Newspapers reflect warm relations between Vietnam and Australia Politics

Newspapers reflect warm relations between Vietnam and Australia

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s presence at Canberra ’s Fairbairn airport to meet Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, who received a 19-gun welcoming salute, is a sign of increasingly warm relations between Australia and Vietnam , local media reported.

ODA attraction on the right track

With Vietnam expecting to draw 5.5 billion USD in official development assistance (ODA) this year and Japan planning to provide a record amount of funds, ODA attraction efforts are off to a flying start.

Vietnam’s National Day marked abroad

A range of activities were organised in Australia, Germany, Libya and New Zealand to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day and the August Revolution.

USTDA funds mud treatment in HCM city

The USTDA has decided to provide a non-refundable aid package worth nearly 502,000 USD to support technology for a mud treatment project in HCM City.
Japan pledges record ODA loan for Vietnam Politics

Japan pledges record ODA loan for Vietnam

The Japanese government will provide Vietnam with the biggest ever official development assistance (ODA) loan in 2009, exceeding the record 1.1 billion USD loan in 2007, the Japanese Ambassador told the Vietnam News Agency on Aug. 26.

ODA attraction, disbursement show positive changes

Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) capital through agreements signed with donors reached over 2 billion USD by July 15, a year-on-year increase of 35 percent, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) reported.

EPA expected to boost Vietnam-Japan ties

The Vietnam – Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA), which has recently been approved by the Japanese Parliament, will make it easier for the two countries to implement bilateral economic agreements.

Deputy Prime Minister visits Greece

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem paid an official visit to Greece from June 21-22 at the invitation of Greek Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis.

ODA for Vietnam up 16 percent in first half

Vietnam has signed agreements worth more than 1.78 billion USD in official development assistance (ODA) with international donors in the first half of the year, a year-on-year rise of 15.9 percent.