Industrial production grows 25% in January 08:24 | 01/02/2007
VNGOVNet – The Ministry of Industry has reported that industrial production value in January 2007 was estimated at VND 46,155 billion, increasing by 26% against the same month last year. The centrally-run sector grew by 20.9; the locally-run sector, 9%; the non-public sector, 35.5%; and the foreign-invested sector, 24.9%.
Electric sector to save 440 mil. kWh from public lighting in 2007 08:21 | 27/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) has revealed that, in 2007, it will carry out nearly 4,000 electricity projects, striving to sell 58.3-59 billion kWh and conserve at least 440 million kWh from public and office illumination.
Foreign-aided post-WTO accession assistance program launchs 08:46 | 25/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The program ‘Maintenance of sustainable development and poverty reduction through the implementation of World Trade Organization commitments’ launched in the January 24 afternoon at a signing ceremony involving the Government Office and the two financial donors of AusAid and the Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK.
USAID support to VN's WTO commitments fulfillment acknowledged 09:22 | 23/01/2007
VNGOVNet – On January 22, Mr. Nguyễn Quốc Huy, Vice Chair of the Government Office received Mr. Steve Parker, Director of the Support for Trade Acceleration Project (STAR) project under USAID Vietnam, on the occasion of the end of this technical assistance program for the implementation of the Vietnam–US Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) in the first period (2001-2006).
Project aims to help minority and mountain people in production expansion 08:06 | 20/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued Ordinance 01/2007/TT-BNN instructing the implementation of the support project for production development, economic restructuring and improving production skills of ethnic minorities and people in mountain areas under Program 135, period 2006-2010.
International Support Group pledges US$ 4.45 bil. for Vietnam's environmental protection 11:04 | 19/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The Ministry of Resources and Environment (MORE) and the World Bank convened in the afternoon of January 18 in Hanoi a plenary meeting of the International Support Group on the Environment (ISGE) 2007 under the theme “Environmental protection in process of the global integration in Vietnam.” Minister Mai Ái Trực and WB Director Klaus Rohland presided over the Meeting.
Ministry of Trade opens first e-business forum 08:18 | 19/01/2007
VNGOVNet – For the first time, the Ministry of Trade in collaboration with the International Data Group (IDG) opened the Vietnam E-Business Forum – VeBiz 2007 in the morning of January 17 in Hanoi under the theme "Renewing ways of doing business in the times of WTO integration".
Conferment of honorable titles on artisans encouraged 08:17 | 18/01/2007
VNGOVNet – The Ministry of Industry has issued Ordinance 01/2007/TT-BCN on the criteria, processes, procedures and documents of honorable titles of People’s Artisans and Eminent Artisans working on handicrafts in Vietnam.
Guideline to diagnose, treat and prevent bird flu Type A (H5N1) in humans 10:14 | 12/01/2007
(VNGOVNet) - The Ministry of Health has issued a guideline on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of bird flu Type A (H5N1) in humans, applied to all public, semi-public and private clinics.
Suggestions to Minimize Traffic Accidents Forum opened 08:09 | 11/01/2007
(VNGOVNet) – On 10 January, in Hanoi, the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Ministry of Transport (MT) launched the Suggestions to Minimize Traffic Accidents Forum on the website of the Ministry on Transport Minister Hồ Nghĩa Dũng, who is also the chair of the committee and Vice Public Security Minister Trần Đại Quang presided over the event.