PM decides to spend VND150 bil. for Durian-stricken localities 10:09 | 09/12/2006
VNGOVNet - In the afternoon of December 8, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng officially signed a decision to extract VND150 billion from the 2006 central contingency budget to fund the localities dealing with Typhoon Durian’s impacts.
PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng meets with Thủ Dầu Một constituency 09:05 | 08/12/2006
VNGOVNet – In the afternoon of December 7, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and Bình Dương Province’s National Assembly delegates had a meeting with voters in Thủ Dầu Một Town, Bình Dương Province.
ADB lends Vietnam US$110 million to carry out agro-forestry projects dealing with 2005 natural disaster impacts 08:00 | 08/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 7, 2006, Governor of the Vietnam State Bank Lê Đức Thúy and Mr. Ayumi Konishi, National Director, Head of the ADB Representative Office in Vietnam, signed a series of agreements on ADB giving loans to Projects “Supporting the Implementation of Poverty Alleviation Program III”; “Forestry Development to Improve Life in the Central Highlands” and “Urgently Dealing with 2005 Natural Disasters' Impacts”.
PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng requests to draw experience and deal with typhoon’s impacts 17:00 | 07/12/2006
VNGOVNet – After Typhoon No. 9, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and Deputy PM Trương Vĩnh Trọng presided over a meeting discussing on measures to handle the impacts of the disaster.
PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng orders prompt action taken to stabilize people’s life and production after typhoon 08:00 | 07/12/2006
VNGOVNet – PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng made the order in the morning of December 6 on his inspection tour to Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province hit by Typhoon 9 (internationally known as Durian).
VN to sign IAEA additional protocol 07:15 | 07/12/2006
VNGOVNet – In line with Vietnam’s persistent policy of striving for peace, opposing arm races, preventing the proliferation of mass destruction weapons, including nuclear weapons, towards the comprehensive and complete disarmament and on the proposal of Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, on November 15, 2006, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết decided that Vietnam will sign an Additional Protocol to its International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards agreement under the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). The signing will show the commitment of Vietnam as a UN member to strengthening peace and international security.
President Nguyễn Minh Triết receives former US President Bill Clinton 07:00 | 07/12/2006
VNGOVNet – In the afternoon of December 6, at the Presidential Palace, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết gave a reception to the Head of the William J. Clinton Foundation and his delegation. The former US President’s visit to Vietnam scheduled from December 5-6, 2006 was part of his Asia working tour to strengthen cooperation with countries in the region under the program Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI).
Vietnam sends 500 tons of rice to aid Filipino people after Durian 10:00 | 06/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 5, the PM signed Decision 1598/QĐ-TTg ordering the Ministry of Finance to release 500 tons of rice from the National Reserve to help the Filipino people now overcoming damages caused by Typhoon Durian.
Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia to closely cooperate for development 07:00 | 06/12/2006
VNGOVNet – PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Cambodian PM Samdech Hunsen, Lao PM Bouansone Bouphavanh stressed that in response to a question by VNGOVNet at a press conference after the 4th Meeting of Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian Prime Ministers wrapped up on December 5.
Eight southern provinces heavily damaged by Typhoon No. 9 21:00 | 05/12/2006
VNGOVNet – In the afternoon of December 5 in Hanoi, Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, Head of the Central Committee for Storm and Flood Prevention, presided over a meeting to deal with Typhoon No. 9 (also known as Durian). He requested all sectors at various echelons to overcome the typhoon’s impacts by promptly carrying out the relief work, treating the injured and ensuring enough food for the people.