VCF to finance heart surgeries in Central VN 09:48 | 17/07/2009
VGP – The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) on Thursday officially contracted with the US organization “Giving It Back To Kids” (GIBTK) in Đà Nẵng City to commit US $300,000 for the child heart surgery program in some provinces in Central Việt Nam.
Saint Gióng Festival nominated for World Cultural Heritage 15:44 | 16/07/2009
VGP - Hà Nội’s People’s Committee has proposed the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) to prepare the records for the Saint Gióng Festival to become a World Immaterial Cultural Heritage.
Asian cities to join the 1000th anniversary of Thăng Long-Hà Nội 14:00 | 16/07/2009
VGP - The Grand Celebration of the 1000th birthday of Thăng Long-Hà Nội and Việt Nam’s National Tourism Year 2010 in Hà Nội will draw the participation of all the other eight member cities of the Council for Promotion of Tourism in Asia (CPTA).
First Rice Festival to be held in the South 14:10 | 15/07/2009
VGP – The first Rice Festival will be held in Vị Thanh Town of the southern province of Hậu Giang on November 26-28 to promote the trademark of Vietnamese rice on the international markets.
Hà Nội’s streets to be beautified with cherry blossoms 15:25 | 13/07/2009
VGP - The Hà Nội Municipal People’s Committee has allowed the Green Area and Park Company to receive cherry blossoms from Japan and grow them along the city’s main streets.
Bắc Kạn scores positive growth but challenges still great 13:48 | 12/07/2009
VGP – In the first half of 2009, Bắc Kạn’s economic growth stood at 7.68%, a higher figure against the same period last year, said Chairman Trương Chí Trung of the local People’s Committee.
Thừa Thiên-Huế introduces investment incentives 15:30 | 10/07/2009
VGP – The Thừa Thiên-Huế Provincial People's Committee yesterday announced that since July 15, the province will apply concessionary policies and investment assistance to the ongoing projects implemented on schedule.
Hà Nội targets building 4,879 houses for the poor before grand celebration 18:11 | 08/07/2009
VGP – The People’s Committee of Hà Nội will fully or partly fund the construction of 4,879 houses for poor households before the capital city’s millennium.
Hạ Long Bay tops group of new world wonder nominees 13:15 | 08/07/2009
VGP - Hạ Long Bay, one of Việt Nam's UNESCO-recognized natural world heritage sites, took the lead in Group G until July 6, one day prior to the deadline of the second phase of campaign voting for New 7 Wonders of Nature.
Hà Nội strives for GDP growth rate of 7.5-8% in second half 09:02 | 07/07/2009
VGP – During its two-day meeting, the Party Committee of Hà Nội underlined its determination to take all measures to prevent economic downturn and obtain a GDP growth rate of 7.5-8% in the remaining months of 2009.