Industrial production value increases by 15.5% in 11 months 16:40 | 25/11/2008
VGP - Industrial production value for this month is estimated at VND 55,239 billion, 3% higher than that of the previous month. The figure stands at VND 600,000 billion for the whole period of 11 months, an increase of 15.5%.
PRSC 8 kicked start 17:10 | 24/11/2008
VGP – The eight Poverty Reduction Support Credits (PRSC 8) was started today in Hà Nội in order to provide finance to disadvantaged areas.
SMEs: Unity for integration 16:00 | 23/11/2008
VGP – With a view to “Uniting to develop industrial small and medium enterprises and proactively join in integration”, the Việt Nam Association of Small and Medium Industrial Enterprises (VASMIE) was found to promote mutual assistance and improve competitiveness of SMEs.
Biggest FDI project to be groundbroken this week 16:10 | 21/11/2008
VGP - The construction of the Cà Ná Steel Complex, a US $9.8-billion joint-venture project between Malaysia’s Lion Group and Việt Nam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin), will be started on November 23.
Youngest patient undergoes successful liver transplant 10:22 | 21/11/2008
VGP - A liver transplant operation of a 10-month-old baby who was suffering from a blocked duct was conducted in the Children Hospital No. 2 early this week. The baby was the youngest patient ever to receive a liver transplant in Việt Nam.
Teachers’ Day: The whole country shows deep gratitude to teachers 15:42 | 20/11/2008
VGP - Various activities are being organized nationwide on the occasion of the Việt Nam Teachers’ Day (November 20). Over the past years, many mechanisms and policies have been issued to help teachers fulfill their missions as well as guarantee their legitimate interests.
VN, US start anti-climate change cooperation 17:12 | 17/11/2008
VGP - US Ambassador to Việt Nam Micheal Michalak and other high-ranking officials from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) attended the signing ceremony of the establishment of the Việt Nam-US Working Team for climate change.
Consolidating VN-China cooperation at all echelons and among localities 14:25 | 12/11/2008
VGP – Receiving the leaving Chinese Ambassador Hu Qianwen today, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Nguyễn Xuân Phúc highly spoke of the diplomat’s contributions to the strengthened solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
VN raises gas import tax 16:52 | 10/11/2008
VGP - The Ministry of Finance on November 10 decided to raise import tax rate on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to 5% from zero.
VN owns huge opportunity of 3G technology development 15:40 | 07/11/2008
VGP - Việt Nam has a huge potential to boost applications of the 3rd generation (3G) technology, said Mr. Jonathan Dharmapalan, head of the Global Telecom Center, at a seminar on developing 3G technology in Việt Nam held in Hà Nội on November 6.