HCMC, Swiss universities offer joint master’s degree course 07:08 | 01/02/2007
VNGOVNet – After considering the Ministry of Education and Training's (MET) proposal, the Prime Minister has approved a collaboration program to offer master degree’s courses between the Banking University of Hồ Chí Minh City and the University of Applied Sciences in Northwestern Switzerland.
PM agrees with Quảng Trị to implement WVI-funded project 13:57 | 31/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The PM agreed on January 30 with the Quảng Trị Province People’s Committee to carry out the "Regional Development Cooperation Program 2007-2010" costing US$ 4,710,964 funded by the foreign non-governmental organization World Vision International (WVI). The provincial People’s Committee are to contribute the corresponding capital to the project from the local budget in line with the Budget Law.
Team founded to negotiate bird flu control project with WB 10:17 | 31/01/2007
VNGOVNet – On behalf of the PM, Standing Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng agreed on January 30 to establish an interdisciplinary team to negotiate with the World Bank the Project "Bird flu and human influenza control and epidemic prevention in Vietnam" which has a budget of US$ 38 million.
PM agrees to borrow from ADB for teacher development project 07:17 | 31/01/2007
VNGOVNet – Following the recommendations from the State Bank of Vietnam based on the negotiation results achieved with the ADB about a loan from the latter for a project on development of senior secondary and technical school teachers, the PM on January 30 approved a draft agreement and other documents related to the loan.
Projects on irrigation and traffic safety to be equipped by Japan 07:36 | 30/01/2007
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the PM agreed on January 29 with the MPI to represent the Vietnamese Government to request the Japanese Government provide nonrefundable grants of 19 equipment items worth of US$ 225,600 for the Project "Capacity increasing in people-involved irrigation management" and other 27 items (US$ 229,700) for the Project "Developing human resource for traffic safety in Hanoi".
VN-Sweden Development Cooperation Deal extended to 2007's end 09:06 | 29/01/2007
VNGOVNet – PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng agreed on January 26 to extend the Vietnam-Sweden Development Cooperation Agreement to December 31, 2007 and take the additional SEK 300 million in nonrefundable grant from Sweden that sends the total amount of Swedish grants for financing development projects in Vietnam up to SEK 1.2 billion.
PM orders socio-economic development outlined for 2011-2020 06:17 | 29/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The Prime Minister on January 25 ordered the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to work with the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) on drafting the 10-year socio-economic development strategy, period 2011 to 2020.
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).