HCMC receives foreign credits for urban development 20:30 | 19/09/2009

VGP - The People’s Committee of Hồ Chí Minh City just approved a credit of €20 million provided by the French Development Agency (AFD) for the Hồ Chí Minh City Investment Fund for Urban Development (HIFU) in 2009.

Hà Nội to have new bridge across Red River 19:10 | 19/09/2009

VGP – A new bridge, invested with VND 2,300 billion, will be built soon, connecting the two banks of the Red River, facilitating socio-economic development of Hà Nội and its satellite cities.

Rice husk-fueled power plant to be built in Cần Thơ 19:24 | 12/09/2009
VGP - The Japanese company J-Power recently presented to the southern city of Cần Thơ’s authorities a plan under which the company will coordinate with the Vietnamese partner, Đình Hải Thermoelectricity Joint-stock Company, to build a thermoelectric plant fueled with rice husk there.
Ninh Thuận province eyes “clean” economic development 20:05 | 10/09/2009
VGP - “Ninh Thuận Investment Promotion Conference” will be co-organized by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Ninh Thuận People’s Committee and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in mid-October in the central coastal province of Ninh Thuận. The most important event of its kind in 2009 is expected to help Ninh Thuận build a clean and sustainable economy.
Hà Nội to popularize e-customs by 2011 19:05 | 09/09/2009

VGP - E-customs procedures will be applied at all customs units by the end of 2011, said the Hà Nội Customs Department at a seminar on September 8 in the capital.

VN, US talk of mitigation of three dioxin hotspots 15:33 | 09/09/2009
VGP – The 4th annual bilateral meeting of the Việt Nam-US Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) on Agent Orange/dioxin started today in Hà Nội, focusing its discussions on the overall plan to remove dioxin in three airports of Đà Nẵng, Biên Hòa and Phù Cát.
Three localities listed in Asia’s top ten favorite destinations 15:09 | 09/09/2009

VGP – Hong Kong-based online tourism magazine Smart Travel Asia has announced 10 best destinations in Asia, which include Hà Nội, Hồ Chí Minh City (HCMC) and the World Heritage Site of Hội An.

Premier green technology event to open in Hà Nội next week 20:21 | 08/09/2009
  VGP - An exhibition-seminar event displaying Europe’s green technologies will be organized for the first time on September 17-18 in Hà Nội by the European Chamber of the Commerce (EuroCham) and the Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
HN: Private sector urged to promote ability 19:55 | 08/09/2009
VGP – Private sector development has been a consistent and strategic policy of the Party and the State, reaffirmed a senior Party official yesterday.
Over 1,000 new species found in Mekong Delta 18:35 | 28/08/2009
VGP - Domestic and international biologists have discovered 1,068 new species in the Mekong Delta in recent years, including 519 floral species, 279 fish species, 88 frog species and 88 spider species, according to the Hồ Chí Minh City Tropical Biology Institute.