Vietnam, Netherlands enhance PPP in agriculture Business

Vietnam, Netherlands enhance PPP in agriculture

The agriculture cooperation between Vietnam and the Netherlands under the public-private partnership (PPP), has seen positive development, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
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IFC to buy 10 percent stake in Vietinbank for 190 mln USD

Vietinbank on Oct.10 agreed to sell a 10-percent stake in the firm to International Finance Corporation (IFC) for 190 million USD. The deal makes Vietinbank the first partly equitised State-owned bank to become part-owned by a foreign strategic investor. It made its initial public offering 22 months ago.
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Local firms lack human resource strategies

Vietnam lacks long-term human resource development strategies to maintain a high-quality workforce, according to a new report from the Vietnam Marketing and Management Institute.
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Challenge Fund contributes to poverty reduction

The Vietnam Challenge Fund (VNCF) has effectively assisted the development of small and medium-sized enterprises as well as hunger eradication and poverty reduction in disadvantaged areas.]

At the conference to review the two-year operation of the fund in Hanoi on June 4, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Nguyen Tien Loc praised it as a creative project.
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Steel giant to issue more shares

HCM City-listed Pomina Steel Corporation will offer an additional 44.45 million shares in order to raise capital for its business development plan.
PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners Politics

PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners

Vietnam, as a co-ordinator of ASEAN-China relations between 2009-2012, will make all efforts to contribute to increasing bilateral strategic partnership to a new level, for peace, development and prosperity in the region.
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ADB assists Vietnam's economic recovery

Vietnam on October 20 signed agreements with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for two loans worth 600 million USD to help the country cope with the impact of the global economic crisis and support policy reform.