VPBank, Proparco cooperate to promote green credit in Vietnam Business

VPBank, Proparco cooperate to promote green credit in Vietnam

VPBank and Proparco - the private sector financing branch of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed a 50-million-USD loan with the aim of supporting climate-friendly initiatives, green and energy efficient projects, as well as small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2019 launched Environment

Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2019 launched

Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2019 (EOR), one of the outstanding results of the cooperation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade and Denmark’s Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, was launched in Hanoi on November 4.
Malaysia focuses on building smart cities World

Malaysia focuses on building smart cities

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has emphasized that turning the country’s cities into smart cities would be one of the highlights in its 12th 5-year plan.
Vietnam attracts less FDI in first half of the year Business

Vietnam attracts less FDI in first half of the year

Foreign investors registered to pour 1.73 billion USD into Vietnam in June, bringing the total amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) committed to the country in the first six months of the year to 18.47 billion USD, down 9.2 percent year on year.
Da Nang opens south-east ring-road section Business

Da Nang opens south-east ring-road section

The central city of Da Nang opened the Hoa Phuoc – Hoa Khuong section of a ring-road project on May 19, creating a smooth connection between National Highway No 1A and No 14B to the south and east of the city.
Green economy breeds sustainable development Business

Green economy breeds sustainable development

The Communist Party and the Government of Vietnam have since long ago integrated green economy in their guidelines and policies, which have been turned into actions by sectors and local administrations.
ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities Society

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling 223.87 million USD for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.