VOV.VN -Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has highly appreciated the individual role of the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the chief JICA Representative, and the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam in solving issues related to Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) for Vietnam.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono co-chaired the 10th meeting of the Vietnam-Japan Cooperation Committee in Hanoi on September 13.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved changes to the German-funded Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) in Vietnam.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for more assistance from Japan in maritime research and environmental protection while receiving Fukui Teru, Japanese Minister of State for Ocean Policy and head of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance’s Office, in Hanoi on September 4.
More than VND1.1 trillion (US$47.8 million) in official development assistance (ODA) was disbursed for socio-economic development in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang during the 2011-2016 period.