Cần Thơ set to become an industrialized city before 2020 11:31 | 12/02/2007
VNGOVNet – Prime Minister has just signed Decision 21/2007/QĐ-TTg to approve the master plan for socio-economic development of Cần Thơ City in the period 2006-2020. The plan aims at making Cần Thơ a first-grade city before 2010 and a basically industrialized city before 2020.
Bờ Y to become center of VN-Laos-Cambodia Development Triangle 14:47 | 10/02/2007
VNGOVNet – The Bờ Y International Border-gate Economic Zone (the Zone in short) in Kon Tum Province has been identified as the center of the Vietnam-Laos- Cambodia Development Triangle under Prime Ministerial Decision 225/QĐ-TTg of February 8, 2007, which approves the revised Overall Planning Scheme of the zone.
Vietnamese Culture Center to take shape in France 11:13 | 10/02/2007
VNGOVNet – The Government Office on February 9 issued Document 823/VPCP-QHQT delivering the direction of Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm acting on behalf of the PM as to the establishment of the Vietnamese Culture Center in France.
PM approves pro-poverty reduction agenda to 2010 11:11 | 08/02/2007
VNGOVNet – The PM approved on February 5 the National Pro-Poverty Reduction Program 2006-2010 with a view to bringing down the proportion of poor households from 22% in 2005 to 10-11% in 2010, increasing their income by 1.45 times over 2005 and lifting half of the target communes in coastal areas and islands out of grave poverty.
Sustainable management of forest triggers forestry development 09:23 | 08/02/2007
VNGOVNet – On February 5, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng signed Decision 18/2007/QĐ-TTg approving the Vietnam Forestry Development Strategy 2006-2020, whose targets to 2020 are to establish and manage 16.24 million ha of planned forestry land; raise the forest land coverage to 42-43% by 2010 and 47% by 2020; and engage various economic sectors and social organizations in forestry development to serve socio-economic development, ecosystem protection, bio-diversity preservation, environmental services, poverty reduction, improvement of living standards for people in rural and mountain areas, and maintenance of national security and defense.
Central hospitals allowed to receive foreign aid 07:10 | 08/02/2007
VNGOVNet – On February 6, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng agreed with the Ministry of Health to take over one specialized automobile worth US$ 240,000 as a nonrefundable aid from the Japanese organization Keidanren to the Central Eye Hospital.
Vĩnh Long to receive medical equipment from US Orphan Grain Train 10:04 | 07/02/2007
VNGOVNet – On behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm agreed on February 6 with the Vĩnh Long Province Union of Friendship Organizations and the Trà Ôn Hospital to take over 55 secondhand medical beds with the quality remaining over 85%, 15 sphygmomanometers and 125 new transfusion kits granted by the US Orphan Grain Train.
Prime Minister agrees to borrow from French AFD 09:17 | 07/02/2007
VNGOVNet – On the proposal of the Ministry of Finance, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng approved on February 6 three agreements to borrow from the French Development Agency (AFD) for three projects: controlling flood in the lower basin of Sài Gòn River, building a pilot inner-city railway in Hanoi, link between Nhổn and Hanoi Railway Station, and upgrading Yên Viên-Lào Cai Rail Link.
Dues paid to UPOV come from State budget 11:59 | 06/02/2007
VNGOVNet – Following the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and on behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm agreed on February 5 to use State budget for paying dues to the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV).
VN and Israel strike culture, information deal 09:24 | 06/02/2007
VNGOVNet – On behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm on February 5 ratified the December 27, 2005 agreement on cooperation in culture and information between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the State of Israel.