Donors tour projects in Quang Tri Business

Donors tour projects in Quang Tri

International donors have praised the effectiveness of projects and subprojects in the central province of Quang Tri , saying they have actively contributed to the province’s socio-economic development.
President meets with Dien Bien’s officials Politics

President meets with Dien Bien’s officials

President Truong Tan Sang has asked the local authorities in Dien Bien province to create the right conditions to attract more investment into the local infrastructure as well as improve its community’s standard of living.
Business

Sluggish site clearance dogs Japanese ODA disbursement

Despite significant growth in disbursement of ODA (official development assistance) loans from Japan in recent years, the work has been hindered by site clearance-related issues, the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has said.
Business

Vietnam expects higher export of major products

After significant export growth of 33.3 percent in 2011, Vietnam expects this year to attain further growth for its major products, including textiles and garments, leather and footwear, wood products and seafood.
Business

State budget set at 43 billion USD for 2012

More than 90 percent of lawmakers voted on Nov. 10 to adopt the Resolution on State budget estimates for 2012 which targets a total spending of more than 903 trillion VND (43.3 billion USD).
Society

Dong Nai grows greener - and greener

Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai have set long-term targets for building a green sustainable economy, with strategies that protect and expand the forest cover.
Business

Foreign NGOs assist agriculture

Eleven international non-governmental organisations (NGO) financed almost 2.3 million USD for nine projects in the fields of agriculture, forestry, aquaculture and irrigation in the first six months of this year.
Society

Vietnam, RoK boost forestry cooperation

Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) should promote cooperation in the exchange of scientific forestry research and afforestation in coastal areas and desert areas like Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan provinces, said an official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
State President meets voters in HCM City Politics

State President meets voters in HCM City

Voters in Ho Chi Minh City have voiced concerns over price hikes, unimproved living conditions of people despite high economic growth and the State’s loose management of corporations like Vinashin.
Business

Rubber exports bounce towards 2 billion USD

Vietnam’s rubber exports are estimated to reach 1.8-2 billion USD in 2010 as export prices continue rising to over 4,000 USD per tonne, said Vice President Tran Ngoc Thuan of the Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA).