Vietnamese, Chinese meteorologists to shake hands 15:23 | 25/03/2009
VGP – Việt Nam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the China Meteorology Administration (CMA) yesterday were unanimous in a seven-point agenda for meteorological cooperation between the two countries in the period of 2009-2010.
VN positioned as number-one cashew exporter 08:20 | 25/03/2009
VGP – Under the latest announcement of the Việt Nam Cashew Association (VINACAS), Việt Nam wins the world championship in exporting cashew nut, with the export volume of 167,000 tons and the turnover of US $920 million.
ADB helps upgrade infrastructure in Northern mountain region 16:31 | 24/03/2009
VGP – Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) Nguyễn Văn Bình and ADB Resident Mission Country Director Ayumi Konishi today inked a non-refundable aid of US $1.2 million to develop sustainable infrastructure in Việt Nam’s northern mountain provinces.
VN, Nicaragua sign petroleum agreements 16:08 | 24/03/2009
VGP - Việt Nam’s Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and Nicaragua’s Petroleum Company (Petronic) on Monday signed a comprehensive petroleum cooperation agreement and pact on jointly surveying offshore oil reserves in Nicaragua.
Spain: VN’s basa catfish does not infringe EU regulations 14:17 | 22/03/2009
VGP - The Spanish Government said on Thursday that Vietnamese tra and basa catfish does not pose any threat to human health as their import abides by all necessary requirements.
ADB loans over $930 mil. for highway building 17:05 | 20/03/2009
VGP – The highway Hồ Chí Minh City-Long Thành-Dầu Giây is expected to improve the traffic infrastructure and minimize negative impacts on economic growth in Hồ Chí Minh City and its surrounding provinces.
Agro-produce preferred in Philippines 14:18 | 19/03/2009
VGP – In the first quarter, Việt Nam has contracted for selling 3.65 million tons of rice, 41% of the amount is to be exported to the Philippines, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
First online talk on victims of chemical toxins 16:44 | 18/03/2009
VGP – The Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment (MoNRE) and the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affaris plan to jointly host the first online dialogue on policies for victims of toxic chemicals used by the American army during the Việt Nam War.
East Asia and ASEAN join efforts to survive economic turmoil 18:00 | 17/03/2009
( – A seminar, jointly hosted by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) today, discussed impacts of the global economic crunch on Asian economic and the role of investment in the region’s economic recovery.
VN’s first e-payment portal inaugurated 10:12 | 17/03/2009
VGP - The Smartlink–MasterCard payment portal was launched on Tuesday in Hà Nội by the joint-stock company for Smartlink card services and the international card organization MasterCard.