Da Nang seeks more support from World Bank

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The central city of Da Nang has asked the World Bank to increase its funding for waste water treatment projects in the city.

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Da Nang seeks more support from World Bank

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

The central city of Da Nang has asked the World Bank to increase its funding for waste water treatment projects in the city.

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Indonesia lowers economic growth target to 5.5 percent

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Indonesia lowers economic growth target to 5.5 percent

The Indonesian government has lowered its economic growth for 2016 to 5.5 – 6 percent, from the previous target of 5.8-6.2 percent.

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Implementation of VDPF commitments under review

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

A conference was held in Hanoi on June 23 to review the implementation of agreements reached at the previous Vietnam Development Partnership Forum ( VDPF ), a policy dialogue forum between the Vietnamese Government and development partners functioning as a replacement for its predecessor, the Consultative Group (CG) Meeting.

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World Bank pledges up to $500 mln for quake-hit Nepal

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World Bank pledges up to $500 mln for quake-hit Nepal

The World Bank on Tuesday pledged up to half a billion dollars to help Nepal rebuild after two earthquakes killed nearly 9,000 people there in April and May, leveling homes and pushing hundreds of thousands of people deeper into poverty.

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Deputy PM pushes for statistics improvement

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Van Ninh has called upon ministries, agencies and localities to accelerate the progress of achieving national statistical targets at all levels.

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HCM City to put CCTV in buses

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HCM City to put CCTV in buses

HCM City plans to install surveillance cameras to prevent sexual harassment and theft on buses, according to the city's Public Transport Management and Operations Centre.

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HCMC set to build first BRT

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HCMC set to build first BRT

The World Bank has approved a credit package of US$124 million for Ho Chi Minh City to build its first bus rapid transit (BRT) route, which is expected to start construction by early 2017.

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Road congestion causes Kuala Lumpur 5.4 billion USD loss annually

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The World Bank (WB) estimated that Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, losses up to 20 billion RM or 5.4 billion USD annually due to road congestion on the streets.

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World Bank expert on adapting to climate change in Vietnam

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World Bank expert on adapting to climate change in Vietnam

Paula Caballero, a senior director at the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank, recently visited Hanoi to understand the current situation and challenges of the environment and climate change in Vietnam.

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WB raises VN’s growth forecast

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WB raises VN’s growth forecast

VGP – The World Bank (WB) raised its growth forecast for Viet Nam in 2015, to 6%, according to its latest “Global Economic Prospects” report released on June 11.

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A fabulous dream

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A fabulous dream

Editor’s note: Le Ngoc Tan shares his ideas in this entry submitted to the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing contest, a competition organized by the World Bank in Vietnam and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that encourages local youths to write down their wildest, yet feasible, dreams about how Vietnam will change in 20 years’ time.

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Time spent on customs procedures to be slashed

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Time spent on customs procedures to be slashed

The General Department of Customs has set a target to reduce time spent on customs procedures to less than 10 working days for exports and 12 working days for imports by 2016.

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A glorious, peaceful Vietnam

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A glorious, peaceful Vietnam

Editor’s note: Starting today, June 15, we will publish the entries of the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing contest, a competition organized by the World Bank in Vietnam and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that encourages local youths to share their wildest, yet feasible, dreams about how Vietnam will change in 20 years’ time.

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WB report: Vietnam's GDP to grow 6.5 percent

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Vietnam's gross domestic product growth is forecast to reach 6 percent this year, gradually increasing to 6.5 percent in 2017, according to the World Bank.

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