June 14, 2021 | 08:19
Vietnam's economy has performed relatively well during the fourth coronavirus outbreak, according to the 2021 Vietnam Macro Monitoring report by the World Bank.
June 01, 2021 | 09:36
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in developing countries the hardest, worsening inequality and exacerbating existing challenges – insufficient healthcare systems, education deficits, stagnant incomes, rising conflict and violence, poorly-selected debt contracts, and climate change.
April 12, 2021 | 14:00
The idea of forgiving debt held by poor countries in exchange for "green" investments gained ground this week during the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank, with concrete proposals expected in time for a global climate summit this fall.
March 17, 2021 | 09:40
The rapid suppression of the new COVID-19 outbreak in late January 2021 has helped maintain Vietnam’s positive outlook for economic recovery this year, the World Bank (WB) has said.
March 09, 2021 | 10:27
The World Bank has signed a grant with the SBV to support the development of a commercial financing market for industrial energy efficiency investments.
January 29, 2021 | 15:29
The Straits Times of Singapore on January 28 ran an article that views 2021 as a year of opportunity for Vietnam while the Australian Financial Review (AFR) said Vietnam has become an essential cog in the global supply chains.
December 23, 2020 | 08:00
This year’s terrible tribulations have forced governments to deal with unforeseen challenges in health and economics.
December 21, 2020 | 19:16
At a working session with the World Bank, Phu Yen committed to implementing the integrated resiliency development project on time with committed quality.
December 03, 2020 | 17:17
More than three-fourths of workers in Indonesia who had to leave their job since May 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic have returned to work, according to Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani.
November 27, 2020 | 17:06
The World Bank has offered 5.5 trillion rupiahs (400 million USD) to help Indonesia rehabilitate its mangrove forests in the next four years.
November 20, 2020 | 09:48
Ho Chi Minh City always considers the World Bank (WB) its important long-term development partner, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan.
November 10, 2020 | 14:55
Vietnam has tremendous opportunities to attract foreign investment as global companies are seeking for a destination promising continuity, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Carolyn Turk said during an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
November 05, 2020 | 09:22
The World Bank stands ready to support and cooperate with Vietnam in many spheres like climate change response and renewable energy development, said WB Managing Director of Operations Axel van Trotsenburg on November 4.
October 29, 2020 | 09:28
Disbursement of World Bank (WB) loans had increased 55 percent year-on-year as of September 30, the Ministry of Finance revealed on October 28.
October 26, 2020 | 11:39
Annual losses to people’s well-being from natural disasters are estimated at around US$11 billion in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report on Vietnam’s coastal development between opportunity and disaster risk.