Prime Minister okays Switzerland-aided intellectual property project 10:34 | 27/01/2007
VNGOVNet – After considering the proposal from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng approved the ‘Switzerland-Vietnam on Intellectual Property’ project at a cost of CHF1.3 million (equivalent to US$1 million) as a technical assistance grant from Switzerland. The corresponding capital is to be taken from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST)'s budget.
ADB-financed project for development of small and medium urban quarters in Central Vietnam 10:49 | 26/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The PM on January 24 approved the draft loan agreement and related documents for a project to develop small and medium urban districts in Central Vietnam, which was financed by the Asia Development Bank (ADB).
Voice of Vietnam benefits from Dannish-funded project 08:17 | 26/01/2007
VNGOVNet – Considering the recommendation from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, and acting on behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm has agreed in principle that Voice of Vietnam (VOV) will benefit from a project funded by the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA).
MoU agreed for UK nonrefundable aid to Program 135 in stage 2 09:33 | 24/01/2007
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), on January 22, the PM agreed to the draft Memorandum of Understanding under which the UK Government will provide a nonrefundable aid worth of £16 million to Program 135, stage 2.
Passages to be built for high-tonnage ships in Hậu River 08:04 | 24/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The PM agreed on January 22 to the basic contents of the investment project on the construction of the passages for high-tonnage ships in the Hậu River submitted by the Ministry of Transport (MT) in Document 8236/BGTVT-KHĐT dated December 29, 2006. The MT was assigned to decide investment for the Project in line with the current stipulations.
Hà Tây, Huế benefit from US medical aid 10:39 | 23/01/2007
VNGOVNet – By the recommendations from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and on behalf of the Prime Minister, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm has allowed the Hà Tây Province Patron Association for the Disabled and Orphans to benefit from 695 second-hand wheelchairs, strollers and their spare parts provided by Latte-Dayaint and Hope Haven International Minitie of America.
Dung Quất Refinery gets approval for foreign bankloan 10:12 | 23/01/2007
VNGOVNet – On the Prime Minister's behalf, Standing Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng on January 22 signed Decision 99/QĐ-TTg allowing the Dung Quất Oil Refinery project to approach a loan of US$ 300 million with a term of 13 years, including 3 years of grace, and an interest rate of 6.78139% per year. The Deputy PM entrusted the Ministry of Finance to represent the Government and sign a loan agreement with the BNP Paribas Bank. The Ministry of Justice is called in for legal advice on the agreement for the Borrower.
PM gives nod to industrial park in Bắc Kạn 07:07 | 23/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The PM on January 22 allowed the establishment of the Thanh Bình Industrial Park (IP) in Bắc Kạn Province with the Stage 1 area of 73.5 ha.
Vietnam to sign road travel deal with Laos and Thailand 08:39 | 22/01/2007
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Transport (MT) and on behalf of the PM, Standing Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng on January 19 approved the Road Travel Agreement between Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
Negotiating approaches and guidelines adopted for VN-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement 08:02 | 20/01/2007
VNGOVNet – On the proposal of the Ministry of Trade, the PM agreed on January 19 in principle to the approaches and guidelines to negotiate the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).