PM agrees to convert Cà Mau into a southern sea-borne economic hub 07:00 | 16/12/2008
VGP – An overall plan for socio-economic development of Cà Mau Province by 2020 was signed by the PM. Accordingly, Cà Mau City will be turned into an urban center of the province and the Cà Mau Peninsula, functioning as a sea-borne economic hub in the western part of South Việt Nam.
Đồng Tháp border EZ – An economic hub in the Mekong Sub-region 15:42 | 15/12/2008
VGP – The center of the border-gate economic zone in the southern province of Đồng Tháp will become a border city which, with its own geo-political, socio-economic and cultural advantages, can help boost up economic development and international exchanges, especially in the Mekong sub-region.
HCMC brings “one-stop shop” portal into operation 15:10 | 15/12/2008
VGP - Hồ Chí Minh City is the first province in Việt Nam to apply “one-stop shop” portal in order to provide automatic and online information about license-granting process.
Phú Quốc planned as int’l tourist center 09:00 | 15/12/2008
VGP – Under the overall planning scheme approved by the PM last week, Phú Quốc Island in Kiên Giang Province will become a high-grade tourist and service center of Việt Nam and in Southeast Asia.
HCMC obtains a double-digit economic growth rate 16:28 | 10/12/2008
VGP - Hồ Chí Minh City achieves a growth rate of 11% this year despite inflation and instability in financial and real estate markets.
Hotel ceiling collapse due to gas explosion, says police officer 09:21 | 10/12/2008
VGP – The inspection carried out by the Ministry of Public Security’s Criminal Science Institute proved that the December 06 collapse of part of the lobby ceiling at the five-star Caravelle Hotel in District 1, Hồ Chí Minh City, was caused by the explosion of a high concentration of methane gas in the basement.
Hà Nội eyes double digit GPD growth 10:10 | 08/12/2008
VGP - The Hà Nội People’s Council convened its 17th session on December 8, targeting a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of between 9.5-10% for 2009.
Vietnamese Culture-Tourism Village to debut in 2010 15:22 | 03/12/2008
VGP – The Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese ethnic groups, built in Đồng Mô, Sơn Tây, Hà Nội, will open in 2010 to celebrate the millennium of Thăng Long-Hà Nội.
VN’s activities to celebrate Int’l Day for Persons with Disabilities 16:27 | 01/12/2008
VGP – The International Day for Persons with Disabilities (December 3) was annually held worldwide to reinforce common understanding of disabilities and mobilize supports for handicapped people’s human dignity and their right for health.
Asian and European higher education forum opened in Hà Nội 15:11 | 26/11/2008
VGP - Nearly 90 representatives of Asian and European universities gathered in Hà Nội on November 25-26 to discuss key issues relating to tertiary education.