Indonesia, RoK expand economic ties World

Indonesia, RoK expand economic ties

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Indonesia on May 26 agreed to expand economic ties to overcome challenges from the new coronavirus pandemic and seek green growth.
Vietnam prioritises green growth Business

Vietnam prioritises green growth

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is drafting a national green growth strategy and plans to submit it to the Government by June to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral economy in Vietnam.
Green growth - A new approach in economic growth: Planning minister Business

Green growth - A new approach in economic growth: Planning minister

Green growth has become an inexorable trend and a goal that all countries are aiming for, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung told a consultation conference on compiling a national strategy on green growth in the 2021-2030 period, with vision to 2045 towards 2050, held in Hanoi on March 29.
Ministry asked to speed up green growth criteria Environment

Ministry asked to speed up green growth criteria

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to formulate a set of green growth criteria for Vietnam to better harmonise economic growth with environmental protection.
Seminar talks facilitating green growth Business

Seminar talks facilitating green growth

A seminar was held in Hanoi on December 15 to discuss a research on incorporating goals of the national action plan implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and national strategy on green growth into socio-economic development plans of centrally-run cities and provinces.
EU, Indonesia commit to green economic development World

EU, Indonesia commit to green economic development

Indonesian Minister for National Development Planning Suharso Monoarfa and European Union (EU) Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Vincent Piket launched the publication EU-Indonesia Cooperation 2020: “Building Capacity for Green Growth” during an online event on September 17.
Investment management towards smart, green cities Society

Investment management towards smart, green cities

The Ministry of Construction is drafting an amended Decree on the management of urban development and investment, which includes regulations on regional urban development, as well as building green growth urban areas, ecological and smart cities, and climate change-resilient cities.
RoK to provide 5.15 million USD for six developing nations World

RoK to provide 5.15 million USD for six developing nations

The Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance announced on July 31 that it will provide 5.15 million USD for six developing nations, including Vietnam, to support projects ranging from establishing green growth and digital infrastructure to an improved COVID-19 response.
WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change Environment

WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change

The World Bank in Vietnam announced on June 6 that the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors had approved an 84.4 million USD credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Vietnam’s multi-sectoral policy reforms so as to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.