Tiên Sa Port project gets approval to revise Bid Package 4 16:40 | 18/11/2006
VNGOVNet – The Prime Minister on November 17 delivered his comments on the revision of Bid Package 4 (covering the section from South Hải Vân-Túy Loan) of the Tiên Sa Port project in Đà Nẵng with work scheduled for 1994-2004 after taking recommendations from the Ministry of Transport and considering assessment resulted from the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Ministries instructed to draft law enforcing documents 07:53 | 15/11/2006
VNGOVNet – Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng assigned on November 13 the ministries of Culture and Information, Health, and Science and Technology to draft documents instructing the implementation of laws concerning their areas of activity.
PM approves Vietnam-Germany agreement on cooperation in fighting serious and organized crime 19:56 | 14/11/2006
VNGOVNet – On November 14, Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng signed Decision 261/2006/QĐ-TTg to ratify the August 31, 2006 Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Federal Republic of Germany on cooperation in combating serious and organized crime.
PM gives go-ahead to extended bird flu vaccination project 14:12 | 14/11/2006
VNGOVNet – On November 10, the Prime Minister granted a proposal by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to continue the project "Vaccination to control and wipe out bird flu” in Stage II (2007-2008) with the same funding regime as Stage I (2005-2006).
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.