Switzerland grants 5 million CHF for Vietnam’s trade promotion policy Business

Switzerland grants 5 million CHF for Vietnam’s trade promotion policy

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) signed an agreement in Hanoi on October 22 on the Swiss Government’s commitment of non-refundable aid worth 5 million CHF for a project on improving Vietnam’s trade and export promotion policy.
NA Chairman begins official visit to Finland Politics

NA Chairman begins official visit to Finland

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue arrived in Helsinki on September 9 evening, beginning his official visit to Finland at an invitation of his Finnish counterpart Anu Vehvilainen.
Vietnam beefs up defence ties with RoK, India Politics

Vietnam beefs up defence ties with RoK, India

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence, received Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam Park Noh-wan and Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma in Hanoi on July 16.
BIDV signs green credit agreement with French Development Agency Business

BIDV signs green credit agreement with French Development Agency

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) announced on May 27 that it has signed an agreement on the SUNREF green credit line with the French Development Agency (AFD) to finance businesses investing in the fields of environmental protection, climate change response, and green growth.
Japan helps Vietnam in oceanographic research, plastic waste settlement Environment

Japan helps Vietnam in oceanographic research, plastic waste settlement

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio on April 23 signed an exchange of notes on two non-projects on receiving an oceanographic research vessel and supporting equipment for investigating, surveying and analysing ocean plastic waste, funded by the Japanese Government's non-refundable aid.
Affordable housing supply fails to meet goal: Official Business

Affordable housing supply fails to meet goal: Official

The supply of affordable housing for low-income earners in urban areas and industrial park workers has only met around 42 percent of the target, Bui Xuan Dung, Director of the Ministry of Construction’s Housing and Real Estate Market Management Agency, told a recent workshop.