General News

  • The UN Development Program (UNDP) has decided to fund $6.4 million for a project to strengthen access to justice and protect rights for the poor and vulnerable groups in Vietnam. The sum will help the country’s ministry of justice and some legal...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • Japan will provide more official development assistances (ODA) for Vietnam next year, said the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Sakaba Mitsuo.  The Japanese Lower House has announced that it will cut one third of the non-refundable aids for...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has recently signed a deal to fund JPY350 million ($4.062 million) for a project to improve the quality of electric equipment and electricity in Vietnam. Under the project, Japan will help train...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • Japan will fund $5.5 billion in official development assistance (ODA) for Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) nations in the next three years, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Sakaba Mitsuo told a conference held in Hanoi on November 30. Japan will...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • The U.K. gives Vietnam an annual non-refundable aid of £50 million ($100 million) for Vietnam between 2006 and 2010 within the framework of a 10-year bilateral agreement inked in 2006, state media reported, citing the U.K’s Ambassador to Vietnam...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • The German Embassy pledged yesterday, Dec. 1 that the European country will provide an official development assistance (ODA) worth EUR120 million ($180 million) for an energy efficiency project in rural Vietnam. The funding will be delivered to...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • The Japanese government, the Asian Development Bank (ABD) and the U.K. committed a combined $3.7 billion in official development assistance (ODA) for Vietnam next year, the Vietnam News Agency said. The figure was announced at the two-day...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • Foreign donors pledged on December 4 official development assistance totaling $8.063 billion for Vietnam next year, compared with $5.014 billion for this year. The figure was announced at the World Bank's Consultative Group for Vietnam's two-day...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • U.S. Atlantic Philanthropies (AP) has granted VND144.7 billion ($7.8 million) to a three-year health project in the Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue. The project costing VND190.4 billion ($10.3 million) is slated for completion in...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
  • Vietnam’s southern province of Ben Tre operated a VND1.377 billion ($74,500) clinic in Chau Thanh district on Nov. 30 after seven months of construction in the presence of Minister of Police Gen. Le Hong Anh. Covering on a site of 183.6 square...

    Tuesday, 8th December, 2009