France funds Hue relic site restoration project  Culture - Sports

France funds Hue relic site restoration project

The Ministry of Culture of France has provided a non-refundable aid worth over 840 million VND (nearly 36,000 USD) to help the central province of Thua Thien – Hue implement a project to restore the roof of Khai Tuong Lau (Khai Tuong Building) at An Dinh Palace in the Complex of Hue Monuments.
Vietnam helps Laos develop irrigation system Business

Vietnam helps Laos develop irrigation system

Construction on the 290 billion VND (12.6 million USD) Xieng Vang irrigation project, funded by Vietnam's non-refundable aid, began in Nongbok district, Khammoune province of Laos on April 7.
Vietnamese official pays courtesy visits to Lao leaders Politics

Vietnamese official pays courtesy visits to Lao leaders

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung on March 23 paid courtesy calls to Lao Party General Secretary and President Thongloun Sisoulith, National Assembly Chairman Saysomphone Phomvihane, and Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone, as part of his three-day working visit to the country starting from March 21.
Australia, World Bank support Vietnam’s data survey on gender Society

Australia, World Bank support Vietnam’s data survey on gender

The World Bank (WB) has signed an agreement with the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to provide a non-refundable aid worth 740,000 AUD (563,000 USD) through the Australia-World Bank Group Strategic Partnership’s second phase to help Vietnam conduct a nationwide survey serving its gender policy making.
RoK aids Quang Tri in alleviating flooding aftermath Society

RoK aids Quang Tri in alleviating flooding aftermath

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has offered the central province of Quang Tri over 6.9 billion VND (over 300,000 USD) in non-refundable aid to help it handle the damage caused by consecutive storms and flooding in October last year.
Japan provides non-refundable aid for seven projects Society

Japan provides non-refundable aid for seven projects

The Japanese embassy in Vietnam on December 17 signed contracts to provide non-refundable aid worth over 1.14 million USD for seven small-scale projects in 2020, which are under a non-refundable programme for Vietnam at grassroots levels.
NA approves state budget balance in 2018 Business

NA approves state budget balance in 2018

The National Assembly (NA) has issued a Resolution on the allocation of non-refundable aid capital, adjustments to state budget expenditure estimate and approval of state budget balance in 2018.
Tra Vinh: Climate change adaptation project benefits the poor Society

Tra Vinh: Climate change adaptation project benefits the poor

Nearly 81 billion VND (3.48 million USD) has been disbursed by the climate change adaptation co-sponsoring fund (CCA) to support poor and near-poor households in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh in developing climate change adaptation production models during the 2014-2019 period.
Laos allows entry of many foreign workers  World

Laos allows entry of many foreign workers

Laos has allowed the entry of many foreign workers as the country has gone without any new case of COVID-19 for 32 consecutive days as of May 14, the Lao Health Ministry said.