Majority of rural residents to get clean water by 2009 14:45 | 17/12/2008
VGP – At the end of next year, the National Program for Clean Water and Sanitation in Rural Areas strives to help 79% of rural people access to clean water. Around 40% of them can use clean water commensurate with the Minister of Health-set standards and 65% of households have toilet sanitation.
ADB helps VN improve health service and develop tertiary education 18:00 | 16/12/2008
VGP - ADB pledged to finance Việt Nam in promoting poverty alleviation and nurturing the contingent of high-quality human resource.
VN, Hong Kong pen anti-double taxation agreement 17:16 | 16/12/2008
VGP – An agreement on avoidance of double taxation between Việt Nam and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region was signed today in Hà Nội by Vietnamese Deputy Finance Minister Đỗ Hoàng Anh Tuấn and Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang.
ADB helps VN build three highways 18:11 | 12/12/2008
VGP - Representatives of the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) and the Asia Development Bank (ADB) inked a technical support project today in order to design and build standard and safe highways in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).
Bali Forum – Good chance for VN to share viewpoints and experience of promoting democracy 17:18 | 12/12/2008
VGP - Participants to the Bali Democracy Forum from 32 Asian countries agreed Thursday to strengthen democratic systems in Asia by holding annual meetings at the ministerial level.
Vietnamese investors can spend US $1 bil. abroad next year 14:17 | 12/12/2008
VGP – With more than 50 projects worth of over US $500 million since the early year, Vietnamese investors are trying to expand their overseas activities.
VN plans to launch second satellite 15:44 | 11/12/2008
VGP – According to Prof. Nguyễn Khoa Sơn, Director of the Space Science and Technology Program (Việt Nam Academy of Science and Technology), Việt Nam is programming the launch of its second satellite VNDREDSat-1 by 2012.
VN attracts foreign investors with its potentiality and political stability 15:00 | 11/12/2008
VGP - According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, over the past 11 months, Việt Nam licensed another 1,059 FDI projects with the total registered capital of US $59 billion. Together with nearly US $1.1 billion of additional capital for 242 projects, the registered FDI reached more than US $60 billion, six times higher than that of 2006 and tripling the figure of last year.
WB pours nearly US $ 60 mil. in agricultural project 16:47 | 09/12/2008
VGP – Governor of the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) Nguyễn Văn Giàu and Mr. Martin Rama, WB Acting Country Director in Việt Nam, today signed a finance agreement and other related legal documents for the Project on Agricultural Competition.
VN, RoK cooperate in sea pollution control 13:00 | 09/12/2008
VGP- A memorandum on sea pollution control between Việt Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was signed in Hà Nội yesterday to promote the bilateral cooperation in dealing with such common concerns as supervising, preventing and coping with oil spill and pollution.