VINACOMIN inks EPC on first aluminum factory 08:11 | 15/07/2008
VGP - The Việt Nam National Coal – Mineral Industries Group (VINACOMIN) on July 13 signed an engineering procurement construction (EPC) contract for the first aluminum factory under the Project of Lâm Đồng Bauxite-aluminum Complex with China’s Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited (CHALIECO).
Garment and textile exports reaches US $4.2 bil in first half 07:11 | 12/07/2008
VGP – Though material price hiked sharply, Việt Nam earned US $4.2 billion from textile and garment export in the first half of the year, a year-on-year rise of 20%.
EC provides €11 mil. on healthcare for the poor 07:07 | 10/07/2008
VGP – The World Bank in Việt Nam unveiled that it and the State Bank of Việt Nam just signed a Project on “Healthcare for the poor in the northern mountain and the Central Highlands” with a view to supplying more fundamental health services at the communal level.
Gtel Mobile – A new choice for mobile users 07:11 | 09/07/2008
VGP – Việt Nam’s GTel and Russian Vimpel-Com Group inked on July 8 in Hà Nội a joint-venture contract on establishing the Gtel Mobile Company.
SBV tightens up trade banks on increasing charter capital 17:00 | 08/07/2008
VGP – The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) has just decided to revise and supplement the Regulations on shareholders, holdings, stock and charter capital of State- and people-run commercial joint-stock banks (CJBs). Accordingly, the readjustment of charter capital will be tightened.
Positive signs seen in administrative reforms 15:28 | 08/07/2008
VGP – Over the past six months, ministries, sectors and local authorities have proactively implemented the Government Program of Action on speeding up administrative reforms, improving effectiveness and performance of the State apparatus.
VN, Laos, Cambodia: More chances to benefit cooperation within WTO 14:25 | 07/07/2008
VGP – A sub-regional seminar titled "Sharing experience on WTO accession and commitments implementation” was held this morning, July 7, in Hà Nội by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry and Germany’s Hanns Seidel Foundation.
Goals in the rest of 2008: curbing inflation and stabilizing people's livelihood 07:10 | 03/07/2008
VGP - Despite globally unexpected challenges, the Government will continue to drastically direct the implementation of its solutions to curb inflation through the second half of the year, confirmed Minister, Chairman of the Government Office Nguyễn Xuân Phúc at the press conference in Hà Nội on July 2 after the Government’s monthly meeting.
Japan continues to finance stage-2 tax reform 07:20 | 02/07/2008
VGP – The General Department of Taxation and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed on July 01 the minutes of the governmental-level supportive project on taxation administrative reform, stage 2.
Keeping supply-demand balance to avoid price escalation 07:20 | 01/07/2008
VNGOP- Minister of Finance Vũ Văn Ninh sent a note to leaders of the provincial-level People’s Committees requiring the prompt measures to stabilize prices, ensure the supply-demand balance of commodities and services, and prevent sudden price escalation in essential goods for production and consumption.