WB approves 500 mln USD loan to Philippines World

WB approves 500 mln USD loan to Philippines

The World Bank (WB) said on April 10 that its Board of Executive Directors had approved 500 million USD policy loan to help strengthen the Philippine government's capacity to address disaster risks, respond to and recover from natural disasters, as well as support urgent needs created by the COVID-19 crisis.
WB, Japan help Vietnam improve taxation management Business

WB, Japan help Vietnam improve taxation management

The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam on August 2 signed an agreement worth 4.2 million USD in non-refundable aid provided by the Japanese government to launch a taxation system modernisation project in Vietnam.
Vietnam, UK hold 7th strategic dialogue Politics

Vietnam, UK hold 7th strategic dialogue

Vietnam and the UK welcomed the sustained progress in their strategic partnership, and stressed support for the rules-based international order, free trade, sustainable economic growth, education and cultural exchanges at their 7th strategic dialogue in London on July 2.
Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs Society

Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs

A conference discussing ways to promote cooperation in social security between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in Hanoi on December 19.
APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting wraps up World

APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

The 24th APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting – the most important event of the APEC Finance Ministers Process - closed in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 21 after issuing a joint ministerial statement.
Workshop on APEC Research and Technology Sci-Tech

Workshop on APEC Research and Technology

A Workshop on APEC Research and Technology took place in Hanoi on May 15, with the main themes focusing on climate innovation, entrepreneurship and human resources development.