WB approves loan to support VN’s public investment 16:26 | 23/12/2009
VGP - A loan from the World Bank (WB), worth of US$ 500 million, was reserved for Việt Nam through a WB member, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), to support the country’s economic development  and public investment reform programs.
ADB funds VN’s secondary education development 08:54 | 23/12/2009
VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the State Bank of Việt Nam on December 22 inked a US $71-million loan agreement to support the Secondary Education Sector Development Program (SESPD).
Website launched to serve ASEAN Defense–Military Meetings 18:11 | 21/12/2009

VGP – The Ministry of National Defense on December 21 launched the official website on ASEAN Defense–Military Meetings (ADMM) Meetings as Việt Nam will assume the presidency of ASEAN on January 1, 2010. 

2009: A profitable year for foreign banks in VN 13:00 | 21/12/2009
VGP – Although the global financial and banking sector faced with numerous challenges this year, foreign credit institutions and banks have still operated fruitfully in Viêt Nam and served to bridge foreign investors with the domestic market and business community. 
VN, France discuss closer military cooperation 15:48 | 18/12/2009
VGP - During his two-day visit to France on December 16-17, Vietnamese National Defense Minister Phùng Quang Thanh had a meeting with the host counterpart Hervé Morin.
VN joins regional fisheries organization 10:16 | 18/12/2009
VGP – According to Việt Nam’s Department of Aquatic Resources Exploitation and Protection, at the 6th meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Tahiti, all the members were unanimous to accept the application of Việt Nam to join the organization.
VN, US promote national defense cooperation 08:45 | 17/12/2009
VGP – At the invitation of US State Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, a high-ranking military delegation of Việt Nam, headed by Minister of National Defense Phùng Quang Thanh, paid a visit to the US on December 10-15.
VN, Myanmar to open first direct air route 15:04 | 16/12/2009
VGP – Leaders of Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier, have discussed with representatives of the Myanmar Ministry of Transport about the opening of the first direct air route between the two countries to boost the bilateral economic and trade ties.
Nguyễn Dynasty wood-blocks receive world documentary heritage status tomorrow 16:20 | 15/12/2009
VGP - UNESCO on Wednesday, December 16, will award the Certificate of World Documentary Heritage for the wood-blocks which date back the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945), according to the State Records Management and Archives Department of Việt Nam (SRMAD).
ADB supports VN to continue SOE reform 18:38 | 14/12/2009

VGP – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on December 14 pledged to provide Việt Nam with a financial support, worth of US $630 million, in order to help State-owned enterprises (SOEs) improve their efficiency and transparency.