ADB gives loans to upgrade mountainous infrastructure 17:00 | 06/08/2009
VGP - The Asia Development Bank (ADB) has recently pledged to lend Việt Nam US $70 million to upgrade infrastructure in 15 northern mountainous provinces in the period of 2009-2011, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Hà Nội boosts popularity of its craft products 09:49 | 05/08/2009
VGP – To help producers and exporters of handicraft and fine arts products seek for chances of doing investment and expanding the market, the Hà Nội Department of Industry and Trade yesterday opened the “Hà Nội Handicraft and Fine Arts Products Week 2009.”
VN reports first death of A/H1N1 18:48 | 04/08/2009
VGP – A 29-year-old woman died of the swine flu A/H1N1 virus in the central province of Khánh Hòa, the first death in Việt Nam since the epidemic outbreak here two months ago.
HCM City’s industrial production rebounds 16:00 | 31/07/2009
VGP - The industrial production value in Hồ Chí Minh City stood at VND 237 trillion in the first seven months of this year, gaining a year-on-year rise of 4.8%, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
US supports anti-bird flu rehearsals in VN’s two provinces 16:27 | 30/07/2009
VGP - Over 350 residents of the southern city of Cần Thơ and the northern province of Hưng Yên have recently participated in the first communal level rehearsals on combating bird flu outbreaks in humans and fowls in Việt Nam.
Huế Festival 2010: Cultural heritage with integration and development 08:22 | 30/07/2009
VGP - The Huế Festival 2010 is scheduled to take place on June 5-13 next year under the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development,” according to the People’s Committee of Thừa–Thiên Huế Province.
Int’l center to be built for interdisciplinary scientific meetings 16:27 | 29/07/2009
VGP- A 100,000-square-meter International Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Meetings, invested with US$ 6 million, will be built in Quy Nhơn City of the Central Province of Bình Định.
Hà Nội wants a modern market network 09:17 | 29/07/2009
VGP - Hà Nội will have 489 markets, 162 trade centers, and 178 supermarkets, according to a scheme on planning and developing the city’s retail and wholesale network till 2020 with a vision to 2030.
Hà Nội hastens prevention of A/H1N1 outbreaks 16:17 | 28/07/2009
VGP - The Hà Nội People’s Committee has asked the municipal Department of Education and Training to take urgent measures to prevent the outbreaks of swine flu A/H1N1 when the new school-year is coming.
HCMC searches for comprehensive measures against climate change 15:07 | 28/07/2009
VGP - Hồ Chí Minh City’s (HCMC) Department of Natural Resources and Environment is designing an action plan to cope with impacts of the global climate change.