Inclusive recovery and improved urban governance in Ho Chi Minh City

Inclusive recovery and improved urban governance in Ho Chi Minh City

The World Bank will support Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City to support urban management and promote inclusive, digitally transformative, and sustainable recovery.
Vietnam's economy shows high resilience in fourth outbreak of coronavirus

Vietnam's economy shows high resilience in fourth outbreak of coronavirus

Vietnam's economy has performed relatively well during the fourth coronavirus outbreak, according to the 2021 Vietnam Macro Monitoring report by the World Bank.
Defining the difficult choices of our age

Defining the difficult choices of our age

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.
IMF, World Bank begin push to swap debt relief for green projects

IMF, World Bank begin push to swap debt relief for green projects

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.
Vietnam maintains positive outlook for economic recovery in 2021: WB

Vietnam maintains positive outlook for economic recovery in 2021: WB

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.
World Bank supports Vietnam to spur energy efficiency investments

World Bank supports Vietnam to spur energy efficiency investments

The World Bank has signed a grant with the SBV to support the development of a commercial financing market for industrial energy efficiency investments.
Singaporean, Australian media highlight economic opportunities for Vietnam

Singaporean, Australian media highlight economic opportunities for Vietnam

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.
Learning from pandemic to address climate challenge

Learning from pandemic to address climate challenge

This year’s terrible tribulations have forced governments to deal with unforeseen challenges in health and economics.
Phu Yen vows to implement integrated resiliency development project on schedule

Phu Yen vows to implement integrated resiliency development project on schedule

At a working session with the World Bank, Phu Yen committed to implementing the integrated resiliency development project on time with committed quality.
Indonesia: Over three-fourths of COVID-19-hit-labourers return to work

Indonesia: Over three-fourths of COVID-19-hit-labourers return to work

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.
WB grants 400 million USD for Indonesia’s mangrove rehabilitation

WB grants 400 million USD for Indonesia’s mangrove rehabilitation

The World Bank has offered 5.5 trillion rupiahs (400 million USD) to help Indonesia rehabilitate its mangrove forests in the next four years.
HCM City looks to expand cooperation with WB

HCM City looks to expand cooperation with WB

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.
Vietnam boasts huge opportunities to attract foreign investment: WB official

Vietnam boasts huge opportunities to attract foreign investment: WB official

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.
WB ready to cooperate with Vietnam in different fields: Managing Director of Operations

WB ready to cooperate with Vietnam in different fields: Managing Director of Operations

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.
WB loan disbursement up 55 percent

WB loan disbursement up 55 percent

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.
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