Viet Nam News

SBV urges banks to support Mekong

Banks and credit institutions need to support the socio-economic development of the Mekong Delta provinces, State Bank of Việt Nam Deputy Governor Đào Minh Tú has said. Speaking at a conference in Hậu Giang Province on 19 July to discuss developmental credit activities in the region, ...

Vietnam, Cambodia agree to push forwards bilateral ties

Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to continue their mutual support and close collaboration in order to strengthen the “good neighbourliness, traditional friendship and comprehensive, sustainable and long-term cooperation” between the two countries, thus bringing pragmatic interests to their people. President Tran Dai Quang noted his hope ...

Central regions seek drought-resistant animals

The Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) and central regions are expanding areas to breed livestock as well as other animals like sheep, ostriches, goats, honeybees and silkworms. During a seminar held in central Khánh Hoà Province about the effects of drought and saltwater intrusion on animal husbandry ...

MoIT to check Ninh Bình fertiliser plant for efficiency

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will, in June, inspect the Việt Nam Chemical Group and Ninh Bình Fertiliser Plant, a member company of Vinachem. The Ninh Bình Nitrogenous Fertiliser Plant has faced numerous difficulties in technology with regard to production of nitrogenous fertiliser from coal ...

E5 biofuel misses sales targets

The popularity and consumption of E5 bio-fuel remained below the government’s expectations due to inadequate support with regard to lowering its prices and ensuring supply. Nguyễn Phú Cường, director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Science and Technology Department, recently said that RON A92 would ...

Shrimp exports to S Korea to rise

Exports of Việtnamese seafood products to South Korea are expected to increase strongly this year thanks to the free trade agreement between the two countries that took effect last December, according to the Korea Fishery Trade Association. Under the FTA, Korea has committed to clear taxes ...

Ministry cracks down on fishery products

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam has asked for tighter management of fishery products amid warnings by major import markets on food hygiene and safety standards of aquatic products. The ministry asked for enhancing disease prevention and violations in the use of chemicals ...

Part suppliers ask for more funding

A shortage of capital support for the part supplying industry is hindering the development of the sector, which is crucial for the country’s economic development, participants at a forum said. Financial expert Cấn Văn Lực said funds that supported small- and medium-sized enterprises, science and technology ...

Viet Nam hosts workshop on gender in rural transport

Some 80 delegates from 11 countries in the East Asia-Pacific region gathered in Viet Nam yesterday to discuss gender integration in rural transportation. The World Bank (WB) workshop, hosted in Ha Noi, is part of a regional Gender Capacity Programme for Rural Transport projects, including exchange ...

Japanese ODA approved for transport, environment plans

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed agreements with Viet Nam to provide Official Development Assistance loans worth a total of 95.17 billion yen (US$847.39 million) to develop four projects. The ODA loans are expected to enhance the country’s competitiveness and promote environmental improvements. Keep reading ...

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