All economic sectors eligible for public service delivery 11:15 | 14/11/2006
VNGOVNet - Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng has signed Decision 256/2006/QĐ-TTg to issue a code for the putting to tender and contracting of public services.
PM orders halt on rice exports 20:30 | 12/11/2006
VNGOVNet – On November 12, 2006, the Prime Minister issued Official Message 1845/CĐ-TTg addressed to the ministries of Trade, Agriculture and Rural Development, Finance; the Chairpersons of the People’s Committees of the centrally-administered cities and provinces; and the Chairman of the Food Association, ordering a temporary halt on exports of rice for the time being. The reason is that since early this year, consecutive natural disasters and the outbreaks of epidemics (particularly brown plant hoppers, and ragged stunt rice disease) in a wide area have caused serious harm to agricultural production, leading to a sharp decline in crop yields. The temporary pause of rice exports is aimed to ensure food security and stabilize market prices.
PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng okeys POSCO's cold- and hot-rolled steel project and building SP-PSA International Port 08:14 | 11/11/2006
VNGOVNet – On November 9, having considered the proposal of the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Prime Minister approved a project to build a Cold and Hot Rolled Steel Mill by the South Korean group POSCO in the Industrial Park Phú Mỹ II, Tân Thành District, and another project to build an international port by the SP-PSA joint venture between the Sài Gòn Port (Vietnam) and PSA Vietnam Pte.Ltd (Singapore), in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province.
Inter-disciplinary negotiation mission set up for ADB projects 09:48 | 10/11/2006
VNGOVNet–On 8 November, at the request of the State Bank of Vietnam, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng approved the set-up of an inter-disciplinary negotiation panel for projects seeking loans from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Tariff exemption for cross-border shipment worth under VND 2 million 13:29 | 09/11/2006
VNGOVNet–On 7 November, Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng signed Decision 254/2006/QĐ-TTg regarding the management of cross-border trade activities. Under the decision, cross-border goods must be subject to tariffs and other fees in line with the rules of Vietnamese law and enjoy import and export tax incentives under bilateral agreements between Vietnam and the countries sharing the border with it.
Vietnamese sport delegation dispatched to the 15th Asian Games in Doha 11:48 | 08/11/2006
(Vietnam Government Website) – On 7 November, the Government Office imparted to the Committee of Sports and Physical Education (CSPE) the Standing Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung’s opinions, on behalf of the Prime Minister, of sending the Vietnamese delegation of athletes to attend the 15th Asian Games (2006) in Doha, Qatar.
Draft decision on cooperative mechanism for trans-border HIV/AIDS control 10:28 | 08/11/2006
(Vietnam Government Website) – On 7 November, the Government Office issued an official document to impart the Standing Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung’s opinions, on behalf of the Prime Minister, about designing a draft decision to approve a project on collaborative mechanism for trans-border HIV/AIDS control.
Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group admits new member 09:04 | 08/11/2006
(Vietnam Government Website) – Considering the request of the Management Board of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group, on 3 November, on behalf of the Prime Minister, Standing Deputy PM Nguyen Sinh Hung made an instruction concerning the Group’s admission of the Nam Can port managed by the People’s Committee of Ca Mau province as its new member.
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development joins ASEAN Vet Trust Fund 15:01 | 07/11/2006
(Vietnam Government Website) – On 6 November, the Government Office dispatched a circular transmitting the Prime Minister’s instruction regarding the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s joining the ASEAN Vet Trust Fund.
Approving the project to deliver message of the APEC 2006 Summit Week 09:51 | 03/11/2006
(Vietnam Government Website) – On 3 November, considering the report of the sub-committee for communication and culture (under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ department of information and media), Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem, chairman of the national APEC committee approved a project to deliver message of the APEC 2006 Summit Week.