World Bank asked to continue providing technical support for Vietnam Business

World Bank asked to continue providing technical support for Vietnam

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh has suggested that the World Bank (WB) continue providing Vietnam with capital and technical support and have a mechanism for the country’s ‘graduation’ from international development assistance (IDA) sources to maintain its sustainable achievements in socio-economic development and poverty reduction.
Tra Vinh works to improve Khmer people’s life Society

Tra Vinh works to improve Khmer people’s life

A series of policies and measures have been devised and implemented by authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh in recent years to further better the spiritual and material life of the Khmer people community .
Famous bazaar in Thailand continues attracting visitors World

Famous bazaar in Thailand continues attracting visitors

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) reported that relevant agencies have solutions to several issues at the Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of famous bazaars in Thailand, and expressed its confidence that the market will continue to attract both Thai and foreign visitors under its management.
PM lauds bank’s contributions to poverty reduction Politics

PM lauds bank’s contributions to poverty reduction

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded significant contributions of the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) to the country’s poverty reduction and socio-economic development while attending a Lunar New Year meeting of the bank on February 11 or the seventh day of the first lunar month.
FAO chief lauds Vietnam’s development achievements Politics

FAO chief lauds Vietnam’s development achievements

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Jose Graziano Da Silva has expressed his admiration for Vietnam’s development achievements, especially in poverty reduction and food security. ​
Quang Tri records economic growth of 7.12 percent in 2018 Politics

Quang Tri records economic growth of 7.12 percent in 2018

The central province of Quang Tri fulfilled all of its set socio-economic targets in 2018 and posted an annual economic growth of 7.12 percent, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh was reported at a working session with local authorities on January 22.
Fatherland Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to An Giang province Society

Fatherland Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to An Giang province

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man offered the best wishes to state welfare beneficiaries, low-income families and Agent Orange victims in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on January 20 during a visit ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Philippines posts high economic growth World

Philippines posts high economic growth

The Philippines registered a high level of economic growth in 2017 and 2018, according to Secretary of Department of Budget and Management Benjamin Diokno.
Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy Politics

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has requested the continued effort to better tap into the strengths of people-to-people diplomacy during a conference in Hanoi on January 16 to review the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations’ 2018 activities and launch its 2019 tasks.
Campaign helps promote humanitarian aid Society

Campaign helps promote humanitarian aid

More than 2.3 million needy people have received aid totalling over 3.8 trillion VND (163.3 million USD) over the last 11 years under a campaign that promotes each organisation and individual’s committed support for one disadvantaged people.
CPTPP to raise national GDP by 1.3 percent: official Business

CPTPP to raise national GDP by 1.3 percent: official

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to help raise Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 1.3 percent, according to an official of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Vietnam marks victory of southwest border defence war Politics

Vietnam marks victory of southwest border defence war

A ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the victory of the southwest border defence war and the joint victory on January 7 of Vietnam and Cambodia over the genocidal regime was held in Hanoi on January 4 with the participation of high-ranking leaders of the two countries.