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WB Director vows loans to Vietnam until 2017
The World Bank will continue providing preferential loans for Vietnam between now and 2017, WB Country Director in Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa told NA Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi on July 23.

Hanoi CPI rises in July
Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in July rose by 0.18 percent over the previous month.
VNA, PRD to enhance information sharing
The VNA and Thailand's Public Relations Department (PRD) have vowed to enhance information exchange.
Seminar marks 60 years of Geneva agreement
A seminar was held in Algeria to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Agreement.
VN ready for Int’l Chemistry Olympiad 2014
Everything is in place for the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad, which will kick off in Hanoi on July 21.
PM greets former US president Clinton
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung welcomed former US President Bill Clinton in Hanoi on July 18.
VN vows to optimise use of WB loans
Vietnam will use loans committed by the WB in the most effective way, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.
Cable cut slows internet connectivity
The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable was cut at 6.36pm on July 15.
Int’l expos promote use of green energy
Over 100 domestic and foreign businesses are joining exhibitions on green technology in HCM City.
Aviation sector needs human resources breakthrough
21/07/2014 | 11:16:00
Vietnam’s aviation sector needs a breakthrough in human resources, especially when airlines are expanding their fleets, launching new routes and preparing for their initial public offerings (IPO).

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has set the target that by 2020, the sector’s workforce will be able to meet all demands for pilots and requirements on management, exploitation and maintenance.
Politics
Prime Minister receives Former British PM Tony Blair
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 23 held a reception for former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, during which he said Vietnam wanted to deepen its strategic partnership with the UK.
World
East Sea issue suggested to ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting
The East Sea issue and the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine should be among topics to be discussed at the 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting, scheduled to take place in Brussels , Belgium on July 23.
Society
Vietnam Fatherland Front leader visits war invalids
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan visited and presented gifts to war invalids at their nursing home in northern Bac Giang province on July 23.
Business
PVEP asked to boost overseas investment
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has proposed that PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) focus on mapping out strategies to boost its oil and gas exploration and exploitation overseas.
Culture-Sport
World heritages in Japan to be introduced in Hanoi
A photo exhibition entitled “World Heritages in Japan” will be held at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Hanoi from July 26 to August 9.
Sci-Tech
Russian President ratifies outer space cooperation deal with Vietnam
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ratified an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in exploring and using aerospace for peaceful purposes between Russia and Vietnam, according to the Russian news agency Itar-Tass.
Health
Conjoined twins successfully separated in Hanoi
Doctors at the Central Paediatrics Hospital in Hanoi on July 22 successfully separated two conjoined babies in an operation that lasted nearly three hours.
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