NA Chairwoman hails WB’s support for Vietnam Politics

NA Chairwoman hails WB’s support for Vietnam

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has hailed the World Bank and its Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione for their contributions to Vietnam’s development in various areas, especially in institution and infrastructure development.
WB, Australia to support Vietnam in mitigating COVID-19 impacts Business

WB, Australia to support Vietnam in mitigating COVID-19 impacts

The World Bank (WB) Group and the Australian Government have agreed to extend their strategic partnership in Vietnam with a commitment of a further 5 million AUD to support Vietnam’s economic recovery and protect the most vulnerable from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WB to continue supporting Vietnam on development path Politics

WB to continue supporting Vietnam on development path

World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione said the bank will continue supporting the Southeast Asian country on its development path at a meeting with Politburo member Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission in Hanoi on June 10.
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.
Philippines sees record high in unemployment rate ASEAN

Philippines sees record high in unemployment rate

Unemployment in the Philippines soared to 17.7 percent in April, equivalent to around 7.3 million jobless Filipinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on June 5.