WB approves Vietnam sanitation project Society

WB approves Vietnam sanitation project

The World Bank (WB) has confirmed a package of 239 million USD from the bank’s IDA and 46 million USD from (IBRD) to implement the second phase of the Coastal Cities Environmental Sanitation Project.
World

Singapore to raise capital contribution to World Bank

Singapore's subscription to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), a World Bank institution that lends to the developing world to reduce poverty and support global development, will be raised from 38.6 million USD to about 672 million USD.
Effective use of loans discussed Business

Effective use of loans discussed

Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh worked with Axel van Trotsenburg, Vice President of the World Bank for East Asia and Pacific, in Hanoi on May 7 to discuss orientations for Vietnam’s socio-economic development and the WB’s future support to the country.
Politics

PM highlights World Bank aid role in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung highlighted the leading role of the World Bank (WB) in mobilising and regulating aid for Vietnam at a celebration of the Vietnam-WB partnership in Hanoi on Nov. 4.
Society

11 provinces join WB-funded water project

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a list of 11 provinces which will take part in the first phase of an urban water supply and drainage project funded by the World Bank.
WB commits 72.2 bln USD for developing nations World

WB commits 72.2 bln USD for developing nations

The World Bank (WB) Group said on July 1 it committed 72.2 billion USD in fiscal year 2010, an unprecedented level of assistance for developing countries as the world faces a fragile and uneven recovery.