Japanese preferential and IFAD credit agreements extended 13:00 | 15/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, on behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm agreed on December 14 to the extension of the Agreement to Borrow Preferential Credit from the Japanese Government coded VNV-7 till December 31, 2009.
ACIAR help sought for Australia-funded projects 11:00 | 15/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), on behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm agreed on December 14 that the MPI will request the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) to support the implementation of cooperation projects funded with nonrefundable aid from the Australian Government in the fiscal year 2006-2007.
VN to join Asia-Pacific Advanced Network 18:38 | 13/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On behalf of the PM, Deputy PM Phạm Gia Khiêm agreed in principle on December 12 that Vietnam will participate in the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) and its annual contribution will be extracted from the fund for scientific and technological cause of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST).
Long Bình An IP founded in Tuyên Quang Prov. 09:58 | 13/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The Prime Minister allowed on December 12 the establishment of the Long Bình An Industrial Park in Tuyên Quang Province, with a total area of 170 ha, including 109 ha as the area for Stage I.
National Goal Program 2006-2010 ratified on clean water and environmental hygiene in rural areas 09:51 | 13/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The PM approved on December 11 the National Goal Program on Clean Water and Environmental Hygiene in Rural Areas for the period 2006-2010. The Program aims to ensure that by 2010 about 85% of rural population have access to clean water; 70% of rural households and farmer families engaging in husbandry have standard toilets and stables; all kindergartens, schools, clinics, markets, communal offices and other public works in rural areas are equipped with standard toilets and supplied with clean water; and minimize environmental pollution in handicraft villages, especially those specializing in food processing.
Plan set up to realize Framework Convention on Cigarette Control 08:54 | 13/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On the proposal of the Ministry of Health (MoH), on behalf of the PM, Standing Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng gave his direction on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Cigarette Control (FCCC) on December 12.
Draft agreement approved for supporting VN sectoral program on water supply and hygiene 08:40 | 13/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng basically agreed on December 12 to the Draft Agreement between the MPI and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the Danish Foreign Ministry and the Dutch Ministry of Development Cooperation on the Project "Supporting the Sectoral Program on Water Supply and Hygiene in Vietnam".
Draft loan treaty and draft stand-alone agreement agreed for Afforestation Project VII (KfW) in Sơn La and Hòa Bình 09:25 | 12/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On the proposal of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), the PM has agreed with the contents of the Draft Treaty on Loans and Aids and the Draft Stand-alone Agreement for the Afforestation Project VII (KfW) in Sơn La and Hòa Bình Provinces.
ADB Loan Agreement ratified for Sub-program II of SME Development Program 07:23 | 12/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 11, considering the proposal of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), the PM approved the contents of the Loan Agreement for Sub-program II on the loan for the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Program and the attached documents already agreed in negotiations with the Asia Development Bank (ADB).
Agriculture sector opens policy and strategy institute 16:34 | 11/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 8, a ceremony to launch the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) took place in Hanoi.