Deputy PM Tran Luu Quang has signed a dispatch on the cancellation of World Bank (WB) loans due to the unusability, and the re-allocation and use of the canceled International Development Association (IDA) loans in the 2022 - 2023 fiscal year.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has directed that maintaining macro-economic stability, controlling inflation, propelling growth and ensuring major balances of the economy continue to be priorities in February and coming months.
Many projects on education and training funded by the World Bank (WB) have reported good results, affirmed Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son during his recent working session with Cristian Aedo, Practice Manager for the Global Practice Education in South Asia at the WB.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just sent a dispatch to the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Finance to propose the adjustment of the public investment plan 2022 from the official development assistance (ODA) fund allocated from the Central for two projects with a total capital reduction of VND600 billion (US$24 million).
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications has cooperated with World Bank in Vietnam to hold a conference named ‘Building a Strategic Vision for Data in HCMC’, aiming at discussing related matters to data uses and administration to serve the operations of the municipal authorities and boost the digital transformation in the city.
Vietnam’s GDP growth is forecast to expand 7.5 percent in 2022 and 6.7 percent in 2023, with resilient manufacturing and a robust rebound in services serving as the driving forces for economic recovery.
To address plastic pollution, Vietnam needs a progressive phase-out, accompanied by the promotion of viable alternatives and an improved solid waste management system, Moderndiplomacy.eu has said, citing a newly-released study by World Bank (WB).
The Vietnam National Plastics Action Partnership says the amount of plastic in waterways could more than double by 2030 if the country’s current waste collection, recycling, and treatment processes are not improved.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 18 afternoon for World Bank (WB) Managing Director of Operations Axel van Trotsenburg, during which he affirmed Vietnam always considers WB a good friend and an important development partner.
Climate change is becoming more and more severe, mainly due to excessive greenhouse gas emissions from socio-economic development activities; therefore, Ho Chi Minh City has urban planning for low-carbon sustainable development.
The first stage of developing the Ho Chi Minh City shared databases has finished. These databases are now in use to serve various state agencies and local authorities in administrative procedure completion, as well as businesses and individuals. Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper has conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications (DoIC) Vo Thi Trung Trinh about this valuable resource.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received World Bank (WB) Regional Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Manuela V. Ferro in Hanoi on March 21, affirming that the Vietnamese Government always views the WB as a good friend and a highly important development partner.
Digital technology, if exploited to the maximum, can bring over VND1.733 quadrillion (US$74 billion) to Vietnam by 2030, with the most beneficial sectors including manufacturing, agriculture and food, and education-training.