Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has ceremoniously presented the Labour Order (third class) to Siddhartha Kaul and Helmut Kutin, the current and prior president, respectively, of the SOS Children’s Villages.
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) said on October 30 that it has signed a credit agreement for a solar power plant project with the French Development Agency (AFD).
The Vietnamese community in Laos continued to raise funds in support of local residents hit by the collapse of Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam on July 23.
PSNews – The Embassy of Japan in Vietnam signed an aid agreement on December 1 to fund the construction of a model kitchen in Hoang Van Thu primary school, Lang Son province and 7 other projects within the framework of a non-refundable aid package from the Government of Japan.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide 1 trillion VND (44 million USD) for localities affected by typhoon Damrey that hit south central provinces early this month.
Government bonds have recently seen strong foreign buying despite the facts that the dollar is expected to continue appreciating due to the US’s plan to raise interest rates a few more times in the near future and that Vietnam does not have incentives to attract foreign investment in its bonds.
PSNews-The fund was established by the late musician’s family and the SOUL Music and Performing Arts Academy (SMPAA), with hope to offer disadvantaged people with talents for music and art opportunities to develop their careers.
Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Mark Dybul has pledged support to Vietnam to sustainably maintain achievements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong will allocate more than 200 billion VND (8.7 million USD) to expand its clean water system and sanitation projects in rural areas in 2016-2021.