Vietnam requests WB support in coping with climate change

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Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has proposed that the World Bank (WB) continue to assist Vietnam in coping with climate change, fostering green growth and developing a low-carbon economy.

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WB backs Green Growth Strategy for Vietnam

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WB backs Green Growth Strategy for Vietnam

(VOV) - The World Bank (WB) will cooperate with Vietnam to ensure that progress made in living standards over past years continues and the country achieves sustainable economic development consistent with a Green Growth Strategy.

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WB studies climate change adaptation in Mekong Delta province

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Vice President of the World Bank Rachel Kyte toured the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on August 24 to study the impact of climate change and local efforts to cope with the issue.

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WB studies climate change adaptation in Mekong Delta province

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WB studies climate change adaptation in Mekong Delta province

Vice President of the World Bank Rachel Kyte toured the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on August 24 to study the impact of climate change and local efforts to cope with the issue.

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Optimism is the antidote, says new World Bank chief

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Optimism is the antidote, says new World Bank chief

Whether treating patients with drug-resistant diseases in the slums of Haiti or trying to reverse the hopelessness of the world's poor, optimism is essential, insists World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

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More loans sour in Ho Chi Minh City

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More loans sour in Ho Chi Minh City

Non-performing loans in Ho Chi Minh City reached VND46.4 trillion (US$2.2 billion) in late May or 4.84 percent of total outstanding loans.

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Accelerating ODA disbursement

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Accelerating ODA disbursement

(VOV) - The pace of disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) picked up by over 46% on-year in the first six months of 2014 to US$3.2 billion, meeting 58.7% of the year’s annual target.

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Phu Yen embarks on sustainable coastal resources project

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The central province of Phu Yen has embarked on a project “Coastal resources for sustainable development”, an endeavour co-funded by the Vietnamese government and the World Bank’s International Development Association.

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PM urges construction industry reforms

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PM urges construction industry reforms

(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Construction Ministry to cut the time for administrative procedures by one third, making it easier for businesses and residents to carry out construction projects.

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WB to lend US$500 million for VN’s power grid

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WB to lend US$500 million for VN’s power grid

VGP - The World Bank has approved a US$500 million loan to help Viet Nam improve electricity transmission facilities across the country.

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WB lowers Philippines’ economic growth forecast

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The World Bank (WB) has recently lowered its forecasts for the Philippine economic growth to 6.4 percent and 6.7 percent in 2014 and the following year, respectively.

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Simpler tax procedures to take effect

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Simpler tax procedures to take effect

Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung has promised to eliminate unnecessary tax filing procedures in September in order to shorten the process, as well as the clearance time for imports and exports.

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World Bank approves $500 mln loan for Vietnam's electrical grid

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World Bank approves $500 mln loan for Vietnam's electrical grid

The loan aims to build more than 1,000 kilometers of transmission lines and implement smart technologies to improve the nation's electricity grid

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WB to lend $500 million for VN’s power grid

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VGP - The World Bank has approved a $500 million loan to help Viet Nam improve electricity transmission facilities across the country.

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World Bank approves $500mn loan to improve Vietnam’s power transmission

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World Bank approves $500mn loan to improve Vietnam’s power transmission

The World Bank approved Thursday a loan of US$500 million to the Vietnamese government to improve the capacity, efficiency and reliability of the country’s electricity transmission in several key areas.

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