TAGs: World Bank

Deputy PM talks with WB guests about power development

20/12/2019 21:14

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on December 20 for Regional Director of the World Bank (WB)'s Infrastructure Department in the East Asia and Pacific Region Ranjit Lamech and WB Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dion.

WB: Vietnam’s GDP to grow 6.8 percent this year

04/10/2018 20:26

The World Bank (WB) predicts Vietnam’s GDP growth this year at 6.8 percent in its East Asia Pacific Economic Update released on October 4, compared to the 6.5-percent projection last April.

WB to fund Hanoi environmental project

09/12/2016 13:55

The World Bank will fund a project to develop an air-monitoring system worth US$500,000 in Hanoi, according to Madhu Raghunath, leader of the WB’s Program for Sustainable Development.

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 6.8 percent in 2019: World Bank

18/12/2019 10:00

Vietnam’s economy has performed well in 2019, with GDP expanding by an estimated 6.8 percent, public debt reduced by almost 8 percentage point of GDP since 2016, and a trade balance surplus for the fourth year in a row. These results are remarkable in the context of a slowing global economy.

WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

14/09/2019 12:18

The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.

Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging population

07/08/2019 21:40

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank (WB) on August 7 jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of care services for the elderly as Vietnam’s population is aging at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.

Movitel chosen by WB to run $20.5 million project in Mozambique

03/07/2019 10:31

PSNews - Movitel, Viettel’s brand in Mozambique, was recently chosen by the World Bank as one of its partners to run a project to improve the quality of life and access to financial services for needy people in rural and remote areas of Mozambique.

WB supports Vietnam in strengthening urban planning

12/06/2019 18:16

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $194.36 million credit to help four secondary cities in Vietnam build critically-needed municipal infrastructure and strengthen urban planning.

Better water resources management can address water security challenges in Vietnam

30/05/2019 17:16

An workshop in which an independent study by the World Bank titled “Towards a Safe, Clean, and Resilient Water System” was launched on May 30 in Hanoi. The workshop, co-hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the World Bank in Vietnam saw the participation from numerous stakeholders as well as international and domestic experts.

New WB study sheds light on drivers of VN's socio-economic development

21/05/2019 20:53

 Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labor market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study titled “Drivers of Socio-Economic Development Among Ethnic Minority Groups in Vietnam” released by the World Bank on May 21.

WB announces US$200 billion for Climate Action

04/12/2018 20:35

The World Bank Group has announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around US$200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action.

Significant outcomes recorded in PM Phuc’s Indonesia trip: official

13/10/2018 12:49

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – World Bank (WB) Group annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia, and his visit to the archipelago nation on October 11 and 12 reaped fruitful outcomes, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung said.

Thủ tướng dự khai mạc Hội nghị thường niên IMF - WB

12/10/2018 21:21

Sáng 12-10 tại Bali, Indonesia, Thủ tướng Chính phủ Nguyễn Xuân Phúc cùng Lãnh đạo cấp cao các nước ASEAN tham dự phiên khai mạc toàn thể Hội nghị thường niên Quỹ Tiền tệ Quốc tế (IMF)- Ngân hàng Thế giới (WB).