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Germany helps Vietnam develop wind power

Sci-Tech

Germany helps Vietnam develop wind power

The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) has said it will hand over 1 million euros to help Vietnam develop a plan to convert wind power into electricity after signing an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on July 21.

CBA sees Vietnam a key market

Business

CBA sees Vietnam a key market

The Executive director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) Simon Blair said his bank always considers Vietnam as one of its key markets in Asia and hopes for a long-term presence in the country.

Top economists talk growth, development

Business

Top economists talk growth, development

Growth theory and economic development were the main topics of a seminar co-hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Party Central Committee’s Theory Council in Hanoi on August 17.

Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development in the UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs, and Prof. James Riedel from the US’s Johns Hopkins University, participated in the event.

UN to help Vietnam develop housing policy

Society

UN to help Vietnam develop housing policy

The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) plans to grant 400,000 USD to help Vietnam develop its housing policy from now until December 2010, according to the programme’s country director Nguyen Quang.

Experts call for greater support for women in times of crisis

Society

Experts call for greater support for women in times of crisis

While discussing the implications of the global economic crisis on women, as well as the opportunities for growth it may yield, Vietnamese and foreign experts recommended that prioritised policies be put in place to support women to overcome difficulties in times of crisis and continue to work towards gender equality.

Vietnam’s economy likely to rebound soon

Business

Vietnam’s economy likely to rebound soon

Like other Southeast Asian economies, Vietnam’s economic crisis has bottomed out and is likely to recover sooner than expected, probably in the next 12 months, said a renowned UK economic strategist.